Information Graphics: A Comprehensive Illustrated Reference

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Oxford University Press, 1999 - Business & Economics - 448 pages
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This beautifully illustrated book is the first complete handbook to visual information. Well written, easy to use, and carefully indexed, it describes the full range of charts, graphs, maps, diagrams, and tables used daily to manage, analyze, and communicate information. It features over 3,000 illustrations, making it an ideal source for ideas on how to present information. It is an invaluable tool for anyone who writes or designs reports, whether for scientific journals, annual reports, or magazines and newspapers.

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Really an important book for designers. Complete in all respect when it comes to representing those series and sets of numbers graphically.
Thing that I feel is missing, is the complete list of tools
whic can be usefull in accomplishing the subject explained and few important How-To's would make the book an encyclopedia of Visual Design! 


Features such
Grouped box graph for displaying
Examples of some of the most recent
In some cases information graphics developed in one field can
Illustration of how the twodimensional

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Robert L. Harris is at Electrical engineer and Director, Management Graphics, Atlanta, Georgia.

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