de Moivre, Abraham
Published Online: 15 JUL 2005
Copyright © 2005 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Encyclopedia of Biostatistics
How to Cite
Armitage, P. 2005. de Moivre, Abraham. Encyclopedia of Biostatistics. 2.
- Published Online: 15 JUL 2005
Abraham De Moivre is celebrated by statisticians primarily for his derivation of the normal approximation to the binomial distribution, and for providing the first tabulation of the normal integral (see Normal Distribution).
- normal distribution;
- normal approximation to binomial;
- Stirling's formula;
- actuarial methods