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I’m really looking forward to attending this 👇 #Nightingale2020 has been one of the few things worth celebrating this year! Her lessons on sanitation couldn’t be more relevant.
As part of the bicentennary celebrations of the birth of the first @RoyalStatSoc woman elected fellow, at the society we’ve also organised several events throughout the year… Florence Nightingale, Lady with the lamp, Polar area diagram
@RoyalStatSoc At @statsyss we were particularly proud to organise #FloViz,a #dataviz competition to reinterpret her famous polar diagram. The winning entries by @gunning_edward @sianbladon & Roddy Jaques 👇were announced on her birthday, you can see them:… 3 reinterpretations of the polar area diagram, winning of th
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Today is the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale and throughout the day we will be posting a thread about her influence on the world of statistics. #Nightingale2020
She is credited with developing a form of the pie chart now known as the polar area diagram, also known as the Nightingale Rose, which made multiple comparisons on one diagram possible.
Nightingale's most famous two graphics included an illustration of what she called the "loss of an army" in Crimea, as well a comprehensive statistical study of sanitation in Indian rural life. #Nightingale2020 #FlorenceNightingale
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