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An Accidental Statistician

The Life and Memories of George E. P. Box

An Accidental Statistician by George E. P. Box
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Praise for George E. P. Box and An Accidental Statistician

"I found most interesting the parts describing how he developed as a statistician, the intellectual influences on him, and the genesis of the ideas for which he is so well known. . . . There is no doubt that this [memoir] will be a useful autobiographical document from one of our greatest statisticians."
—Iain Johnstone, Professor of Statistics, Stanford University

"Not only is [An Accidental Statistician] interesting from a statistical and history of statistics perspective, it is also a marvelous example of grammatically sound writing of beautiful style and quality."
— Geert Molenberghs, Professor of Biostatistics, Limburgs Universitair Centru, Belgium

"As a master craftsman, [George Box has] taught so many apprentices over the years. It is wonderful to see the spreading effects of [his] teachings throughout the world today."
— Norman R. Draper, Professor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin–Madison

From early childhood to a celebrated career in academia and industry, acclaimed statistician George E. P. Box offers personal insights and a firsthand account of his professional accomplishments in this charming and intimate memoir of a great intellectual's life.

Wiley; March 2013
304 pages; ISBN 9781118514931
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Title: An Accidental Statistician
Author: George E. P. Box
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