Semiology of graphics. Front Cover. Jacques Bertin. University of Wisconsin Press, – Business & Economics – pages. Jacques Bertin (27 July – 3 May ) was a French cartographer and theorist, known from his book Semiologie Graphique (Semiology of Graphics). by their visual characteristics (Bertin calls these retinal variables) .. Jacques Bertin, Semiology of Graphics: Diagrams, Networks, Maps. Translated by W. J.

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Semiology of Graphics

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