WorldCat Identities

Tufte, Edward R. 1942-

Overview
Works: 60 works in 577 publications in 7 languages and 18,896 library holdings
Genres: Charts, diagrams, etc  Exhibition catalogs  History  Pictorial works  Catalogs  Remote-sensing maps  Maps  Schedules 
Roles: Author, Editor, zxx, Honoree, Other
Classifications: P93.5, 302.23
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The visual display of quantitative information by Edward R Tufte( Book )

174 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 5,489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The subject of this book is on statistical graphics, charts, tables. It deals with the theory and practice in the design of data graphics, and includes 250 illustrations of the best (and a few of the worst) statistical graphics, with detailed analysis of how to display data for precise, effective, quick analysis. Also offered is information on the design of the high-resolution displays, small multiples, editing and improving graphics, and the data-ink ratio. Time-series, relational graphics, data maps, multivariate designs, as well as detection of graphical deception: design variation vs. data variation, and sources of deception are discussed. Information on aesthetics and data graphical displays is included
Envisioning information by Edward R Tufte( Book )

116 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book celebrates escapes from the flatlands of both paper and computer screen, showing superb displays of high-dimensional complex data. The most design-oriented of Edward Tufte's books, Envisioning Information shows maps, charts, scientific presentations, diagrams, computer interfaces, statistical graphics and tables, stereo photographs, guidebooks, courtroom exhibits, timetables, use of color, a pop-up, and many other wonderful displays of information. The book provides practical advice about how to explain complex material by visual means, with extraordinary examples to illustrate the fundamental principles of information displays. Topics include escaping flatland, color and information, micro/macro designs, layering and separation, small multiples, and narratives. Winner of 17 awards for design and content. 400 illustrations with exquisite 6- to 12-color printing throughout. Highest quality design and production
Visual explanations : images and quantities, evidence and narrative by Edward R Tufte( Book )

80 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Beautiful evidence by Edward R Tufte( Book )

21 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political control of the economy by Edward R Tufte( Book )

27 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cognitive style of PowerPoint : pitching out corrupts within by Edward R Tufte( Book )

29 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using specific examples, Tufte explains how PowerPoint's templates "usually weaken verbal and spatial reasoning and almost always corrupt statistical analysis," and describes concrete ways to improve content of presentations
Size and democracy by Robert A Dahl( Book )

21 editions published between 1973 and 1984 in 5 languages and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The quantitative analysis of social problems by Edward R Tufte( Book )

15 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Data analysis for politics and policy by Edward R Tufte( Book )

15 editions published between 1974 and 1980 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to data analysis; Predictions and projections: some issues of research design; Two-variable linear regression; Multiple regression
Visual and statistical thinking : displays of evidence for making decisions by Edward R Tufte( Book )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visual design of the user interface : information resolution, interaction of design elements, color for the user interface, typogragphy and icons, design quality by Edward R Tufte( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The civil rights movement and its opposition by Edward R Tufte( )

7 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Top this and other parables of design : selected writings by Phil Patton( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beautiful evidence of medieval drawings by Edward R Tufte( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward Tufte, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Statistics and Computer Science at Yale University and the leading authority on information design, discusses how drawings from the Middle Ages exhibit "graphical excellence"
Losses of the French army in the Russian campaign, 1812-1813 by Charles Joseph Minard( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward Tufte : escaping flatland by Edward R Tufte( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Symposium on electoral reform( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Napoleon's march to Moscow the war of 1812 by Charles Joseph Minard( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Graphical timetables and aerial photographs] by Edward R Tufte( )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beautiful evidence: the library of Edward Tufte : 2 December 2010( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Envisioning information
Alternative Names
Edward R. Tufte

Edward Tufte Amerikaans statisticus

Edward Tufte statistico e scultore statunitense

Edward Tufte US-amerikanischer Informationswissenschaftler

Tufte, Edward

Tufte, Edward 1942-

Tufte, Edward R.

Tufte, Edward R. 1942-

Tufte, Edward Rolf 1942-

Tufte, Edward Rolfe.

Tufte, Edward Rolfe 1942-

Едвард Тафті

Тафти, Эдвард

ادوارد تافتی

エドワード・タフティ

タフティ, エドワード・R

タフト, E. R

Languages
English (529)

German (7)

Japanese (2)

French (1)

Italian (1)

Korean (1)

Thai (1)

Covers
Envisioning informationVisual explanations : images and quantities, evidence and narrativeBeautiful evidencePolitical control of the economyThe cognitive style of PowerPoint : pitching out corrupts withinData analysis for politics and policyVisual and statistical thinking : displays of evidence for making decisions