The Visual Display of Quantitative Information

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Graphics Press, 1983 - Mathematics - 197 pages
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The subject of this book is on statistical graphics, charts, tables. It deals with the theory and practice in the design of data graphics, and includes 250 illustrations of the best (and a few of the worst) statistical graphics, with detailed analysis of how to display data for precise, effective, quick analysis. Also offered is information on the design of the high-resolution displays, small multiples, editing and improving graphics, and the data-ink ratio. Time-series, relational graphics, data maps, multivariate designs, as well as detection of graphical deception: design variation vs. data variation, and sources of deception are discussed. Information on aesthetics and data graphical displays is included.

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A must own for data visualization junkies. - Goodreads
very lovely and classic book on information graphics. - Goodreads
It's like the Bible for data visualization. - Goodreads

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A really interesting book, still useful despite being dated. A lot of Tufte's lessons have been internalized by contemporary designers, though there are certainly lots of terrible charts out there ... Read full review

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I read this a long time ago when I was an engineer. I learned a lot about graphical illustration and how it can hide the truth. Read full review

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ONeill T2T The Gordon and Breach Litigation
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HurLi Lee 147 The Library Space Problem Future
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