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Thiele: Pioneer in Statistics$
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Steffen L. Lauritzen

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780198509721

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509721.001.0001

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(p.198) CHAPTER FIVE T. N. Thiele's contributions to statistics77
Thiele: Pioneer in Statistics

A. Hald

Oxford University Press

This chapter presents a reprint of Hald (1981), containing a detailed discussion of Thiele's contributions to statistics and a brief summary of some of his contributions to other areas. Topics covered include skew distributions, cumulants, estimation methods and k statistics, the linear model with normally distributed errors, analysis of variance, and a time series model combining Brownian motion and the linear model with normally distributed errors. Thiele's work is placed in a historical perspective and explained in modern terms.

Keywords:   Hald, statistics, skew distributions, cumulants, estimation methods, linear model, normally distributed errors, analysis of variance, time series model, Brownian motion

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