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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