RE: Foundation books (Was: The Mythical Man-Month)

Subject: RE: Foundation books (Was: The Mythical Man-Month)
From: "Daniel Frankham" <daniel -dot- frankham -at- saabsystems -dot- com -dot- au>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2007 17:35:07 +0930

The illustration you describe is in Wikipedia:

Daniel Frankham

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sandy Harris [mailto:sandyinchina -at- gmail -dot- com]
> Sent: Thursday, 21 June 2007 3:02 PM
> Subject: Re: Foundation books (Was: The Mythical Man-Month)

> I don't recall the author or exact title, but there's a book
> on graphical representations of data that's an absolute
> classic, in the required reading list.
> One illustration shows Napolean's march on Moscow, and
> retreat afterwards, with the line changing width as the army
> is whittled down, or changing dramatically where they got
> chopped to pieces by the Russian.


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