download process

Twelve British Statisticians - , Donald W. Zimmerman

Not Available

This file is no longer available on Tradebit.

Pay for Twelve British Statisticians - , Donald W. Zimmerman
File

Twelve British Statisticians provides a description of the lives and scientific contributions of a dozen scientific luminaries. Each statistician is a famous figure, but is especially renowned in Great Britain. Their fields of expertise sometimes include disciplines that depart from statistics and display great versatility. The book is accessible to a wide reading audience. Each of the chapters of the book focuses on the scientific contributions and personal life of a single statistician. Each chapters begins with an overview and contain a rich set of references. Current textbooks in statistics contain little information about the pioneers in the field. This book provides a historical supplement in courses on quantitative methods in the behavioral, social, and biological disciplines. The statisticians and some of their contributions covered include: 1. Karl Pearson: product-moment correlation. 2. R.A. Fisher: analysis of variance and covariance, experimental design, common sampling distributions. 3. Charles Spearman: factor analysis, theory of intelligence, mental test theory. 4. Florence Nightingale David: advocate of women's vocational rights in statistics, distinguished educator. 5. George Udny Yule: time series, contingency table analysis. 6. Maurice G. Kendall: generation of and tests for randomness, time series. 7. George E.P. Box: statistical quality control, analysis of time series. 8. William Sealy Gosset ("Student"): small sample statistical techniques, contributions to Neyman-Pearson theory. 9. Egon Sharpe Pearson: Neyman-Pearson theory, history of statistics. 10. Francis Ysidro Edgeworth: polymath mathematical psychics, editor of the Economics Journal. 11. Maurice S. Bartlett: stochastic processes, epidemiology, time series. 12. David Cox: multivariable models including covariates and treatment variables, survival rate. For author bios, photos, and a sample read, visit https://www.tradebit.com.

Author: Williams, Richard H.
Author: Zimmerman, Donald W.
Author: Ross, Donald C.
Publisher: Boson Books
Illustration: N
Language: ENG
Title: Twelve British Statisticians
Pages: 00000 (Encrypted EPUB) / 00000 (Encrypted PDF)
On Sale: 2012-03-01
SKU-13/ISBN: 9781932482447
Category: Biography & Autobiography : Educators
Category: Biography & Autobiography : Scientists - General
Category: Mathematics : Probability & Statistics - General


(ID 110086537)

File Data:

Contact Seller:
ebook-reader, US, Member since 09/08/2010

URL:

Embed:
Create JavaScript Mobile Tag Widgets for your homepage

More Files From This User

Related Files


Tradebit Reviews

Tradebit is the worlds largest marketplace for digital files, with over 2.5 million satisfied customers and millions of digital products. Online for over 12 years, Tradebit is the best place to find files like music, video tutorials, repair manuals, and more. If you're curious about how much our users love Tradebit, read reviews from real buyers!