Reminiscences of a Statistician: The Company I Kept

Reminiscences of a Statistician: The Company I Kept


This rather nontechnical ebook is the 1st account of the historical past of data from the Fisher revolution to the pc revolution. It sketches the careers, and highlights the various paintings, of sixty five humans, so much of them statisticians. What supplies the e-book its specified personality is its emphasis at the author's interplay with those humans and the inclusion of many own anecdotes. mixed, those photos supply an grand fly-on-the-wall view of data through the interval in query. the tension is on rules and technical fabric is held to a minimal. hence the publication is on the market to a person with no less than an straightforward historical past in statistics.

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