Fisher’s Contributions to the Analysis of Categorical Data

  • Stephen E. Fienberg
Part of the Lecture Notes in Statistics book series (LNS, volume 1)


Those who have had only the briefest of introduction to the analysis of categorical data will have learned of Fisher’s contributions such as his exact test. But Fisher’s work in this area covered a variety of topics, including fundamental papers on the distribution of the chi-square statistic which brought him into a major confrontation with Karl Pearson.


Loglinear Model Binomial Variate Covariance Matrix Inverse Exact Test Statistic Categorical Data Problem 
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