Fine data art by Thomas Levine

Trees

The analysis of example datasets is like a conversation with the finest statisticians of past decades. Upon such study, one discovers that their rich knowledge extends far beyond statistics. The classic trees datasets are evidence of the significant role of agricultural research in shaping the development of modern statistics

The tree ring dataset holds a dear place in my heart, as it is related to the
first patch I ever submitted to R: CVS revision 73195.

Tree rings

210 mm × 297 mm, watercolor

The felled black cherry trees dataset brings me fond memories of my time at
university, where one of my statistics professors would use the dataset as
a teaching example.

Felled black cherry trees 1

24 in × 18 in, watercolor

Coplots of the log-girth and log-volume by height show us a strong pattern that
is consistent across trees of different heights.

Felled black cherry trees 2

24 in × 18 in, watercolor

Growth of Loblolly pines 1

18 in × 24 in, watercolor

Asymptotic regression fit of Loblolly pine trees

Growth of Loblolly pines 2

18 in × 24 in, watercolor

Fine data art by Thomas Levine

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