# Ronald A. Fisher (1890-1962)

Ronald A. Fisher (1890-1962) was a person.

**See:**Statistician, Evolutionary Biologist, Genetics, Analysis of Variance, Method of Maximum Likelihood, Fiducial Inference, Population Genetics, Null Hypothesis, Statistical Inference Theory, Correlation Coefficient, t-Distribution, Maximum Likelihood, Iris Dataset, Fisher's Linear Discriminant.

## References

### 2014

- (Wikipedia, 2014) ⇒ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ronald_Fisher Retrieved:2014-9-20.
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**Ronald Aylmer Fisher**FRS^{[1]}(17 February 1890 – 29 July 1962) was an English statistician, evolutionary biologist, geneticist, and eugenicist. Fisher is known as one of the chief architects of the neo-Darwinian synthesis, for his important contributions to statistics, including the analysis of variance (ANOVA), method of maximum likelihood, fiducial inference, and the derivation of various sampling distributions, and for being one of the three principal founders of population genetics. Anders Hald called him "a genius who almost single-handedly created the foundations for modern statistical science", while Richard Dawkins named him "the greatest biologist since Darwin”.^{[2]}

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- ↑ Dawkins, R. (2010). WHO IS THE GREATEST BIOLOGIST SINCE DARWIN? WHY? Edge "Who is the greatest biologist since Darwin? That's far less obvious, and no doubt many good candidates will be put forward. My own nominee would be Ronald Fisher. Not only was he the most original and constructive of the architects of the neo-Darwinian synthesis. Fisher also was the father of modern statistics and experimental design. He therefore could be said to have provided researchers in biology and medicine with their most important research tools, as well as with the modern version of biology's central theorem."

### 1960

- (Fisher, 1960) ⇒ R. A. Fisher. (1960).
- QUOTE: " ... [experimentation is] experience carefully planned in advance ... " (p. 8),

### 1955

- (Fisher, 1955) ⇒ Ronald A. Fisher. (1955). “Statistical Methods and Scientific Induction.” In: Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series B, 17(1). http://www.jstor.org/stable/2983785

### 1936

- (Fisher, 1936) ⇒ Ronald A. Fisher. "The Use of Multiple Measurements in Taxonomic Problems.” In: Annual Eugenics, 7, Part II.
- NOTE: It introduces the Iris dataset.

### 1935

- (Fisher, 1960) ⇒ R. A. Fisher. (1935). “The Design of Experiments."

### 1932

- (Fisher, 1925) ⇒ Ronald A. Fisher. (1925). “Statistical Methods for Research Workers." Genesis Publishing Pvt Ltd. ISBN 0-05-002170-2.

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