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Neyman--from life

Author: Constance Reid
Publisher: New York : Springer-Verlag, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jerzy Neyman received the National Medal of Science "for laying the foundations of modern statistics and devising tests and procedures that have become essential parts of the knowledge of every statistician." Until his death in 1981 at the age of 87, Neyman was vigorously involved in the concerns and controversies of the day, a scientist whose personality and activity were integral parts of his contribution to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographie
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Reid, Constance.
Neyman--from life.
New York : Springer-Verlag, ©1982
(OCoLC)625795381
Named Person: Jerzy Neyman; Jerzy Neyman; Jerzy Neyman; Jerzy Neyman; Jerzy Neyman
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Constance Reid
ISBN: 0387907475 9780387907475 3540907475 9783540907473
OCLC Number: 8667094
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 298 pages, [12] pages of plates : portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: This book does not have a table of contents.
Responsibility: Constance Reid.
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Jerzy Neyman received the National Medal of Science "for laying the foundations of modern statistics and devising tests and procedures that have become essential parts of the knowledge of every statistician." Until his death in 1981 at the age of 87, Neyman was vigorously involved in the concerns and controversies of the day, a scientist whose personality and activity were integral parts of his contribution to science. Through conversations with Neyman as well as the author's access to his personal and professional letters and papers, this book presents the life story of the statistician.

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