# Author:William Fleetwood Sheppard

←Author Index: Sh | William Fleetwood Sheppard (1863–1936) |

Australian-British civil servant, mathematician and statistician remembered for his work in finite differences, interpolation and statistical theory, known in particular for the eponymous "Sheppard’s corrections" This author wrote articles for the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica. Articles attributed to this author are designated in EB1911 by the initials "W. F. Sh." |

## WorksEdit

*From Determinant to Tensor*(1923)- "Algebra," in
*Encyclopædia Britannica*(11th ed., 1911) (except for*Special Kinds of Algebra*and*History*) - "Arithmetic," in
*Encyclopædia Britannica*(11th ed., 1911) - "Differences, Calculus of," in
*Encyclopædia Britannica*(11th ed., 1911) - "Interpolation," in
*Encyclopædia Britannica*(11th ed., 1911) - "Mensuration," in
*Encyclopædia Britannica*(11th ed., 1911)

*Some* or all works by this author are in the **public domain** in the **United States** because they were published before January 1, 1926.

The author died in 1936, so works by this author are also in the **public domain** in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's **life plus 80 years or less**. Works by this author may also be in the **public domain** in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the **rule of the shorter term** to foreign works.