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Statistics - Statistical Theory and Methods | Fisher, Neyman, and the Creation of Classical Statistics (Reviews)

Fisher, Neyman, and the Creation of Classical Statistics

Lehmann, Erich L.

2011, VIII, 115p. 8 illus..

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From the reviews:

“I enjoyed reading about the Human traits of the founders of modern classical statistics. The author put a lot of work into finding and citing the writings from Fisher and Neyman. … This is a well done book that I recommend reading. I also think that it would make a great graphic novel.” (Cats and Dogs with Data, maryannedata.wordpress.com, August, 2013)

“It provides a historical account of the development of classical statistics over a period covering approximately the first half of the twentieth century … . The purported aim of this book is to ‘trace the creation of classical statistics, and to show that it was principally the work of two men, Fisher and Neyman’ … . it has been reasonably successful in achieving this. … I would recommend this book to those who have a serious interest in the history of statistics … .” (Martin Griffiths, The Mathematical Gazette, Vol. 97 (538), March, 2013)



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