Preparing Scientific Illustrations

Preparing Scientific Illustrations

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Every graduate student, postdoc and scientist knows that images and illustrations can make or break their lecture, poster presentation, and journal or book article. Graphics software and laser printers have placed professional-quality graphics within the reach of everyone. But in the end, whether your audience sees clear, understandable images or not depends on whether you followed the principles presented here. Learn the strengths and weaknesses of different forms of visual presentations. Understand when to use a figure, and how much information can be represented in one. See examples of bad, good, and better graphs and tables. The author also presents information on presenting DNA sequences, protein structures, and other molecular graphics. 'The basis of these diagrams is the ellipse and the circle. Lines, stippling, and positions have been changed and circles and ellipses added and subtracted. Both diagrams were done in ... To make the right choices: a€c Know exactly what you want to show. a€c Try various ways of ... Photodesign software such as Adobe Photoshopaquot; allows erasure, label addition, and additional drawing. Scanners are useful foranbsp;...

Title:Preparing Scientific Illustrations
Author:Mary H. Briscoe
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-06


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