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William Sealey Gosset

William Sealey Gosset 1876-1937 is best known as the person who introduced Student's t-distribution, so called because in 1908 he published under the pseudonym "Student."


Some publications:
  • The application of the law of error to the work of the Brewery (1904, nota interna presso Guinness)
  • On the error of counting with hæmacytometer (1907)
  • The probable error of a mean (1908)
  • Probable error of a correlation coefficient (1908)
  • The distribution of the means of samples which are not drawn at random (1909)
  • An experimental determination of the probable error of Dr Spearman's correlation coefficients (1909)



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