Lambert Alphonse Jacques, 1796-1857. Belgian astronomer and mathematician.
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Quetelet, "a brilliant promoter of statistical methods" who
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Hardy's map not only suggests the renewed interest in space in the nineteenth-century imagination but, like the works of other cartographers (i.e., Dupin, Balbi, Guerry, and Quetelet), it establishes strong patterns of identification between humankind and the land itself.
In 1823 the Belgian astronomer Lambert Adolphe Quetelet was able to see the outer ring "divided in two" through a 10-inch refractor at Paris Observatory.
Friedrichs, "White-Collar Crime and the Definitional Quagmire: A Provisional Solution"; Piers Beirne, "The Invention of Positive Criminology: An Introduction to Quetelet's `Social Mechanics of Crime"'; Walter S.
A measure of thinness - Quetelet's Body Mass Index (BMI) - was computed (weight in kilograms/height in meters squared) for each athlete from these self-reported heights and weights.
Quetelet 1968 (1842); Oettingen 1882; Herz 1908; Lombroso 1918; Aschaffenburg 1913; Bonger 1916; Von Mayr 1917; Brearly 1932; Cohen 1941; Falk 1952; Deutsch 1978; Michael and Zumpe 1983; Warren et al.
She weighed 89.5kg and was 1.6 m in height, a Quetelet Index of 35 indicating severe obesity which had been present when she became pregnant at the age of 43.
There's a chasm, after all, between the physical typologies of Broca, Quetelet, or Lombroso and, say, Louis Pasteur or Claude Bernard - perhaps because the latter two had already taken a giant step into the invisible.
Setting forth from an eighteenth-century base line, Cesare Beccari and the classical school of criminology, and the cyclical lunar - or some would say lunatic - theory of nineteenth-century Quetelet, we progress to the anthropological approach of Lombroso and his somatic theorisings, which lead on to the Sheldonian soma types and, in extremis, to Gleuck and the novel Gluteus maximus 'phrenology'!
Like his contemporary, the Belgian Adolphe Quetelet, he was excited to demonstrate that statistics revealed that deviant behavior had a persistent structuring.
Age, Quetelet index, fasting glucose, serum uric acid, and diastolic blood pressure were found to have significant positive correlations (P < .05) with the baseline serum creatinine level.