Ingram Olkin

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Ingram Olkin
Ingram Olkin (cropped).jpg
Ingram Olkin in 1986
Born(1924-07-23)July 23, 1924
DiedApril 28, 2016(2016-04-28) (aged 91)
NationalityAmerican
Alma materUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Columbia University
City College of New York
Scientific career
FieldsStatistics
InstitutionsStanford University
Doctoral advisorS. N. Roy
Doctoral studentsLeon Gleser
Larry V. Hedges

Ingram Olkin (July 23, 1924 – April 28, 2016) was an American professor. He was the professor emeritus and chair of statistics and education at Stanford University and the Stanford Graduate School of Education. He was known for creating statistical analysis for evaluating policies, such as in education, and for his works to meta-analysis, statistics education, multivariate analysis, and majorization theory.

Olkin died from complications of colorectal cancer at his home in Palo Alto, California on April 28, 2016, aged 91.[1]

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  1. "Ingram Olkin, influential Stanford professor of statistics and education, dies at 91". Stanford.edu. May 4, 2016. Retrieved May 4, 2016.

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