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Chandler, Seth Carlo, Jr.

W. E. Carter.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Astronomy and Astrophysics; Probability and Statistics. 1230 words.

Chandler, Seth Carlo, Jr. (16 September 1846–31 December 1913), astronomer, geodesist, and actuary, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Seth Carlo Chandler, Sr., a businessman,...

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Guggenheim, Edward Armand

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry; Probability and Statistics; Physics. 873 words.

Guggenheim, Edward Armand (1901–1970), physical chemist, physicist, and statistician, was born on 11 August 1901 in Manchester, the elder son of the family of three children of Armand...

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Taylor series

Overview page. Subjects: Probability and Statistics — Physics.

A series representation for a function f having continuous derivatives of all orders. The series is It is the Maclaurin series of F, where F(x)=f(a+x), so in the case a=0 the Taylor and...

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