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Graham Upton is Reader in Statistics and Head of the Mathematical Department at the University of Essex. He is a graduate of Leicester and Birmingham Universities and lectured at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne for five years before moving to Essex. He has given lecture courses at the
Universities of Dokkyo, Grenoble, and Michegan.
Dr Upton is the author of over 70 papers and five books, including Understanding Statistics with Ian Cook (Oxford, 1996), and Introducing Statistics (Oxford, 1998), also with Ian Cook. Ian Cook is a graduate of Cambridge, London, and Hull, where he was a lecturer in mathematics. He moved to Essex
as a Senior Lecturer in 1964, taking early retirement in 1985. He has been a Chief Examiner in Mathematics at A Level for 30 years, setting questions in all branches of mathematics and statistics. He acts as a referee for articles in the Mathematical Gazette and Teaching Statistics. He is co-author
with Graham Upton of Understanding Statistics, and Introducing Statistics.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Mathematical statistics -- Dictionaries.