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Kruskal, William H., 1919-2005


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  • Fuller Name

    • William Henry
  • Variants

    • Kruskal, William, 1919-
    • Kruskal, Bill, 1919-2005
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1919-10-10
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2005-04-21
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Naval Proving Ground (Dahlgren, Va.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1950
        • Affiliation End: 1990
        • Organization: (naf) University of Chicago
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Institute of Mathematical Statistics
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) American Statistical Association
    • Birth Place

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Chicago (Ill.)
    • Gender

        male
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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Kruskal, William, 1919-
  • Sources

    • found: Behavioral and Social Sciences Survey Committee. Mathematical Sciences Panel. Mathematical sciences and social sciences. 1970:title page (edited by William Kruskal)
    • found: The Social sciences, their nature and uses: papers presented at the 50th anniversary of the Social Science Research Building, the University of Chicago, December 16-18, 1979, 1982:title page (William H. Kruskal, editor)
    • found: International encyclopedia of statistics, 1978:title page (edited by William H. Kruskal)
    • found: Measures of association for cross classification, 1979:title page (William H. Kruskal)
    • found: Wikipedia, June 3, 2015(William Kruskal; William Henry ("Bill") Kruskal was an American mathematician and statistician; he is best known for having formulated the Kruskal-Wallis one-way analysis of variance (together with W. Allen Wallis), a widely used nonparametric statistical method; Kruskal was born in New York City on October 10, 1919; Kruskal left Antioch College to attend Harvard University, receiving Bachelor's and Master's degrees in mathematics in 1940 and 1941; he pursued a Ph. D. in Mathematical Sciences at Columbia University, graduating in 1955; during the Second World War, Kruskal served at the U.S. Naval Proving Ground in Dahlgren, Virginia; after brief stints working for his father and lecturing at Columbia, he joined the University of Chicago faculty as an instructor in statistics in 1950; he edited the Annals of Mathematical Statistics from 1958 to 1961, served as president of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics in 1971 and of the American Statistical Association in 1982; Kruskal retired as Professor Emeritus in 1990; he died in Chicago on April 21, 2005)
  • Change Notes

    • 1980-02-08: new
    • 2015-06-05: revised
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