"Michael F. van Langren" returned 13 hits

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Author: Martin F. P. Costelloe
College course in statistical graphic methods, "The Graphic Method'' (possibly the first)
Category: Statistics & Graphics
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Author: Willard Cope Brinton (1880-1957)
Pictograms to represent a series of numbers by icons (combining concepts of the bar graph and pictogram of varying size)
Mediaitems: Comparative pictogram of copper production, Proportion of College Graduates, Google Books: Brinton's Graphic Methods for Presenting Facts, Ranks of states on educational features, Fig 33 (514 x 738; 112K), Michael Stoll's Flicker page on Brinton (1939) Graphic Presentation
Category: Statistics & Graphics
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Authors: F. E. Croxton & J. N. Washburne & R. von Huhn
Spate of articles on experimental tests of statistical graphical forms
Mediaitems: Graphical image used by Washburne: Income, Graphical image used by Washburne: Population of Florence
Category: Statistics & Graphics
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Authors: F. E. Croxton & J. N. Washburne & R. von Huhn
Spate of articles on experimental tests of statistical graphical forms
Mediaitems: Graphical image used by Washburne: Income, Graphical image used by Washburne: Population of Florence
Category: Statistics & Graphics
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Authors: D. H. Leavens & F. C. Martin
"Log Square'' paper ($log y, log x$, for relations which are linear in log scales)
Category: Technology
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Author: David F. Andrews
Form of Fourier series to generate plots of multivariate data
Mediaitem: Fourier function plot image
Category: Statistics & Graphics
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Author: Michael Friendly (1945-)
Mosaic display developed as a visual analysis tool for log-linear models (beginning general methods for visualizing categorical data)
Mediaitems: Tutorial description of mosaic displays, Brief history of the mosaic display, Two-way mosaic of hair color and eye color, Three-way mosaic of hair color, eye color, and sex
Category: Statistics & Graphics
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Author: Michael Friendly (1945-)
Beginnings of the general extension of graphical methods to categorical (frequency) data
Category: Statistics & Graphics