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The history of statistics : the measurement of uncertainty before 1900, Stephen M. Stigler

Label
The history of statistics : the measurement of uncertainty before 1900
Title
The history of statistics
Title remainder
the measurement of uncertainty before 1900
Statement of responsibility
Stephen M. Stigler
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stigler, Stephen M
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA276.15
LC item number
.S75 1986
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
QA 276.15
NLM item number
S855h 1986
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Statistics
  • Statistics as Topic
  • Statistique
  • Statistique
  • Données statistiques
  • Histoire
  • Statistique
  • Statistics
  • Statistiek
  • Statistik
  • Statistique
  • Statistik
Label
The history of statistics : the measurement of uncertainty before 1900, Stephen M. Stigler
Link
https://archive.org/details/historyofstatist00stig
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 374-398
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. The development of mathematical statistics in astronomy and geodesy before 1827. Least squares and the combination of observations -- Probabilists and the measurement of uncertainty -- Inverse probability -- The Gauss-Laplace synthesis -- pt. II. The struggle to extend a calculus of probabilities to the social sciences. Quetelet's two attempts -- Attempts to revive the binomial -- Psychophysics as a counterpoint -- pt. III. A breakthrough in studies of heredity. The English breakthrough: Galton -- The next generation: Edgeworth -- Pearson and Yule -- Appendix A. Syllabus for Edgeworth's 1885 lectures -- Appendix B. Syllabus for Edgeworth's 1892 Newmarch lectures
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 410 pages
Isbn
9780674403413
Lccn
85030499
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)12972377
Label
The history of statistics : the measurement of uncertainty before 1900, Stephen M. Stigler
Link
https://archive.org/details/historyofstatist00stig
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 374-398
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. The development of mathematical statistics in astronomy and geodesy before 1827. Least squares and the combination of observations -- Probabilists and the measurement of uncertainty -- Inverse probability -- The Gauss-Laplace synthesis -- pt. II. The struggle to extend a calculus of probabilities to the social sciences. Quetelet's two attempts -- Attempts to revive the binomial -- Psychophysics as a counterpoint -- pt. III. A breakthrough in studies of heredity. The English breakthrough: Galton -- The next generation: Edgeworth -- Pearson and Yule -- Appendix A. Syllabus for Edgeworth's 1885 lectures -- Appendix B. Syllabus for Edgeworth's 1892 Newmarch lectures
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 410 pages
Isbn
9780674403413
Lccn
85030499
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)12972377

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