Analyzing and Visualizing Spreadsheets
June 2, 2014 Leave a comment
Today, an increasing number of researchers share a thesis/dissertation via figshare. Are you interested in reading a thesis deposited in figshare that is most viewed? It’s entitled “Analyzing and Visualizing Spreadsheets’. It starts with the interesting brief history of spreadsheets:
Although the electronic spreadsheet was ﬁrst conceived in the sixties, the idea of laying out numbers in a grid dates as far back as the Babylonian times. The Plimpton 322, a Babylonian tablet from 1800 BC, lists the Pythagorean triplets in a very spreadsheet-like form.
You can view and download this thesis from here.