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Recommendations for poster presentations
The poster session: A guide for preparation (*access codes required)

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iStockphoto photo-library (send the number code for an image to the professor)
 
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Introduction to Scientific Graphics Design

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Recommended reference materials

Charland, M.B. 2002. SigmaPlot 2000/2001 for scientists. Riparian House.
 

Connor, C.W. 1989. The poster session: A guide for preparation. GSA News & Information 17:17-20. (*access codes required)
 
Elam, K. 2001. Geometry of design: Studies in proportion and composition. Princeton Architectural Press.
 
Huff, D. 1954. How to lie with statistics. W.W. Norton & Company.
 
Gigerenzer, G. 2002. Calculated risks: How to know when numbers deceive you. Simon & Schuster.
 
Monmonier, M. 1996. How to lie with maps. Second edition. The University of Chicago Press.
 
Prusinkiewicz, P., A. Lindenmayer, and J. S. Hanan. 1991. The algorithmic beauty of plants. Springer Verlag.
 
Salisbury, F.B. 1996. Units, Symbols, and Terminology for Plant Physiology. Oxford University Press.
 
Tuffe, E.R. 2008. The cognitive style of PowerPoint: Pitching out corrupts within. Second Edition. Graphics Press. Available at: www.edwardtufte.com.
 
Tufte, E.R. 2006. Beautiful evidence. Graphics Press.
 
Tufte, E.R. 2001. The visual display of quantitative information. Second edition. Graphics Press, Cheshire.
 
Tufte, E.R. 1997. Visual explanations. Graphics Press.
 
Tufte, E.R. 1990. Envisioning information. Graphics Press.
 

 

Yau, N. 2011. Visualize This: The Flowing Data Guide to Design, Visualization, and Statistics. Wiley.

 

Computer software - recommended

Charland, M.B. 2002. SigmaPlot 2000/2001 for scientists. Riparian House.
 
SigmaPlot by Systat. A comprehensive computer software program for designing scientific graphs suitable for journal and book publication.
 
Systat. A comprehensive statistical software package for scientists.
 
TableCurve 2D by Systat. A comprehensive software program for two-dimensional analyzes and curve fitting of data.
 
TableCurve 3D by Systat. A comprehensive software program for three-dimensional analyzes and curve fitting of data.
 
Corel Graphics Suite*. Photopaint for photo-editing and Draw for object-oriented graphics
 
Adobe Creative Suite*. Photoshop for photo-editing and Illustrator for object-oriented graphics
 
Visio by Microsoft*. A comprehensive software program for creating flow diagrams
 
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