Mathematician:Irving John Good

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Mathematician

British mathematician of Polish ancestry who worked as a cryptologist at Bletchley Park with Alan Turing.

Subsequently focused on the design of computers and Bayesian statistics.


Nationality

English, of Polish origin


History

  • Born: 9 December 1916 in London, UK
  • Died: 5 April 2009 in Radford, Virginia, US


Theorems and Definitions


Publications


Also known as

Born Isadore Jacob Gudak to Polish Jewish parents.

Changed his name to Irving John Good and signed his publications I.J. Good.

Generally known as I.J. or Jack.


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