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Display of One Dimensional Distributions

One feature of note is the 'crows feet' at the right of a line to indicate that there is more than one data point on that line.

The printed article shows the 'fuzzy' lines as solid. It is obviously an artifact of the conversion to web format.

-- Andrew Nicholls (email)


This is an extraordinary example.

More to come, including a sparkline redesign next week.

-- Edward Tufte


For context, this illustration is taken from Brian Hayes, The Spectrum of Riemannium, American Scientist, Volume 91, Number 4 (July-August, 2003), pages 296-300

-- James Scott-Brown (email)




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