Francis Galton

1822 - 1911

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Francis Galton proved that a normal mixture of normal distributions is itself normal.
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List of References (12 books/articles)

Some Quotations (3)

A Poster of Francis Galton

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Obituary: The Times

Honours awarded to Francis Galton
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Fellow of the Royal Society1860
Royal Society Copley Medal1910


Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. NNDB
  3. Galton.org
  4. University of Minnesota
  1. H Kohler
  2. James Cook University Australia
  3. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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