• 794 Citations
1970 …2018
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Research Interests

Mathematical probability (in particular, large deviation theory) and Bayesian statistics (in particular, the study of exchangeability); history, philosophical foundations, and legal applications of probability and statistics.

Education/Academic qualification

Mathematics, PhD, Harvard University

… → 1974

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, AM, Harvard University

… → 1971

Mathematics, AB, Columbia University

… → 1968

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Bayesian Statistics Mathematics
statistics Social Sciences
Mosco Convergence Mathematics
Exchangeable Sequences Mathematics
Inductive Inference Mathematics
Biostatistics Mathematics
Conjugate prior Mathematics
English literature Social Sciences

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Research Output 1970 2018

Cryptology, mathematics, and technology

Zabell, S. L., Oct 2018, Technology and Mathematics: Philosophical and Historical Investigations. Hansson, S. O. (ed.). Springer International Publishing, (Philosophy of Engineering and Technology; vol. 30).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Letter to the Editor—Appropriate Standards for Verification and Validation of Probabilistic Genotyping Systems

Adams, N., Koppl, R., Krane, D., Thompson, W. & Zabell, S. L., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Forensic Sciences. 63, 1, p. 339-340 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Forensic bitemark identification: weak foundations, exaggerated claims

Saks, M. J. & Zabell, S. L., 2016, In : Journal of Law and the Biosciences. 3, 3, p. 538-575 38 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Forensic Sciences
Empirical Research
Expert Testimony
2 Citations (Scopus)

Johannes von Kries’s Principien: A Brief Guide for the Perplexed

Zabell, S. L., Apr 1 2016, In : Journal for General Philosophy of Science. 47, 1, p. 131-150 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

English literature

Symmetry Arguments in Probability

Zabell, S. L., 2016, The Oxford Handbook of Probability and Philosophy . Hájek, A. & Hitchcock, C. (eds.). Oxford University Press, (Oxford Handbooks).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Open Access