A History of Parametric Statistical Inference from Bernoulli by Anders Hald

By Anders Hald

This e-book deals a close background of parametric statistical inference. masking the interval among James Bernoulli and R.A. Fisher, it examines: binomial statistical inference; statistical inference through inverse chance; the critical restrict theorem and linear minimal variance estimation by means of Laplace and Gauss; mistakes thought, skew distributions, correlation, sampling distributions; and the Fisherian Revolution. energetic biographical sketches of some 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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