"Stephen E. Fienberg" returned 15 hits

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Author: Tycho Brahe (1546-1601)
Improvements in instruments for accurately measuring positions of stars and planets, providing the most accurate catalog on which later discoveries (e.g., Kepler's laws) would be based
Mediaitems: Parallax diagram, Tycho Brahe's wall quadrant, Tycho Brahe portrait, Galileo project summary of Brahe, Tycho Brahe biography, Tycho Brahe "home page''
Category: Technology
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Author: Jean Talon (1626-1694)
First modern complete demographic census, a record of each individual by name of the 3215 inhabitants of New France
Mediaitems: The great intendant: A chronicle of Jean Talon in Canada (e-book), Jean Talon biography from Statistics Canada, Commentary on first Canadian census by Dan
Category: Statistics & Graphics
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Author: William Petty (1623-1687)
Use of statistics for international comparisons, e.g., London vs. Rome and London vs. Paris, compared in people, housing, hospitals, etc.
Mediaitem: Petty portrait
Category: Statistics & Graphics
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Authors: Pierre-François Verhulst (1804-1849)
Development of the logistic curve, $ y = k / (1 + C e^)$, to describe the growth of human populations
Mediaitems: Verhulst bio, Pierre-Francois Verhulst et la loi logistique de la population, Verhulst portrait
Category: Statistics & Graphics
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Author: Etienne-Jules Marey (1830-1904)
First attempt to survey, describe, and illustrate available graphic methods for experimental data
Mediaitems: Marey portrait, Chronophotographical Projections, Cinema firsts: Marey, Pioneers in Aeromodeling: E. J. Marey, Etienne Jules Marey - Movement in Light (english), Google Books: La M'ethode Graphique
Category: Statistics & Graphics
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Authors: Émile Levasseur (1828-1911)
Comprehensive review of all available statistical graphics presented to the Statistical Society of London, classified as figures, maps, and solids (3D), perhaps the first mature attempt at a systematic classification of graphical forms
Mediaitems: Link to Levasseur's e-texts, Hi-res scan of Levasseur's La Statistique Graphique (15.6M), Four type of graphs illustrated by Levasseur, Area diagram comparing populations of countries to their colonies, Circle diagram of Infant mortality by month in Brussels, Population density in France in 1866
Category: Statistics & Graphics
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Authors: Émile Cheysson (1836-1910)
First anamorphic maps, using a deformation of spatial size to show a quantitative variable (e.g., the decrease in time to travel from Paris to various places in France over 200 years)
Mediaitems: Cheysson portrait, Several concentric versions of France representing relative travel time, Cheysson's Biography, Anamorphic Maps
Category: Statistics & Graphics
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Author: E. P. Cubberly (1900s)
Annual college course in statistical graphical methods
Category: Statistics & Graphics
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Authors: Karl G. Karsten & A. C. Haskell & A. R. Palmer
Numerous textbooks on graphics, describing principles of graphical presentation of numerical information (published at a rate of about two each year), e.g.,
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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Author: Vannevar Bush (1890-1974)
Description of a memex, an associative information retrieval system which would help someone find information based in association and context rather than strict categorical indexing; conceptual creation of "hyperlink'' and the ''World Wide Web''
Mediaitems: Bush biography (with links and images), As We May Think (e-text):
Category: Technology
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Author: E. B. Fowlkes
The first well-known direct manipulation interactive system in statistics: allowed users to interactively control a power transformation in realtime for probability plotting
Category: Technology
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Author: Stephen E. Fienberg (1942-)
"Four-Fold Circular Display'' to represent 2 x 2 table
Mediaitems: Fourfold display, Stephen Fienberg portrait, Fienberg CV and portrait, Friendly (1994) paper (.ps.gz format)
Category: Statistics & Graphics
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Authors: Deborah Swayne (1940-2006) & Di Cook (1960-) & Andreas Buja (1951-) & Forrest Young (1940-2006)
A spate of development and public distribution of highly interactive systems for data analysis and visualization, e.g., XGobi, ViSta
Mediaitems: XGobi screen shot, Swayne portrait, ViSta - The Visual Statistics System, XGobi - multivariate visualization, Young portrait
Category: Technology