University of Chicago Department of Statistics



The Department of Statistics at the University of Chicago was founded as the Committee on Statistics in fall 1949, chaired by W. Allen Wallis. It became a Department in 1956 with Jimmie Savage as its first Chairman. It has maintained a reputation at the highest level for research and teaching for over 60 years.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of StatisticsThe University of ChicagoChicagoUSA

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