YOU LIKELY KNOW THIS PERSON’S NAME . . . BUT CAN YOU GUESS IT?

This important historical figure…
a) … is now seen as a true pioneer in the graphical representation of statistics;
b) … invented the “coxcomb,” a kind of pie graph with wedges of varying sizes;
c) … was honored in a BBC documentary entitled, “The Passionate Statistician.”

The answer: http://www.amstat.org/publications/jse/v12n1/maindonald.html

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