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February 1996 R. A. Fisher and multivariate analysis
T. W. Anderson
Statist. Sci. 11(1): 20-34 (February 1996). DOI: 10.1214/ss/1032209662

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This paper reviews R. A. Fisher's many fundamental contributions to multivariate statistical analysis--from the derivation of the distribution of the sample correlation coefficient to discriminant analysis. The emphasis here is on the conceptual and mathematical development. All of his papers on multivariate analysis will be included in this survey.

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T. W. Anderson. "R. A. Fisher and multivariate analysis." Statist. Sci. 11 (1) 20 - 34, February 1996. https://doi.org/10.1214/ss/1032209662

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Published: February 1996
First available in Project Euclid: 16 September 2002

zbMATH: 0955.62504
MathSciNet: MR1437125
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1214/ss/1032209662

Rights: Copyright © 1996 Institute of Mathematical Statistics

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