Fine data art by Thomas Levine


For how long is it a duty to study the mathematics? To the day of death. William Gossett was neither a frequentist nor a Bayesian, but was one who turned away from all that is false.

As a tribute to his contributions to modern statistics, let us review his mathematical discoveries and the datasets that he used as demonstrations.

Cushny & Peebles

24 in × 18 in, watercolor

Student's t distribution with 1, 2, 4, and infinite (∞) degrees of freedom

8 in × 5.5 in, watercolor

Fine data art by Thomas Levine