I am trying to classify different chart types by the shape of their data, and I am looking for a helpful resource. For example, on a line chart, I am looking for a description like:
A Line chart consists of three dimensions, of the following types:
Nominal, Ordinal, and Interval
A Bar chart consists of two dimensions, of the following types….
Ideally, the dimensions would be classified using a system like Levels of Measurement
Does anyone know if such a resource exists?
Once I made a Keynote about Graphs and Diagrams Classification. Each graphic has an image example. This is the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DLtg-jE2C9E&feature=youtu.be
It’s a five hours class, and each screen has its explanation, the video is only the representative part. It’s in Spanish, but the classification is the next:
And this is the sub-classification: