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Activity Number: 52 - The 2018 Statistical Computing and Graphics Award
Type: Invited
Date/Time: Sunday, July 28, 2019 : 4:00 PM to 5:50 PM
Sponsor: Section on Statistical Computing
Abstract #307408
Title: Visible and Invisible: Statistical Graphics and Computing Infrastructure
Author(s): Thomas Lumley*
Companies: University of Auckland

Statistical programming environments do not just expand what we can do, they expand what we can think of doing. I will talk about Luke Tierney's visible influence on interactive graphics through XLISP-Stat and his invisible influence on the ability of R to grow with modern computing demands.

Authors who are presenting talks have a * after their name.

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