## A Statistical Model: Frederick Mosteller’s Contributions to Statistics, Science, and Public PolicyStephen E. Fienberg, David C. Hoaglin, William H. Kruskal, Judith M. Tanur A large number of Mostellar's friends, colleagues, collaborators, and former students have contributed to the preparation of this volume in honor of his 70th birthday. It provides a critical assessment of Mosteller's professional and research contributions to the field of statistics and its applications. |

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CONTRIBUTIONS AS A SCIENTIFIC GENERALIST | 45 |

CONTRIBUTIONS TO MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS | 59 |

and Computer Learning | 70 |

5 | 81 |

FRED AS EDUCATOR 111 | 110 |

References | 129 |

Excerpts from Some Topics of Interest to Graduate | 172 |

References | 180 |

REVIEWS OF BOOK CONTRIBUTIONS | 181 |

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