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The truthful art : data, charts, and maps for communication

Author: Alberto Cairo; New Rivers Press.
Publisher: Berkeley : New Riders, cop. 2016.
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The Truthful Art is an introduction to quantitative thinking and statistical and cartographical representation written specifically for journalists and designers. A follow-up to The Functional Art,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alberto Cairo; New Rivers Press.
ISBN: 9780321934079 0321934075
OCLC Number: 958218405
Description: XVII, [1] 382 s. : il. (w tym kolor.) ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface: It All Begins With a Spark Introduction: The Island of Knowledge and the Shoreline of Wonder PART I: FOUNDATIONSChapter 1: What We Talk About When We Talk About Visualization Chapter 2: The Five Qualities of Great Visualizations PART II: TRUTHFULChapter 3: The Truth Continuum Chapter 4: Of Conjectures and Uncertainty PART III: FUNCTIONALChapter 5: Basic Principles of Visualization Chapter 6: Exploring Data With Simple Charts Chapter 7: Visualizing Distributions Chapter 8: Revealing change Chapter 9: Seeing Relationships Chapter 10: Mapping Data Chapter 11: Confidence and Significance PART IV: PRACTICEChapter 12: On Creativity and Innovation An Epilogue on What Lies Ahead
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"Alberto Cairo is widely acknowledged as journalism's preeminent data viz wiz. He is also journalism's preeminent data scholar. As newsrooms rush to embrace data journalism as a new tool-and Read more...

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