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History of statistics and their value

William F. Switzler

History of statistics and their value

by William F. Switzler

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Published by Judd & Detweiler, Printers in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Statistics.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Wm. F. Switzler ... Prepared for the American association for the advancement of science and read before that body at its Cleveland, Ohio, session, August, 1888.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHA47 .S8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination22 p. incl. tables.
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6648423M
    LC Control Number22020827
    OCLC/WorldCa12385272

    Statistics, the science of collecting, analyzing, presenting, and interpreting mental needs for census data as well as information about a variety of economic activities provided much of the early impetus for the field of statistics. Currently the need to turn the large amounts of data available in many applied fields into useful information has stimulated both theoretical and. Gumbel and extreme value distributions Normal distribution Pareto distribution Student's t-distribution (Fisher's distribution) Uniform distribution von Mises distribution Weibull distribution Multivariate distributions Kernel Density Estimation

    the history of statistics, judiciously used by the instructor, can enliven regular courses, whatever their level. There are many colorful contributors to our field for whom a brief indication of some of their brilliant pioneering work can be accompanied by historical, biographical, or anecdotal material. The early history of average values is used as a source of inspiration for instructional design in middle-school classrooms. This historical study helps to define different layers, aspects, and applications of average values and encourages us to look through the eyes of the students, who do not have the same concepts as teachers and.

      Hald is a well known Danish statistician who previously published a book titled "A History of Probability and Statistics and Their Application before ". This book is a sequel to that one. I have not read his earlier work but have read other fine historical accounts by Stigler, Porter and most recently "The Lady Tasting Tea" by s: 1. numerical order. If the number of values in a set is even, then the median is the sum of the two middle values, divided by 2. The median is not affected by the magnitude of the extreme (smallest or largest) values. Thus, it is useful because it is not affected by one or two abnormally small or large values, and because it is very simple to.


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