*Leonard Savage (1917-1971) *

*Leonard Savage was a mathematician who contributed to the
concept of decision theory by studying gambling as a model for problems in
probability and decision theory. He wrote a book titled The Foundations of
Statistics which considers subjective probality and utility. He also wrote
articles relating to statistical inference using the Bayesian approach. For
indepth biographical information on Savage go to-- *

*http://turnbull.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Mathematicians/Savage.html
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*For a list of Savage’s works go to--*

* http://cepa.newschool.edu/het/profiles/savage.htm*

*For an explanation of the Leonard J. Savage award go to--*