edward r. tufte

Visual and Statistical Thinking: Displays of Evidence for Making Decisions
Edward R. Tufte

edward r. tufte Visual and Statistical Thinking: Displays of Evidence for Making Decisions
Edward R. Tufte
Graphics Press (Self-Published)
English

 

Softcover
Sixth Print Run
31 Pages
220 x 270 mm
2016, 1997
ISBN 9780961392130

 

This inexpensive booklet reprints, in full color, chapter 2 of Visual Explanations, analyzing a cholera epidemic in London in 1854 and the evidence used to decide to launch the space shuttle Challenger. Topics include cause and effect, data errors and credibility, evidence selection, and statistical graphics. For teaching data analysis and evidence in decision-making.
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About the Author
Edward R. Tufte is Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Statistics, and Computer Science. His research concerns statistical evidence and scientific visualization. He is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Society for Technical Communication. He has received followships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Science, and has been awarded seven honorary Doctorates. His publications include Visual Explanations; Envisioning Information; The Visual Display of Quantitative Information; Political Control of the Economy; Data Analysis for Politics and Policy; and Size and Democracy (with Robert A. Dahl).
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(source: https://politicalscience.yale.edu/people/edward-tufte)

About the Publisher
Graphics Press is Edward R. Tufte’s own publishing house.
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