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:
In no time you'll graduate from bar graphs and pie charts to graphs that illuminate data like:
. . . 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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I have discovered quality problems with the 5th and 6th printings of Creating More Effective Graphs. Contact me at naomi at nbr-graphs.com if you have one of these printings to learn how to get a replacement copy.About the Author:
NAOMI B. ROBBINS, PhD, is President of NBR, a leader in consulting and training in graphical data presentation. A recognized expert in the field, she has spoken on the subject of creating effective graphs at universities including Columbia University and McGill University, professional societies such as the Society of Women Engineers and the Society for Technical Communication, and corporations and organizations that include Lockheed Martin, Brookfield Zoo, and the United Nations. She is an officer of the Statistical Graphics Section of the American Statistical Association and has served the New Jersey Chapter of the ASA as President. She was a statistician at Bell Laboratories before forming NBR.
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