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Linnaeus and Big Data
Staffan Mueller-Wille
University of Exeter
S.E.W.Mueller-Wille@exeter.ac.uk
2010
2007
2008
Linnaeus and Big Data
I. Linnaeus as a science popularizer
– Those who complain of information overload are
usually the on...
I. LINNAEUS AS A SCIENCE POPULARIZER
Linnaeus in Sami clothes Martin Hoffmann
C. >linnaeus, Musa cliffortiana (1736)
Hortus Cliffortianus Oil-painting 1737
(A) Travelroutes of Linnaeus’s students; (B) Distribution of Linnaeus’s
II. LINNAEUS AS A PIONEER OF
INFORMATION PROCESSING
Fundamenta Botanica 1731-1733
Fundamenta Botanica 1731-1733
Fundamenta Botanica 1731-1733
Species Plantarum
manuscript 1746
Species Plantarum
manuscript 1746
Linnaeus’s
herbarium cabinet
Linnaeus’s personal copy of
Genera Plantarum (1737)
Linnaeus, Genera Plantarum 1737 and 1742: Platanus
Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, 1797 – copy of Robert Brown
Index cards used by Linnaeus
in the mid-1760s
Linnaeus pat., Linnaeus fil., et al., Supplementum
Plantarum, 1776-1781
Carolus Linnaeus, Fragments of a natural method
Philosophia botanica, Stockholm: Salvius, 1751, Linnean Society London
Tabula genealogico-geographica, 1792
III. WHAT REMAINS OF LINNAEUS
1837
2008
Microbial diversity and lateral gene transfer (2005)
Linnaeus and big data
Linnaeus and big data
Linnaeus and big data
Linnaeus and big data
Linnaeus and big data
Linnaeus and big data
Linnaeus and big data
Linnaeus and big data
Linnaeus and big data
Linnaeus and big data
Linnaeus and big data
Linnaeus and big data
Linnaeus and big data
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Linnaeus and big data

  1. 1. Linnaeus and Big Data Staffan Mueller-Wille University of Exeter S.E.W.Mueller-Wille@exeter.ac.uk
  2. 2. 2010 2007 2008
  3. 3. Linnaeus and Big Data I. Linnaeus as a science popularizer – Those who complain of information overload are usually the ones that create it. I. Linnaeus as a pioneer of information processing – Numbers, Names, and Paper Space. I. What remains of Linnaeus‘ system?
  4. 4. I. LINNAEUS AS A SCIENCE POPULARIZER
  5. 5. Linnaeus in Sami clothes Martin Hoffmann
  6. 6. C. >linnaeus, Musa cliffortiana (1736)
  7. 7. Hortus Cliffortianus Oil-painting 1737
  8. 8. (A) Travelroutes of Linnaeus’s students; (B) Distribution of Linnaeus’s
  9. 9. II. LINNAEUS AS A PIONEER OF INFORMATION PROCESSING
  10. 10. Fundamenta Botanica 1731-1733
  11. 11. Fundamenta Botanica 1731-1733
  12. 12. Fundamenta Botanica 1731-1733
  13. 13. Species Plantarum manuscript 1746
  14. 14. Species Plantarum manuscript 1746
  15. 15. Linnaeus’s herbarium cabinet
  16. 16. Linnaeus’s personal copy of Genera Plantarum (1737)
  17. 17. Linnaeus, Genera Plantarum 1737 and 1742: Platanus
  18. 18. Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, 1797 – copy of Robert Brown
  19. 19. Index cards used by Linnaeus in the mid-1760s
  20. 20. Linnaeus pat., Linnaeus fil., et al., Supplementum Plantarum, 1776-1781
  21. 21. Carolus Linnaeus, Fragments of a natural method Philosophia botanica, Stockholm: Salvius, 1751, Linnean Society London
  22. 22. Tabula genealogico-geographica, 1792
  23. 23. III. WHAT REMAINS OF LINNAEUS
  24. 24. 1837 2008
  25. 25. Microbial diversity and lateral gene transfer (2005)

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