Karl Pearson

1857 - 1936

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Karl Pearson applied statistics to biological problems of heredity and evolution.
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List of References (28 books/articles)

Some Quotations (4)

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Obituary: The Times
  2. Obituary: Royal Society of Edinburgh

Honours awarded to Karl Pearson
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Fellow of the Royal Society1896
Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh1934


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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. J Aldrich
  3. H Kohler
  1. University of Minnesota
  2. University College London
  3. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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