Statistical data analysis in the computer age.

@article{Efron1991StatisticalDA,
  title={Statistical data analysis in the computer age.},
  author={Bradley Efron and Robert Tibshirani},
  journal={Science},
  year={1991},
  volume={253 5018},
  pages={390-5}
}
Most of our familiar statistical methods, such as hypothesis testing, linear regression, analysis of variance, and maximum likelihood estimation, were designed to be implemented on mechanical calculators. Modern electronic computation has encouraged a host of new statistical methods that require fewer distributional assumptions than their predecessors and can be applied to more complicated statistical estimators. These methods allow the scientist to explore and describe data and draw valid… CONTINUE READING
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