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The Resource Statistics on the table : the history of statistical concepts and methods, Stephen M. Stigler

Statistics on the table : the history of statistical concepts and methods, Stephen M. Stigler

Label
Statistics on the table : the history of statistical concepts and methods
Title
Statistics on the table
Title remainder
the history of statistical concepts and methods
Statement of responsibility
Stephen M. Stigler
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stigler, Stephen M
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mathematical statistics
  • Mathematical statistics
Label
Statistics on the table : the history of statistical concepts and methods, Stephen M. Stigler
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 433-475) and index
Contents
Karl Pearson and the Cambridge economists -- The average man is 168 years old -- Jevons as statistician -- Jevons on the King-Davenant Law of Demand -- Francis Ysidro Edgeworth, statistician -- Galton and identification by fingerprints -- Stochastic simulation in the nineteenth century -- The history of statistics in 1933 -- Regression toward the mean -- Statistical concepts in psychology -- Apollo Mathematicus -- The dark ages of probability -- John Craig and the probability of history -- Stigler's law of eponymy -- Who discovered Bayes's Theorum? -- Daniel Bernoulli, Leonhard Euler, and maximum likelihood -- Gauss and the invention of least squares -- Cauchy and the witch of Agnesi -- Karl Pearson and degrees of freedom -- Statistics and standards -- The trial of the Pyx -- Normative terminology / with W.H. Kruskal
Control code
ocm40698580
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
ix, 488 p.
Isbn
9780674836013
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99013719
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) ADC-1291
Label
Statistics on the table : the history of statistical concepts and methods, Stephen M. Stigler
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 433-475) and index
Contents
Karl Pearson and the Cambridge economists -- The average man is 168 years old -- Jevons as statistician -- Jevons on the King-Davenant Law of Demand -- Francis Ysidro Edgeworth, statistician -- Galton and identification by fingerprints -- Stochastic simulation in the nineteenth century -- The history of statistics in 1933 -- Regression toward the mean -- Statistical concepts in psychology -- Apollo Mathematicus -- The dark ages of probability -- John Craig and the probability of history -- Stigler's law of eponymy -- Who discovered Bayes's Theorum? -- Daniel Bernoulli, Leonhard Euler, and maximum likelihood -- Gauss and the invention of least squares -- Cauchy and the witch of Agnesi -- Karl Pearson and degrees of freedom -- Statistics and standards -- The trial of the Pyx -- Normative terminology / with W.H. Kruskal
Control code
ocm40698580
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
ix, 488 p.
Isbn
9780674836013
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99013719
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) ADC-1291

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