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Author: William G Cochran
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©1982.
Series: Wiley series in probability and mathematical statistics., Probability and statistics section.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cochran, William G. (William Gemmell), 1909-1980.
Contributions to statistics.
New York : Wiley, ©1982
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William G Cochran
ISBN: 0471097861 9780471097860
OCLC Number: 7739808
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: The distribution of quadratic forms in a normal system, with applications to the analysis of covariance --
The flow due to a rotating disc --
A note on the influence of rainfall on the yield of cereals in relation to manurial treatment --
The statistical analysis of field counts of diseased plants --
An experiment on observer's bias in the selection of shoot-heights --
The x² distribution for the binomial and Poisson series, with small expectations --
Note on J.B.S. Haldane's paper, "The exact value of the moments of the distribution of x²" --
Problems arising in the analysis of a series of similar experiments --
The efficiencies of the binomial series tests of significance of a mean and of a correlation coefficient --
A catalogue of uniformity trial data --
An extension of Gold's method of examining the apparent persistence of one type of weather --
The information supplied by the sampling results --
The analysis of groups of experiments --
The omission or addition of an independent variate in multiple linear regression --
Crop estimation and its relation to agricultural meteorology --
Recent advances in mathematical statistics 1933, 1934, and 1937 --
Some difficulties in the statistical analysis of replicated experiments --
Long-term agricultural experiments --
The use of the analysis of variance in enumeration by sampling --
The analysis of lattice and triple lattice experiments in corn varietal tests --
Note on an approximate formula for the significance levels of Z --
The analysis of variance when experimental errors follow the Poisson or binomial laws --
The estimation of the yields of cereal experiments by sampling for the ratio of grain to total produce --
Lattice designs for wheat variety trials --
A double change-over design for dairy cattle feeding experiments --
The distribution of the largest of a set of estimated variances as a fraction of their total --
An examination of the accuracy of lattice and lattice square experiments on corn --
Sampling theory when the sampling-units are of unequal sizes --
The x² correction for continuity --
Rotation experiments with cotton in the Sudan Gezira --
Some developments in statistics --
The comparison of different scales of measurement for experimental results --
Analysis of variance for percentages based on unequal numbers --
Some additional lattice square designs --
Training at the professional level for statistical work in agriculture and biology --
Designs of greenhouse experiments for statistical analysis --
Graduate training in statistics --
Relative accuracy of systematic and stratified random samples for a certain class of populations --
Some consequences when the assumptions for the analysis of variance are not satisfied --
Recent developments in sampling theory in the United States --
Discriminant functions with covariance --
Estimation of bacterial densities by means of the "most probable number" --
The comparison of percentages in matched samples --
The present status of biometry --
Testing a linear relation among variances --
General principles in the selection of a sample --
Improvement by means of selection --
An appraisal of the repeated population censuses in the Eastern Health District, Baltimore --
The x² Test of Goodness of Fit --
Analysis of records with a view to their evaluation --
Statistical problems of the Kinsey Report --
Matching in analytical studies --
A sampling investigation of the efficiency of weighting inversely as the estimated variance --
The present structure of the Association --
Principles of sampling --
The role of a statistical society in the National System of Statistics --
The relation between simple transforms and maximum likelihood solutions --
The combination of estimates from different experiments --
Some methods for strengthening the Common x² Tests --
The rat population of Baltimore, 1952 --
Research techniques in the study of human beings --
A test of a linear function of the deviations between observed and expected numbers --
Design and analysis of sampling --
A rejection criterion based upon the range --
Analysis of covariance: its nature and uses --
The philosophy underlying the design of experiments --
Newer statistical methods --
Estado actual de la ensenanza estadistica en Estados Unidos de America (with an English summary) --
The design of experiments --
Designing clinical trials --
Some classification problems with multivariate qualitative data --
Comparison of methods for determining stratum boundaries --
Amphetamine sulfate and performance--a critique --
The role of mathematics in the medical sciences --
On a simple procedure of unequal probability sampling without replacement --
The potential contribution of electronic machines to the field of statistics --
Sequential experiments for estimating the median lethal dose --
Methodological problems in the study of human populations --
The Behrens-Fisher Test when the range of the unknown variance ratio is restricted --
Approximate significance levels of the Behrens-Fisher Test --
Stochastic approximation to the median effective dose in bioassay --
Comparison of two methods of handling covariates in discriminatory analysis --
The Robbins-Monro method for estimating the median lethal dose --
The planning of observational studies of human populations --
Analyse des classifications d'ordre --
Footnote by William G. Cochran --
Planning and analysis of non-experimental studies --
Errors of measurement in statistics --
The effectiveness of adjustment by subclassification in removing bias in observational studies --
Commentary on "estimation of error rates in discriminant analysis" --
The use of covariance in observational studies --
Some effects of errors of measurement on multiple correlation --
Analysis of variance --
Some effects of errors of measurement on linear regression --
Performance of a preliminary test of comparability in observational studies --
Observational studies --
Presidential statement --
Experiments for nonlinear functions --
Controlling bias in observational studies: a review --
The vital role of randomization in experiments and surveys --
Two recent areas of sample survey research --
Bartlett's work on agricultural experiments --
The role of statistics in National Health Policy decisions --
Early development of techniques in comparative experimentation --
Experiments in surgical treatment of duodenal ulcer --
Laplace's ratio estimator --
Some reflections --
Detecting systematic errors in multi-clinic observational data --
The design of experiments --
Fisher and the analysis of variance --
Summerizing [sic] the results of a series of experiments --
Discussion (of V.L. Hilt's paper) --
Estimators for the one-way random effects model with unequal error variances --
The Horvitz-Thompson estimator --
Historical perspectives.
Series Title: Wiley series in probability and mathematical statistics., Probability and statistics section.
Responsibility: William G. Cochran.


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