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By Anders Hald

This ebook deals an in depth heritage of parametric statistical inference. protecting the interval among James Bernoulli and R.A. Fisher, it examines: binomial statistical inference; statistical inference by means of inverse likelihood; the relevant restrict theorem and linear minimal variance estimation through Laplace and Gauss; errors conception, skew distributions, correlation, sampling distributions; and the Fisherian Revolution. full of life biographical sketches of a few of the major characters are featured all through, together with Laplace, Gauss, Edgeworth, Fisher, and Karl Pearson. additionally tested are the jobs performed by means of DeMoivre, James Bernoulli, and Lagrange.

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