Abraham Wald

Mathematician, Academic

1902 – 1950

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Who was Abraham Wald?

Abraham Wald was a mathematician born in Cluj, in the then Austria–Hungary who contributed to decision theory, geometry, and econometrics, and founded the field of statistical sequential analysis. He spent his researching years at Columbia University.

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Born
Oct 31, 1902
Cluj-Napoca
Children
Religion
  • Judaism
Ethnicity
  • Hungarian people
  • Jewish people
Nationality
  • Hungary
Profession
Education
  • University of Vienna
Died
Dec 13, 1950
Kingdom of Travancore

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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