Mathematician:Robert Osher Schlaifer

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Mathematician

American statistician who was one of the pioneers of Bayesian decision theory.


Nationality

American


History

  • Born: 13 September 1914
  • Died: 24 July 1994


Publications

  • 1936: Greek Theories of Slavery from Homer to Aristotle (Harvard Studies in Classical Philology Vol. 47: 165 – 204)
  • 1943: Demon of Paeania, Priest of Asclepius (Classical Philology Vol. 38 No. 1: 39 – 43
  • 1950: Development of Aircraft Engines
  • 1959 : Probability and Statistics for Business Decisions: An Introduction to Managerial Economics under Uncertainty
  • 1961: Applied Statistical Decision Theory (with Howard Raiffa)
  • 1964: The Foundations of Decisions under Uncertainty: An Elementary Exposition (JASA Vol. 59: 353 – 375) (with John W. Pratt and Howard Raiffawww.jstor.org/stable/2282993
  • 1965: Introduction to Statistical Decision Theory (with John W. Pratt and Howard Raiffa)


Also known as

His name can sometimes be seen erroneously cited as Schlaiffer.