2012-2013 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog
STA 430 - History of Statistics
An overview of the people, events, and ideas that shaped the development of modern statistics. Advancements in the 20th century are emphasized, as well as the mathematical geniuses that made it happen. Contributions of legendary figures such as Fisher, Pearson, Deming, Bayes, Cox, and Neyman are discussed. Offered winter semester of odd-numbered years. Prerequisites: Two statistics courses and junior standing.