Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative
Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative is about pictures of verbs, the representation of mechanism and motion, process and dynamics, causes and effects, explanation and narrative. Practical applications and examples include statistical graphics, charts for making important decisions in engineering and medicine, technical manuals, diagrams, design of computer interfaces and websites and on-line manuals, animations and scientific visualizations, techniques for talks, and design strategies for enhancing the rate of information transfer in print, presentations, and computer screens. The use of visual evidence in deciding to launch the space shuttle Challenger is discussed in careful detail. Video snapshots show redesigns of a supercomputer animation of a thunderstorm. The book is designed and printed to the highest standards, with luscious color throughout and four built-in flaps for showing motion and before/after effects.
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Sunlight is refracted into a rainbow at the left prism ; green light only is allowed to
pass through the slit at Bxc ; and it remains green ( not becoming a rainbow )
after it passes through a second prism and falls on plane hg . Editors altered ...
C & O CANAL GREAT FALLS MD . VA . Joseph Cornell, Medici Princess, ca.
1952, box construction of painted wood, photomechanical reproductions, painted
and colored glass, painted paper, string, photomechanical reproductions colored
In the last ten years 57 lives have been lost in the river from Great Falls to Little
Falls . 14 people died in ... KILLER HYDRAULIC When water goes over a fall or
dam water underneath goes much faster than that on the surface . This causes it
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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
Pictorial Instructions and Disinformation Design
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