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Everyone has some idea of the power of visuals. Whether it’s creating a graph to illustrate trends, or using images to help tie ideas to real life situations, we all can agree that images are a great way to help drive a presentation home.
Edward Rolf Tufte ( pron.: / ˈ t ʌ f t i / ; born 1942) is an American statistician and professor emeritus of political science , statistics , and computer science at Yale University . [ 1 ] He is noted for his writings on information design and as a pioneer in the field of data visualization . [ 2 ] [ edit ] Biography Edward Rolf Tufte was born in 1942 in Kansas City, Missouri , to Virginia Tufte and Edward E. Tufte.
"Remarkable range of examples for the idea of visual thinking with beautifully printed pages. A real treat for all who reason and learn by means of images." RUDOLF ARNHEIM "A magnificent sequel to Tufte's classic The Visual Display of Quantitative Information." AMERICAN MATHEMATICAL MONTHLY "An incredibly beautiful, true, refined, and luscious book."
"A landmark book, a wonderful book." FREDERICK MOSTELLER "A tour de force." JOHN W.
Topics covered in this one-day course include: How to make effective, credible presentations. Fundamental strategies of analytical design. Evaluating evidence used in presentations. Statistical data: tables, graphics, semigraphics. Business, scientific, research, and financial presentations.
"The Leonardo da Vinci of data." NEW YORK TIMES "There's a book that you simply must see. Riveting ideas on how to tell compelling stories of cause and effect using numbers and images." WASHINGTON POST