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An oral history with David Blackwell : oral history transcript / 2003.
BANC MSS 2004/163 c; Phonotape 3656 C:1-11
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Title:

An oral history with David Blackwell : oral history transcript / 2003
African American faculty and senior staff oral history series

Creator/Contributor:

Blackwell, David, 1919-2010, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Wilmot, Nadine, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Early years in Centralia, Illinois; early teaching jobs, including Howard University; Bayesian approach; work on information theory; Berkeley and Berkeley's Dept. of Statistics.

Date:

2003 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
University of California, Berkeley. -- Department of Statistics.
African American college teachers -- California -- Berkeley -- Interviews
Bayesian statistical decision theory
Information theory -- Mathematics
Mathematicians -- California -- Berkeley

Note:

David Blackwell. Interviews conducted by Nadine Wilmot in 2002 and 2003. Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
Forms part of the African American faculty and senior staff oral history series.
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
Audio tape recording of the interviews also available. Shelved as Phonotape 3656 C:1-11.
Also available online.
Duplicate transcript: Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Volume includes index.

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. (v, 160 p.) : ill., ports. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
11 sound cassettes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z1941
BANC MSS 2004/163 c
Phonotape 3656 C:1-11

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z1941