Alan Agresti, Xiao-Li Meng
Statistical science as organized in formal academic departments is comparatively new. With a few exclusions; most Statistics and Biostatistics departments have been created within the past 60 years. Strength in Numbers: The Rising of Academic Statistics Departments in the U. S. (PDF) consists of a set of memoirs; one for every department in the U.S. created by the mid-1960s. The memoirs present key aspects of the department’s history — its founding; its growth; main people in its development; success stories (such as major research accomplishments) and the rare failure story; PhD graduates who have had a vital impact; its impact on statistical education; and a summary of where the department stands today and its vision for the future. Read here all about how departments such as at Chicago; Berkeley; Harvard; and Stanford started and how they got to where they are today. The ebook should also be of attraction to scholars in the field of disciplinary history.
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