Ledyard Tucker

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Ledyard Tucker
Born (1910-09-19)September 19, 1910
Glenwood Springs, Colorado
Died August 16, 2004(2004-08-16) (aged 93)
Savoy, Illinois
Nationality American
Fields Mathematics
Institutions Educational Testing Service
Alma mater University of Colorado
University of Chicago
Doctoral advisor Louis Leon Thurstone
Known for Angoff method
Tucker decomposition
Tucker–Koopman–Linn model

Ledyard R. Tucker (19 September 1910 – 16 August 2004) was an American mathematician who specialized in statistics and psychometrics. His Ph.D. advisor at the University of Chicago was Louis Leon Thurstone. Tucker is best known for his Tucker decomposition and Tucker–Koopman–Linn model. He is credited with the invention of Angoff method.

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