David Cox (statistician)

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

David Cox

Nci-vol-8182-300 david cox.jpg
Cox in 1980
Born(1924-07-15)15 July 1924
Birmingham, England
Died18 January 2022(2022-01-18) (aged 97)
CitizenshipUnited Kingdom
Alma materSt John's College, Cambridge
University of Leeds
Known forCox proportional hazards model
Cox process
Box-Cox transform
Matrix-exponential distribution
Method of supplementary variables
Stochastic processes
Design of experiments
Analysis of binary data
Spouse(s)
Joyce Drummond (m. 1947)
Children4
AwardsKnight Bachelor
Fellow of the Royal Society
Guy Medal (Silver, 1961) (Gold, 1973)
George Box Medal (2005)
Copley medal (2010)
International Prize in Statistics (2016)
BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award (2016)
Scientific career
FieldsStatistics
InstitutionsRoyal Aircraft Establishment
Wool Industries Research Association
University of Cambridge
Birkbeck College, London
Imperial College, London
Nuffield College, Oxford
Doctoral advisorHenry Daniels
Bernard Lewis Welch
Doctoral studentsDavid Hinkley
Peter McCullagh
Basilio de Bragança Pereira
Walter L. Smith
Gauss Moutinho Cordeiro
Valerie Isham
Henry Wynn
Jane Hutton

Sir David Roxbee Cox FRS FBA FRSE (15 July 1924 – 18 January 2022) was a British statistician.

Her best known works were creating or expanding, Logistic Regression,[1] the proportional hazards model,[2] and the Cox process, which was named after him.

Cox died on 18 January 2022, at the age of 97.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Cox, DR (1958). "The regression analysis of binary sequences (with discussion)". J R Stat Soc B. 20 (2): 215–242. JSTOR 2983890.
  2. Cox, David R (1972). "Regression Models and Life-Tables". Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B. 34 (2): 187–220. JSTOR 2985181. MR 0341758.
  3. "Sir David Cox, 1924-2022". Nuffield College Oxford University. Retrieved 20 January 2022.