Please note that due to limitations on cross-site scripting, the live versions of the visualisations supplied on CD will not work in Chrome, and may require security profile changes in Internet Explorer. They can be run in Firefox, or (recommended) the online version of this page can be accessed here (requires internet connection).
A.1 Flow Map Construction
A.2 Cause of Death Explorer
The visualisation described in section 4.2.
A.3 Cause of Death Zoomable Treemap
The visualisation described in section 4.3. Note that this can only be run from the online version, and is not suitable for Internet Explorer.
A.4 Fertility Data (cohort effects)
- Visualisation: codzoom.html View, Source (the function noiseColor gives random perturbations of colours specified as a hex triple).
- Data file codzoom.json View, Source
The visualisation described in section 4.4.
A.5 Popular Names
A visualisation of popular baby names; this also demonstrates the potential for data-driven visualisations. Two data files - for names of boys boys_top20_noclash.json) and girls girls_top20_noclash.json)- are given, and the two visualisations - bnames.html and gnames.html - differ in only a single line, where the data file to be used is specified.
A.6 Life Expectancy
An interactive version of an existing NRS visualisation, allowing any two council areas to be selected for comparison, and animating changes. The Scottish average is also provided throughout.
A.7 Gender distribution by age (Frequency Plot)
An interactive version of an existing NRS visualisation, allowing any age category to be selected, and animating changes. A template for a two-variable version (illustrating how higher dimensional slices can be taken) has also been produced.
A.8 Migration Chord Diagram
The visualisation illustrated in Figures 3.14, 3.15.