References for Francis Edgeworth

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  1. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9031994/Francis-Ysidro-Edgeworth

Books:

  1. A L Bowley, F Y Edgeworth's contributions to mathematical statistics (London, 1928).
  2. J M Keynes, Essays in biography (London, 1933).

Articles:

  1. P J FitzPatrick, Leading British statisticians of the nineteenth century, Journal of the American Statistical Association 55 (1960), 38-70.
  2. P J FitzPatrick, Leading British statisticians of the nineteenth century, in M G Kendall and R L Plackett (eds.), Studies in the History of Statistics and Probability II (London, 1977), 180-212.
  3. M G Kendall, Francis Ysidro Edgeworth, 1845-1926, Biometrika 55 (1968), 269-275.
  4. M G Kendall, Francis Ysidro Edgeworth, 1845-1926, in E S Pearson and M G Kendall, Studies in the History of Statistics and Probability (London, 1970), 257-263.
  5. E S Pearson, Some reflections on continuity in the development of mathematical statistics 1890-94, Biometrika 54 (1967), 341-355.
  6. S M Stigler, The History of Statistics. The Measurement of Uncertainty before 1900 (Cambridge, Mass.-London, 1986), 305-.

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