Peter Gavin Hall

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Peter Gavin Hall
Peter Gavin Hall 13 March 2007.JPG
Born(1951-11-20)20 November 1951
Died9 January 2016(2016-01-09) (aged 64)
NationalityAustralia
Alma materUniversity of Sydney
Australian National University
University of Oxford
Scientific career
FieldsMathematics, statistics
InstitutionsAustralian National University, University of California Davis, University of Melbourne
Doctoral advisorJohn Kingman

Peter Gavin Hall FAA FRS AO (20 November 1951 – 9 January 2016) was an Australian researcher in probability theory and mathematical statistics. The American Statistical Association described him as one of the most influential and prolific theoretical statisticians in the history of the field.[1] Hall was an author in probability and statistics. Mathscinet lists him with more than 500 publications as of January 2008.

Hall died in Melbourne, Victoria from leukaemia at the age of 64.

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  1. "American Statistical Association, Obituary — Peter G. Hall". Retrieved 12 January 2016.