"Galton" returned 7 hits

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Author: Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier (1768-1830)
Ogive or cumulative frequency curve, inhabitants of Paris by age groupings (shows the number of inhabitants of Paris per 10,000 in 1817 who were of a given age or over. The name "ogive'' is due to Galton.)
Mediaitems: Fourier biography, Fourier portrait, Fourier ogive
Category: Statistics & Graphics
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Author: Francis Galton (1822-1911)
The modern weather map, a chart showing area of similar air pressure and barometric changes by means of glyphs displayed on a map. These led to the discovery of the anti-cyclonic movement of wind around low-pressure areas
Mediaitems: Galton's 1881 weather chart, Galton portrait, Galton's 1870 Barometric Predictions of Weather, Galton's 1861 Meteorological Charts, 1861, Dec.7. Morning, Afternoon, Evening. , Charts of the temprature, wind, rain and borometer in the morning.
Category: Cartography
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Author: Francis Galton (1822-1911)
Galton's first semi-graphic scatterplot and correlation diagram, of head size and height, from his notebook on Special Peculiarities
Mediaitems: Galton correlation diagram, from, Comprehensive Galton site: biography, papers, images
Category: Statistics & Graphics
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Author: Francis Galton (1822-1911)
Galton's first illustration of the idea of correlation, using sizes of the seeds of mother and daughter plants
Mediaitem: Galton's first correlation diagram
Category: Statistics & Graphics
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Author: Francis Galton (1822-1911)
Galton's 1877 (hypothetical) machine for visualizing Bayesian inference using a prior distribution.
Mediaitem: Galton's 1877 machine
Category: Statistics & Graphics
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Author: Francis Galton (1822-1911)
Normal correlation surface and regression, the idea that in a bivariate normal distribution, contours of equal frequency formed concentric ellipses, with the regression line connecting points of vertical tangents
Mediaitems: Galton diagram of bivariate normal distribution, Galton portrait, Galton biography, A comprehensive Galton web site, with many publications and images, Karl Pearson's biography of Galton, online
Category: Statistics & Graphics
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Author: Francis Galton (1822-1911)
Idea for "log-square'' paper, ruled so that normal probability curve appears as a straight line
Category: Technology