R.A. Fisher: An Appreciation: RA FISHER 1980. 2ND PRINTING/

Paperback | April 21, 1980

EditorStephen E. Fienberg, David V. HinkleybyStephen E. Fienberg

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From the reviews: "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; it will certainly provide background material for much vigorous discussion." #Australian Journal of Statistics#1

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From the reviews: "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; it will certainly provide background material for much vigorous discussion." #Australian Journal of Statistics#1

Format:PaperbackDimensions:220 pages, 9.61 × 6.69 × 0.04 inPublished:April 21, 1980Publisher:Springer

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ISBN - 10:038790476X

ISBN - 13:9780387904764

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Table of Contents

Contents: Some Introductory Remarks.- The Early Years.- Distribution of the Correlation Coefficient.- Fisher and the Analysis of Variance.- Randomization and Design.- 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.

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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; it will certainly provide background material for much vigorous discussion." #Australian Journal of Statistics#1