Information Graphics: A Comprehensive Illustrated Reference

Paperback | December 15, 1999

byRobert L. Harris

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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 3,000illustrations, 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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Let’s face it, there’s little more boring than reading a report that’s just a sea of black-and-white textLet’s face it, there’s little more boring than reading a report that’s just a sea of black-and-white text. In fact, studies on the subject indicate that people absorb information better when they have visual cues to stimulate their ...

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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 3,000illustrations, making it an ideal source fo...

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

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 8.39 × 10.91 × 1.3 inPublished:December 15, 1999Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195135326

ISBN - 13:9780195135329

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Let’s face it, there’s little more boring than reading a report that’s just a sea of black-and-white textLet’s face it, there’s little more boring than reading a report that’s just a sea of black-and-white text. In fact, studies on the subject indicate that people absorb information better when they have visual cues to stimulate their cognitive processes. If you’re stuck for ideas on how to make your presentations, reports, research papers and even Internet content more eye-catching, take some advice from Robert L. Harris. Information Graphics highlights more than 3,000 ways to liven up your documentation with maps, graphs, tables and associative images.

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"The reader will discover the amazingly wide range of illustration graphics available. This title is recommended."--Computer Book Review