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Visual Display of Quantitative Information
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John Tukey "badmandments" in statistical work, mainly in the behavioral sciences


John Tukey on data analysis and behavioral science,
with a fierce attack on statistical practices for sanctification,
formalism, and hiding the messiness inherent in real data.


I first saw this as an unpublished manuscript as a graduate
student in statistics at Stanford. It set the way for me
in data analysis. When I interviewed at Princeton University
for my first teaching job, John and I discussed badmandments.
After circulating underground for years, John's essay was finally
published in volume III of his collected papers:

Go to:

The Collected Works of John W. Tukey: Philosophy and ... , Volume 3

and start at page 197.

-- Edward Tufte