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Mathematical statistics; History

  • An Accidental Statisticianby George E. P. Box

    Wiley 2013; US$ 34.95

    Celebrating the life of an admired pioneer in statistics In this captivating and inspiring memoir, world-renowned statistician George E. P. Box offers a firsthand account of his life and statistical work. Writing in an engaging, charming style, Dr. Box reveals the unlikely events that led him to a career in statistics, beginning with his job as... more...

  • The Work of Raymond J. Carrollby Marie Davidian; Xihong Lin; Jeffrey S. Morris; Leonard A . Stefanski

    Springer 2014; US$ 149.00

    This?volume?contains Raymond J.?Carroll's?research and commentary on its impact?by leading statisticians. Each of the?seven main parts?focuses?on a key research?area: Measurement Error, Transformation and Weighting, Epidemiology, Nonparametric and Semiparametric Regression for Independent Data, Nonparametric and Semiparametric Regression for Dependent... more...

  • A History of Parametric Statistical Inference from Bernoulli to Fischer, 1713-1935by Anders Hald

    Springer 2008; US$ 129.00

    Offers a detailed history of parametric statistical inference. This work covers the period between James Bernoulli and R A Fisher. It examines: binomial statistical inference; statistical inference by inverse probability; the central limit theorem and linear minimum variance estimation by Laplace and Gauss; and more. more...

  • Leading Personalities in Statistical Sciencesby Norman L. Johnson; Samuel Kotz

    Wiley 2011; US$ 143.00

    A fascinating chronicle of the lives and achievements of the men and women who helped shapethe science of statistics This handsomely illustrated volume will make enthralling reading for scientists, mathematicians, and science history buffs alike. Spanning nearly four centuries, it chronicles the lives and achievements of more than 110 of the most... more...

  • Statistics in Actionby Jerald F. Lawless

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 99.95

    Commissioned by the Statistical Society of Canada (SSC), Statistics in Action: A Canadian Outlook helps both general readers and users of statistics better appreciate the scope and importance of statistics. It presents the ways in which statistics is used while highlighting key contributions that Canadian statisticians are making to science, technology,... more...

  • Reminiscences of a Statisticianby Erich Lehmann

    Springer 2007; US$ 59.99

    An account of the history of statistics from the Fisher revolution to the computer revolution. This book sketches the careers, and highlights of the work of 65 people. It emphasises on the author's interaction with these people and includes personal anecdotes. These portraits provide a panoramic view of statistics during the period in question. more...

  • Fisher, Neyman, and the Creation of Classical Statisticsby Erich L. Lehmann

    Springer 2011; US$ 34.95

    Classical statistical theory-hypothesis testing, estimation, and the design of experiments and sample surveys-is mainly the creation of two men: Ronald A. Fisher (1890-1962) and Jerzy Neyman (1894-1981). Their contributions sometimes complemented each other, sometimes occurred in parallel, and, particularly at later stages, often were in strong opposition.... more...

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