Mathematician:Jerzy Neyman

From ProofWiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search


Polish mathematician and statistician who first introduced the modern concept of a confidence interval into statistical hypothesis testing.

Co-revised Ronald Aylmer Fisher's null hypothesis testing (in collaboration with Egon Sharpe Pearson).


Polish (although born in what is now Moldova)


  • Born: 16 April 1894 in Bendery, Bessarabia, Russian Empire (now Transnistria, Moldova)
  • Died: 5 August 1981 in Oakland, California, USA

Theorems and Definitions

Results named for Jerzy Neyman can be found here.


Also known as

His name at birth was Jerzy Spława-Neyman.

Some publications of his can be found under that name.