T. M. F. Smith

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T. M. Fred Smith is a British statistician known for his research in survey sampling.

Fred Smith gained his first degree in 1959. He has been professor of mathematics at the University of Southampton.[1] He received the Guy Medal in bronze from the Royal Statistical Society in 1979. In 1983 he was elected as a Fellow of the American Statistical Association.[2]

He was President of the Royal Statistical Society in 1991–1993.[3]

Selected bibliography[edit]


  1. ^ Smith, T. M. F. (2001). "Biometrika centenary: Sample surveys". Biometrika. 88 (1): 167–243. doi:10.1093/biomet/88.1.167. 
  2. ^ View/Search Fellows of the ASA, accessed 2016-10-22.
  3. ^ Smith, T. M. F. (1993). "Populations and Selection: Limitations of Statistics (Presidential address)". Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A. 156 (2): 144–166. doi:10.2307/2982726. JSTOR 2982726.  (Portrait of T. M. F. Smith on page 144) The Royal Statistical Society lists Smith as the 1991–1993 President in its list of Presidents of the Royal Statistical Society, which available on-line: List of presidents