Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice

, Volume 1, Issue 3–4, pp 489–499 | Cite as

Life and work of Ronald Aylmer Fisher

  • C. R. RaoEmail author


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of StatisticsPennsylvania State UniversityUSA

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