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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 who made them happen. Contributions of legendary figures such as Fisher, Pearson, Deming, Bayes, Cox, and Neyman are discussed. Offered winter semesters in the odd-numbered years. Prerequisites: Two statistics courses and junior standing.

Credits: 1

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