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Visual Strategies: A Practical Guide to Graphics for Scientists and Engineers

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Any scientist or engineer who communicates research results will immediately recognize this practical handbook as an indispensable tool. The guide sets out clear strategies and offers abundant examples to assist researchersandmdash;even those with no previous design trainingandmdash;with creating effective visual graphics for use in multiple contexts, including journal submissions, grant proposals, conference posters, or presentations.

Visual communicator Felice Frankel and systems biologist Angela DePace, along with experts in various fields, demonstrate how small changes can vastly improve the success of a graphic image. They dissect individual graphics, show why some workand#160;while others don't,and#160;and suggest specific improvements. The book includes analyses of graphics that have appeared in such journals as Science, Nature, Annual Reviews, Cell, PNAS, and the New England Journal of Medicine, as well as an insightful personal conversation with designer Stefan Sagmeister and narratives by prominent researchers and animators.

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For researchers in all disciplines, an essential guide to communicating scientific findings and concepts through graphics

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For researchers in all disciplines,and#160;this book offersand#160;a practical, hands-on course inand#160;communicating scientific findings and concepts through visual graphics

About the Author

Felice C. Frankel is a research scientist in the Center for Materials Science and Engineering at MIT and the recipient of numerous awards and honors for her work in visual communication. Among her previous books is Envisioning Science: The Design and Craft of the Science Image. Angela H. DePace is an assistant professor in the Department of Systems Biology at Harvard Medical School, where her lab studies the mechanism and evolution of gene regulation.and#160; They both live in Boston.and#160;Stefan Sagmeister, a leading graphic designer and typographer, has a design firm in New York City.and#160; and#160;

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ISBN:
9780300176445
Author:
Frankel, Felice C.
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Author:
el, Felice C.
Author:
DePace, Angela H.
Author:
Frank
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Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20120531
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
125 color illus.
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
232 x 201 mm

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