Lancaster, Henry Oliver
Published Online: 15 JUL 2005
Copyright © 2005 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Encyclopedia of Biostatistics
How to Cite
Armitage, P. 2005. Lancaster, Henry Oliver. Encyclopedia of Biostatistics. 4.
- Published Online: 15 JUL 2005
Oliver Lancaster (1913–2001) was a distinguished Australian medical statistician. He was unique in having held university chairs in both medical and mathematical statistics, in making important contributions to the history of quantitative medicine, and in his pioneering work in the bibliography of statistics.
- Australian vital statistics;
- chi-square distribution;
- contingency tables;
- history of medical statistics;
- statistical bibliographies