W.S. Gosset and Some Neglected Concepts in Experimental Statistics: Guinnessometrics II*

@article{Ziliak2011WSGA,
  title={W.S. Gosset and Some Neglected Concepts in Experimental Statistics: Guinnessometrics II*},
  author={Stephen T. Ziliak},
  journal={Journal of Wine Economics},
  year={2011},
  volume={6},
  pages={252 - 277}
}
  • S. Ziliak
  • Published 1 September 2011
  • Economics
  • Journal of Wine Economics
Abstract Student's exacting theory of errors, both random and real, marked a significant advance over ambiguous reports of plant life and fermentation asserted by chemists from Priestley and Lavoisier down to Pasteur and Johannsen, working at the Carlsberg Laboratory. One reason seems to be that William Sealy Gosset (1876–1937) aka “Student” – he of Student's t-table and test of statistical significance – rejected artificial rules about sample size, experimental design, and the level of… 

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