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Over the last fifty years, How to Lie with Statistics has sold more copies than any other statistical text. This note explores the factors that contributed to its success and provides biographical sketches of its creators: author Darrell Huff and illustrator Irving Geis.
The original and posted work is available in: https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.ss/1124891285#abstract
Darrell Huff, Irving Geis, How to Lie with Statistics, numeracy, graphs, crescent cow
Steele, J. M. (2005). Darrell Huff and Fifty Years of How to Lie with Statistics. Statistical Science, 20 (3), 205-209. http://dx.doi.org/10.1214/088342305000000205
Date Posted: 27 November 2017
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