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The visual display of quantitative information

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Graphics Press,
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English
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The first edition of Tufte's now classic text on the design of statistical graphics was published in 1983. Tufte published it himself with the help of a second mortgage in order to have complete control over the book's design, which he wanted to reflect the intellectual principles put forth in its contents. That edition saw 17 reprintings. This second edition provides high-resolution color reproduction of William Playfair's many graphics, adds color to other images, and includes all the changes and corrections accumulated since the first edition publication. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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9780961392147
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Grouped Work ID 7134ac07-5583-b7b3-6353-2a651845149a
Full title visual display of quantitative information
Author tufte edward r
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display_description This book deals with the theory and practice in the design of data graphics and makes the point that the most effective way to describe, explore, and summarize a set of numbers is to look at pictures of those numbers, through the use of statistical graphics, charts, and tables. It 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. The 2nd edition provides high-resolution color reproductions of the many graphics of William Playfair (1750-1800), adds color to other images where appropriate, and includes all the changes and corrections during the 17 printings of the 1st edition.
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subject_facet Statistics -- Charts, diagrams, etc, Statistics -- Graphic methods
title_display The visual display of quantitative information
title_full The visual display of quantitative information / Edward R. Tufte
title_short The visual display of quantitative information
topic_facet Graphic methods, Statistics