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Old 01-12-2007, 12:50 AM   #7
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Have you seen the books or seminars by Edward Tufte? He can be a little doctrinaire at times, but he does have useful things to say about the presentation of data. One or more of his books — The Visual Display of Quantitative Information, Envisioning Information, and Visual Explanations — might be worth reading, especially if you often need to do this sort of work.
Have you noticed he now has a new book out? It's called Beautiful Evidence. It's probably less useful than his other books in terms of the question raised in this thread but an initial glance suggests it may be his best yet -- it seems to be about using art as evidence of fact.

It's getting close to the top of my waiting-to-be-read book pile along with a small Tufte book on PowerPoint.

   
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