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Charlier, Carl V.L.

Lindgren, Georg LU orcid and Guttorp, Peter LU (2018)
Abstract
Carl Charlier was a Swedish astronomer and statistician. He was influential in making mathematical statistics a university subject in Sweden. His main statistical contribution was the Gram‐Charlier expansions of continuous (Type A) and discrete (Type B) distributions. In astronomy he successfully created a hierarchical galaxy cluster model.
Abstract (Swedish)
Carl Charlier was a Swedish astronomer and statistician. He was influential in making mathematical statistics a university subject in Sweden. His main statistical contribution was the Gram-Charlier expansions of continuous (Type A) and discrete (Type B) distributions. In astronomy he successfully created a hierarchical galaxy cluster model.
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Wiley StatsRef : Statistics Reference Online - Statistics Reference Online
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2 pages
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John Wiley & Sons Inc.
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10.1002/9781118445112.stat08144
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