Statistics index


Alphabetical list of History Topics History Topics Index
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Although at present this archive does not contain any specially written article on Statistics, nevertheless there is a wealth of information on the history of Statistics. We list below the main places where this information is to be found.


Statisticians
Anderson
Bortkiewicz
Cochran
George Dantzig
David
Edgeworth
Feller
Fisher
Galton
Gnedenko
Gosset
Hollerith
Jevons
David Kendall


Maurice Kendall
Kolmogorov
Paul Lévy
Lexis
Linnik
Lukacs
Neyman
Nightingale
Pearson
Egon Pearson
Pillai
Quetelet
Scheffe
Shewhart
Slutsky
Tinbergen
Tukey
Wald
Weldon
Wilks
Winkler
Wishart
Wolfowitz
Yates
Youden
Yule


Statistical Societies

American Statistical Association
Australian Statistical Society
Bulgarian Statistical Society
Canadian Statistical Society
Estonian Statistical Society
Finnish Statistical Society
German Statistical Society
Korean Statistical Society
Royal Statistical Society
Swiss Statistical Society

Additional Material

Bertrand Introduction to Bertrand's work on probability

Fisher Preface to R A Fisher: the life of a scientist

Fisher R A Fisher's Introduction to Statistical Methods

Fisher R A Fisher's History of Statistics

Kendall Hiawatha Designs an Experiment

Quetelet Adolphe Quetelet on crime

Savage Leonard J Savage's Foundations of Statistics

Venice and statistics

Journal of the Statistical Society of London

Article by: J J O'Connor and E F Robertson


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JOC/EFR February 2007

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