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Déparcieux, Antoine
Huygens, Christiaan
Lambert, Johann Heinrich
Quetelet, Lambert Adolphe Jacques
'sGravesande, Willem Jacob
David, Florence Nightingale
Elfving, Gustav
Hsu, Pao-Lu
Pitman, Edwin James George
Savage, Leonard Jimmie
Thiele, Thorvald Nicolai
Yule, George Udny
Aitken, Alexander Craig
Bol'shev, Login Nikolaevich
Bortkiewicz, Ladislaus Josephowitsch Von
Bose, Raj Chandra
Chuprov (or Tschuprow), Alexander Alexandrovich
Hartley, Herman Otto
Levy, Paul-Pierre
Lüroth, Jakob
Wilks, Samuel Stanley
Bernstein, Sergei Natanovich
Cantelli, Francesco Paolo
Cauchy, Augustin-Louis
Gnedenko, Boris Vladimirovich
Jordan, Karoly (Charles)
Markov, Andrei Andreevich
Ramsey, Frank Plumpton
Yanson (or Jahnson), Yulii Eduardovich
Yastremskii, Boris Sergeyevich
Bowley, Arthur Lyon
Engel, (Christian Lorenz) Ernst
Fisher, Irving
Franscini, Stefano
Hansen, Morris Howard
Kiaer, Anders Nicolai
Körösy, József
Nightingale, Florence
Slutskii (Slutsky), Evgenii Evgenievich
Westergaard, Harald Ludvig
Willcox, Walter Francis
Winkler, Wilhelm
Goulden, Cyril Harold
Nemchinov, Vasilii Sergeevich
Spearman, Charles Edward
Wilson, Edwin Bidwell
Boltzmann, Ludwig Edward
Maxwell, James Clerk
Scott, Elizabeth Leonard
Wilcoxon, Frank
Mises, Richard Martin Edler, von
Newcomb, Simon
Poisson, Siméon-Denis
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Leading Personalities in Statistical Sciences: From the Seventeenth Century to the Present

Leading Personalities in Statistical Sciences: From the Seventeenth Century to the Present

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A fascinating chronicle of the lives and achievements of the men and women who helped shapethe science of statistics

This handsomely illustrated volume will make enthralling reading for scientists, mathematicians, and science history buffs alike. Spanning nearly four centuries, it chronicles the lives and achievements of more than 110 of the most prominent names in theoretical and applied statistics and probability. From Bernoulli to Markov, Poisson to Wiener, you will find intimate profiles of women and men whose work led to significant advances in the areas of statistical inference and theory, probability theory, government and economic statistics, medical and agricultural statistics, and science and engineering. To help readers arrive at a fuller appreciation of the contributions these pioneers made, the authors vividly re-create the times in which they lived while exploring the major intellectual currents that shaped their thinking and propelled their discoveries.

Lavishly illustrated with more than 40 authentic photographs and woodcuts
* Includes a comprehensive timetable of statistics from the seventeenth century to the present
* Features edited chapters written by 75 experts from around the globe
* Designed for easy reference, features a unique numbering scheme that matches the subject profiled with his or her particular field of interest
A fascinating chronicle of the lives and achievements of the men and women who helped shapethe science of statistics

This handsomely illustrated volume will make enthralling reading for scientists, mathematicians, and science history buffs alike. Spanning nearly four centuries, it chronicles the lives and achievements of more than 110 of the most prominent names in theoretical and applied statistics and probability. From Bernoulli to Markov, Poisson to Wiener, you will find intimate profiles of women and men whose work led to significant advances in the areas of statistical inference and theory, probability theory, government and economic statistics, medical and agricultural statistics, and science and engineering. To help readers arrive at a fuller appreciation of the contributions these pioneers made, the authors vividly re-create the times in which they lived while exploring the major intellectual currents that shaped their thinking and propelled their discoveries.

Lavishly illustrated with more than 40 authentic photographs and woodcuts
* Includes a comprehensive timetable of statistics from the seventeenth century to the present
* Features edited chapters written by 75 experts from around the globe
* Designed for easy reference, features a unique numbering scheme that matches the subject profiled with his or her particular field of interest

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Publish date: Sep 26, 2011
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