SUMMARY A probability distribution is defined over the r! permutations of r objects in such a way as to incorporate up to r! -1 parameters. Problems of estimation and testing are considered. The… Expand

Abstract Models for binary data are usually such that the information matrix depends on the unknown parameters. Thus the standard criteria for optimality in regression experiments cannot be applied… Expand

Abstract By developing an analogy with the measure of association in a fourfold contingency table, a method is given of constructing a one-parameter class of bivariate distributions from given… Expand

Welcome to SOCL 2201, a.k.a Astats@. Most likely, you enrolled in this course because Astats@ is required for your major. Why do LSU degree programs require stats? Probably because statistics are… Expand

Summary Pearson's paper of 1900 introduced what subsequently became known as the chi-squared test of goodness of fit. The terminology and allusions of 80 years ago create a barrier for the modern… Expand