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Corrado Govoni

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — Probability and Statistics.

(1884–1965; b. Motta di Livenza, Italy; d. Rome, Italy)

Italian statistician. Gini studied statistics as a compulsory part of his study of law at U Bologna. He realized that...

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John Arbuthnot

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — Probability and Statistics.

(1667–1735; b. Inverbervie, Scotland; d. London, England)

Scottish mathematician and royal physician. In 1692 the first English work on probability was Arbuthnot's translation of...

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Strang, John (1795–1863), author and statistician

T. W. Bayne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Probability and Statistics. 816 words.

Strang, John (1795–1863), author and statistician, was born on 10 February 1795 in Charlotte Street, Dowanhill, just beyond the then western boundary of Glasgow, the son of John Strang (d....

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