Naomi's Book


Creating More Effective Graphs

Whether you’re a novice at graphing or want to improve the graphs you already use in your work, Creating More Effective Graphs will help you develop the kind of clear, accurate, and well-designed graphs that allow your data to be understood.


1. Introduction

2. Limitations of Some Common Charts and Graphs

3. Human Perception and our Ability to Decode Graphs

4. Some More Effective Graphs in One or Two Dimensions

5. Trellis Display and Other Innovative Ways to Display More than Two Variables

6. General Principles for Creating Effective Graphs

7. Scales

8. Before and After Examples

9. Some Comments on Software

10.Questions and Answers