Stephen M. Stigler

Joseph Louis Lagrange1
Leonard Euler1
Pierre Simon Laplace1
Harold Hotelling1
1Joseph Louis Lagrange
1Leonard Euler
1Pierre Simon Laplace
1Harold Hotelling
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  • Stephen M Stigler, Joseph Louis Lagrange, Daniel Bernoulli, Leonard Euler, Pierre Simon Laplace, Carl Friedrich Gauss +5 others
  • 2008
At a superficial level, the idea of maximum likelihood must be prehistoric: early hunters and gatherers may not have used the words " method of maximum likelihood " to describe their choice of where and how to hunt and gather, but it is hard to believe they would have been surprised if their method had been described in those terms. It seems a simple, even(More)
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