Biography:Meyer Dwass

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Meyer Dwass
New Haven, Connecticut
DiedJuly 15, 1996(1996-07-15) (aged 73)
Broadview, Illinois
Alma materUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Scientific career
FieldsProbability theory
InstitutionsNorthwestern University
Doctoral advisorWassilij Höffding

Meyer Dwass (April 9, 1923 – July 15, 1996) was an American mathematical statistician known for his contributions to applied probability. Dwass was a professor of statistics at Northwestern University.[1]

Born in New Haven, Connecticut, Dwass attended George Washington University, earning a bachelor's degree in 1948. Under supervision of Wassilij Höffding, he earned a Ph.D. from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1952.


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