# Mathematician:Maurice George Kendall

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## Contents

## Mathematician

English mathematician who made significant contributions to statistics.

## Nationality

British

## History

- Born: 6 Sept 1907, Kettering, Northamptonshire, England
- Died: 29 March 1983, Redhill, Surrey, England

## Theorems and Definitions

- Kendall Tau Rank Correlation
- Kendall's Rank Correlation Coefficient
- Kendall's Coefficient of Concordance

## Publications

- 1938:
*Randomness and Random Sampling Numbers*(with Bernard Babington-Smith) - 1939:
*Tables of Random Sampling Numbers*(with Bernard Babington-Smith) - 1943:
*Advanced Theory of Statistics: Volume 1* - 1946:
*Advanced Theory of Statistics: Volume 2* - 1948:
*Rank Correlation* - 1952:
*Statistical Sources in the United Kingdom: Volume 1*(as editor) - 1953:
*The Analysis of Economic Time-Series - Part I: Prices*(with Austin Bradford Hill) - 1957:
*Statistical Sources in the United Kingdom: Volume 2*(as editor) - 1957:
*Dictionary of Statistical Terms*(as editor) - 1961:
*A course in the geometry of n dimensions* - 1962:
*Bibliography of Statistical Literature: Volume 1*(as editor) - 1963:
*Geometrical probability*(with P.A.P. Moran) - 1965:
*Bibliography of Statistical Literature: Volume 2*(as editor) - 1967:
*An Introduction to Probability Theory*(with P.A.P. Moran) - 1968:
*Bibliography of Statistical Literature: Volume 3*(as editor) - 1973:
*Time series*

Also:

*A course in multivariate analysis**Cluster analysis*

- A series of articles:
*Studies in the history of probability and statistics*

## Sources

- John J. O'Connor and Edmund F. Robertson: "Maurice George Kendall": MacTutor History of Mathematics archive

- 2008: David Nelson:
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