Statisticians of the Centuries / Edition 1

Statisticians of the Centuries / Edition 1

by C.C. Heyde
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0387953299

ISBN-13: 9780387953298

Pub. Date: 08/24/2001

Publisher: Springer New York

Written by leading statisticians and probabilists, this volume consists of 104 biographical articles on eminent contributors to statistical and probabilistic ideas born prior to the 20th Century. Among the statisticians covered are Fermat, Pascal, Huygens, Neumann, Bernoulli, Bayes, Laplace, Legendre, Gauss, Poisson, Pareto, Markov, Bachelier, Borel, and many more.

Overview

Written by leading statisticians and probabilists, this volume consists of 104 biographical articles on eminent contributors to statistical and probabilistic ideas born prior to the 20th Century. Among the statisticians covered are Fermat, Pascal, Huygens, Neumann, Bernoulli, Bayes, Laplace, Legendre, Gauss, Poisson, Pareto, Markov, Bachelier, Borel, and many more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387953298
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
08/24/2001
Edition description:
2001
Pages:
500
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

16th Century.- Probability Prior to Pascal.- 17th Century.- Pierre de Fermat.- John Graunt.- Blaise Pascal.- Christi5n Huygens.- Caspar Neumann.- Jakob Bernoulli.- John Arbuthnot.- 18th Century.- Abraham de Moivre.- Pierre Rémond de Montmort.- Nicolaus Bernoulli.- Daniel Bernoulli.- Thomas Bayes.- Johann Peter Süssmilch.- Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon.- Rogerius Josephus Boscovich.- D’alembert.- Marquis de Condorcet.- 19th Century.- Pierre-Simon Marquis de Laplace.- Adrien-Marie Legendre.- William Playfair.- Thomas Robert Malthus.- Sir Frederick Morton Eden.- Carl Friedrich Gauss.- Siméon-Denis Poisson.- Adolphe Quetelet.- Irenée-Jules Bienaymé.- Stefano Franscini.- Gustav Theodor Fechner.- Anton Meyer.- Antoine Augustin Cournot.- Augustus De Morgan.- William Farr.- George Boole.- Florence Nightingale.- Pafnutii Lvovich Chebyshev (or Tchébichef).- Francis Galton.- Joseph Bertrand.- Johann Gregor Mendel.- John Venn.- Simon Newcomb.- William Stanley Jevons.- Wilhelm Lexis.- Anders Nicolai Kiaer.- Thorvald Nicolai Thiele.- Francis Amasa Walker.- Georg von Mayr.- Pyotr Dimitrievich En’ko.- Francis Ysidro Edgeworth.- Vilfredo Federigo Samaso Pareto.- 20th Century.- Fedor Andreevich Shcherbina.- Andrei Andreevich Markov.- Karl Pearson.- George Handley Knibbs.- Walter Frank Raphael Weldon.- Walter Francis Willcox.- Irving Fisher.- Ladislaus von Bortkiewicz.- Arthur Lyon Bowley.- Louis Bacheller.- Émile Borel.- George Udny Yule.- Károly Jordan.- Marian Smoluchowski.- Aleksander Aleksandrovich Chuprov (Or Tschuprow).- Ernest Filip Oskar Lundberg.- William Sealy Gosset.- Jarl Waldemar Lindeberg.- Anderson Gray McKendrick.- Agner Krarup Erlang.- Maurice Fréchet.- Harold Edwin Hurst.- Sergei Natanovich Bernstein.- Evgenii Evgenievich Slutsky (or Slutskii).- George Waddel Snedecor.- Richard von Mises.- John Maynard Keynes.- Corrado Gini.- Wilhelm Winkler.- Egon Sharpe Pearson.- Oskar Anderson.- Georges Darmois.- Stuart Arthur Rice.- Ronald Aylmer Fisher.- Walter Andrew Shewhart.- Harold Jeffreys.- Emil Julius Gumbel.- Carlo Emilio Bonferroni.- Octav Onicescu.- Frank Wilcoxon.- Mikhailo Pylypovych Kravchuk (or Krawtchouk).- Félix Pollaczek.- Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis.- Harald Cramär.- Jerzy Neyman.- Ragnar Frisch.- Harold Hotelling.- Robert Charles Geary.- Austin Bradford Hill.- Edwin James George Pitman.- Joseph Oscar Irwin.- Gertrude Mary Cox.- William John Youden.- W. Edwards Deming.

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