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Michael Friendly

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Michael Friendly

Michael Friendly is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association, Professor of Psychology, founding Chair of the graduate program in Quantitative Methods at York University, and an Associate Coordinator with the Statistical Consulting Service. He received his doctorate in Psychology from Princeton University, specializing in Psychometrics and Cognitive Psychology.

In addition to his research interests in psychology, Professor Friendly has broad experience in data analysis, statistics and computer applications. He is the author of Discrete Data Analysis with R: Visualization and Modeling Techniques four Categorical and Count Data. He is also the author of SAS for Statistical Graphics, 1st Edition and Visualizing Categorical Data, both published by SAS Institute, and an Associate Editor of the Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics and Statistical Science His recent work includes the further development of graphical methods for categorical data and multivariate linear models, as well as work on the history of data visualization.

Degrees: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, BS, 1966
Princeton University, MA, 1969
Princeton University, PhD, 1971

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Address: Psychology Department,
226 Behavioral Science Bldg
York University
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, ON, M3J 1P3, Canada
Telephone: +1 (416) 736-2100 x 66249
Twitter: @datavisFriendly
Email: friendly AT yorku DOT ca

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