(1924–98; b. London, England; d. Blackheath, England)
English statistician. Burman was educated at Cambridge U and then spent two years working for the Ministry of Supply. He was the co-author with Plackett of the 1946 paper that introduced the influential Plackett–Burman designs (see factorial experiment). His career was spent working at the Bank of England, which he joined in 1946. His later work was concerned with the development of ARMA models.
Subjects: Probability and Statistics.