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Re: st: Think graphically, think logarithmically

From   Ronan Conroy <[email protected]>
To   "[email protected]" <[email protected]>
Subject   Re: st: Think graphically, think logarithmically
Date   Tue, 5 Jan 2010 13:43:33 +0000

On 4 Ean 2010, at 17:49, Nick Cox wrote:

Many Statalist members may well have seen this before but

is a superb example of a graph with a logarithmic scale (and some more
or less random whimsy).

Note, in particular, how a familiar object like the Eiffel Tower changes shape when placed on a log scale - a far more striking image than just looking at data rearranging themselves.

A belated happy new year to you all from a cold and frosty Ireland!


Ronan Conroy

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