Fisher, Ronald Aylmer Sir 18901962
Overview
Works:  245 works in 1,510 publications in 6 languages and 17,730 library holdings 

Genres:  Charts, diagrams, etc Biography Records and correspondence Bibliography 
Roles:  Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Honoree, Other, Commentator, Translator 
Classifications:  HA29, 519.5 
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Most widely held works about
Ronald Aylmer Fisher
 Interpreting probability : controversies and developments in the early twentieth century by David Howie( )
 R.A. Fisher, the life of a scientist by Joan Fisher Box( Book )
 R.A. Fisher, an appreciation by J Berger( Book )
 Fisher, Neyman, and the creation of classical statistics by E. L Lehmann( )
 Natural selection, heredity, and eugenics : including selected correspondence of R.A. Fisher with Leonard Darwin and others by Ronald Aylmer Fisher( Book )
 Ending the MendelFisher controversy( Book )
 Philosophical problems of statistical inference : learning from R.A. Fisher by Teddy Seidenfeld( Book )
 Statistical inference and analysis : selected correspondence of R.A. Fisher by Ronald Aylmer Fisher( Book )
 A note on a problem posed by Fisher by A. W Davis( Book )
 The origins of fixed x regression by John H Aldrich( Book )
 Information and economics in Fisher's design of experiments by John H Aldrich( Book )
 Mendel, Darwin, and Fisher (18651965) by Gavin De Beer( Book )
 R.A. Fisher and multivariate analysis by T. W Anderson( Visual )
 R.A. Fisher and randomized experimental design by Nancy Louise Schafer Hall( )
 The Bayesian controversy in context, 19191939 by David Howie( Book )
 The R.A. FisherSewall Wright controversy in philosophical focus : theory evaluation in population genetics by Robert Alan Skipper( )
 Quality improvement : an expanding domain for the application of scientific method by George E. P Box( Book )
 R.A. Fisher in the 21st century by Bradley Efron( Book )
 R.A. fisshā no tōkei riron : Suisoku tōkeigaku no keisei to sono shakaiteki haikei by Ryo Shibamura( Book )
 Mendel, Darwin, and Fisher : addendum by Gavin De Beer( Book )
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Most widely held works by
Ronald Aylmer Fisher
Statistical methods for research workers by
Ronald Aylmer Fisher(
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263 editions published between 1914 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Diagrams; Distributions; Tests of goodness of fit, independence and homogeneity, with table of X2; Tests of significance of means, differences of means, and regression coefficients; The correlation coefficient; Intraclass correlations and the analysis of variance; Further applications of the analysis of variance; The principles of statistical estimation
263 editions published between 1914 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Diagrams; Distributions; Tests of goodness of fit, independence and homogeneity, with table of X2; Tests of significance of means, differences of means, and regression coefficients; The correlation coefficient; Intraclass correlations and the analysis of variance; Further applications of the analysis of variance; The principles of statistical estimation
Statistical tables for biological, agricultural, and medical research by
Ronald Aylmer Fisher(
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207 editions published between 1938 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The normal distribution; Ordinates of the normal distribution; The normal probability integral; Significance of difference between two means; The correlation coefficient  values for different levels of significance
207 editions published between 1938 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The normal distribution; Ordinates of the normal distribution; The normal probability integral; Significance of difference between two means; The correlation coefficient  values for different levels of significance
The design of experiments by
Ronald Aylmer Fisher(
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186 editions published between 1935 and 1974 in 4 languages and held by 2,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Statistik / Forschung
186 editions published between 1935 and 1974 in 4 languages and held by 2,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Statistik / Forschung
Statistical methods and scientific inference by
Ronald Aylmer Fisher(
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75 editions published between 1956 and 1978 in English and Spanish and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
75 editions published between 1956 and 1978 in English and Spanish and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The genetical theory of natural selection by
Ronald Aylmer Fisher(
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38 editions published between 1930 and 2017 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
38 editions published between 1930 and 2017 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The genetical theory of natural selection by
Ronald Aylmer Fisher(
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35 editions published between 1930 and 2009 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fisher established mathematical population genetics and his "fundamental theorem of natural selection" which is the rate of increase in fitness of any organism at any time is equal to its genetic variance in fitness at that time
