Alec Aitken

lived from 1895 to 1967

Alec Aitken served at Gallipoli and in France with the New Zealand army. His experiences here affected him for the rest of his life. He had a prodigious memory and calculating ability. He worked in Statistics, Numerical Analysis and Algebra and made important contributions in all these areas.

Find out more at:
http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Aitken.html