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February, 1991 The Philosophy of Multiple Comparisons
John W. Tukey
Statist. Sci. 6(1): 100-116 (February, 1991). DOI: 10.1214/ss/1177011945


This paper is based on the 1989 Miller Memorial Lecture at Stanford University. The topic was chosen because of Rupert Miller's long involvement and significant contributions to multiple comparison procedures and theory. Our emphasis will be on the major questions that have received relatively little attention--on what one wants multiple comparisons to do, on why one wants to do that, and on how one can communicate the results. Very little attention will be given to how the results can be calculated--after all, there are books about that (e.g., Miller, 1966, 1981; Hochberg and Tamhane, 1987).


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John W. Tukey. "The Philosophy of Multiple Comparisons." Statist. Sci. 6 (1) 100 - 116, February, 1991.


Published: February, 1991
First available in Project Euclid: 19 April 2007

MathSciNet: MR1842238
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1214/ss/1177011945

Rights: Copyright © 1991 Institute of Mathematical Statistics


Vol.6 • No. 1 • February, 1991
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