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The Visual Display of Quantitative Information

2nd ed.
  • 3.80 ·
  • 5 Ratings
  • 116 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading
  • 5 Have read
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Publisher
Graphics Press
Language
English
Pages
197

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The classic book on statistical graphics, charts, tables. Theory and practice in the design of data graphics, 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. Design of the high-resolution displays, small multiples. Editing and improving graphics. The data-ink ratio. Time-series, relational graphics, data maps, multivariate designs. Detection of graphical deception: design variation vs. data variation. Sources of deception. Aesthetics and data graphical displays. This is the second edition of The Visual Display of Quantitative Information. Recently published, this new edition provides excellent color reproductions of the many graphics of William Playfair, adds color to other images, and includes all the changes and corrections accumulated during 17 printings of the first edition.

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The Visual Display of Quantitative Information
May 1, 2001, Graphics Press
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The Visual Display of Quantitative Information
February 1992, Graphics Press
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Cheshire, Conn

Table of Contents

PART I GRAPHICAL PRACTICE
1 Graphical Excellence
2 Graphical Integrity
3 Sources of Graphical Integrity and Sophistication
PART II THEORY OF DATA GRAPHICS
4 Data-Ink and Graphical Redesign
5 Chartjunk: Vibrations, Grids, and Ducks
6 Data-Ink Maximization and Graphical Design
7 Multifunctioning Graphical Elements
8 High-Resolution Data Graphics
9 Aesthetics and Technique in Data Graphical Design
Epilogue: Designs for the Display of Information

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
001.4/226
Library of Congress
QA276.3 .T83 2001

The Physical Object

Format
Paperback
Pagination
197 p. :
Number of pages
197
Dimensions
10.3 x 8.6 x 0.7 inches
Weight
1.6 pounds

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3966475M
ISBN 10
0961392142
LCCN
2001271866
Library Thing
7983
Goodreads
17744

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Excellence in statistical graphics consists of complex ideas communicated with clarity, precision, and efficiency.
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