2018 International Prize in Statistics is awarded to Bradley Efron

Bradley Efron, at Stanford University, has won the US$80,000 “2018 International Prize in Statistics” for his 1970s work on a method for inferring uncertainty in data, by pioneering the ‘bootstrap’ method for measuring the reliability of small data samples, which are now commonly used across many scientific disciplines.

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Ayman A. Amin
Assistant Professor of Statistics

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