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Effective data visualization : the right chart for the right data

Author: Stephanie D H Evergreen
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Delivered in Evergreen's humorous and approachable style, Effective Data Visualization shows readers how to create Excel charts and graphs that best communicate the story in their data.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephanie D H Evergreen
ISBN: 9781506303055 1506303056
OCLC Number: 934705687
Description: xiii, 243 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Our Backbone: Why We Visualize Why We Visualize When Visualization Is Harmful Which Chart Type Is Best? How to Use This Book Exercises Resources References 2. When a Single Number Is Important: Showing Mean, Frequency, and Measures of Variability What Stories Can Be Told With a Single Number? How Can I Visualize a Single Number? How Can I Show Measures of Variability? Exercises Resources References 3. How Two or More Numbers are Alike or Different: Visualizing Comparisons What Stories Can Be Told About How Two or More Numbers Are Alike or Different? How Can I Visualize How Two or More Numbers Are Alike or Different? Exercises Resources References 4. How We Are Better or Worse Than a Benchmark: Displaying Relative Performance What Stories Can Be Told About How We Are Better or Worse Than a Benchmark? How Can I Visualize How We Are Better or Worse Than a Benchmark? Exercises Resources References 5. What the Survey Says: Showing Likert, Ranking, Check-All-That-Apply, and More What Stories Can Be Told About What the Survey Says? How Can I Visualize What the Survey Says? Ranking Branching Visualizing Not Applicable or Missing Data Exercises Resources References 6. When There Are Parts of a Whole: Visualizing Beyond the Pie Chart What Stories Can Be Told When There Are Parts of a Whole? How Can I Visualize the Parts of a Whole? Exercises Resources References 7. How This Thing Changes When That Thing Does: Communicating Correlation and Regression What Stories Can Be Told About How This Thing Changes When That Thing Does? How Can I Visualize How This Thing Changes When That Thing Does? Exercises Resources References 8. When the Words Have the Meaning: Visualizing Qualitative Data What Stories Can Be Told When the Words Have the Meaning? How Can I Visualize When the Words Have the Meaning? Exercises Resources References 9. How Things Changed Over Time: Depicting Trends What Stories Can Be Told About How Things Changed Over Time? How Can I Visualize How Things Changed Over Time? Exercises Resources References 10. It's About More Than the Buttons Dot Plots Generate Healthcare Pioneers Clearly Labeled Line Graphs Streamline Decisions at a Fortune 500 Diverging Stacked Bars Make for Community Leaders in the Midwest Icons Support Informed Policymaking Exercises Resources Reference
Responsibility: Stephanie D.H. Evergreen, Evergreen Data & Evaluation, LLC.

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This text brings data visualization in to the twenty-first century. It is a definitive guide for students and practitioners in presenting data with clarity and lucidity. -- David Boyns Very Read more...

 
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