### „[Ultime parole famose] La teoria che il cancro al polmone è causato dal fumo verrà alla fine considerata un grandissimo, catastrofico errore.“

— Ronald Fisher

da Smoking: the cancer controversy; citato in William T. Whitby, Fumare vi fa bene, p. 6

2 0## Ronald Fisher

**Data di nascita:** 17. Febbraio 1890**Data di morte:** 29. Luglio 1962

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Ronald Aylmer Fisher è stato uno statistico, matematico e biologo britannico, viene considerato colui che ha fatto della statistica una scienza moderna, in quanto ha fondato i concetti di riferimento della statistica matematica moderna.

— Ronald Fisher

da Smoking: the cancer controversy; citato in William T. Whitby, Fumare vi fa bene, p. 6

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— Ronald Fisher

Retrospect of criticisms of the theory of natural selection. In Evolution as a Process, eds. J.S.Huxley, A.C.Hardy and E.B.Ford, London: Allen and Unwin, 1954.

— Ronald Fisher

Statistical Methods and Scientific Inference, Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, 1956, p. 31.

— Ronald Fisher

The evolutionary modification of genetic phenomena. Proceedings of the 6th International Congress of Genetics 1, 165-72, 1932.

— Ronald Fisher

Eugenics, academic and practical. Eugenics Review, 27, 95-100, 1935.
The original has ‘to store it as’ inserted before the final words ‘a warehouse’, likely a mistake left from an earlier draft.

— Ronald Fisher

Discussion to ‘Statistics in agricultural research’ by J.Wishart, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Supplement, 1, 26-61, 1934.

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— Ronald Fisher

Eugenics, academic and practical. Eugenics Review, 27, 95-100, 1935

— Ronald Fisher

On natural selection acting on sex ratio: Fisher's principle, Ch. 6, p. 141.

— Ronald Fisher

On the fundamental theorem of natural selection, Ch. 2, p. 36.

— Ronald Fisher

Defining the fundamental theorem of natural selection, Ch. 2, p. 35.

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— Ronald Fisher

Contributions to Mathematical Statistics, New York: Wiley, 1950, p. 10.308a.

— Ronald Fisher

The Design of Experiments, Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, 1935, p. 18

— Ronald Fisher

Presidential Address to the First Indian Statistical Congress, 1938. Sankhya 4, 14-17.

— Ronald Fisher

31 May 1929, in a letter to K.Sisam, Oxford University Press. Printed in Natural Selection, Heredity, and Eugenics, p. 20, ed. J.H.Bennett, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1983.