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Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis

Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis FRS (29 June 1893 – 28 June 1972) was an Indian scientist and applied statistician. [1]

75 relations: American Statistical Association, Anglo-Indian, Anil Kumar Gain, Anthropology, Anthropometry, Bachelor of Science, Bangladesh, Bengal, Bidhan Sarani, Bikrampur, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society, Biometrika, Brahmo Samaj, Brajendra Nath Seal, Cavendish Laboratory, Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, Daniel Thorner, Debendranath Tagore, Econometric Society, Eponym, Feldman–Mahalanobis model, Gopinath Kallianpur, Government of India, Harold Hotelling, Herbert Hope Risley, India, Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Indian Science Congress Association, Indian Statistical Institute, Input–output model, Jagadish Chandra Bose, Jawaharlal Nehru, Karl Pearson, King's College Chapel, Cambridge, King's College, Cambridge, Kolkata, List of deemed universities, List of Indian mathematicians, Mahalanobis distance, Meghnad Saha, Meteorology, Nelson Annandale, Nilratan Sircar, Padma Vibhushan, Pakistan Statistical Society, Pandurang Vasudeo Sukhatme, Prabasi, Prafulla Chandra Ray, Presidencies and provinces of British India, ..., Presidency University, Kolkata, Probable error, Rabindranath Tagore, Ronald Fisher, Royal Society, Royal Statistical Society, Russian Academy of Sciences, Samarendra Nath Roy, Sampling (statistics), Sankhya (journal), Speech-language pathology, Srinivasa Ramanujan, Subhas Chandra Bose, Tripos, University of Calcutta, University of Cambridge, University of Edinburgh, University of London, University of Oxford, Visva-Bharati University, Wassily Leontief, Weldon Memorial Prize, West Bengal, Women in Hinduism, Zoological Survey of India. Expand index (25 more) »

American Statistical Association

The American Statistical Association (ASA) is the main professional organization for statisticians and related professionals in the United States.

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Anglo-Indian

Anglo-Indians are people who have mixed Indian and British ancestry, or people of British descent born or living in the Indian subcontinent or Burma, now mainly historical in the latter sense.

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Anil Kumar Gain

Anil Kumar Gain (অনীল কুমার গায়েন), FRS (1 February 1919 – 7 February 1978) (also spelt Anil Kumar Gayen) was an Indian mathematician and statistician best known for his works on the Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient in the field of applied statistics, with his colleague Ronald Fisher.

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Anthropology

Anthropology is the study of humanity.

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Anthropometry

Anthropometry (from Greek ἄνθρωπος anthropos, "human", and μέτρον metron, "measure") refers to the measurement of the human individual.

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Bachelor of Science

A Bachelor of Science (B.S., BS, B.Sc., BSc or Bc.; less commonly, S.B., SB, or Sc.B. from the Latin Scientiæ Baccalaureus) or a Science Degree is an undergraduate academic degree awarded for completed courses that generally last three to five years.

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Bangladesh

Bangladesh (বাংলাদেশ,, lit. "The land of Bengal"), officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh (গণপ্রজাতন্ত্রী বাংলাদেশ), is a country in South Asia.

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Bengal

Bengal (বাংলা /baŋla/ or বঙ্গ Bônggo /bɔŋɡo/) is a geographical and ethno-linguistic region in the eastern part of the Indian subcontinent in South Asia, at the apex of the Bay of Bengal and dominated by the fertile Ganges delta.

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Bidhan Sarani

Bidhan Sarani (formerly known as Cornwallis Street) is a principal North-South thoroughfare in north Kolkata, the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal.

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Bikrampur

Bikrampur ("City of Courage") is a pargana situated south of Dhaka, the modern capital city of Bangladesh.

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Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society

The Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society is an academic journal on the history of science published annually by the Royal Society.

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Biometrika

Biometrika is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Oxford University Press for the Biometrika Trust.

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Brahmo Samaj

Brahmo Samaj (Bengali ব্রাহ্ম সমাজ Bramho Shômaj) is the societal component of Brahmoism, a monotheistic reformist and renaissance movement of Hindu religion.

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Brajendra Nath Seal

Sir Brajendra Nath Seal (ব্রজেন্দ্রনাথ শীল) (1864–1938) was a renowned Bengali Indian humanist philosopher.

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Cavendish Laboratory

The Cavendish Laboratory is the Department of Physics at the University of Cambridge, and is part of the School of Physical Sciences.

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Charles Thomson Rees Wilson

Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, CH, FRS (14 February 1869 – 15 November 1959) was a Scottish physicist and meteorologist who received the Nobel Prize in physics for his invention of the cloud chamber.

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Daniel Thorner

Daniel Thorner (1915–1974) was an American-born economist known for his work on agricultural economics and Indian economic history.

