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|Died||7 Apryle 1761 (aged 59)|
Tunbridge Wells, Kent, Ingland
|Residence||Tunbridge Wells, Kent, Ingland|
|Kent for||Bayes' theorem|
Thomas Bayes (c. 1701 – 7 Aprile 1761)[note a] wis an Inglis statisteecian, filosofer an Presbyterian meenister wha is kent for haein formulatit a speceefic case o the theorem that bears his name: Bayes' theorem.
References[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Terence O'Donnell, History of Life Insurance in Its Formative Years (Chicago: American Conservation Co:, 1936), p. 335 (caption "Rev. T. Bayes: Improver of the Columnar Method developed by Barrett.")
- Bayes's portrait The IMS Bulletin, Vol. 17 (1988), No. 3, pp. 276–278.
- Belhouse, D.R. The Reverend Thomas Bayes FRS: a Biography to Celebrate the Tercentenary of his Birth.