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John Tukey
June 16, 1915 - July 26, 2000
Nationality: American
Category: Scientist
Subcategory: American Scientist

Numerical quantities focus on expected values, graphical summaries on unexpected values.


An approximate answer to the right problem is worth a good deal more than an exact answer to an approximate problem.


Far better an approximate answer to the right question, than the exact answer to the wrong question, which can always be made precise.


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