Frederick Mosteller

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'''Frederick Mosteller''' (1916-2006), one of the most eminent statisticians of the 20th century, was an amateur card magician.
 
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== Biography ==
 
Before World War II was an Instructor in Mathematics at Princeton University. During the conflict, served as a Research
 
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Latest revision as of 06:59, 3 May 2014

Frederick Mosteller
BornDecember 24, 1916
Clarksburg, West Virginia
DiedJuly 23, 2006 (age 89)
Arlington, Virginia

Frederick Mosteller (1916-2006), one of the most eminent statisticians of the 20th century, was an amateur card magician.

Biography

Before World War II was an Instructor in Mathematics at Princeton University. During the conflict, served as a Research Mathematician with the Statistical Research Group of Princeton University.[1]

Later became head of the Statistics Department at Harvard and helped Persi Diaconis get in to Harvard.[2][3]

References

  1. By Thompson, Jr., J.G.. "My Best", 1945, p. 370
  2. Martin Gardner, in his words, Magic, April 2000
  3. http://genealogy.math.ndsu.nodak.edu/id.php?id=35033
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