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...
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...
Pranab K. Sen
Pranab Kumar Sen (born November 7, 1937 in Calcutta, India) is a statistician, a professor of statistics and the Cary C. Boshamer Professor of Biostatistics at the University of North Carolina at Chap...
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...
Shuffling
Shuffling is a procedure used to randomize a deck of playing cards to provide an element of chance in card games. Shuffling is often followed by a cut, to help ensure that the shuffler has not manipul...
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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...
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, ...
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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David Salsburg
David S. Salsburg (born 1931) gained a lot of fame as the author of The Lady Tasting Tea, subtitled How Statistics Revolutionized Science in the Twentieth Century. The Lady Tasting Tea starts during a...
David S. Moore
David S. Moore is an American statistician, who is known for his leadership of statistics education for many decades.
David S. Moore received his A.B. from Princeton University and the Ph.D. from ...
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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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...
Raghu Raj Bahadur
Raghu Raj Bahadur (30 April 1924 – 7 July 1997) was an Indian statistician considered by peers to be "one of the architects of the modern theory of mathematical statistics".
Bahadur was born in D...
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Quinn McNemar
Quinn Michael McNemar (February 20, 1901 – July 3, 1986) was an American psychologist and statistician. He is known for his work on IQ tests, for his book Psychological Statistics (1949) and for McNem...
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...
Herman Chernoff
Herman Chernoff (born July 1, 1923, New York) is an American applied mathematician, statistician and physicist formerly a professor at MIT and currently working at Harvard University.In 2012 he became...