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Debendranath Tagore

Debendranath Tagore (দেবেন্দ্রনাথ ঠাকুর, Debendronath Ţhakur) (15 May 1817 – 19 January 1905) was a Hindu philosopher and religious reformer, active in the Brahmo Samaj ("Society of Brahmā," also translated as "Society of God"), which aimed to reform the Hindu religion and way of life.

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Econometric Society

The Econometric Society is an international society of academic economists interested in applying statistical tools to their field.

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Eponym

An eponym is a person, a place, or thing for whom or for which something is named, or believed to be named.

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Feldman–Mahalanobis model

The Feldman–Mahalanobis model is a Neo-Marxist model of economic development, created independently by Soviet economist G. A. Feldman in 1928, and Indian statistician Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis in 1953.

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Gopinath Kallianpur

Gopinath Kallianpur (born April 16, 1925) is an Indian American mathematician and statistician who became the first director of the Indian Statistical Institute (1976–79) under its new Memorandum of Association.

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Government of India

The Government of India (GoI), officially known as the Union Government and also known as the Central Government, was established by the Constitution of India, and is the governing authority of the union of 29 states and seven union territories, collectively called the Republic of India.

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Harold Hotelling

Harold Hotelling (September 29, 1895 – December 26, 1973) was a mathematical statistician and an influential economic theorist, known for Hotelling's law, Hotelling's lemma, and Hotelling's rule in economics, as well as Hotelling's T-squared distribution in statistics.

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Herbert Hope Risley

Sir Herbert Hope Risley (4 January 1851 – 30 September 1911) was a British ethnographer and colonial administrator, a member of the Indian Civil Service who conducted extensive studies on the tribes and castes of the Bengal Presidency.

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India

India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia.

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Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute

The Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute is an institute under the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) with the mandate for developing new techniques for the design of agricultural experiments as well as to analyze data in agriculture.

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Indian Council of Agricultural Research

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) is an autonomous body responsible for co-ordinating agricultural education and research in India.

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Indian Science Congress Association

Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) is a premier scientific organisation of India with headquarters at Kolkata, West Bengal.

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Indian Statistical Institute

Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) is an academic institute of national importance as recognised by a 1959 act of the Indian parliament.

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Input–output model

In economics, an input–output model is a quantitative economic technique that represents the interdependencies between different branches of a national economy or different regional economies.

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Jagadish Chandra Bose

Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose, CSI, CIE, FRS (30 November 1858 – 23 November 1937) was a Bengali polymath, physicist, biologist, biophysicist, botanist, archaeologist, as well as an early writer of science fiction.

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Jawaharlal Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru (14 November 1889 – 27 May 1964) was the first Prime Minister of India and a central figure in Indian politics before and after independence.

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Karl Pearson

Karl Pearson FRS (originally named Carl; 27 March 1857 – 27 April 1936) was an influential English mathematician and biostatician.

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King's College Chapel, Cambridge

King's College Chapel is the chapel to King's College of the University of Cambridge, and it is considered one of the finest examples of late Perpendicular Gothic English architecture, The chapel was built in phases by a succession of kings of England from 1446 to 1515, a period which spanned the Wars of the Roses.

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King's College, Cambridge

King's College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England.

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Kolkata

Kolkata, formerly Calcutta, is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal.

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List of deemed universities

The higher education system in India includes both private and public universities.

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List of Indian mathematicians

The chronology of Indian mathematicians spans from the Indus valley civilization and the Vedas to Modern times.

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Mahalanobis distance

The Mahalanobis distance is a measure of the distance between a point P and a distribution D, introduced by P. C. Mahalanobis in 1936.

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Meghnad Saha

Meghnad Saha FRS (6 October 1893 – 16 February 1956) was an Indian astrophysicist best known for his development of the Saha equation, used to describe chemical and physical conditions in stars.

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Meteorology

Meteorology is the interdisciplinary scientific study of the atmosphere.

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Nelson Annandale

Thomas Nelson Annandale CIE FRSE (15 June 1876 in Edinburgh – 10 April 1924 in Calcutta) was a Scottish zoologist, entomologist, anthropologist, and herpetologist.

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Nilratan Sircar

Sir Nilratan Sircar (1 October 1861 – 18 May 1943) was an eminent Indian doctor, educationist, philanthropist and swadeshi entrepreneur.

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Padma Vibhushan

The Padma Vibhushan is the second highest civilian award in the Republic of India.

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Pakistan Statistical Society

The Pakistan Statistical Society Acronym:PSA; also known as Pakistan Statistical Society (PSS), is an academic and professional society of statisticians from Pakistan and abroad, dediticated and devoted for the Mathematical statistics.

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Pandurang Vasudeo Sukhatme

Pandurang Vasudeo Sukhatme (1911–1997) was an Indian statistician who did pioneering work in the 1940s by applying random sampling methods in agricultural statistics and in biometry.

