Tea for three: Of infusions and inferences and milk in first

Stephen Senn*

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    Abstract

    A statistician, an algologist and a biochemist sat down to a nice cup of tea. The algologist would not drink hers. It sounds like the start of a bad joke. It was actually the beginning - the rather romantic beginning - of proper design and analysis of experiments. Stephen Senn considers how that time-honoured British institution, the tea-break, inspired R. A. Fisher to an approach which still raises questions today.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)30-33
    Number of pages4
    JournalSignificance
    Volume9
    Issue number6
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Dec 2012

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