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Visual explanations : images and quantities, evidence and narrative

Author: Edward R Tufte; Dmitry Krasny
Publisher: Cheshire, Conn. : Graphics Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book describes design strategies - the proper arrangement in space and time of images, words, and numbers - for presenting information about motion, process, mechanism, cause and effect.
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Genre/Form: Authors' autographs (Provenance)
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Tufte, Edward R., 1942-
Visual explanations.
Cheshire, Conn. : Graphics Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)606165962
Online version:
Tufte, Edward R., 1942-
Visual explanations.
Cheshire, Conn. : Graphics Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)606316904
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward R Tufte; Dmitry Krasny
ISBN: 0961392126 9780961392123 9781930824157 1930824157
OCLC Number: 36234417
Description: 156 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Images and quantities --
Visual and statistical thinking: displays of evidence for making decisions --
Explaining magic: pictorial instructions and disinformation design --
Smallest effective difference --
Parallelism: repetition and change, comparison and surprise --
Multiples in space and time --
Visual confections: juxtapositions from the ocean of the streams of story.
Responsibility: Edward R. Tufte.
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This book describes design strategies - the proper arrangement in space and time of images, words, and numbers - for presenting information about motion, process, mechanism, cause and effect.

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by garyperlman (WorldCat user on 2005-11-23)

Images and Quantities Visual and Statistical Thinking: Displays of Evidence for Making Decisions Explaining Magic: Pictorial Instructions and Disinformation Design The Smallest Effective Difference Parallelism: Repetition and Change, Comparison and Surprise Multiples in Space and Time Visual Confections: Juxtapositions from the Ocean of the Streams of Story

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Tufte web site: http://www.edwardtufte.com/

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