Re: [R] [OT] vernacular names for circular diagrams

From: Peter Jepsen <PJ_at_dce.au.dk>
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2008 21:17:16 +0100

If anyone is interested in seeing "Nightingale's Coxcomb" a.k.a. "Nightingale's Rose", it can be seen at http://www.economist.com/world/europe/displaystory.cfm?story_id=10278643.

Best regards,
Peter.

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Fra: r-help-bounces_at_r-project.org [mailto:r-help-bounces_at_r-project.org] På vegne af Rolf Turner Sendt: 28. januar 2008 20:54
Til: roger koenker
Cc: r-help
Emne: Re: [R] [OT] vernacular names for circular diagrams

Thank you!

        cheers,

                Rolf

On 29/01/2008, at 8:38 AM, roger koenker wrote:

> Howard Wainer (Graphical Discovery, PUP, 2005, p 20) gives
> this dubious honor to Playfair (1759- 1823). Nightingale (1820-
> 1910) was far too enlightened for this sort of thing, see for example
> her letter to Galton about endowing an Oxford professorship
> in social statistics (reprinted in Karl Pearson's bio of Galton:
>
> http://galton.org/cgi-bin/searchImages/search/pearson/vol2/pages/
> vol2_0482.htm
>
> It sets a very ambitious agenda that we have not yet made much
> progress on...
>
>
> url: www.econ.uiuc.edu/~roger Roger Koenker
> email rkoenker_at_uiuc.edu Department of Economics
> vox: 217-333-4558 University of Illinois
> fax: 217-244-6678 Champaign, IL 61820
>
>
> On Jan 28, 2008, at 1:10 PM, Rolf Turner wrote:
>
>>
>> On 28/01/2008, at 12:07 AM, Peter Dalgaard wrote:
>>
>>> Jean lobry wrote:
>>>>>
>>
>> <snip>
>>
>>>>> about an hour North of Paris. Her father inquired -
>>>>> coincidentally during the cheese course - what work I was
>>>>> doing in Paris; I replied that I was researching the
>>>>> activities of a Scot, William Playfair, during the
>>>>> revolutionary period. I told him that Playfair had invented
>>>>> several statistical graphs, including the pie chart
>>
>> <snip>
>>
>>
>> I have been for many years under the impression that the pie chart
>> was invented by Florence Nightingale. Am I misinformed?
>>
>> cheers,
>>
>> Rolf Turner
>>
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