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As analytical graphics, the displays failed to reveal a risk that was in fact present.
As presentation graphics, the displays failed to persuade government officials
that a cold- weather launch might be dangerous. In designing those displays, the
For example, the scientific principle, make controlled comparisons, also guides
the construction of data displays, prescribing that the ink or ... Display architecture
recapitulates quantitative thinking; design quality grows from intellectual quality.
These three panels below show some fish magic, the "distraction display" of the
colorful male stickleback, as it seeks to lure a group of egg-eating predators away
from its nest. Several methods depicting movement combine to create a lively ...
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An eye-opening read. As a linguistic who deals with databases, this book dramatically improved my writing and design of graphics for publication. Read full review
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In "Visual Explanations," Tufte walks us through various case studies of visual explanations (charts, graphs, graphics, diagrams and maps). Some of the case studies are about great works, while others ... Read full review
Images and Quantities
Displays of Evidence for Making Decisions
The Smallest Effective Difference
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