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R. A. Fisher

(1890—1962) statistician and geneticist


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(1890–1962)

British geneticist and statistician who established methods of designing experiments and analysing results that have been extensively used ever since. His influential book on statistical methods appeared in 1925. He developed the * t-test and the use of contingency tables, and is responsible for the method known as analysis of variance.

Subjects: Probability and Statistics.


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