35 editions published between 1930 and 2009 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fisher established mathematical population genetics and his "fundamental theorem of natural selection" which is the rate of increase in fitness of any organism at any time is equal to its genetic variance in fitness at that time
The theory of inbreeding by
Ronald Aylmer Fisher(
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38 editions published between 1949 and 1965 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Segregating inbred lines. Progress yowards homozygosity. Various systems of inbreeding
38 editions published between 1949 and 1965 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Segregating inbred lines. Progress yowards homozygosity. Various systems of inbreeding
Contributions to mathematical statistics by
Ronald Aylmer Fisher(
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23 editions published in 1950 in English and Undetermined and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
23 editions published in 1950 in English and Undetermined and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Statistical methods, experimental design, and scientific inference by
Ronald Aylmer Fisher(
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38 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
R.A. Fisher has had more influence on the development of statistical theory and practice than any other twentiethcentury statistician. His writings (both in paper and book form) have proved to be as relevant to presentday statisticians as they were when first published. This book brings together as a single volume three of Fisher's most influential textbooks: Statistical Methods for Research Workers, The Design of Experiments, and Statistical Methods and Scientific Inference . In this new edition Frank Yates has provided a foreword which sheds fresh light on Fisher's thinking and on the writing and reception of each of the books. He discusses some of the key issues tackled in the three books and reflects on how the ideas expressed have come to permeate modern statistical practice
38 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
R.A. Fisher has had more influence on the development of statistical theory and practice than any other twentiethcentury statistician. His writings (both in paper and book form) have proved to be as relevant to presentday statisticians as they were when first published. This book brings together as a single volume three of Fisher's most influential textbooks: Statistical Methods for Research Workers, The Design of Experiments, and Statistical Methods and Scientific Inference . In this new edition Frank Yates has provided a foreword which sheds fresh light on Fisher's thinking and on the writing and reception of each of the books. He discusses some of the key issues tackled in the three books and reflects on how the ideas expressed have come to permeate modern statistical practice
Collected papers of R.A. Fisher by
Ronald Aylmer Fisher(
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in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Experiments in plant hybridisation by
Gregor Mendel(
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13 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the most influential and important scientific works ever written, the 1865 paper "Experiments in Plant Hybridisation" was all but ignored in its day, and its author, Austrian priest and scientist Gregor Johann Mendel (18221884), died before seeing the dramatic longterm impact of his work, which was rediscovered at the turn of the 20th century and is now considered foundational to modern genetics. A simple, eloquent description of his 18561863 study of the inheritance of traits in pea plantsMendel analyzed 29,000 of themthis is essential reading for biology students and readers of science history. Cosimo presents this compact edition from the 1909 translation by British geneticist William Bateson (18611926)  Back cover
13 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the most influential and important scientific works ever written, the 1865 paper "Experiments in Plant Hybridisation" was all but ignored in its day, and its author, Austrian priest and scientist Gregor Johann Mendel (18221884), died before seeing the dramatic longterm impact of his work, which was rediscovered at the turn of the 20th century and is now considered foundational to modern genetics. A simple, eloquent description of his 18561863 study of the inheritance of traits in pea plantsMendel analyzed 29,000 of themthis is essential reading for biology students and readers of science history. Cosimo presents this compact edition from the 1909 translation by British geneticist William Bateson (18611926)  Back cover
Creative aspects of natural law by
Ronald Aylmer Fisher(
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13 editions published between 1950 and 1959 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
13 editions published between 1950 and 1959 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les Méthodes statistiques adaptées à la recherche scientifique by
Ronald Aylmer Fisher(
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12 editions published between 1946 and 1947 in French and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
12 editions published between 1946 and 1947 in French and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Smoking, the cancer controversy : some attempts to assess the evidence by
Ronald Aylmer Fisher(
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7 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
7 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Statistische Methoden für die Wissenschaft by
