## The Elements of Graphing DataPrinciples of graph constrution; Graphical methods; Graphical perception. |

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User Review - Wai Yip Tung - GoodreadsWilliam Cleveland's classic on the art and science of graphing data. Compare to the more well known series from Edward Tufte, Cleveland's book is more academic and more focus on statistics. The first ... Read full review

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User Review - GoodreadsNot exactly what I was expecting, but still helpful. Doesn't exude the sex appeal and typography of Tufte, but approaches visualization from an efficiency and statistical standpoint. Flashback to university ed stats... Read full review

### Contents

Preface | 1 |

Principles of Graph Construction | 22 |

Graphical Methods | 119 |

Copyright | |

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