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By Erich L. Lehmann

This quite nontechnical publication is the 1st account of the background of information from the Fisher revolution to the pc revolution. It sketches the careers, and highlights of a few of the paintings, of sixty five humans, so much of them statisticians. What provides the ebook its unique personality is its emphasis at the author's interplay with those humans and the inclusion of many own anecdotes.
Combined, those photos supply a wide ranging view of data through the interval in query. incorporated are discussions of such subject matters as nonparametrics, Bayesian techniques, and knowledge research. the strain is on rules and technical fabric is held to a minimal. therefore the ebook is out there to somebody with at the least an uncomplicated history in statistics.

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