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  • © 1980

R.A. Fisher: An Appreciation

Part of the book series: Lecture Notes in Statistics (LNS, volume 1)

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Table of contents (18 papers)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi
  2. R.A. Fisher: Some Introductory Remarks

    • David Hinkley
    Pages 1-5
  3. Fisher: The Early Years

    • Joan Fisher Box
    Pages 6-8
  4. Distribution of the Correlation Coefficient

    • Somesh Das Gupta
    Pages 9-16
  5. Fisher and the Analysis of Variance

    • William G. Cochran
    Pages 17-34
  6. Randomization and Design: I

    • Norton Holschuh
    Pages 35-45
  7. Randomization and Design: II

    • Rick Picard
    Pages 46-58
  8. Fisher and the Method of Moments

    • Roy Mensch
    Pages 67-74
  9. Fiducial Inference

    • Robert Buehler
    Pages 109-118
  10. The Behrens-Fisher and Fieller-Creasy Problems

    • David L. Wallace
    Pages 119-147
  11. Discriminant Analysis

    • Somesh Das Gupta
    Pages 161-170
  12. Distribution on the Sphere

    • Christopher Bingham
    Pages 171-181
  13. Smoking and Lung Cancer

    • R. Dennis Cook
    Pages 182-191
  14. Back Matter

    Pages 192-208

About this book

From the reviews: "This collection of essays surveys the most important of Fisher's papers in various areas of statistics. ... ... the monograph will be a useful source of reference to most of Fisher's major papers; it will certainly provide background material for much vigorous discussion." #Australian Journal of Statistics#1

Keywords

  • Fisher, Ronald Aylmer
  • Statistik
  • Variance
  • analysis of variance
  • correlation
  • mathematical statistics
  • statistics

Reviews

"This collection of essays surveys the most important of Fisher's papers in various areas of statistics. ... ... the monograph will be a useful source of reference to most of Fisher's major papers; it will certainly provide background material for much vigorous discussion." #Australian Journal of Statistics#1

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA

    Stephen E. Fienberg

  • Department of Statistics, Oxford University, Oxford, UK

    David V. Hinkley

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Softcover Book USD 159.99
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