Creating More Effective Graphs

Creating More Effective Graphs

Naomi B. Robbins

A succinct and hugely readable consultant to making potent graphs

The correct graph could be a robust instrument for speaking details, bettering a presentation, or conveying your aspect in print. in the event that your specialist endeavors demand you to offer information graphically, here is a booklet which could assist you do it extra successfully. Creating better Graphs provides the fundamental wisdom and strategies required to decide on and create acceptable graphs for a large variety of purposes. utilizing real-world examples each person can relate to, the writer attracts on her years of expertise in graphical info research and presentation to focus on a few of modern day best methods.

In transparent, concise language, the writer solutions such universal questions as:

  • What constitutes an efficient graph for speaking data?
  • How do i select the kind of graph that's top for my data?
  • How do I realize a deceptive graph?
  • Why perform a little graphs have logarithmic scales?

In no time you will graduate from bar graphs and pie charts to graphs that light up information like:

  • Dot plots
  • Box plots
  • Scatterplots
  • Linked micromaps
  • Trellis displays
  • Mosaic plots
  • Month plots
  • Scatterplot matrices

. . . such a lot of them requiring in simple terms low-cost, simply downloadable software.

Whether you are a amateur at graphing or already use graphs on your paintings yet are looking to enhance them, Creating better Graphs may also help you boost the type of transparent, actual, and well-designed graphs that would let your information to be understood.

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