"Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss" returned 14 hits

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Author: Johann Gutenberg (1398-1468)
Invention of moveable type printing press, and printing of the Mazarin bible (leads to a decline in the use of mixed text and graphics)
Mediaitems: Page from the Mazarin bible, Gutenberg type sample, Gutenberg portrait, Movable types in Wikipedia
Category: Technology
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Author: Johann Heinrich Schulze (1687-1687)
Experiments paving the way to the development of photography: Images obtained by action of light on a mixture of chalk, nitric acid, and silver salts
Mediaitems: Schultze portrait, Schulze biographical blurb
Category: Technology
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Author: Johann Heinrich Schulze (1687-1687)
Experiments paving the way to the development of photography: Images obtained by action of light on a mixture of chalk, nitric acid, and silver salts
Mediaitems: Schultze portrait, Schulze biographical blurb
Category: Technology
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Authors: Johann Peter Süssmilch (1707-1767)
Beginnings of the study of population statistics (demography)
Mediaitems: Sussmilch portrait, Image of a page from Sussmilch's book
Category: Statistics & Graphics
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Authors: Johann Heinrich Lambert (1728-1777) & Moses Harris (1730-1785) & Johanes Tobias Mayer (1723-1762)
Diagrams developed to represent color systems. In 1758, Mayer developed a system of constructing and naming many of the possible colours. Lambert extended this with a 3D pyramid indicating "depth'' (saturation).
Mediaitems: Moses Harris' prismatic colour mixture system, from, Johann Heinrich Lambert's color pyramid, from, Tobias Mayer's colour pyramid, from
Category: Other
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Author: Johann Heinrich Lambert (1728-1777)
Curve-fitting and interpolation from empirical data points
Mediaitems: Lambert biography, Lambert portrait
Category: Other
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Author: Johann Heinrich Lambert (1728-1777)
Theory of measurement error as deviations from regular graphed line. (Lambert made the observation that "a diagram does incomparably better service here than a table.''cite[p. 204]{Tilling:1975}
Category: Statistics & Graphics
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Author: Johann Heinrich Lambert (1728-1777)
Repeated systematic application of graphical analysis (line graphs applied to empirical measurements)
Mediaitem: Graph of evaporation of water vs. time
Category: Statistics & Graphics
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Author: Johann Friedrich von Charpentier (1738-1805)
Geological map (distribution of soils, minerals)
Mediaitem: von Charpentier bio blurb (german)
Category: Cartography
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Author: Johann Heinrich Lambert (1728-1777)
Graphical analysis of periodic variation (in soil temperature), and the first semi-graphic display combining tabular and graphical formats
Mediaitems: Lambert graphical table of temperatures, Lambert graph of solar warming vs. lattitude
Category: Statistics & Graphics
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Author: August Friedrich Wilhelm Crome (1753-1833)
Statistical map of production in Europe, possibly the first economic and thematic map (shows geographic distribution of 56 commodities produced in Europe)
Mediaitems: Crome portrait, Wikipedia bio (German)
Category: Cartography
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Author: August Friedrich Wilhelm Crome (1753-1833)
Superimposed squares to compare areas (of European states)
Mediaitem: Crome's 1820 Verhaeltness Karte
Category: Statistics & Graphics
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Author: Ernest Florens Friedrich Chladni (1756-1827)
Visualization of vibration patterns (by spreading a uniform layer of sand on a disk, and observing displacement when vibration is applied)
Mediaitems: Chladni vibration patterns, from, Chladni portrait, Chladni biography, High frequency kink interaction
Category: Other
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Author: Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777-1855)
Methods of determining an orbit from at least three observations; presentation of the least squares method
Mediaitem: Gauss biography
Category: Statistics & Graphics