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Strength in Numbers: The Rising of Academic Statistics Departments in the U. S.

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book-author

Alan Agresti, Xiao-Li Meng

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Springer

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PDF

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557 pages

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English

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B00AKIFPJI

isbn10

1461436486

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9781461436485


Book Description

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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book-author

Alan Agresti, Xiao-Li Meng

publisher

Springer

file-type

PDF

pages

557 pages

language

English

asin

B00AKIFPJI

isbn10

1461436486

isbn13

9781461436485

Table of contents


Table of contents :
Front Matter….Pages i-xvi
Statistics as an Academic Discipline….Pages 1-7
Carnegie Mellon University Statistics Department….Pages 9-26
Columbia University Statistics….Pages 27-38
Biometrics and Statistical Science at Cornell….Pages 39-50
The Florida State University Statistics Department….Pages 51-63
The Department of Statistics at The George Washington University….Pages 65-76
Harvard University Department of Biostatistics….Pages 77-90
55 Years of Harvard Statistics: Stories, Snapshots, and Statistics….Pages 91-109
Iowa State University Statistics Department….Pages 111-127
Johns Hopkins University Department of Biostatistics….Pages 129-141
Kansas State University Department of Statistics….Pages 143-153
Michigan State University Department of Statistics and Probability….Pages 155-168
North Carolina State University Department of Statistics….Pages 169-185
Oregon State University Statistics Department….Pages 187-197
Penn State University Department of Statistics….Pages 199-214
Princeton University Department of Statistics (1965–1985)….Pages 215-227
Purdue Statistics: A Journey Through Time….Pages 229-242
Rutgers University Department of Statistics and Biostatistics….Pages 243-256
Southern Methodist University Department of Statistical Science….Pages 257-268
Stanford University Department of Statistics….Pages 269-283
SUNY at Buffalo Department of Statistics….Pages 285-299
Texas A&M Department of Statistics….Pages 301-316
A Brief History of the Statistics Department of the University of California at Berkeley….Pages 317-338
University of Chicago Department of Statistics….Pages 339-351
University of Connecticut Department of Statistics….Pages 353-367
University of Florida Department of Statistics….Pages 369-379
University of Georgia Department of Statistics….Pages 381-393
University of Iowa Department of Statistics….Pages 395-405
University of Michigan Department of Biostatistics….Pages 407-418
University of Minnesota School of Statistics….Pages 419-428
University of Missouri Department of Statistics….Pages 429-441
University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill) Department of Statistics and Operations Research….Pages 443-452
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Department of Biostatistics….Pages 453-468
University of Pennsylvania Department of Statistics….Pages 469-484
University of Pittsburgh Departments of Biostatistics and Statistics….Pages 485-496
University of Washington Department of Biostatistics….Pages 497-509
University of Washington Department of Statistics….Pages 511-524
University of Wisconsin Department of Statistics….Pages 525-536
Virginia Tech Department of Statistics….Pages 537-546
Yale University Department of Statistics….Pages 547-559
Back Matter….Pages 561-561

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