Statistics and Statisticians for Social Sciences 


This page is a short tour on biographies and important "inventions" of statisticians playing an important role in development of statistics and its applications to social sciences. It was created as a pagebuilding excercise (not as a comprehensive resource on statistics), that is why materials for this page were mostly selected basing on my personal sympathies and preferences. However, some of the content can be useful for studying and teaching introductory courses in social science statistics. The section "Personalities and biographies" presents 14 people I considered important in making the history of statistics and its applications in social sciences espoecially. personalities (of course, there are many more),
If you are interested to know more about statisticians and important
statistical inventions, please check Materials
on the History of Statistics at The University of York,
Department of Mathematics website, or statistical
corn bins of Wikipedia.
Materials for this page were mostly collected from publicly available Internet sources (please check "Links" section for detailed reference). 