# "George Rorick" returned 11 hits

**George**

**Rorick**portrait, image, The Colorful Origins of USA Today

**Georg**von Mayr in 1877 cite[S. 78]{vonMayr:1877} for first use]

**Georg**von Mayr in 1874 cite[Fig. XIX]{vonMayr:1874} for first use]

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The USA Today color weather map begins an era of color information graphics in newspapers. Shortly, colorful visual graphics become widespread.

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image, **George** **Rorick** portrait, image, The Colorful Origins of USA Today

Category:
Cartography

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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

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Fisheye view of central Washington, D.C., Nonlinear magnification home page, Fisheye view of central Washington, D.C., Fisheye view of central Washington, D.C., Furnas home page, Generalised fisheye views paper (pdf)

Category:
Other

3

Suggestion for displaying five variables by means of movements on a CRT

Category:
Technology

4

Trigonometric tables (published 1596 posthumously)

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Rheticus biography

Category:
Statistics & Graphics

5

Pictogram, used to represent data by icons proportional to a number

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Mulhall pictogram image, Mulhall pictogram image, steam power (730 x 457; 52K), Man, animal and machine pictogram, Google Books: Mulhall's Dictionary of Statistics, Mulhall pictogram image, railways (726 x 456; 58K)

Category:
Statistics & Graphics

6

First use of proportional, divided square in the modern (mosaic) form for data representation

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von Mayr's Area diagram, von Mayr portrait, Mosaic graph by Von Mayr

Category:
Statistics & Graphics

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First use of polar diagrams and star plots for data representation

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von Mayr's polar diagram

Category:
Statistics & Graphics

8

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$^2$)

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von Mayr Portrait

Category:
Statistics & Graphics

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First classed depiction of population density on a world map (using three broad classes in a dasymetric map)

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Wikipedia: Scrope biography, Scrope biography

Category:
Cartography

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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]

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Star plot, description and example, Star plot of crime rates in US cities

Category:
Statistics & Graphics

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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]

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CDC map of incidence of stomach cancer

Category:
Statistics & Graphics