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User:Michael Hardy

I am a statistician and mathematician interested in foundational issues in probability and statistical inference.

Among pages I have created are these:

incidence algebra, Ladislaus Bortkiewicz, Euler characteristic, stereographic projection, Gauss-Markov theorem, common logarithm, Dirichlet kernel, exponential growth (a concept that "laymen" perhaps do not realize that they do not understand)

empty product This explains that 00 is almost always 1, and should be taken to be 1 for the purposes of set theory, combinatorics, probability, and power series.

binomial type, Sheffer sequence, umbral calculus, John Gillespie Magee, Junior, Bell numbers, Hermite polynomials, Chebyshev polynomials, Completeness (statistics), Sufficiency (statistics), logit,

Archimedes Palimpsest This one mentions ancient history, mathematics, physics, engineering, an art museum, a federal lawsuit, and a very old hierarchical religious organization, in a very short space, without undue cramming;

How Archimedes used infinitesimals

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