January 23, 2013

Bad graphs

A few resources for connoisseurs of bad graphics

But remember, as Martyn Plummer demonstrates, the graph may not be the author’s fault.

PS: we get a surprising number of readers searching for “cool excel graphics”, which is an excellent resource for bad graphs


Thomas Lumley (@tslumley) is Professor of Biostatistics at the University of Auckland. His research interests include semiparametric models, survey sampling, statistical computing, foundations of statistics, and whatever methodological problems his medical collaborators come up with. He also blogs at Biased and Inefficient See all posts by Thomas Lumley »