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The Resource How to lie with statistics, by Darrell Huff ; pictures by Irving Geis

How to lie with statistics, by Darrell Huff ; pictures by Irving Geis

Label
How to lie with statistics
Title
How to lie with statistics
Statement of responsibility
by Darrell Huff ; pictures by Irving Geis
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Darrell Huff runs the gamut of every popularly used type of statistic, probes such things as the sample study, the tabulation method, the interview technique, or the way the results are derived from the figures, and points up the countless number of dodges which are used to fool rather than inform
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
HA29
NAL item number
.H84 1954
Label
How to lie with statistics, by Darrell Huff ; pictures by Irving Geis
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The sample with the built-in bias -- The well-chosen average -- The little figures that are not there -- Much ado about practically nothing -- The gee-whiz graph -- The one-dimensional picture -- The semiattached figure -- Post hoc rides again -- How to statisticulate -- How to talk back to a statistic
Control code
ocm00225473
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
142 pages
Isbn
9780393310726
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
53013322
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
032967
Label
How to lie with statistics, by Darrell Huff ; pictures by Irving Geis
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The sample with the built-in bias -- The well-chosen average -- The little figures that are not there -- Much ado about practically nothing -- The gee-whiz graph -- The one-dimensional picture -- The semiattached figure -- Post hoc rides again -- How to statisticulate -- How to talk back to a statistic
Control code
ocm00225473
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
142 pages
Isbn
9780393310726
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
53013322
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
032967

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