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Herman Chernoff

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Name  Herman Chernoff
Role  Applied statistician

Education  Brown University
Awards  R. A. Fisher Lectureship
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Books  Elementary Decision Theory, Sequential Analysis and Optimal Design

Herman Chernoff (born July 1, 1923, New York) is an American applied mathematician, statistician and physicist formerly a professor at MIT and currently working at Harvard University.

In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.

Early life and education

Herman Chernoff's parents were Pauline and Max Chernoff, Jewish immigrants from Russia. He studied in Townsend Harris High School.

  • Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, 1948. Brown University.
  • M.S., Applied Mathematics, 1945. Brown University.
  • B.S., Mathematics, 1943. City College of New York.
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