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05 GraphGuidelines - Graph Guidelines CEE3804 Computer...

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CEE3804 - Rojiani 1 Graph Guidelines CEE3804: Computer Applications for Civil and Environmental Engineers
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CEE3804 - Rojiani 2 General Strategy for Graphs z A large amount of quantitative information can be packed into a small region. z Graphing data should be iterative, experimental process z Graph data two or more times if needed z Many useful graphs require careful, detailed study.
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CEE3804 - Rojiani 3 Power of graphical presentations
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CEE3804 - Rojiani 4 This graph uses a false perspective, and implies volume when in reality the scale is height. Examine the values closely. How do they compare with the visual impression?
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CEE3804 - Rojiani 5 Visual Illusions
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CEE3804 - Rojiani 12 Figures Papers versus Presentations z Usually space constrained z limited to B&W figures and photos z readers will have time to study figure z Usually time constrained z generally in color z computer presentations can include video, sound, and animations z readers will have little time to study each figure - point must be obvious Papers Presentations
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CEE3804 - Rojiani 13 Cleveland Graphic Tasks Hierarchy 3. Length 1. Position along a common scale 2. Position along identical, nonaligned scales. 4. Angle - slope 5. Area 6. Volume 7. Color hue, saturation, or density
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CEE3804 - Rojiani 15 The 3D perspective actually makes comparison more difficult.
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CEE3804 - Rojiani 16 Visual assessment destroyed by 3D perspective
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CEE3804 - Rojiani 17 Juxtaposition
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CEE3804 - Rojiani 18 General Guidelines for Publication z Figures should not merely repeat data presented in text. z Remember that figures are reduced for final printing.
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