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Please give a brief history of Dr.Radhakrishna?

Asked by Mohammed Ashik, 04 Sep '08 03:41 pm
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Calyampudi Radhakrishna Rao FRS (born September 10, 1920) is a world-renowned Indian statistician and currently professor emeritus at Penn State University. He was born in Hadagali, in the state of Karnataka, India.

He received an M.S. degree in mathematics from Andhra University and an M.S. degree in Statistics from Calcutta University in 1943.

Rao worked at the Indian Statistical Institute and the Anthropological Museum in Cambridge before acquiring a Ph.D. degree at King's College in Cambridge University under R.A. Fisher in 1948, to which he added a Sc.D. degree, also from Cambridge, in 1965.

Among his best-known discoveries are the Cramr-Rao bound and the Rao-Blackwell theorem both related to the quality of estimators. Other areas he worked in include multivariate analysis, estimation and differential geometry.

Rao is a Wilks and Mahalanobis medalist; a member of eight National Academies in India, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Italy; he has received dozen ...more
Answered by Stone Heart, 04 Sep '08 03:44 pm

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Sir Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, OM (Telugu:సర్వేపల్& #3122;ి రాధాకృష్ణ,T amil:சர்வேபள் 95;ி ராதாகிருஷ&# 3021;ணன்), (September 5, 1888 April 17, 1975), was an Indian philosopher and statesman.

One of the foremost scholars of comparative religion and philosophy, he built a bridge between Eastern and Western thought showing each to be comprehensible within the terms of the other. He introduced Western idealism into Indian philosophy and was the first scholar of importance to provide a comprehensive exegesis of India's religious and philosophical literature to English speaking people. His aca ...more
Answered by Albert, 04 Sep '08 03:43 pm

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