John Tukey


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John Tukey

(person)
The eminent statistician credited with coining the term "bit" in 1949.

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After the war he retrained himself in statistics and entered the field of OR, first working at the Pentagon, in the navy's Operational Evaluations Group, then back at Princeton, working with John Tukey and others, and eventually at Westinghouse.
To try to convey how statisticians crop up everywhere, a famous statistician, John Tukey, once stated: "The best thing about being a statistician is that you get to play in everyone's backyard.
We got funding from NASA to put on a conference and invited John Tukey, one of the most eminent statisticians of the 20th century.
html), Clive tells the story about how while at Princeton on a Harkness fellowship he and Michio Hatanaka were introduced to spectral analysis by John Tukey who taught them how to use this new tool of time series analysis.
Over 30 years ago, a talented statistician named John Tukey published a book on exploratory data analysis that was extremely valuable in opening eyes as to simple ways of examining (the then) small data sets to highlight patterns, trends and perhaps discover previously unsuspected occurrences; (1) in effect "let the data speak for itself.
In this book the internationally recognized authors Kaye Basford and John Tukey give some of their views on statistical approaches that can be usefully employed to get the most out of the data from a plant breeding trial.
Statistician John Tukey calls this the "interocular" impact (or, does it "hit you between the eyes"?