RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 9480885 LA English T1 The visual display of quantitative information A1 Tufte, Edward R.,, PB Graphics Press PP Cheshire, Conn. (Box 430, Cheshire 06410) YR 1983 AB 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.