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Chandler, Seth Carlo, Jr.

W. E. Carter.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Astronomy and Astrophysics; Probability and Statistics. 1230 words.

Chandler, Seth Carlo, Jr. (16 September 1846–31 December 1913), astronomer, geodesist, and actuary, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Seth Carlo Chandler, Sr., a businessman,...

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fast Fourier transform

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography — Probability and Statistics.

(FFT)

An algorithm (e.g. the Cooley–Tukey method) which enables the Fourier transformation of digitized wave-forms to be accomplished more rapidly by computer than would be...

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geostatistics

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A subject involving ideas from geology, mathematics, mining engineering, and statistics. It is principally concerned with methods of analysis for spatial processes, the motivation being the...

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longitudinal data

Overview page. Subjects: Probability and Statistics — Earth Sciences and Geography.

Information on one or more areas over periods of time; for example, on changes in human reproduction (Reher et al. (2007) Pop. & Dev. Rev. 33, 4).

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