Creating More Effective Graphs
A succinct and highly readable guide to creating effective graphs
The right graph can be a powerful tool for communicating information, improving a presentation, or conveying your point in print. If your professional endeavors call for you to present data graphically, here's a book that can help you do it more effectively. Creating More Effective Graphs gives you the basic knowledge and techniques required to choose and create appropriate graphs for a broad range of applications. Using real-world examples everyone can relate to, the author draws on her years of experience in graphical data analysis and presentation to highlight some of today's most effective methods.
In clear, concise language, the author answers such common questions as:
In no time you'll graduate from bar graphs and pie charts to graphs that illuminate data like:
. . . most of them requiring only inexpensive, easily downloadable software.
Whether you're a novice at graphing or already use graphs in your work but want to improve them, Creating More Effective Graphs will help you develop the kind of clear, accurate, and well-designed graphs that will allow your data to be understood.