
Encyclopaedia of DesignTheory:
History

Biographies

Web resources

Books

Papers
In the
MacTutor
History of Mathematics
website, there are a number of biographies of design theorists, and others
whose results have contributed to the subject. Here is a small selection.

Design of experiments in Biometrika, an annotated list of papers
in the journal in its first 100 years, by A. C. Atkinson and
R. A. Bailey. (This accompanies an article in
the journal by the same authors.)

History of Statistics
by Peter M. Lee at the University of York (containing source material,
portraits, biographies, and links).

The
R. A. Fisher window in Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge
(designed by Maria McClafferty, based on a Latin square used by Fisher;
photograph by A. W. F. Edwards).

Collected papers of R. A. Fisher at the University of Adelaide.

A Guide to R. A. Fisher, maintained by John Aldrich at the University of
Southampton

Karl Pearson: A Reader's Guide, maintained by John Aldrich at the
University of Southampton
Books

N. L. Biggs, E. K. Lloyd and R. J. Wilson,
Graph Theory 1736  1936,
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1998.

J. FisherBox,
R. A. Fisher: The Life of a Scientist,
Wiley, New York, 1978.

C. C. Heyde and E. Seneta (eds.),
Statisticians of the Centuries,
Springer, New York, 2001.

C. Reid,
Neyman  from life,
Springer, New York, 1982.
Papers

I. Anderson,
Cyclic designs in the 1850s; the work of Rev. R. R. Anstice,
Bull. Inst. Combinatorics Appl. 15 (1995), 4146.

I. Anderson and T. Griggs,
Anstice and Kirkman: Mathematical clerics,
Math. Intelligencer 21 (1999), 4446.

A. C. Atkinson and R. A. Bailey,
One hundred years of the design of experiments on and off the pages
of "Biometrika",
Biometrika 88 (2001), 5397.

N. L. Biggs,
T. P. Kirkman, mathematician,
Bull. London Math. Soc. 13 (1981), 97120.

N. L. Biggs, E. K. Lloyd and R. J. Wilson,
The history of combinatorics, pp. 21632198 in
R. L. Graham, M. Grötschel and L. Lovász (editors),
Handbook of Combinatorics,
NorthHolland, Amsterdam, 1995.
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Peter J. Cameron
12 April 2005