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Author: Willebrord van Roijen Snell (1580-1626)
First use of Frisius' method of trigonometric triangulation to produce locations of major cities in Holland; foundation of geodesy
Mediaitems: Snell, biographical sketch, Snellius portrait
Category: Statistics & Graphics
Author: Michael F. van Langren (1598-1675)
First visual representation of statistical data: variations in determination of longitude between Toledo and Rome
Mediaitem: Langren image
Category: Statistics & Graphics
Author: Michael Faraday (1791-1867)
An increasing number of scientific publications begin to contain graphs and diagrams which describe, but do not analyze, natural phenomena (magnetic variation, weather, tides, etc.)
Mediaitem: Faraday diagram of a magnet with lines of force
Category: Other
Author: Michael Faraday (1791-1867)
Graphical analysis of natural phenomena begins to appear on a regular basis in scientific publications, particularly in England. For example, in 1832, Faraday proposes pictorial representation of electric and magnetic lines of force.
Mediaitems: Faraday biography with portraits, Faraday portrait, Faraday's iron filing diagrammes, the earliest ever made, Faraday biography
Category: Statistics & Graphics
Author: Michael George Mulhall (1836-1900)
Pictogram, used to represent data by icons proportional to a number
Mediaitems: 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
Author: Martin F. P. Costelloe
College course in statistical graphic methods, "The Graphic Method'' (possibly the first)