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George Udny Yule

George Udny Yule (1871 - 1951)

* 18 February 1871, † 26 June 1951

George Udny Yule was born on 18 February 1871 in Morham (near Haddington), Scotland. 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. George Udny Yule died on 26 June 1951 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.

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[6909] O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: “MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive”, http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/, 2014

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