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The Pleasures of Statistics: The Autobiography of Frederick Mosteller

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Through his own voice, renowned statistician and educator Frederick Mosteller describes the many projects and events that constituted his more than 60-year career. From his humble beginnings in Western Pennsylvania, to becoming the founding chairman of Harvard University?s Department of Statistics, Frederick Mosteller inspired many statisticians, scientists, and students with his unabashed pragmatism, creative thinking, and insatiable spirit for both learning and teaching. Now more than twenty years after its initial inception, Frederick Mosteller?s story as he meant for it to be told is available to a new generation of statisticians and researchers.This volume is a companion to Selected Papers of Frederick Mosteller, edited by Stephen E. Fienberg and David C. Hoaglin (Springer, 2006) and the earlier volume, A Statistical Model: Frederick Mosteller?s Contributions to Statistics, Science, and Public Policy, edited by Stephen E. Fienberg, David C. Hoaglin, William H. Kruskal, and Judith M. Tanur (Springer-Verlag, 1990).
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Author: Frederick Mosteller

Language: English

Edition: (Edition: 1st Edition.)

Binding: Paperback

Publisher: Springer

Release Date: 2010-01-12

Pages: 360

ISBN: 0387779558

ISBN13: 9780387779553