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Biographical entry Heyde, Christopher Charles (1939 - 2008)


20 April 1939
New South Wales, Australia
6 March 2008
Mathematician and Statistician


Christopher Heyde became Professor of Statistics at the Australian National University in 1987. He was formerly Chief Research Scientist, CSIRO Division of Mathematics and Statistics 1975-1983. Heyde was elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA) in 1977.

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Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Christopher Charles Heyde - Records, MS 225; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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Journal Articles

  • Gani, J. and Seneta, E., 'Obituary: Christopher Charles Heyde AM, DSc, FAA, FASSA', Journal of Applied Probability, vol. 45, 2008, pp. 587-92. Details
  • Glasserman, Paul and Kou, Steven, 'A Conversation with Chris Heyde', Statistical Science, vol. 21, no. 2, 2006, pp. 286-298. Details
  • Heyde, C., 'A conversation with Joe Gani', Statistical Science, vol. 10, 1995, pp. 214-30. Details
  • Heyde, C. C., 'Official statistics in the late colonial period leading on to the work of the first Commonwealth Statistician, G. H. Knibbs', Australian Journal of Statistics, vol. 30, B, 1988, pp. 23-43. Details
  • Seneta, E. and Gani, J. M., 'Christopher Charles Heyde 1939- 2008', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 20, no. 1, 2009, pp. 67-90. Details


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McCarthy, G.J.