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Prabasi

Prabasi was a monthly Bengali-language literary magazine.

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Prafulla Chandra Ray

Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray (প্রফুল্ল চন্দ্র রায়; 2 August 1861 – 16 June 1944) was a Bengali chemist, educator and entrepreneur.

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Presidencies and provinces of British India

Provinces of India, earlier Presidencies of British India and still earlier, Presidency towns were the administrative divisions of British governance in the subcontinent.

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Presidency University, Kolkata

Presidency University, Kolkata, formerly Hindu College and Presidency College, is a public state university located in Kolkata, West Bengal.

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Probable error

Probable error has two meanings in statistics.

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Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore, also written Ravīndranātha Thākura (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941), sobriquet Gurudev, was a Bengali polymath who reshaped Bengali literature and music, as well as Indian art with Contextual Modernism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Ronald Fisher

Sir Ronald Aylmer Fisher FRS (17 February 1890 – 29 July 1962), known as R.A. Fisher, was an English statistician, evolutionary biologist, mathematician, geneticist, and eugenicist.

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Royal Society

The President, Council, and Fellows of the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, commonly known as the Royal Society, is a learned society for science and is possibly the oldest such society still in existence.

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Royal Statistical Society

The Royal Statistical Society (RSS) is a learned society for statistics, a professional body for statisticians, and a charity which promotes statistics for the public good.

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Russian Academy of Sciences

The Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) (Росси́йская акаде́мия нау́к (РАН) Rossíiskaya akadémiya naúk) consists of the national academy of Russia; a network of scientific research institutes from across the Russian Federation; and additional scientific and social units such as libraries, publishing units, and hospitals.

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Samarendra Nath Roy

Samarendra Nath Roy or S. N. Roy (সমরেন্দ্র নাথ রায়; 11 December 1906 – 23 July 1964) was an Indian-born American mathematician and an applied statistician.

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Sampling (statistics)

In statistics, quality assurance, and survey methodology, sampling is concerned with the selection of a subset of individuals from within a statistical population to estimate characteristics of the whole population.

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Sankhya (journal)

Sankhyā: The Indian Journal of Statistics is a quarterly peer-reviewed scientific journal on statistics published by the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI).

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Speech-language pathology

Speech-language pathology is a field of expertise practiced by a clinician known as a Speech-language pathologist (SLP), also called speech and language therapist, or speech therapist, who specializes in the evaluation and treatment of communication disorders and swallowing disorders.

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Srinivasa Ramanujan

Srinivasa Ramanujan Iyengar (22 December 188726 April 1920) was an Indian mathematician and autodidact who, with almost no formal training in pure mathematics, made extraordinary contributions to mathematical analysis, number theory, infinite series, and continued fractions.

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Subhas Chandra Bose

Subhas Chandra Bose (23 January 1897 – 18 August 1945), widely known throughout India as Netaji (Hindustani: "Respected Leader"), was an Indian nationalist and prominent figure of the Indian independence movement, whose attempt during World War II to rid India of British rule with the help of Nazi Germany and Japan left a troubled legacy.

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Tripos

At the University of Cambridge, the term Tripos (plural 'Triposes') refers to undergraduate examinations which qualify an undergraduate for a bachelor's degree.

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University of Calcutta

The University of Calcutta (কলকাতা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়; informally known as Calcutta University or CU) is a public state university located in Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), West Bengal, India established on 24 January 1857.

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University of Cambridge

The University of CambridgeThe corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.

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University of Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh (abbreviated as Edin. in post-nominals), founded in 1582, is the sixth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's ancient universities.

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University of London

The University of London (informally referred to as London University) is a collegiate research university located in London, England, consisting of 18 constituent colleges, 10 research institutes and a number of central bodies.

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University of Oxford

The University of Oxford (informally Oxford University or simply Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England.

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Visva-Bharati University

Visva-Bharati University (বিশ্বভারতী বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়) is one of India's major Central Government funded autonomous universities located in Santiniketan, West Bengal.

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Wassily Leontief

Wassily Wassilyevich Leontief (Васи́лий Васи́льевич Лео́нтьев; August 5, 1906 – February 5, 1999), was an American economist notable for his research on how changes in one economic sector may have an effect on other sectors.

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Weldon Memorial Prize

The Weldon Memorial Prize, also known as the Weldon Memorial Prize and Medal, is given yearly by the University of Oxford.

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West Bengal

West Bengal is a state in eastern India and is the nation's fourth-most populous state, with over 91 million inhabitants.

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Women in Hinduism

The stated role of women in Hinduism varies from an equal spiritual status with men to one of restriction in many aspects of life.

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Zoological Survey of India

The Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) is a premier Indian organisation in zoological research and studies.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prasanta_Chandra_Mahalanobis

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