Ronald Aylmer Fisher(
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7 editions published in 1956 in German and English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
7 editions published in 1956 in German and English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Statistical analysis in biology by
Kenneth Mather(
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33 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Probability and significance. Distributions. Tests of significance. The significance of single observations, sums, differences and means. Degrees of freedom and the analysi of variance. Planning experiments. The interrelations of two variables. Polynomal and multiple regressions. Correlation. The analysis of frequency data. Estimation and information. Some transformations
33 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Probability and significance. Distributions. Tests of significance. The significance of single observations, sums, differences and means. Degrees of freedom and the analysi of variance. Planning experiments. The interrelations of two variables. Polynomal and multiple regressions. Correlation. The analysis of frequency data. Estimation and information. Some transformations
The social selection of human fertility by
Ronald Aylmer Fisher(
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12 editions published between 1932 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
12 editions published between 1932 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Statistical methods for research workers by
Ronald Aylmer Fisher(
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30 editions published between 1925 and 1950 in English and Undetermined and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1. Introductory; 2. Diagrams; 3. Distributions; 4. Tests of goodness of fit, independence and homogeneity; with table of x2; 5. Tests of significance of means, differences of means, and regression coefficients; 6. The correlation coefficient; 7. Intraclass correlations and the analysis of variance; 8. Further applications of the analysis of variance; 9. The principles of statistical estimation
30 editions published between 1925 and 1950 in English and Undetermined and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1. Introductory; 2. Diagrams; 3. Distributions; 4. Tests of goodness of fit, independence and homogeneity; with table of x2; 5. Tests of significance of means, differences of means, and regression coefficients; 6. The correlation coefficient; 7. Intraclass correlations and the analysis of variance; 8. Further applications of the analysis of variance; 9. The principles of statistical estimation
Statistical inference and analysis : selected correspondence of R.A. Fisher by
Ronald Aylmer Fisher(
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9 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
9 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
R.A. Fisher, the life of a scientist by
Joan Fisher Box(
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3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nature and nurture; In the wilderness; Mathematical statistics; Rothamsted Experimental Station; Tests of significance; The design of experiments; The genetical theory of natural selection; The evolution of dominance; The role of a statistician; Galton Professor of Eugenics; Evolutionary ideas; In the United States and India; Blood groups in man; Losses of war; Arthur Balfour Professor of genetics; The biometrical movement; Scientific inference; Retirement
3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nature and nurture; In the wilderness; Mathematical statistics; Rothamsted Experimental Station; Tests of significance; The design of experiments; The genetical theory of natural selection; The evolution of dominance; The role of a statistician; Galton Professor of Eugenics; Evolutionary ideas; In the United States and India; Blood groups in man; Losses of war; Arthur Balfour Professor of genetics; The biometrical movement; Scientific inference; Retirement
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Related Identities
 Yates, Frank Author of introduction Author
 Howie, David 1970 Author
 Jeffreys, Harold 18911989
 Bennett, J. H. Editor
 Box, Joan Fisher 1926 Author
 Mendel, Gregor 18221884 Author
 Fienberg, Stephen E. Editor
 Hinkley, D. V. Editor
 Neyman, Jerzy 18941981
 Lehmann, E. L. (Erich Leo) 1917 Author
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Asymptotic expansions Bayesian statistical decision theory Biologists Biology Biomathematics Biometry Chromosomes Correlation (Statistics) Darwin, Charles, Darwin, Leonard, England Error analysis (Mathematics) Eugenics Evolution Evolution (Biology) Evolutionary genetics Experimental design Fisher, Ronald Aylmer,Sir, Genetics Great Britain Heredity Hybridization Inbreeding Instrumental variables (Statistics) Jeffreys, Harold, Logic, Symbolic and mathematical Mathematical statistics Mathematical statisticsPhilosophy MathematicsPhilosophy Mendel, Gregor, Mendel's law Multivariate analysis Mutagenesis Natural selection Neyman, Jerzy, Phenotype Phytogeography Plant genetics Plant hybridization Probabilities Regression analysis Research ResearchStatistical methods SciencePhilosophy Smoking Sociology Statisticians Statistics StatisticsMethodology TobaccoPhysiological effect
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Ronalds Fišers
Ρόναλντ Φίσερ
Роналд Фишер
Рональд Фішер
Фишер, Роналд
Фишер, Рональд Эйлмер
רונלד פישר
رانلد فیشر
رونالد فيشر
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