By Anders Hald
This e-book bargains a close background of parametric statistical inference. protecting the interval among James Bernoulli and R.A. Fisher, it examines: binomial statistical inference; statistical inference via inverse likelihood; the principal restrict theorem and linear minimal variance estimation via Laplace and Gauss; mistakes idea, skew distributions, correlation, sampling distributions; and the Fisherian Revolution. vigorous biographical sketches of a number of the major characters are featured all through, together with Laplace, Gauss, Edgeworth, Fisher, and Karl Pearson. additionally tested are the jobs performed through DeMoivre, James Bernoulli, and Lagrange.
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