- Peter McCullagh
Peter McCullagh is an Irish statistician, originally from
Plumbridge, Northern Ireland. He attended Birmingham University, and completed his Ph.D. at Imperial College London. He is currently the John D. MacArthur Distinguished Service Professorin the Department of Statistics at the University of Chicago.
He is the coauthor with
John Nelderof "Generalized Linear Models" (1983, Chapman and Hall– second edition 1989), a seminal text on the subject of generalized linear models(GLMs).
Peter McCullagh is a member of the
Royal Societyand the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
He also won a Notable Alumni Award in 2007 from his grammar school,
St Columb's Collegein Derry, Northern Ireland.
McCullagh's parametrization of the Cauchy distributions
* [http://www.stat.uchicago.edu/~pmcc/ Peter McCullagh's home page]
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