doorgaan naar inhoud
Picturing the uncertain world : how to understand, communicate, and control uncertainty through graphical display Voorbeeldweergave van dit item
SluitenVoorbeeldweergave van dit item
Bezig met controle...

Picturing the uncertain world : how to understand, communicate, and control uncertainty through graphical display

Auteur: Howard Wainer
Uitgever: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2009.
Editie/Formaat:   Gedrukt boek : EngelsAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
Database:WorldCat
Samenvatting:
From the publisher. This book explores how graphs can serve as maps to guide us when the information we have is ambiguous or incomplete. Using a visually diverse sampling of graphical display, from heartrending autobiographical displays of genocide in the Kovno ghetto to the "Pie Chart of Mystery" in a New Yorker cartoon, Wainer illustrates the many ways graphs can be used{u2014}and misused{u2014}as we try to make  Meer lezen...
Beoordeling:

(nog niet beoordeeld) 0 met beoordelingen - U bent de eerste

Onderwerpen
Meer in deze trant

 

Zoeken naar een online exemplaar

Links naar dit item

Zoeken naar een in de bibliotheek beschikbaar exemplaar

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Bibliotheken met dit item worden gezocht…

Details

Genre: Internetbron
Soort document Boek, Internetbron
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: Howard Wainer
ISBN: 9780691137599 0691137595 9780691152677 0691152675
OCLC-nummer: 276340779
Beschrijving: xviii, 244 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm
Inhoud: The most dangerous equation --
Curbstoning IQ and the 2000 presidential election --
Stumbling on the path toward the visual communication of complexity --
Using graphs to simplify the complex : the Medicare drug plan as an example --
A political statistic --
A Catch-22 in assigning primary delegates --
Testing the disabled : using statistics to navigate between the Scylla of standards and the Charybdis of court decisions --
Ethnic bias or statistical artifact? : Freedle's folly --
Insignificant is not zero : musing on the College Board's understanding of uncertainty --
How long is short? --
Improving data displays --
Old Mother Hubbard and the United Nations --
Depicting error --
The Mendel effect --
Truth is slower than fiction --
Galton's normal --
Nobody's perfect --
When form violates function --
A graphical legacy of Charles Joseph Minard : two jewels from the past --
La diffusion de quelques idées : a master's voice --
Numbers and the remembrance of things past.
Verantwoordelijkheid: Howard Wainer.

Fragment:

Explores how graphs can serve as maps to guide us when the information we have is ambiguous or incomplete. Using a sampling of graphical display, from autobiographical displays of genocide in the  Meer lezen...

Beoordelingen

Professionele beoordelingen

Synopsis uitgever

"In Picturing the Uncertain World, Howard Wainer approaches this problem through stories, and every one is a gem. This is territory that has long been dominated by the books of Edward Tufte ... but Meer lezen...

 
Beoordelingen door gebruikers
Beoordelingen van GoodReads worden opgehaald...
Bezig met opvragen DOGObooks-reviews...

Tags

Alle gebruiker-tags (3)

De meest populaire tags bekijken als: Tag-list | Tag-wolk

Bevestig deze aanvraag

Misschien heeft u dit item reeds aangevraagd. Selecteer a.u.b. Ok als u toch wilt doorgaan met deze aanvraag.

