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R.A. Fisher, an appreciation

Author: Stephen E Fienberg; D V Hinkley
Publisher: New York : Springer-Verlag, ©1980.
Series: Lecture notes in statistics (Springer-Verlag), v. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Surveys the most important of Fisher's papers in various areas of statistics.

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Genre/Form: Essays
Named Person: Ronald Aylmer Fisher, Sir; Fisher; Ronald Aylmer Fisher, Sir; Ronald Aylmer Fisher, Sir; Ronald Aylmer Fisher; Ronald Aylmer Fisher
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen E Fienberg; D V Hinkley
ISBN: 038790476X 9780387904764 354090476X 9783540904762
OCLC Number: 5992184
Description: ix, 208 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: R. A. Fisher: Some Introductory Remarks.- Fisher: The Early Years.- Distribution of the Correlation Coefficient.- Fisher and the Analysis of Variance.- Randomization and Design: I.- Randomization and Design: II.- Basic Theory of the 1922 Mathematical Statistics Paper.- Fisher and the Method of Moments.- Fisher's Contributions to the Analysis of Categorical Data.- Theory of Statistical Estimation: The 1925 Paper.- Some Numerical Illustrations of Fisher's Theory of Statistical Estimation.- Fisher's Development of Conditional Inference.- Fiducial Inference.- The Behrens-Fisher and Fieller-Creasy Problems.- Fisher, Jeffreys, and the Nature of Probability.- Discriminant Analysis.- Distribution on the Sphere.- Smoking and Lung Cancer.- Appendix: Publications of R.A. Fisher.
Series Title: Lecture notes in statistics (Springer-Verlag), v. 1.
Responsibility: edited by S.E. Fienberg and D.V. Hinkley.
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"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; Read more...

 
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