Tony Lewis (mathematician)
|Anthony John Lewis
February 25, 1942 |
|Known for||Duckworth–Lewis method|
Anthony John Lewis MBE (born 25 February 1942 in Bolton, Lancashire) is a mathematician who, along with Frank Duckworth, developed the Duckworth-Lewis method of resetting targets in interrupted cricket matches.
Lewis received degrees in mathematics and statistics from Sheffield University in the 1960s. In January 2008, he retired as a lecturer in Quantitative Research Methods from Oxford Brookes University. He was formerly a lecturer at the University of the West of England where the Duckworth-Lewis method originated from an undergraduate final-year project. He is also a former chairman of the Western Operational Research Discussion Society and was a keynote speaker at the Second IMA International Conference on Mathematics in Sport in 2009.
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