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RobinZ comments on Bayes' Theorem Illustrated (My Way) - Less Wrong

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Comment author: RobinZ 04 June 2010 07:16:31PM 2 points [-]

Hence the popularity of bar charts, where the area and the linear dimension are coupled. But the visual impact is a function of area, more than length, even if it is hard to quantify in the eye - but quantification should be done by the quantitative numbers, not by graphical estimation.

(How many sentences can I start with conjunctions? Let me count the ways...)