Reminiscences of a Statistician: The Company I Kept

Reminiscences of a Statistician: The Company I Kept


This particularly nontechnical booklet is the 1st account of the historical past of records from the Fisher revolution to the pc revolution. It sketches the careers, and highlights many of the paintings, of sixty five humans, so much of them statisticians. What offers the ebook its designated personality is its emphasis at the author's interplay with those humans and the inclusion of many own anecdotes. mixed, those photographs supply an awesome fly-on-the-wall view of statistics in the course of the interval in query. the tension is on rules and technical fabric is held to a minimal. hence the ebook is offered to somebody with not less than an basic historical past in statistics.

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