Karl Pearson and the chi-squared test 61 Table 1 Runs in roulette and coin tossing (

@inproceedings{Plackett2008KarlPA,
  title={Karl Pearson and the chi-squared test 61 Table 1 Runs in roulette and coin tossing (},
  author={R. L. Plackett},
  year={2008}
}
Karl Pearson was a man of many parts: the applied mathematician who completed Todhunter's History of the Theory of Elasticity; the philosopher of science whom Lenin described as 'this conscientious and honest opponent of materialism' (1970, p. 170); the statistician who espoused the cause of evolution and edited Biometrika for 35 years; the innovator and administrator whose Department became famous and influential; the tireless contributor to the British war effort during 1914-18; the employer… CONTINUE READING
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