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Jean-Paul Benzécri

Jean-Paul Benzécri (February 28, 1932 – November 25, 2019)[1] was a French statistician. He studied at École Normale Supérieure and has been professor at Université Pierre-et-Marie-Curie in Paris. He is most famous for the development of the Correspondence analysis, a statistical technique for analyzing contingency tables. It is widely used in sociological studies of categorical data. Benzécri was also one of the inventors of the nearest-neighbor chain algorithm for agglomerative hierarchical clustering.

Jean-Paul Benzécri
Born(1932-02-28)February 28, 1932
DiedNovember 25, 2019(2019-11-25) (aged 87)
NationalityFrench
Alma materÉcole Normale Supérieure
Scientific career
FieldsMathematics
InstitutionsUniversité Pierre-et-Marie-Curie
Doctoral advisorHenri Cartan

ReferencesEdit

  • Histoire et préhistoire de l'analyse des données, Dunod, 1982, ISBN 2-04-015467-1
  • L'analyse des données / leçons sur l'analyse factorielle et la reconnaissance des formes et travaux, Dunod 1982, ISBN 2-04-015515-5
  • Linguistique et lexicologie, Dunod, 2007 [ré-édition], ISBN 2-04-010776-2
  • Pratique de l'analyse des données, Dunod, 1980, ISBN 2-04-015732-8
  • Revue Les cahiers de l'analyse des données, Gauthier-Villars, Dunod, 1980–1990

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