Edward Tufte

28 Mar

Edward Tufte is an American statistician and Professor of statistics,  information design, interface design and political economy at Yale University. He has been described by The New York Times as the ‘Da Vinci of Data’. He is an expert in the presentation of informational graphics such as charts and diagrams, and is a fellow of the American Statistical Association. Tufte lives in Cheshire, Connecticut. He periodically travels around the United States to offer one-day workshops on data presentation and information graphics. Tufte has written several books, including visual Explanations, The visual Display of Quantitative Information, and Data Analysis for Politics and Policy. He writes, design, and self- publishes his books on analytical design, which have received more than 40 awards for content and design.

Examples of Tufte’s work:

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