George Udny Yule

1871 - 1951

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George Udny Yule graduated in Engineering from University College London and then studied in Bonn. He worked with Karl Pearson on the statistics of regression and correlation. He took a post with an examinations board before being appointed to a Cambridge fellowship. He is best known for his book: Introduction to the Theory of Statistics.
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  1. Obituary: The Times

Honours awarded to George Udny Yule
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RSS Guy Medal in Gold1911
Fellow of the Royal Society1921


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