Sir John Frank Charles Kingman

(b. 1939)

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(1939– )

  British mathematician who made important contributions to the theory and applications of probability and stochastic analysis, including operational research and population genetics, queuing theory, measure theory and sub-additive ergodic theory. Appointed as the Director of the Isaac Newton Institute in Cambridge in 2001, and as the first chairman of the Statistics Commission in 2000.

Subjects: Probability and Statistics.

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