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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 49141–69 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.1.41
Published: 01 February 2019
...Kim Kleinman Edgar Anderson of the Missouri Botanical Garden had long and rich collaborations with such mathematicians and mathematically inclined biologists as R. A. Fisher, Sewall Wright, and John Tukey. It was Anderson’s Iris data that Fisher used to develop his linear discriminant function to...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 485673–684 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.5.673
Published: 01 November 2018
... 1962manifesto, the Princeton-Bell Labs mathematician John Tukey called for new approach he dubbed data analysis that would be dedicated as much to discovery as to confirmation: Data analysis, and the parts of statistics which adhere to it, must then take on the characteristics of a science rather than those...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 483259–299 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.3.259
Published: 01 June 2018
... interpretation. The same precept applies to what a theory is and what 16. LPD. See also John Synowiec, Distributions: The Evolution of a Mathematical Theory HM 10 (1983): 149 83. 17. E.g., Salomon Bochner, Review of Laurent Schwartz, The´orie des distributions, vols. 1 and 2, Bulletin of the American...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 1987; 181111–147 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27757598
Published: 01 January 1987
... Center at Johns Hopkins; Charles Townes; John W. Tukey, Professor of Mathematical Statistics at Princeton; and Stanislaw Ulam of the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory were the authors of the "Report of the Air Force Space Study Committee," 20 Mar 1961, in supporting documents (ref. 17), doc. 15, pp. 5, 11...