Selected Papers of Frederick Mosteller

  • Stephen E. Fienberg
  • David C. Hoaglin

Part of the Springer Series in Statistics book series (SSS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Stephen E. Fienberg
    Pages 1-5
  3. Pages 7-55
  4. M. A. Girshick, Frederick Mosteller, L. J. Savage
    Pages 57-68
  5. Frederick Mosteller
    Pages 69-100
  6. Frederick Mosteller
    Pages 101-109
  7. Frederick Mosteller, John W. Tukey
    Pages 111-145
  8. Hendrik Bode, Frederick Mosteller, John W. Tukey, Charles Winsor
    Pages 147-156
  9. Frederick Mosteller, Philip Nogee
    Pages 179-219
  10. Robert R. Bush, Frederick Mosteller
    Pages 221-234
  11. Robert R. Bush, Frederick Mosteller
    Pages 235-250
  12. Frederick Mosteller
    Pages 251-274
  13. William G. Cochran, Frederick Mosteller, John W. Tukey
    Pages 275-294
  14. Frederick Mosteller
    Pages 295-307
  15. Frederick Mosteller, D. E. Richmond
    Pages 309-316
  16. Robert R. Bush, Frederick Mosteller
    Pages 317-332
  17. Frederick Mosteller
    Pages 333-335
  18. Frederick Mosteller
    Pages 349-353
  19. John P. Gilbert, Frederick Mosteller
    Pages 355-398
  20. Frederick Mosteller, Cleo Youtz, Douglas Zahn
    Pages 399-411
  21. Gudmund R. Iversen, Willard H. Longcor, Frederick Mosteller, John P. Gilbert, Cleo Youtz
    Pages 417-434
  22. William B. Fairley, Frederick Mosteller
    Pages 445-455
  23. John P. Gilbert, Bucknam McPeek, Frederick Mosteller
    Pages 457-471
  24. Frederick Mosteller
    Pages 473-485
  25. Frederick Mosteller, Gale Mosteller
    Pages 487-497
  26. Frederick Mosteller
    Pages 499-511
  27. Bucknam McPeek, John P. Gilbert, Frederick Mosteller
    Pages 513-514
  28. Frederick Mosteller
    Pages 515-529
  29. Frederick Mosteller, John W. Tukey
    Pages 531-548
  30. Frederick Mosteller, John W. Tukey
    Pages 549-573
  31. John D. Emerson, Bucknam McPeek, Frederick Mosteller
    Pages 583-595
  32. Persi Diaconis, Frederick Mosteller
    Pages 605-622
  33. Francis J. Anscombe
    Pages 647-660
  34. Back Matter
    Pages 662-662

About this book


Frederick Mosteller has inspired numerous statisticians and other scientists by his creative approach to statistics and its applications. This volume brings together 40 of his most original and influential papers, capturing the variety and depth of his writings. The editors hope to share these with a new generation of researchers, so that they can build upon his insights and efforts.

This volume of selected papers is a companion to the earlier volume A Statistical Model: Frederick Mosteller's Contributions to Statistics, Science, and Public Policy, edited by Stephen E. Fienberg, David C. Hoaglin, William H. Kruskal, and Judith M. Tanur (Springer-Verlag, 1990), and to Mosteller's forthcoming autobiography, which will also be published by Springer-Verlag. It includes a biography and a comprehensive bibliography of Mosteller's books, papers, and other writings.

Stephen E. Fienberg is Maurice Falk University Professor of Statistics and Social Science, in the Departments of Statistics and Machine Learning at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA. David C. Hoaglin is Principal Scientist at Abt Associates Inc., Cambridge, MA.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Stephen E. Fienberg
    • 1
  • David C. Hoaglin
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of StatisticsCarnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburgh
  2. 2.Abt Associates Inc.Cambridge

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