"She adopts a bookbook format providing hints on graphs in one, two and more dimensions, scales, visual clarity and so on...the page design- with half of every page blank - is refreshingly easy on the eyes. Inclusion of examples is generous." (Junk Charts 2008) "...deserves to be on the desk of every researcher and postgraduate student..." (Current Science, September 2006) "...a valuable teaching resource." (Statistical Methods in Medical Research, February 2006) "...the author has managed to accomplish what most technical people have been unable to do before--make graphs fun...you'll never look at any graph, the same way again." (OnceWritten.com) "Novice and experienced graph designers alike, as well as many individuals ultimately responsible for reading graphs, will benefit from reading this book." (Technical Communication, November 2005) "Using real-world examples, Robbins draws on her years of experience in graphical data analysis and presentation to highlight some of today's most effective methods." (Bryn Mawr Alumnae Bulletin, Summer 2005)From the Publisher:
A succinct and highly readable guide to creating effective graphs The right graph can be a powerful tool for communicating information, improving a presentation, or conveying your point in print. If your professional endeavors call for you to present data graphically, here's a book that can help you do it more effectively. Creating More Effective Graphs gives you the basic knowledge and techniques required to choose and create appropriate graphs for a broad range of applications. Using real-world examples everyone can relate to, the author draws on her years of experience in graphical data analysis and presentation to highlight some of today's most effective methods. In clear, concise language, the author answers such common questions as:* What constitutes an effective graph for communicating data?* How do I choose the type of graph that is best for my data?* How do I recognize a misleading graph?* Why do some graphs have logarithmic scales? In no time you'll graduate from bar graphs and pie charts to graphs that illuminate data like:* Dot plots* Box plots* Scatterplots* Linked micromaps* Trellis displays* Mosaic plots* Month plots* Scatterplot matrices ...most of them requiring only inexpensive, easily downloadable software. Whether you're a novice at graphing or already use graphs in your work but want to improve them, Creating More Effective Graphs will help you develop the kind of clear, accurate, and well-designed graphs that will allow your data to be understood.
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