Forty Years of Technometrics: Past, Present, and Future

@article{Kafadar2000FortyYO,
  title={Forty Years of Technometrics: Past, Present, and Future},
  author={K. Kafadar},
  journal={Technometrics},
  year={2000},
  volume={42},
  pages={2 - 4}
}
  • K. Kafadar
  • Published 2000
  • Mathematics, Computer Science
  • Technometrics
This issue celebrates 40 years of Technometrics. Given the abundance of applications-oriented journals today, it may seem surprising that the premise on which this journal was founded-namely, statistical applications giving equal importance to both the statistical methodology and its value to a real problem-was quite novel at that time. Coincidentally, the appearance of this special issue to commemmorate its fortieth anniversary coincided with the new millenium, and thus I take the opportunity… Expand
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