"Howard Fisher" returned 8 hits

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Author: Luke Howard (1772-1864)
Use of coordinate paper in published research (graph of barometric variations)
Mediaitems: Luke Howard portrait, Luke Howard biography, Luke Howard: The man who named clouds
Category: Technology
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Author: Josiah Willard Gibbs (1839-1903)
Graphical methods applied to explain fundamental relations in thermodynamics; this includes diagrams of entropy vs. temperature (where work or heat is proportional to area), and the first use of trilinear coordinates (graphs of (x,y,z) where x+y+z=constant)
Mediaitems: Gibbs, Elementary principles in statistical mechanics, Gibbs portrait, Plot on trilinear graph paper by R. A. Fisher, ca. 1955, Gibb's models, Gibbs biography
Category: Statistics & Graphics
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Author: Ronald Aylmer Fisher (1890-1962)
Beginnings of the development of modern statistical theory (sampling distributions (1915), randomization, likelihood (1921), small sample theory, exact distributions, analysis of variance (1925), etc.)
Mediaitems: Fisher biography, with other links and portraits, R. A. Fisher portrait, Collected papers of R. A. Fisher
Category: Statistics & Graphics
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Author: Howard Gray Funkhouser (1898-1984)
First modern review of the early history of statistical graphics
Category: Statistics & Graphics
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Authors: Grace Hopper (1906-1992) & Howard H. Aiken (1900-1973)
Harvard's Mark I, the first digital computer, put in service. Officially known as the "IBM Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator'' (ASCC), the Mark I was 50 feet long and weighed about 5 tons.
Mediaitems: Howard Aiken portrait, History of Computing: Harvard Mark I, Howard Aiken's Harvard Mark I, The "Mark I'' IBM ASCC, Aiken biography
Category: Technology
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Author: Howard Taylor Fisher (1903-1979)
Initial development of geographic information systems, combining spatially-referenced data, spatial models and map-based visualization. Example: Harvard Laboratory for Computer Graphics (and Spatial Analysis) develops SYMAP, producing isoline, choropleth and proximal maps on a line printer
Mediaitems: Early SYMAP image of Connecticut, The GIS History Project, GIS Milestones, Brief Biography
Category: Cartography
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Author: Howard Wainer (1943-)
Comparative experimental test of histogram, hanging histogram and hanging rootogram
Mediaitem: Wainer portrait
Category: Statistics & Graphics
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Authors: Howard Wainer (1943-) & Mark Reiser
"Cartesian rectangle'' to represent 2 x 2 table, experimentally tested against other forms
Mediaitem: Wainer portrait
Category: Statistics & Graphics