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Reminiscences of a statistician: the company I kept

By: Lehmann, E. L.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York Springer Science+Business Media 2008Description: xii, 309 p. : ill., ports. ; 2.ISBN: 9780387715964.Subject(s): Statisticians --Biography | Statistics --HistoryDDC classification: 519.509 Summary: This relatively nontechnical book is the first account of the history of statistics from the Fisher revolution to the computer revolution. It sketches the careers, and highlights of some of the work, of 65 people, most of them statisticians. What gives the book its special character is its emphasis on the author's interaction with these people and the inclusion of many personal anecdotes. (http://www.springer.com/statistics/book/978-0-387-71596-4)
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This relatively nontechnical book is the first account of the history of statistics from the Fisher revolution to the computer revolution. It sketches the careers, and highlights of some of the work, of 65 people, most of them statisticians. What gives the book its special character is its emphasis on the author's interaction with these people and the inclusion of many personal anecdotes. (http://www.springer.com/statistics/book/978-0-387-71596-4)

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