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8.2.45.17 octave.dataset.discoveries

Static Method: out = discoveries ()

Yearly Numbers of Important Discoveries

Description

The numbers of “great” inventions and scientific discoveries in each year from 1860 to 1959.

Format

year

Year.

discoveries

Number of “great” discoveries that year.

Source

The World Almanac and Book of Facts, 1975 Edition, pages 315–318.

References

McNeil, D. R. (1977). Interactive Data Analysis. New York: Wiley.

Examples

t = octave.dataset.discoveries;

plot (t.year, t.discoveries);
xlabel ("Time"); ylabel ("Number of important discoveries");
title ("discoveries data set");