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The Language of the English Biometric School

Aldrich, John (2003) The Language of the English Biometric School International Statistical Review, 71, (1), pp. 109-129.

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This paper considers the language devised by Karl Pearson and his associates for discussing distributions, populations and samples, the basic language for frequentist inference. The original language-some of which is still in use-is described and also the changes it underwent under the influence of R.A. Fisher and of Russian and American mathematicians. The period covered is roughly 1890-1950.

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Published date: 2003
Keywords: statistical notation, karl pearson, r.a. fisher

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Local EPrints ID: 33375
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/33375
ISSN: 0306-7734
PURE UUID: eb30f418-d6d7-4a6b-9dc0-84903d13b4cd

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Date deposited: 16 May 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:53

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Author: John Aldrich

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