Simon Newcomb

b. 12 March 1835 d. 11 July 1909
  • Peter Guttorp
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Abstract

Noted Canadian-born astronomer Simon Newcomb contributed especially to the treatment of outliers in statistics and to the application of probability theory to data.

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Mercury 

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