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Visual Explanations : Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative

Tufte is considered one of the experts of data visualization. This short book provides his guidance and wisdom on visualization best practices. It is a foundational read and important for anyone trying to understand business intelligence, data visualization, or how to present data in general.



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Published: 1997
Author: Edward R. Tufte
Size: 160 Pages
ISBN: 0961392126
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