Ronald Aylmer Fisher

b. 17 February 1890 d. 29 July 1962
  • S. L. Zabell
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Abstract

R. A. Fisher transformed the statistics of his day from a modest collection of useful ad hoc techniques into a powerful and systematic body of theoretical concepts and practical methods. This achievement was all the more impressive because at the same time he pursued a dual career as a biologist, laying down, together with Sewall Wright and J. B. S. Haldane, the foundations of modern theoretical population genetics.

Keywords

Covariance Haldane Concession 

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