## Selected Papers of Frederick MostellerStephen E. Fienberg, David C. Hoaglin Frederick Mosteller has inspired numerous statisticians and other scientists by his creative approach to statistics and its applications. This volume brings together 40 of his most original and influential papers, capturing the variety and depth of his writings. The editors hope to share these with a new generation of researchers, so that they can build upon his insights and efforts. This volume of selected papers is a companion to the earlier volume A Statistical Model: Frederick Mosteller's Contributions to Statistics, Science, and Public Policy, edited by Stephen E. Fienberg, David C. Hoaglin, William H. Kruskal, and Judith M. Tanur (Springer-Verlag, 1990), and to Mosteller's forthcoming autobiography, which will also be published by Springer-Verlag. It includes a biography and a comprehensive bibliography of Mosteller's books, papers, and other writings. Stephen E. Fienberg is Maurice Falk University Professor of Statistics and Social Science, in the Departments of Statistics and Machine Learning at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA. David C. Hoaglin is Principal Scientist at Abt Associates Inc., Cambridge, MA. |

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### Contents

Compensating for RadiationRelated Cancers | 36 |

Unbiased Estimates for Certain Binomial Sampling | 56 |

A kSample Slippage Test for an Extreme Population | 101 |

The Education of a Scientiﬁc Generalist | 146 |

II | 163 |

III | 167 |

A Mathematical Model for Simple Learning | 220 |

A Model for Stimulus Generalization and Discrimination | 235 |

The Expected Coverage to the Left of the ith Order | 413 |

A | 417 |

An Empirical Study of the Distribution of Primes | 435 |

Statistics and Ethics in Surgery and Anesthesia | 456 |

Experimentation and Innovations | 473 |

New Statistical Methods in Public Policy Part | 486 |

The Clinicians Responsibility for Helping to Improve | 512 |

I | 531 |

The World Series Competition | 251 |

Principles of Sampling | 277 |

Stochastic Models for the Learning Process | 295 |

A Simple Graphical Treatment | 309 |

Optimal Length of Play for a Binomial Game | 333 |

Understanding the Birthday Problem | 349 |

The Distribution of Sums of Rounded Percentages | 399 |

II A More | 549 |

Allocating Loss of Precision in the Sample Mean to Wrong | 574 |

Probability of Causation or Assigned Shares | 596 |

A Modiﬁed RandomEﬀect Procedure for Combining Risk | 623 |

The Case for Smaller Classes and for Evaluating What | 643 |

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Selected Papers of Frederick Mosteller Stephen E. Fienberg,David C. Hoaglin No preview available - 2014 |

Selected Papers of Frederick Mosteller Stephen E. Fienberg,David C. Hoaglin No preview available - 2006 |