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List of publications in statistics
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List of publications in statistics

This is a list of important publications in statistics, organized by field.

There are some reasons why a particular publication might be regarded as important:

Table of contents
1 Foundations
2 See also


The Doctrine of Chances

Description: The book introduced the concept of normal distributions as approximations to binomial distributions. In effect, de Moivre proved a weak version of the central limit theorem. Sometimes his result is called the theorem of de Moivre-Laplace.

Importance: Topic creator, Breakthrough, Impact

An Essay Toward Solving a Problem in the Doctrine of Chances

Description: In this paper Bayes' theorem was first introduced. It has a vast impact on statistics since then and keeps being important these days.

Importance: Topic creator, Breakthrough, Impact

See also