1786-1986: Two centuries of teaching statistics


Book: 
The Second International Conference on Teaching Statistics, 1986
Authors: 
Bibby, J.
Editors: 
Davidson, R., & Swift, J.
Category: 
Pages: 
478-493
Year: 
1986
Publisher: 
The Second International Committee on Teaching Statistics
Place: 
Victoria, B.C.
Abstract: 

Episodes recounted in this paper illustrate the evolution of statistics as a discipline and as a profession. The two are indissolubly linked, and it is useful to remember this as we contemplate present-day development.

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