An optimized scheme of lettered marine isotope substages for the last 1.0 million years, and the climatostratigraphic nature of isotope stages and substages
- Environmental Science
Critical literacy lessons for the intellectual properties of learning from Bede and Alcuin of York
The concept of intellectual property has much to contribute to cultural literacy. Intellectual property rights are crucial to issues of access to and economics of research and scholarship, and how…
Tables and Early Information Visualization
This chapter considers the deep history of tables as visualization modalities that include: Sumerian accounting tables; chronicles; canon tables; medieval calendars; gridded tables such as urine and eclipse; and tables that communicate conceptual abstractions, such as religious dogma and degrees of blood relation.
Exploring the Origins of Tables for Information Visualization
- Computer Science2011 15th International Conference on Information Visualisation
Analysis of Sumerian accounting tables, chronicles, canon tables, and medieval calendars as representations of some of the earliest milestones in information visualization demonstrates the need to visualize information had driven the invention of representations that transformed the way information has been communicated and used.
Astronomical Activity in Portugal in the Fourteenth Century
A codex written in the first half of the fourteenth century, for the most part in Portuguese, containing a miscellaneous series of tables, texts and a copy of the Almanac of 1307, which is also extant in Latin, Catalan, Castilian, and Hebrew.