Arnljot Høyland (19 February 1924 – 2002) was a Norwegian mathematical statistician. He was born in Bergen. He studied at the University of Oslo and later at the University of California, Berkeley. While a student he worked for the intelligence department at the Norwegian High Command, a military officer with the rank of Major. He lectured at the University of Oslo from 1959 to 1965, and then at the Norwegian Institute of Technology, eventually as a Professor of mathematical statistics. He published the textbooks Sannsynlighetsregning og statistisk metodelære (two volumes) in 1972 and 1973.
In 1944 Høyland composed the melody for Alf Prøysen's song "Julekveldsvise".
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