(George) (W.) (Furnas) returned 21 hits

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Author: George W. Furnas
Fisheye view: an idea to provide focus and greater detail in areas of interest of a large amount of information, while retaining the surrounding context in much less detail
Category: Other
Author: George Rorick
The USA Today color weather map begins an era of color information graphics in newspapers. Shortly, colorful visual graphics become widespread.
Category: Cartography
Author: Unknown
The Antikythera Mechanism is a unique Greek geared device, constructed around the end of the second century bc. It is known that it calculated and displayed celestial information, particularly cycles such as the phases of the moon and a luni-solar calendar.
Category: Technology
Author: George Barnard (1915-2002)
Suggestion for displaying five variables by means of movements on a CRT
Category: Technology
Author: John Frederick W. Herschel (1792-1871)
Fitting a smoothed curve to a scatterplot, advocacy of graph paper and graphical methods as standard tools of science. ["The process by which I propose to accomplish this is one essentially graphical; by which term I understand not a mere substitution of geometrical construction and measurement for numerical calculation, but one which has for its object to perform that which no system of calculation can possibly do, by bringing in the aid of the eye and hand to guide the judgment, in a case where judgment only, and not calculation, can be of any avail.'' (p. 178)]
Category: Statistics & Graphics
Author: John W. Tukey (1915-2000)
Beginnings of EDA: improvements on histogram in analysis of counts, tail values (hanging rootogram)
Category: Statistics & Graphics
Authors: R. Pickett & B. W. White
Triangular glyphs to represent simultaneously four variables, using sides and orientation
Category: Statistics & Graphics
Author: John W. Tukey (1915-2000)
Graphical innovations for exploratory data analysis (stem-and-leaf, graphical lists, box-and-whisker plots, two-way and extended-fit plots, hanging and suspended rootograms)
Category: Statistics & Graphics
Author: Georg Joachim Rheticus (1514-1574)
Trigonometric tables (published 1596 posthumously)
Category: Statistics & Graphics
Author: Michael George Mulhall (1836-1900)
Pictogram, used to represent data by icons proportional to a number
Category: Statistics & Graphics
Author: Georg von Mayr (1841-1925)
First use of proportional, divided square in the modern (mosaic) form for data representation
Category: Statistics & Graphics
Author: Georg von Mayr (1841-1925)
First use of polar diagrams and star plots for data representation
Category: Statistics & Graphics
Author: Georg von Mayr (1841-1925)
Two-variable color map (showing the joint distribution of horses (red, vertical bars) and cattle (green, horizontal bars) in Bavaria, widths of bars $sim$ animals/km$^2$)
Category: Statistics & Graphics
Author: George Julius Poulett Scrope (1797-1876)
First classed depiction of population density on a world map (using three broad classes in a dasymetric map)
Category: Cartography
Authors: John W. Tukey (1915-2000) & Paul A. Tukey
The "draftsman display'' for three-variables (leading soon to the "scatterplot matrix'') and initial ideas for conditional plots and sectioning (leading later to "coplots'' and "trellis displays'')
Category: Statistics & Graphics
Authors: Paul A. Tukey & John W. Tukey (1915-2000)
Textured dot strips to display empirical distributions
Category: Statistics & Graphics
Author: Regnier Gemma-Frisius (1508-1555)
Description of how to determine mapping locations by triangulation, from similar triangles, and with use of angles w.r.t meridians
Category: Statistics & Graphics
Authors: Jerome H. Friedman & John W. Tukey (1915-2000) & M. A. Fishkeller (1915-2000)
Start of true interactive graphics in statistics; PRIM-9, the first system in statistics with 3-D data rotations provided dynamic tools for projecting, rotating, isolating and masking multidimensional data in up to nine dimensions
Category: Statistics & Graphics
Authors: Herman P. Friedman (c. 1930-2010) & R. M. Goldwyn (1936-1994) & J. H. Siegel
Irregular polygon ("star plot'') to represent multivariate data (with vertices at equally spaced intervals, distance from center proportional to the value of a variable) [but see Georg von Mayr in 1877 cite[S. 78]{vonMayr:1877} for first use]
Category: Statistics & Graphics
Author: U.S. Bureau of the Census (1903-)
Color-coded bivariate matrix to represent two intervally measured variables in a single map (Urban Atlas series)[but see Georg von Mayr in 1874 cite[Fig. XIX]{vonMayr:1874} for first use]
Category: Statistics & Graphics
Author: William Edward Burghardt Du Bois (1868-1963)
At the Paris Exposition in 1900, W. E. B. Du Bois compiled an exhibit of hundreds of graphs and photographs depicting the history of Negroes in America, including over 60 statistical charts, graphs and maps.
Category: Statistics & Graphics