Information Graphics: A Comprehensive Illustrated Reference

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Oxford University Press, 1999 - 448 pages
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This beautifully illustrated book is the first complete handbook to visual information. Well written, easy to use, and carefully indexed, it describes the full range of charts, graphs, maps, diagrams, and tables used daily to manage, analyze, and communicate information. It features over 3,000 illustrations, making it an ideal source for ideas on how to present information. It is an invaluable tool for anyone who writes or designs reports, whether for scientific journals, annual reports, or magazines and newspapers.
  

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User Review  - Scott Kleinpeter - Goodreads

This book is wonderful. Also, if you have this book, and are concerned about there not being an index or guide to what charts best fit given data sets, page 71 has a super clever chart of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Finlay - Goodreads

Lots of examples to pick out the details from. Doesn't directly recommend any approach over others. Read full review

Contents

Features such
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Grouped box graph for displaying
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Examples of some of the most recent
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In some cases information graphics developed in one field can
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bidirectional
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Illustration of how the twodimensional
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Page 445 - Graphical Perception: Theory, Experimentation, and Application to the Development of Graphical Methods," Journal of the American Statistical Association 79 (September 1984), 531-554.

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About the author (1999)

Robert L. Harris is at Electrical engineer and Director, Management Graphics, Atlanta, Georgia.

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