# Statistical Methods for Research Workers

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* Statistical Methods for Research Workers* (ISBN 0-05-002170-2) is a classic 1925 book on statistics by the statistician R.A. Fisher. It is considered by some to be one of the 20th century's most influential books on statistical methods.

## ChaptersEdit

- Prefaces

- Introduction
- Diagrams
- Distributions
- Tests of Goodness of Fit, Independence and Homogeneity; with table of χ
^{2} - Tests of Significance of Means, Difference of Means, and Regression Coefficients
- The Correlation Coefficient
- Intraclass Correlations and the Analysis of Variance
- Furthern Applications of the Analysis of Variance

- SOURCES USED FOR DATA AND METHODS INDEX

In the second edition of 1928 a chapter 9 was added: The Principles of Statistical Estimation.

## CommentaryEdit

- The March 1951 issue of the
*Journal of the American Statistical Association*contains articles celebrating the 25th anniversary of the publication of the first edition.

- A.W.F. Edwards (2005) "R. A. Fisher, Statistical Methods for Research Workers, 1925," in I. Grattan-Guinness (ed)
*Landmark Writings in Western Mathematics: Case Studies, 1640-1940,*Amsterdam: Elsevier.

## External links Edit

- Text of first edition
- Nature review of Fisher’s Statistical Methods
- BMJ review of Fisher’s Statistical Methods
- Student’s review of Fisher’s Statistical Methods
- E. S. Pearson’s reviews of Fisher’s Statistical Methods
- Harold Hotelling's review of Fishers’ Statistical Methods
- Leon Isserlis’s review of Fishers’ Statistical Methods
- Leonard Savage re-Reading Fisher
- The 14th edition (prepared from notes left by Fisher when he died in 1962) is reprinted as the first part of Statistical Methods, Experimental Design and Scientific Inference