Biometrika: One Hundred Years

Hardcover | September 15, 2001

EditorDonald Michael Titterington, David Cox

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The year 2001 marks the centenary of Biometrika, one of the world's leading academic journals in statistical theory and methodology. In celebration of this, the book brings together two sets of papers from the journal. The first comprises seven specially commissioned articles (authors: D.R.Cox, A.C. Davison, Anthony C. Atkinson and R.A. Bailey, David Oakes, Peter Hall, T.M.F. Smith, and Howell Tong). These articles review the history of the journal and the most important contributions made by appearing in the journal in a number of important areas of statitisical activity, includinggeneral theory and methodology, surveys and time sets. In the process the papers describe the general development of statistical science during the twentieth century. The second group of ten papers are a selection of particularly seminal articles form the journal's first hundred years. The bookopens with an introduction by the editors Professor D.M. Titterington and Sir David Cox.

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The year 2001 marks the centenary of Biometrika, one of the world's leading academic journals in statistical theory and methodology. In celebration of this, the book brings together two sets of papers from the journal. The first comprises seven specially commissioned articles (authors: D.R.Cox, A.C. Davison, Anthony C. Atkinson and R.A...

Donald Michael Titterington is a Professor of Statistics, University of Glasgow. David Cox is an Honorary Fellow, Nuffield College, Oxford.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:392 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.98 inPublished:September 15, 2001Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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PrefacePart 1- Special EditionD.R.Cox: Biometrika: The first 100 yearsA.C.Davison: Biometrika Centenary: Theory and general methodologyA.C.Atkinson and R.A.Bailey: One hundered years of the design of experiments on and off the pages of BiometrikaDavid Oakes: Biometrika Centenary: Survival analysisPeter Hall: Biometrika Centenary: NonparametricsT.M.F.Smith: Biometrika Centenary: Sample surveysHowell Tong: A personal journey through time series in BiometrikaPart 2 - selected papersF.Yates (1939): The comparative advantages of systemic and randomized arrangements in the design of agricultural and biological experimentsH.E.Daniels (1944): The relation between measures of correlation in the universe of sample permutationsR.L.Plackett and J.Burman (1946): The design of optimum multifactorial experimentsM.S.Bartlett (1950): Periodogram analysis and continous spectraP.Whittle (1954): On stationary processes in the planeM.Quenouille (1956): Notes on bias estimationE.S.Pearson (1968): Studies in the history of probability and statistics. XX. Some early correspondence between W.S.Gosset, R.A.Fisher and Karl Pearson, with notes and commentsW.K.Hastings (1970): Monte Carlo sampling methods using Markov chains and their applicationsK.G.Joreskog (1970): A general method for analysis of covariance structuresI.J.Good and R.A.Gaskin (1971): Nonparametric roughness penalties for probability densities