Herman Chernoff

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Department of Statistics
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA 02138
Telephone: 617-495-5462
Fax: 617-496-8057
E-mail: chernoff@stat.harvard.edu


75 Crowninshield Road
Brookline, MA 02446
Telephone: 617-232-8256
Professor Chernoff is Professor Emeritus of Applied Mathematics at MIT and of Statistics at Harvard University. His major fields of research have been in large Sample Theory, Optimal Design of Experiments, Sequential Analysis, and Sequential Design of Experiments. In recent years he has worked on a series of statistical issues in Molecular Biology.
He is the co-author, with Lincoln Moses, of a text book, now a Dover Reprint, entitled "Elementary Decision Theory." He is also the author of the SIAM monograph 8 entitled "Sequential Analysis and Optimal Design."

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Algebra 1

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