A Picture is Worth a Thousand Tables: Graphics in Life by Andreas Krause (auth.), Andreas Krause, Michael O'Connell

By Andreas Krause (auth.), Andreas Krause, Michael O'Connell (eds.)

This ebook is dedicated to the images of sufferer facts: reliable graphs allowing straight¬forward and intuitive interpretation, effective construction, and easy interpretation. We specialize in quick access to photos of sufferer info: the goal is to teach a wide number of graphs for various levels of drug improvement, including an outline of what the graph exhibits, what kind of facts it makes use of, and what recommendations there are. the most target is to supply notion in kind of a “graphics cookbook.” Many graphs offer inventive principles approximately what may be performed. The booklet isn't really meant to be technical. It introduces basic ideas of excellent visualization to make readers comprehend the strategies, however the major concentration is at the creativity and usability: readers are enabled to flick through the e-book to get rules of ways their very own info might be analyzed graphically.

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6). Ryan (Chap. , Fig. , Fig. 6). Weerahandi et al. (Chap. 20) provide an innovative exploratory analysis of sales and marketing data including optimization of field force effectiveness (Fig. 10) and interactive maps showing lift in prescriptions and profit (Fig. 12). Our chapter attempts to complement the excellent set of graphical analyses and case studies outlined above, focusing on exploratory graphics for real-time insights that drive scientific understanding and business value across a range of use cases.

Such rigorous planning procedures can pose a hurdle for data-driven analyses. The same holds for tables and listings, but it seems that a graph easily reveals its usefulness—or uselessness—whereas a table can frequently hide that it could have been done better. Tufte (2007) shows an impressive example of how to improve a table of cancer survival rates (Tufte, 2007, pp. 47–63). As a consequence, tables are produced in all sorts of varieties and combinations and thrown at medical reviewers, statisticians, safety boards, and other parties.

Furthermore, a linear regression line is added (thick red line) and the “fit” is heavily influenced by that single extreme value. If that value is excluded from the data set, the fit corresponds to the thin red line. Possible solutions for such situations include use of logarithmic scales, truncation, and placement of the extreme value at the truncation limits, or even omission of the single value. 14 A. Krause 98 96 90 drug effect drug effect 100 80 94 92 90 70 88 40 50 age 60 70 (70,67) 35 40 age 45 Fig.

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