Thomas Bayes

(1702—1761) mathematician and Presbyterian minister

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English mathematician remembered for his work in probability, which led to a method of statistical inference based on the theorem that bears his name. His paper on the subject was not published until 1763, after his death.

Subjects: Mathematics.

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