References for Erastus De Forest

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Books:

  1. S M Stigler, The history of statistics : The measurement of uncertainty before 1900 (The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 1986).
  2. S M Stigler (ed.), American Contributions to Mathematical Statistics in the Nineteenth Century Vol 1 (1980).

Articles:

  1. E Seneta, Silhouettes in early Australian statistics, Austral. J. Statist. 30 (Special Vol. B) (1988), 2-22.
  2. S M Stigler, Erastus Lyman De Forest, American National Biography 6 (Oxford, 1999), 337-339.
  3. S M Stigler, Stochastic simulation in the nineteenth century, Statist. Sci. 6 (1) (1991), 89-97.
  4. S M Stigler, Mathematical statistics in the early States, Ann. Statist. 6 (2) (1978), 239-265.

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