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 vi sual information. Well written, easy to use, and carefully indexed, it describes the full range of charts, graphs, maps, diagrams, and table s used daily to manage, analyze, and communicate information. It featu res over 3,000 illustrations, making it an ideal source for ideas on h ow to present information. It is an invaluable tool for anyone who wri tes or designs reports, whether for scientific journals, annual report s, 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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Really an important book for designers. Complete in all respect when it comes to representing those series and sets of numbers graphically.
Thing that I feel is missing, is the complete list of tools
whic can be usefull in accomplishing the subject explained and few important How-To's would make the book an encyclopedia of Visual Design! 

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

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