John Rauser explains a few of the most important results from research into the functioning of the human visual system and the question of how humans decode information presented in graphical form. By understanding and applying this research when designing statistical graphics, you can simplify difficult analytical tasks as much as possible.
John Rauser is a data scientist at Snapchat. John has been extracting value from large datasets for over 20 years at hedge funds, small data-driven startups, Amazon, and Pinterest. John has deep experience in machine learning, data visualization, online experimentation, website performance, and real-time fault analysis. An empiricist at heart, “Just do the experiment!” is his favorite call to arms.
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