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Author Lehmann, E. L. (Erich Leo), 1917-

Title Fisher, Neyman, and the creation of classical statistics / Erich L. Lehmann
Published New York : Springer, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 115 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1) Introduction -- 2) Fisher's Testing Methodology -- 3) The Neyman-Pearson Theory -- 4) Fisher's Dissent -- 5) The Design of Experiments and Sample Surveys -- 6) Estimation -- 7) Epilog -- Appendix -- References -- Name Index -- Subject Index
Summary Classical statistical theory-hypothesis testing, estimation, and the design of experiments and sample surveys-is mainly the creation of two men: Ronald A. Fisher (1890-1962) and Jerzy Neyman (1894-1981). Their contributions sometimes complemented each other, sometimes occurred in parallel, and, particularly at later stages, often were in strong opposition. The two men would not be pleased to see their names linked in this way, since throughout most of their working lives they detested each other. Nevertheless, they worked on the same problems, and through their combined efforts created a new d
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Fisher, Ronald Aylmer, Sir, 1890-1962.
Neyman, Jerzy, 1894-1981.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2011930669
ISBN 1441995005 (electronic bk.)
9781441995001 (electronic bk.)