William Sealy Gosset

1876 - 1937

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Gosset invented the t -test to handle small samples for quality control in brewing. He wrote under the name "Student".
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List of References (8 books/articles)

A Poster of William Gosset

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Obituary: The Times


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  1. H Kohler
  1. University of Minnesota

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