The Elements of Graphing Data

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AT&T Bell Laboratories, 1994 - Mathematics - 297 pages
Contains graphical methods and principles for visualizing data in science and technology. Emphasizes the basic ideas, methods, and principles for creating readable graphs through an understanding of human visual and graphical perception, with a small section on computer graphics. Covers graphical methods, such as logarithms, visual reference grids, and statistical variation, and issues in graphical perception, including superposed curves, color encoding, and graphing along a common scale. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Review is for the 1994 revised edition. Cleveland is referenced all over the place, almost as much as Tufte, so I decided I should read it. After the title, it aims to be the plotting version of ... Read full review

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Where Tufte gives you a good high-level view about displaying info through graphics, Cleveland gets into the nuts and bolts of the issue. This work is actually more useful than Tufte's book, as it ... Read full review

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Introduction
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Principles of Graph Construction
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