Statistical Science

Conversations with NIH statisticians: interviews with the pioneers of biostatistics at the United States National Institute of Health

Jonas H. Ellenberg, Mitchell H. Gail, and Nancy L. Geller

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Statist. Sci. Volume 12, Number 2 (1997), 77-81.

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First available in Project Euclid: 21 August 2002

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doi:10.1214/ss/1029963422

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Ellenberg, Jonas H.; Gail, Mitchell H.; Geller, Nancy L. Conversations with NIH statisticians: interviews with the pioneers of biostatistics at the United States National Institute of Health. Statist. Sci. 12 (1997), no. 2, 77--81. doi:10.1214/ss/1029963422. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.ss/1029963422


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