Harald Bohr Lecture: Stephen M. Stigler – University of Copenhagen

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Harald Bohr Lecture: Stephen M. Stigler

Title: The Seven Pillars of Statistical Wisdom

Speaker: Stephen M. Stigler (Ernest DeWitt Burton Distinguished Service Professor) University of Chicago

Abstract:  What are the big ideas that have not only proved their value but also identify the core of the field of statistics, differentiating it from mathematics and computer science? The talk will attempt to answer this question, while in passing presenting some new sidelights to the history of statistics.