What Is Statistics? Some answers by Stephen E. Fienberg

“What is Statistics” may look like a simple question, but everyone familiar with the discipline knows the complications, and Steve Fienberg Is off course aware to the difficulties that many scholars faced in the past when trying to get an answer. In a recently published paper at The Annual Review of Statistics and Its Application, Fienberg captures the essence of some of these efforts and puts them in historical context. In the process, he focuses on the cross-disciplinary nature of much modern statistical research.
What Is Statistics? Some answers by Stephen E. Fienberg

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