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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
Author: Edward Walter Maunder (1851-1928)
Use of the "butterfly diagram'' to study the variation of sunspots over time, leading to the discovery that they were markedly reduced in frequency from 1645--1715 (the "Maunder minimum''). [Earlier work, started in 1843 by H. Schwabe, showed that sunspots exhibit an approximately twenty-two year cycle, with each eleven-year cycle of sunspots followed by a reversal of the direction of the sun's magnetic field]
Mediaitems: Maunder's butterfly diagram, The sunspot cycle, The butterfly diagram, 1904 Butterfly Diagram: Sunspots
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)
Category: Technology
Author: Howard Gray Funkhouser (1898-1984)
First modern review of the early history of statistical graphics
Category: Statistics & Graphics
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
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
Authors: R. M. Goldwyn (1936-1994) & J. H. Siegel & Herman P. Friedman (c. 1930-2010)
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]
Mediaitems: Star plot, description and example, Star plot of crime rates in US cities
Category: Statistics & Graphics
Author: Howard Wainer (1943-)
Comparative experimental test of histogram, hanging histogram and hanging rootogram
Mediaitem: Wainer portrait
Category: Statistics & Graphics
Authors: John W. Tukey (1915-2000) & M. A. Fishkeller (1915-2000) & Jerome H. Friedman
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
Mediaitem: Friedman portrait
Category: Statistics & Graphics
Authors: Herman Chernoff (1923-) & M. H. Rizvi
Experiment showing random permutations of features used in Chernoff's faces affect error rate of classification by about 25 percent
Mediaitem: Chernoff faces
Category: Statistics & Graphics
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