The Elements of Graphing DataPrinciples of graph constrution; Graphical methods; Graphical perception. 
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User Review  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  GoodreadsBlack and white data viz book when the world has moved to color. Interesting to see how you have to adjust your technique when you can barely use shades of gray. This is an old book that has nearly ... Read full review
Contents
Preface  1 
Principles of Graph Construction  22 
Graphical Methods  119 
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abrasion loss aspect ratio banked to 45 bottom panel box plots caption categorical variable color encoding common scale computed confidence intervals coplot Copyright 1980 Darrell Huff data labels data rectangle data sets decrease display method distribution East Germany error bars estimation example factor graph graphical method graphical perception graphing data hibernation horizontal scale line increase KT boundary left panel line segments loess curve log base log scale logarithms measurements median multiway dot plot orientations overlap ozone panel of Figure pattern perception percent change pie charts points qq plot quantile quantitative variable rate of change republished with permission residuals right panel sample standard deviation Saurornithoid scale break scale line shows scaleline rectangle scatterplot scatterplot matrix scores slope standard error statistical superposed table lookup temperature tensile strength tick mark labels top panel values vcm/hcm vertical scale line visual assembly visual decoding Weber's Law weights zero