Herman Chernoff (born July 1, 1923, New York) is an American applied mathematician, statistician and physicist formerly a professor at MIT and currently working at Harvard University.
In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.
Early life and education
Herman Chernoff's parents were Pauline and Max Chernoff, Jewish emgirants from Russia. He studied in Townsend Harris High School.
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