Achim Zeileis

Universität Innsbruck


At the end of the rainbow

Fully saturated RGB rainbow colors are still widely used in scientific visualizations despite their widely-recognized disadvantages. A recent wild-caught example is presented, showing its limitations along with a better HCL-based alternative palette. Read more ›

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12:45, restate my assumptions:
  1. Mathematics is the language of nature.
  2. Everything around us can be represented and understood through numbers
  3. If you graph these numbers, patterns emerge.
Therefore: There are patterns everywhere in nature.
Pi (1998)