Nan Laird
Nan M. Laird is a professor in Biostatistics at Harvard School of Public Health. She served as Chair of the Department from 1990 to 1999. She was the Henry Pickering Walcott Professor of Biostatistic...
Micah Altman
Micah Altman (born August 31, 1967 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States), is an American Social and Information scientist who conducts research in Social science informatics. He is known for his work...
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Frederick Ludwig Hoffman
Frederick Ludwig Hoffman (1865 Varel, Germany - 1946) was a United States statistician who showed great foresight on some public health issues, though his work in some areas was biased by racist views...
Ken Pomeroy
Ken Pomeroy is the creator of a popular college basketball website and statistical archive, kenpom.com. His website includes his College Basketball Ratings, tempo-free statistics for every NCAA Men's ...
Alfred J. Lotka
Alfred James Lotka (March 2, 1880 – December 5, 1949) was a US mathematician, physical chemist, and statistician, famous for his work in population dynamics and energetics. An American biophysici...
Elizabeth Scott (mathematician)
Elizabeth Scott (November 23, 1917 – December 20, 1988) was an American mathematician specializing in statistics.Scott was born in Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Her family moved to Berkeley, California ...
Helen Berg
Helen Berg (July 15, 1932 – August 13, 2010) was an American statistician and politician. Berg served as the first female mayor of Corvallis, Oregon, from 1994 until 2006. She was also the longest se...
Solomon Kullback
Solomon Kullback (1907 – 1994) was an American cryptanalyst and mathematician, who was one of the first three employees hired by William F. Friedman at the US Army's Signal Intelligence...
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Walter A. Shewhart
Walter Andrew Shewhart (pronounced like "shoe-heart",March 18, 1891 – March 11, 1967) was an American physicist, engineer and statistician, sometimes known as the father of statistical quality c...
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Lemuel Shattuck
Lemuel Shattuck (15 October 1793, Ashby, Massachusetts - 17 January 1859, Boston, Massachusetts) was a Boston politician, historian, bookseller and publisher.
He taught at Troy and Albany, NY and ...
Herman Hollerith
Herman Hollerith (February 29, 1860 – November 17, 1929) was an American statistician and inventor who developed a mechanical tabulator based on punched cards to rapidly tabulate statistics from milli...
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Peter Nemenyi
Peter Björn Nemenyi (April 14, 1927 - May 20, 2002) was an American mathematician, who worked in statistics. He was professor of mathematics at the University of Wisconsin. Several statistical tests, ...
Allyn Abbott Young
Allyn Abbott Young (1876–1929) was a celebrated American economist. He was born into a middle-class family in Kenton, Ohio on September 19, 1876 and died aged 52 in London on March 7, 1929, his life c...
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Henry Mann
Henry Berthold Mann (27 October 1905, Vienna – 1 February 2000, Tucson) was a professor of mathematics and statistics at Ohio State University. Mann proved the Schnirelmann-Landau conjecture in numbe...
Leo Katz (statistician)
Leo Katz (29 November 1914 in Detroit – 6 May 1976) was an American statistician. Katz largely contributed to the area of Social Network Analysis. In 1953, he introduced a centrality measure nam...
George Gallup, Jr.
George Horace Gallup, Jr. (April 9, 1930 – November 21, 2011) was an American pollster, writer and executive at the The Gallup Organization, which had been founded by his father, George Gallup. Gallup...
A. Ross Eckler, Jr.
Albert Ross Eckler, Jr. (born August 29, 1927) is a logologist and statistician, and author, the son of statistician A. Ross Eckler. He received a B.A. from Swarthmore College and a Ph.D. in mathemati...
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Frank Wilcoxon
Frank Wilcoxon (2 September 1892 in County Cork, Ireland - 18 November 1965, Tallahassee, Florida, USA) was a chemist and statistician, known for the development of several statistical tests.Frank Wil...
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Joseph Kruskal
Joseph Bernard Kruskal, Jr. (/ˈkrʌskəl/; January 29, 1928 – September 19, 2010) was an American mathematician, statistician, computer scientist and psychometrician. He was a student at the University ...
Cyrus Derman
Cyrus Derman (July 16, 1925 – April 27, 2011) was an American mathematician and amateur musician who did research in Markov decision process, stochastic processes, operations research, statistics a...
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Kenneth Massey
Kenneth Massey is an American sports statistician known for his development of a methodology for ranking and rating sports teams in a variety of sports. His ratings have been a part of the Bowl Champi...
Samuel S. Wilks
Samuel Stanley Wilks (June 17, 1906 – March 7, 1964) was an American mathematician and academic who played an important role in the development of mathematical statistics, especially in regard to...