# Mathematicians & Statisticians MUST KNOWS

Here’s the list of people that I meet while during my course of study. Say Hi to them, and don’t forget to thank them. ❤❤

** Background:** Clergyman, amateur scientist, mathematician

**Solution for probabilities in gambling, Insurance in paper ‘Essay towards solving a problem in the doctrine of chances’, inverse probability**

*Achievement:*** Background:** Claimed himself to be best mathematician in France(arguably true)

**Astronomy(nebular hypothesis), Paper ‘Théorie analytique des probabilités’ states ‘probability theory is nothing but common sense reduced to calculation’, inverse probability(Bayes Theorem) used to solve problems in life expectance, jurisprudence, planetary masses, triangulation, error estimation**

*Achievement:*** Background:** Austrian Physicist

**Created Statistical Mechanics, Boltzmann constant, used Thermodynamic Entropy in statistical meanings**

*Achievement:*** Background:** Graduated from Michigan and MIT, worked at AT&T Bell Telephone laboratories

**Paper ‘A Mathematical Theory of Communication’ for modern information theory, introduced the word ‘bit’**

*Achievement:*** Background:** Swiss mathematician, first in family to pursue Science and mathematics, philosophy, theology

**‘The Art of Conjecture’ deals with topic in probability theory, Bernoulli Distribution**

*Achievement:*** Background:** modest and reserved German mathematician

**Number theory, mechanics, astronomy, Analysis of Fourier Series, Dirichlet theorems, Dirichlet’s distribution, proved Fermat’s Last Theorem**

*Achievement:*** Background:** German mathematician, scientist, hardworking perfectionist

** Achievement: **Gaussian Distribution, Least square assumption of Normal distribution of errors, Non- Euclidean geometry,

** Background:** American Psychologist

**Notable work in Artificial Intelligence,**

*Achievement:***Perceptron in machine learning, ‘Principles of Neurodynamics: Perceptrons and The Theory of Brain Mechanisms’**

(1736–1813)*Joseph-Louis Lagrange*

** Background:** Italian mathematician, astronomer

**Number Theory, classical and celestial mechanics, theory of equations**

*Achievement:***Adrien-Marie Legendre (1752–1833)**

** Background: **French mathematician, physicist

** Achievements:** Legendre transformation, Legendre polynomials, Legendre transform, Elliptic functions, Introducing the character ∂, Proof of Fermat’s last Theorem

## * Pierre de Fermat(1607–1665)

** Background: **French Lawyer, Mathematician

** Achievement: **Contributions to number theory, analytic geometry, probability theory, Folium of Descartes, Fermat’s principle, Fermat’s little theorem, Fermat’s Last Theorem, Adequality, Fermat’s “difference quotient” method and many more

- Ronald Fisher : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ronald_Fisher
- Augustin-Louis- Cauchy https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augustin-Louis_Cauchy

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*Resources:*

- Wikipedia
- Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning by Bishop