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Contributions to the history of statistics.

Harald Ludvig Westergaard

Contributions to the history of statistics.

by Harald Ludvig Westergaard

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Published by A. M. Kelley in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Statistics -- History

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReprints of economic classics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHA19 .W4 1969
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 280 p.
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5694987M
    ISBN 100678005214
    LC Control Number70085136

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    Richard Dawkins has described Ronald Fisher as "the father of modern statistics and experimental design", a line which is quoted in Fisher's Wikipedia biography. And also Anders Hald called him "a genius who almost single-handedly created the foundations for modern statistical science" in his book A History of Mathematical Statistics. Karl Pearson FRS FRSE (/ ˈ p ɪər s ə n /; born Carl Pearson; 27 March – 27 April ) was an English mathematician and has been credited with establishing the discipline of mathematical statistics. He founded the world's first university statistics department at University College, London in , and contributed significantly to the field of biometrics and Awards: Darwin Medal (), Weldon Memorial Prize .


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