Leonard Jimmie Savage

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Leonard Jimmie Savage (20 November 1917 - 1 November 1971) was a US mathematician and statistician.

He studied at the University of Michigan and later worked at Princeton, University of Chicago and Columbia University.

His most noted work was the 1954 book Foundations of Statistics, in which he put forward a theory of subjective and personal probability and statistics which forms one of the strands underlying Bayesian statistics and has applications to game theory.

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