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Fostering Effective Energy Transition 2021 edition – WEF report
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MIT Technology Review Insights – The Green Future Index 2021
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Google and Siemens combine forces to address AI at the industrial edge
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PwC Report – Time for trust: How blockchain will transform business and the economy
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Scatterplot comparing Spearman and Pearson correlation 1
Scatterplot comparing Pearson and Spearman correlation 2
Python Code for Scatterplot comparing Pearson and Spearman correlation 2
Scatterplot comparing Spearman and Pearson correlation 3
The Standard Normal Probability Distribution with shaded regions
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The Grampian Prepared Foods Factory, Industrial Estate Road, UK
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Visualisation of how standard deviation (σ) is calculated
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Processing facilities at the Essakane Mine in Burkina Faso
Excess Kurtosis Beta Distribution with mean for full range and variance from 0.05 to 0.25
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Graph of bias in estimated standard deviation vs. alpha (significance level) and N (sample size)
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3D representation of a hierarchical tree defining a classification (cluster) performed after a factorial analysis of the multiple correspondences on the "tea" dataset available under R with FactoMineR
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This is based on a print of the “Single Malt Whisky Flavor Map” which was designed by the “Friends of the Classic Malts”, Glasgow, and published in free copies 2007
Dave Broom was named as the Editor. Diageo funded the project.
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Cameronbridge Distillery, Scotland. This Diageo distillery is the birthplace of Cameronbridge pure grain whisky, and it is also where Gordons Gin, Smirnoff Vodka and other 'exotic' spirits are distilled
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Norbord Factory, Scotland. Manufacturers of engineered wood based panel products
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Visit of an EITI commission 2008 in Ghana: In the caldera of the Ahafo mine, an open-pit mine of the Newmont Ghana Gold Limited
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Processing scheme for the Rosebel Gold Mine in Suriname
VisIt's Scatter plot allows for the visualisation of multivariate data of up to four dimensions
The Scatter plot takes multiple scalar variables and uses them for different axes in phase space. The different variables are combined to form coordinates in the phase space and they are displayed using glyphs and coloured using another scalar variable.
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Box-plot of normal and non normal distribution. Created with R
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The Ravensthorpe Nickel Mine, Western Australia
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An example of the bivariate Gaussian (normal), Student-t, Gumbel, and Clayton copulæ
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This is number 5 Blast Furnace located at the Port Talbot Corus (now Tata) Steel Plant, UK
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Data fusion involves techniques that combine data from multiple sources (dimension #1 & #2) and gather that information in order to achieve inferences (see scatter plot)
More effective and potentially more accurate than using a single source of data (one or the other histogram).
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Aluminium smelter of TRIMET Aluminium, Essen, Germany
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International Paper Company, Georgetown, USA
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Image of random data plus trend, with best-fit line and smoothing curves
The data is 1000 points, with a trend of 1-in-100, with random normal noise of SD 10 superimposed. The r2 fit of the raw data is 0.08; of the 10-pt-smoothed, 0.57; of 100-pt-smoothed, 0.97. For the raw data, the simple trend line explains almost none of the variance of the time series (only 8%). For the 100-pt filtering, the trend line explains almost all of the data (97%). The trend lines are almost identical as are the confidence levels. It shows that a low r2 value should not be interpreted as evidence of lack of trend.
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Twin Creeks gold mine, Nevada, USA; Carlin-style mineralisation in Mesozoic sedimentary rocks
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Terra Mineralia. Minerals Exhibition TU Bergakademie Freiberg (Gypsum with Calcite in foreground)
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