Randomization and Design: II

  • Rick Picard
Part of the Lecture Notes in Statistics book series (LNS, volume 1)


Fisher contributed greatly to the advancement of experimental design. Prior to his work, little had been accomplished in the area. Before the 1920s, many people had conducted agricultural field trials, but there were no widely accepted techniques concerning their layout or analysis. Consequently, things were done in whatever manner pleased the experimenter, and statistical analyses of the time were crude and lacking in theoretical justification.


Royal Statistical Society Large Scale Experiment Balance Design Fertility Trend Balance Arrangement 
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