Gekoppelde data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/276340779> # Picturing the uncertain world : how to understand, communicate, and control uncertainty through graphical display
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "276340779" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nju> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009089631#Place/princeton> ; # Princeton
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009089631#Topic/uncertainty_information_theory_graphic_methods> ; # Uncertainty (Information theory)--Graphic methods
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009089631#Topic/informationsteori> ; # Informationsteori
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009089631#Topic/uncertainty> ; # Uncertainty
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009089631#Topic/graphische_darstellung> ; # Graphische Darstellung
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009089631#Topic/communication_in_science_graphic_methods> ; # Communication in science--Graphic methods
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009089631#Topic/unsicherheit> ; # Unsicherheit
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009089631#Topic/grafiska_metoder> ; # Grafiska metoder
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009089631#Topic/naturvetenskap> ; # Naturvetenskap
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/003.54/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009089631#Topic/statistik> ; # Statistik
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2009" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/37457437> ; # Howard Wainer
    schema:datePublished "2009" ;
    schema:description "The most dangerous equation -- Curbstoning IQ and the 2000 presidential election -- Stumbling on the path toward the visual communication of complexity -- Using graphs to simplify the complex : the Medicare drug plan as an example -- A political statistic -- A Catch-22 in assigning primary delegates -- Testing the disabled : using statistics to navigate between the Scylla of standards and the Charybdis of court decisions -- Ethnic bias or statistical artifact? : Freedle's folly -- Insignificant is not zero : musing on the College Board's understanding of uncertainty -- How long is short? -- Improving data displays -- Old Mother Hubbard and the United Nations -- Depicting error -- The Mendel effect -- Truth is slower than fiction -- Galton's normal -- Nobody's perfect -- When form violates function -- A graphical legacy of Charles Joseph Minard : two jewels from the past -- La diffusion de quelques idées : a master's voice -- Numbers and the remembrance of things past."@en ;
    schema:description "From the publisher. This book explores how graphs can serve as maps to guide us when the information we have is ambiguous or incomplete. Using a visually diverse sampling of graphical display, from heartrending autobiographical displays of genocide in the Kovno ghetto to the "Pie Chart of Mystery" in a New Yorker cartoon, Wainer illustrates the many ways graphs can be used{u2014}and misused{u2014}as we try to make sense of an uncertain world. Picturing the Uncertain World takes readers on an extraordinary graphical adventure, revealing how the visual communication of data offers answers to vexing questions yet also highlights the measure of uncertainty in almost everything we do. Are cancer rates higher or lower in rural communities? How can you know how much money to sock away for retirement when you don't know when you'll die? And where exactly did nineteenth-century novelists get their ideas? These are some of the fascinating questions Wainer invites readers to consider. Along the way he traces the origins and development of graphical display, from William Playfair, who pioneered the use of graphs in the eighteenth century, to instances today where the public has been misled through poorly designed graphs."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1009089631> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Picturing the uncertain world : how to understand, communicate, and control uncertainty through graphical display"@en ;
    schema:productID "276340779" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/276340779#PublicationEvent/princeton_princeton_university_press_2009> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009089631#Agent/princeton_university_press> ; # Princeton University Press
    schema:url <http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&doc_number=017712272&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA> ;
    schema:url <http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&local_base=BVB01&doc_number=017712272&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780691152677> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780691137599> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA927617> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBB172094> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/276340779> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009089631#Agent/princeton_university_press> # Princeton University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Princeton University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009089631#Topic/communication_in_science_graphic_methods> # Communication in science--Graphic methods
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85029094> ;
    schema:name "Communication in science--Graphic methods"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009089631#Topic/graphische_darstellung> # Graphische Darstellung
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Graphische Darstellung"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009089631#Topic/informationsteori> # Informationsteori
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Informationsteori"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009089631#Topic/uncertainty_information_theory_graphic_methods> # Uncertainty (Information theory)--Graphic methods
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85139564> ;
    schema:name "Uncertainty (Information theory)--Graphic methods"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/37457437> # Howard Wainer
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Wainer" ;
    schema:givenName "Howard" ;
    schema:name "Howard Wainer" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780691137599>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0691137595" ;
    schema:isbn "9780691137599" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780691152677>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0691152675" ;
    schema:isbn "9780691152677" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/276340779>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/276340779> ; # Picturing the uncertain world : how to understand, communicate, and control uncertainty through graphical display
    schema:dateModified "2017-04-18" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Venster sluiten

Meld u aan bij WorldCat 

Heeft u geen account? U kunt eenvoudig een nieuwe gratis account aanmaken.