Four. George Barnard

  1. George E. P. Box

Published Online: 25 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118514948.ch4

An Accidental Statistician: The Life and Memories of George E.P.Box

An Accidental Statistician: The Life and Memories of George E.P.Box

How to Cite

Box, G. E. P. (2013) George Barnard, in An Accidental Statistician: The Life and Memories of George E.P.Box, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118514948.ch4

Author Information

  1. Department of Statistics, University of Madison—Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 12 APR 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118400883

Online ISBN: 9781118514948

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Keywords:

  • George Barnard;
  • George E.P. Box;
  • statistics

Summary

George Barnard was a brilliant mathematician. This chapter discusses many of George E.P. Box's most memorable experiences with George Barnard that occurred when they were both members of the Research Committee of the Royal Statistical Society. The committee was responsible for spotting talent and finding speakers with something new to say in “read” papers for the Society. George had become a consultant to ICI. The adventures with George went far beyond statistics. One of the most memorable houseboat trips the author organized was with the Barnard family.