R Dataset / Package datasets / discoveries

Submitted by pmagunia on March 9, 2018 - 1:06 PM
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
Attachment Size
dataset-43329.csv 723 bytes
Documentation

Yearly Numbers of Important Discoveries

Description

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

Usage

discoveries

Format

A time series of 100 values.

Source

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

References

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

Examples

require(graphics)
plot(discoveries, ylab = "Number of important discoveries",
     las = 1)
title(main = "discoveries data set")
--

Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.

Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0

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