John W. Tukey: his life and professional contributions

@article{Brillinger2002JohnWT,
  title={John W. Tukey: his life and professional contributions},
  author={David R. Brillinger},
  journal={Annals of Statistics},
  year={2002},
  volume={30},
  pages={1535-1575}
}
ion, calculation, free assembly, logical solidity and security, precision, quantitativeness and symbolism. JWT indicated that he learned statistics by reading the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Supplement, and he often recommended this approach to others. In the 1948 issue of American Men of Science Tukey listed his interests as point set topology, fire control equipment, military analysis, mathematical and applied statistics. This list remained in his entry as the years passed. 7… Expand
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