Corrado Govoni


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(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 statistics provided a means of measuring social phenomena and this became his specialism. He was the founder of the first Department of Statistics in Italy (at U Rome), in 1936.

Subjects: Literature — Probability and Statistics.

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