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TitleR.A. Fisher: An Appreciation [electronic resource] / edited by Stephen E. Fienberg, David V. Hinkley
ImprintNew York, NY : Springer New York, 1980
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Descript XI, 208 p. online resource


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


R. A. Fisher: Some Introductory Remarks -- Fisher: The Early Years -- Distribution of the Correlation Coefficient -- Fisher and the Analysis of Variance -- Randomization and Design: I -- Randomization and Design: II -- Basic Theory of the 1922 Mathematical Statistics Paper -- Fisher and the Method of Moments -- Fisherโ{128}{153}s Contributions to the Analysis of Categorical Data -- Theory of Statistical Estimation: The 1925 Paper -- Some Numerical Illustrations of Fisherโ{128}{153}s Theory of Statistical Estimation -- Fisherโ{128}{153}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: Publications of R.A. Fisher

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