Ledyard Tucker
Ledyard R Tucker (19 September 1910 – 16 August 2004) was an American mathematician who specialized in statistics and psychometrics. His Ph.D. advisor at the University of Chicago was Louis Leon Thurs...
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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William J. Youden
William John Youden (April 12, 1900 – March 31, 1971) was a statistician who formulated new statistical techniques in statistical analysis and in designs for experimenters. He developed the "You...
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...
William Sanders (statistician)
Dr. William L. Sanders is an American statistician, a senior research fellow with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He developed the Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS), als...
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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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, ...
Ulf Grenander
Ulf Grenander (born 23 July 1923) is a statistician and a professor of applied mathematics at Brown University.His early research was in probability theory, stochastic processes, time series analysis,...
Debabrata Basu
Debabrata Basu (5 July 1924 – 24 March 2001) was an Indian statistician who made fundamental contributions to the foundations of statistics. Basu invented simple examples that displayed some diff...
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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...
Edwin Thompson Jaynes
Edwin Thompson Jaynes (July 5, 1922 – April 30, 1998) was Wayman Crow Distinguished Professor of Physics at Washington University in St. Louis. He wrote extensively on statistical mechanics and ...
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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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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...
Adrian Raftery
Adrian E. Raftery (born 1955 in Dublin, Ireland) is an Irish and American statistician and sociologist. He is the Blumstein-Jordan Professor of Statistics and Sociology, and founding Director of the C...
Howard B. Myers
Howard B. Myers (February 13, 1901 - March 9, 1956) was an American statistician and economist who held executive posts with several agencies during the New Deal. His work was key in developing the t...
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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C.F. Jeff Wu
C.F. Jeff Wu is the Coca-Cola Chair in Engineering Statistics and Professor in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is known f...
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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 ...
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...