George Box in the 1950s



This short essay covers the early professional life of George E. P. Box starting before WWII, followed by his 1953 visit to the Institute of Statistics in Raleigh, NC, and ending with his departure from Princeton University in 1959 to establish the Department of Statistics at Madison, WI. This brief period provides an early glimpse of the vigor and genius of one of the world's great statisticians. Copyright © 2014 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.