Bradley Efron
Bradley Efron (born May 24, 1938) is an American statistician best known for proposing the bootstrap resampling technique, which has had a major impact in the field of statistics and virtually every a...
List of presidents of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics
The President of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics is the highest officer of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS), and, together with the President-Elect and Past President, sets the ...
Theodore Wilbur Anderson
Theodore (Ted) Wilbur Anderson (born June 5, 1918) is an American mathematician and statistician who has specialized in the analysis of multivariate data. Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, he was award...
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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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Stephen Fienberg
Stephen Elliott Fienberg (born November 27, 1942) is the Maurice Falk University Professor of Statistics and Social Science in the Department of Statistics, the Machine Learning Department, Heinz Coll...
Joseph Leo Doob
Joseph Leo "Joe" Doob (February 27, 1910 – June 7, 2004) was an American mathematician, specializing in analysis and probability theory.The theory of martingales was developed by Doob.
Doob was b...
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Louis Chen Hsiao Yun
Louis Chen Hsiao Yun is Distinguished Professor of mathematics and statistics at the National University of Singapore.Chen earned his BSc (Honours) from University of Singapore in 1964 and completed h...
Z. W. Birnbaum
Zygmunt Wilhelm Birnbaum (18 October 1903 – 15 December 2000) was a Polish-American mathematician and statistician who contributed to functional analysis, nonparametric testing and estimation, probabi...
Jacob Wolfowitz
Jacob Wolfowitz (March 19, 1910 – July 16, 1981) was a Polish-born American statistician and Shannon Award-winning information theorist. He was the father of former United States Deputy Secretary of ...
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George E. P. Box
George Edward Pelham Box FRS (18 October 1919 – 28 March 2013) was a statistician, who worked in the areas of quality control, time-series analysis, design of experiments, and Bayesian inference....
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Donald Burkholder
Donald Lyman Burkholder (January 19, 1927 - April 14, 2013) was an American mathematician known for his contributions to probability theory, particularly the theory of martingales. The Burkholder–Davi...
Persi Diaconis
Persi Warren Diaconis (born January 31, 1945) is an American mathematician and former professional magician. He is the Mary V. Sunseri Professor of Statistics and Mathematics at Stanford Universi...
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Raj Chandra Bose
Raj Chandra Bose (19 June 1901 – 31 October 1987) was an Indian American mathematician and statistician best known for his work in design theory and the theory of error-correcting codes in which t...
Henry Louis Rietz
Henry Louis Rietz (24 August 1875, Gilmore, Ohio – 7 December 1943, Iowa City, Iowa) was an American mathematician, actuarial scientist, and statistician, who was a leader in the development of statis...
Erich Leo Lehmann
Erich Leo Lehmann (20 November 1917 – 12 September 2009) was an American statistician, who made a major contribution to nonparametric hypothesis testing. He is one of the eponyms of the Lehmann–Scheff...
Frederick Mosteller
Charles Frederick Mosteller (December 24, 1916 – July 23, 2006), usually known as Frederick Mosteller, was one of the most eminent statisticians of the 20th century. He was the founding chairman ...
Harold Hotelling
Harold Hotelling (/ˈhoʊtəlɪŋ/; September 29, 1895 – December 26, 1973) was a mathematical statistician and an influential economic theorist.He was Associate Professor of Mathematics at Stanford Univer...
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W. Edwards Deming
William Edwards Deming (October 14, 1900 – December 20, 1993) was an American engineer, statistician, professor, author, lecturer, and management consultant. Educated initially as an electrical engine...
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David Blackwell
David Harold Blackwell (April 24, 1919 – July 8, 2010) was Professor Emeritus of Statistics at the University of California, Berkeley, and is one of the eponyms of the Rao–Blackwell theorem. Bor...
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William Gemmell Cochran
William Gemmell Cochran (15 July 1909, Rutherglen – 29 March 1980, Orleans, Massachusetts) was a prominent statistician; he was born in Scotland but spent most of his life in the United States.Cochran...
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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Stephen Stigler
Stephen Mack Stigler (born August 10, 1941) is Ernest DeWitt Burton Distinguished Service Professor at the Department of Statistics of the University of Chicago. He was born in Minneapolis. His resear...
S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan
Sathamangalam Ranga Iyengar Srinivasa Varadhan FRS (born 2 January 1940) is an Indian American mathematician who is known for his fundamental contributions to probability theory and in particular for ...
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Henry Scheffé
Henry Scheffé (New York City, USA, 11 April 1907 – Berkeley, California, USA, 5 July 1977) was an American statistician.He is known for the Lehmann–Scheffé theorem and Scheffé's method.
Scheffé wa...
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Ingram Olkin
Ingram Olkin (born July 23, 1924) is a professor emeritus and chair of statistics and education at Stanford University and the Stanford Graduate School of Education. He is known for developing statist...
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Nanny Wermuth
Nanny Wermuth (born 4 December 1943) is the Professor emerita of Statistics, Chalmers University of Technology/University of Gothenburg. Her research interests are Multivariate statistical models and ...
James Berger (statistician)
James O. Berger (born April 6, 1950 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) is an American statistician. He received a Ph.D. in mathematics from Cornell University in 1974. He was a faculty member in the Departmen...
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Jerzy Neyman
Jerzy Neyman ForMemRS (April 16, 1894 – August 5, 1981), born Jerzy Spława-Neyman, was a Polish mathematician and statistician who spent the first part of his professional career in various institutio...
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William Kruskal
William Henry ("Bill") Kruskal (/ˈkrʌskəl/; October 10, 1919 – April 21, 2005) was an American mathematician and statistician. He is best known for having formulated the Kruskal–Wallis one-way analys...