Peter Whittle (mathematician)

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Peter Whittle (27 February 1927 – 10 August 2021) was a New Zealand mathematician and statistician. He was known for working on stochastic nets, optimal control, time series analysis, stochastic optimisation and stochastic dynamics.

From 1967 to 1994, he was the Churchill Professor of Mathematics for operational research at the University of Cambridge. He was born in Wellington, New Zealand.

Whittle died on 10 August 2021, aged 94.[1]

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  1. Kelly, Frank. "Draft Memorial Tribute for the National Academy of Engineering PETER WHITTLE, 1927-2021" (PDF). Statistical Laboratory, University of Cambridge. University of Cambridge. Retrieved 14 August 2021.