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Author: Henry C. Beck (1902-1974)
Re-design of the routes of the London underground rail system to favor usability
Mediaitems: Modern London tube map following Beck, Beck's initial underground map, Beck portrait, Wikipedia on Henry (Harry) Beck, Catalog of London Underground maps 1933-
Category: Cartography
Author: Henry Gwyn Jeffreys Moseley (1887-1915)
Discovery of the concept of atomic number, based largely on graphical analysis (a plot of serial numbers of the elements vs. square root of frequencies from X-ray spectra) The linear relations showed that the periodic table was explained by atomic number rather than, as had been supposed, atomic weight, and predicted the existence of several yet-undiscovered elements
Mediaitems: Moseley portrait, Henry Mosely biography, Moseley graph image, Text of Moseley's article, with scanned graphs
Category: Statistics & Graphics
Author: Walter C. Eells
Experimental test of statistical graphical forms (pie vs. subdivided bar charts)
Mediaitem: Experimental stimuli
Category: Statistics & Graphics
Author: Claudius Ptolemy (c.85-c.165)
Map projections of a spherical earth and use of latitude and longitude to characterize position (first display of longitude)
Mediaitems: Ptolemy's world map, republished in 1482, Ptolemy portrait , Ptolemy world map description, with images, Ptolemy's world map, description and high-res image, Ptolemy history, The world according to Ptolemy
Category: Cartography
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
Mediaitems: 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
Author: Henry Laurence Gantt (1861-1919)
Gantt chart, designed to show scheduled and actual progress of projects
Mediaitems: Gantt chart history, Gantt Project
Category: Statistics & Graphics
Author: Henry Pickering Bowditch (1840-1911)
Extensive statistical study of 24,500 children to improve school practice; early ideas of correlation and regression by quoting the "measure of stoutness'', the ratio of annual increase in pounds weight to annual increase in inches height. Includes six charts, showing curvilinear regresions.
Mediaitems: Early regression of height on weight for English schoolboys, Early regression curves of height on weight for Boston schoolboys, Bowditch portrait
Category: Statistics & Graphics
Author: Henry Drury Harness (1804-1883)
First published flow maps, showing transportation by means of shaded lines, widths proportional to amount (passengers)
Mediaitems: Harness portrait, Harness flow map of transportation of passengers in Ireland
Category: Cartography
Author: Charles de Fourcroy (1766-c.1810)
Use of geometric, proportional figures (squares) to compare demographic quantities by superposition, an early "tableau graphique''
Mediaitems: de Fourcroy's proportional squares, de Fourcroy's proportional squares, Description of de Fourcroy, from Palsky
Category: Statistics & Graphics
Authors: D. H. Leavens & F. C. Martin
"Log Square'' paper ($log y, log x$, for relations which are linear in log scales)