[ugrads] David Blackwell

Fred J. Hickernell fred at math.iit.edu
Tue Jul 20 12:24:47 CDT 2010


Thanks, Chiaka, for sharing this link with us.  Folks might also want to look at the  following links:

http://www.math.buffalo.edu/mad/PEEPS/blackwell_david.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Blackwell

David Blackwell is known for the Rao-Blackwell Theorem, which is a fundamental result in statistics.  A biannual conference series is held in his honor, http://mbi.osu.edu/2010/ctwdescription.html, and a prize named after him is awarded as well.

Fred

On Jul 20, 2010, at 10:38 AM, Chiaka Okoroh wrote:

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> http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/17/education/17blackwell.html?_r=1&ref=education
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> Chiaka Okoroh   
> M.S. Applied Mathematics, May 2010
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