Statistical Science

Testing statistical hypotheses: the story of a book

E. L. Lehmann

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Abstract

This is an account of the life of the author's book Testing Statistical Hypotheses, its genesis, philosophy, reception and publishing history. There is also some discussion of the position of hypothesis testing and the Neyman-Pearson theory in the wider context of statistical methodology and theory.

Article information

Source
Statist. Sci. Volume 12, Number 1 (1997), 48-52.

Dates
First available in Project Euclid: 21 August 2002

Permanent link to this document
http://projecteuclid.org/euclid.ss/1029963261

Digital Object Identifier
doi:10.1214/ss/1029963261

Mathematical Reviews number (MathSciNet)
MR1466430

Zentralblatt MATH identifier
0955.62506

Keywords
Testing statistical hypotheses Neyman-Pearson theory textbook publishing

Citation

Lehmann, E. L. Testing statistical hypotheses: the story of a book. Statist. Sci. 12 (1997), no. 1, 48--52. doi:10.1214/ss/1029963261. http://projecteuclid.org/euclid.ss/1029963261.


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