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R.A. Fisher, the life of a scientist

Author: Joan Fisher Box
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©1978.
Series: Wiley series in probability and mathematical statistics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fisher's achievements in mathematical statistics continue to dominate the age. This work synthesizes his personal and professional life, tracing the development (without mathematical elaboration) of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographie
Biographies
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Box, Joan Fisher, 1926-
R.A. Fisher, the life of a scientist.
New York : Wiley, ©1978
(OCoLC)625199178
Named Person: Ronald Aylmer Fisher, Sir; Ronald Aylmer Fisher, sir; Ronald Aylmer Fisher, Sir; Ronald A Fisher, Sir
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Fisher Box
ISBN: 0471093009 9780471093008 0471838985 9780471838982
OCLC Number: 3649815
Description: xii, 512 pages, 13 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Nature and nurture --
2. In the wilderness --
3. Mathematical statistics --
4. Rothamsted experimental station --
5. Tests of significance --
6. The design of experiments --
7. The genetical theory of natural selection --
8. The evolution of dominance --
9. The role of a statistician --
10. Galton Professor of Eugenics --
11. Evolutionary ideas --
12. In the United States and India --
13. Blood groups in man --
14. Losses of war --
15. Arthur Balfour Professor of genetics --
16. The biometrical movement --
17. Scientific inference --
18. Retirement.
Series Title: Wiley series in probability and mathematical statistics.
Responsibility: Joan Fisher Box.

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