John W. Tukey

John W.
Tukey
1915
2000

Statistics Professor at Princeton University

Author Quotes

Numerical quantities focus on expected values, graphical summaries on unexpected values.

An approximate answer to the right problem is worth a good deal more than an exact answer to an approximate problem.

An idiot repeats his mistakes. A smart man learns from his mistakes. But a genius learns from the mistakes of others.

Author Picture
First Name
John W.
Last Name
Tukey
Birth Date
1915
Death Date
2000
Bio

Statistics Professor at Princeton University