Visual And Statistical Thinking: Displays Of Evidence For Making Decisions
Visual and Statistical Thinking: Displays of Evidence for Making Decisions
This booklet reprints chapter 2 of Visual Explanations by the same author, analyzing a cholera epidemic in London in 1854 and the evidence used to decide to launch the space shuttle Challenger in 1986. Topics include cause and effect, data errors and credibility, evidence selection, and statistical graphics. For teaching data analysis and evidence in excision making.