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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If you like numbers and graphs, this will put you in heaven. More importantly, it will make you think about the best ways to display data and look at every data graphic in a newspaper or magazine with a new, highly critical eye. Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

recommended by xkcd Read/ scanned in just a few days, because a fair bit was over my head. The parts I did understand, however, were terrific and valuable, both for readers and creators of graphs and ... Read full review

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