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Pearson, Karl Line breaks: Karl Pear|son
Pronunciation: /ˈpɪəs(ə)n/

Definition of Pearson, Karl in English:

( 1857–1936), English mathematician, the principal founder of 20th-century statistics. He defined the concept of standard deviation and devised the chi-square test.

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