List of examples of Stigler's law

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Stigler's law concerns the supposed tendency of eponymous expressions for scientific discoveries to honor people other than their respective originators.

Examples include:

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  1. ^ "Bessemer process". Encyclopædia Britannica 2. 2005. p. 168. 
  2. ^ "Kelly, William". Encyclopædia Britannica 6. 2005. p. 791. 
  3. ^ Heath, I. "Unacceptable File Operations in a Relational Database." Proc. 1971 ACM SIGFIDET Workshop on Data Description, Access, and Control, San Diego, California (November 11–12, 1971).
  4. ^ Date, C.J. Database in Depth: Relational Theory for Practitioners. O'Reilly (2005), p. 142.
  5. ^ Grimmett, Geoffrey (2006). "Random‑Cluster Measures". The Random‑Cluster Model. Grundlehren der Mathematischen Wissenschaften. Springer. p. 6. ASIN B000UTDCSS. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-32891-9_1. ISBN 978-3-540-32891-9. ISSN 0072-7830. LCCN 2006925087. OCLC 262691034. OL 4105561W. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2016-02-13. There is a critical temperature for this phenomenon, often called the Curie point after Pierre Curie, who reported this discovery in his 1895 thesis ... In an example of Stigler’s Law ... the existence of such a temperature was discovered before 1832 by [Claude] Pouillet.... 
  6. ^ Hodrick, Robert, and Edward C. Prescott (1997), "Postwar U.S. Business Cycles: An Empirical Investigation," Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, 29 (1), 1–16.
  7. ^ Whittaker, E. T. (1923): On a new method of graduation, Proceedings of the Edinburgh Mathematical Association, 78, 81-89 - as quoted in Philips 2010
  8. ^ Cf. Clifford A. Pickover, De Arquímides a Hawking,p. 137
  9. ^ PhD-Design Discussion List, 7 January 2013, https://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/cgi-bin/webadmin?A2=ind1301&L=phd-design&D=0&P=11022
  10. ^ Physics, Robert Resnick, David Halliday, Kenneth S. Krane. volume 4, 4th edition, chapter 46
  11. ^ Parkinson, J, Bedford, DE. Electrocardiographic changes during brief attacks of angina pectoris. Lancet 1931; 1:15.
  12. ^ Brow, GR, Holman, DV. Electrocardiographic study during a paroxysm of angina pectoris. Am Heart J 1933; 9:259.
  13. ^ Prinzmetal, M, Kennamer, R, Merliss, R, et al. A variant form of angina pectoris. Preliminary report. Am Heart J 1959; 27:375.
  14. ^ Grattan-Guinness, Ivor (1997): The Rainbow of Mathematics, pp. 563-564. New York, WW Norton.
  15. ^ Powers, David M W (1998). "Applications and explanations of Zipf's law". Association for Computational Linguistics: 151–160.