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Tufte, Edward R. 1942-

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Works: 62 works in 565 publications in 7 languages and 18,820 library holdings
Genres: Charts, diagrams, etc  Exhibition catalogs  Pictorial works  Catalogs  Remote-sensing maps  Maps  Schedules 
Roles: Author, Editor, zxx, Other, Honoree
Classifications: P93.5, 302.23
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The visual display of quantitative information by Edward R Tufte( Book )
170 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 5,471 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 )
113 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,856 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 )
78 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,997 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 1,594 libraries worldwide
Political control of the economy by Edward R Tufte( Book )
24 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,207 libraries worldwide
The cognitive style of PowerPoint : pitching out corrupts within by Edward R Tufte( Book )
28 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,003 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 libraries worldwide
The quantitative analysis of social problems by Edward R Tufte( Book )
13 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 666 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 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 )
13 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 293 libraries worldwide
The civil rights movement and its opposition by Edward R Tufte( Archival Material )
7 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
The beautiful evidence of medieval drawings by Edward R Tufte( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 6 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( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Edward Tufte : escaping flatland by Edward R Tufte( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Napoleon's march to Moscow the war of 1812 by Charles Joseph Minard( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
[Graphical timetables and aerial photographs] by Edward R Tufte( Map )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
[Symposium on electoral reform ( Book )
2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The quantitive analysis of social problems by Edward R Tufte( Book )
2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Senkyo to keizai seisaku : Keizai no seijiteki kontororu ( Book )
2 editions published in 1980 in Japanese and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
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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
タフティ, エドワード・R
タフト, E. R
Languages
English (510)
German (7)
Japanese (4)
French (1)
Italian (1)
Korean (1)
Thai (1)
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