R.A. Fisher: An Appreciation

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Stephen E. Fienberg, David V. Hinkley
Springer Science & Business Media, Dec 6, 2012 - Mathematics - 208 pages
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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Contents

SOME INTRODUCTORY REMARKS
1
FISHER AND THE ANALYSIS OF WARIANCE
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I
35
BASIC THEORY OF THE 1922 MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS PAPER
59
FISHERS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE ANALYSIS OF CATEGORICAL DATA
75
SOME NUMERICAL ILLUSTRATIONS OF FISHERS THEORY OF STATISTICAL ESTIMATION
95
FIDUCIAL INFERENCE
109
FISHER JEFFREYS AND THE NATURE OF PROBABILITY
148
DISCRIMINANT ANALYSIS
161
SMOKING AND LUNG ANCER
182
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