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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140 - Deaths from cholera , each 120 day during the epidemic 100 80 Handle
removed from Broad Street pump ... evidence : it is not at all clear that the
removal of the handle of the Broad Street pump had much to do with ending the
At a minimum , removing the pump - handle prevented a recurrence of cholera .
... in the hospitals after their removal from the neighbourhood of Broad Street , the
number of the house from which they had been removed was not registered .
Deaths from cholera , each day during the epidemic Handle removed from Broad
Street pump , September 8 , 1854 100 20 22 24 26 28 30 August i 3 5 9 11 13 15
17 19 21 23 25 27 29 September 500 - Deaths from cholera , each week during ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - KirkLowery - LibraryThing
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