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This edition was published in by Graphics Press in Cheshire, Conn. (Box 430, Cheshire 06410).

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197 pages

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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Cover of: The Visual Display of Quantitative Information
The Visual Display of Quantitative Information
May 1, 2001, Graphics Press
Paperback in English - 2nd ed.
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The visual display of quantitative information
1997, Graphics Press
in English
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The Visual Display of Quantitative Information
February 1992, Graphics Press
Hardcover in English
Cover of: The visual display of quantitative information
The visual display of quantitative information
1985, Graphics Press
in English
Cover of: The visual display of quantitative information
The visual display of quantitative information
1983, Graphics Press
in English
Cover of: The visual display of quantitative information
The visual display of quantitative information
1983, Graphics Press
in English
Cover of: The Visual display of quantitative information
The Visual display of quantitative information
1983, Graphics Press
in English

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The Visual Display of Quantitative Information

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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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Excellence in statistical graphics consists of complex ideas communicated with clarity, precision, and efficiency.
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Dewey 001.4/226

The visual display of quantitative information

This edition was published in by Graphics Press in Cheshire, Conn. (Box 430, Cheshire 06410).


Edition Notes

Includes index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
001.4/226
Library of Congress
QA276.3 .T83 1983

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3241745M
Internet Archive
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LC Control Number
83156861
Library Thing
7983

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