Five. An Invitation to the United States
Published Online: 25 MAR 2013
Copyright © 2013 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
An Accidental Statistician: The Life and Memories of George E.P.Box
How to Cite
Box, G. E. P. (2013) An Invitation to the United States, in An Accidental Statistician: The Life and Memories of George E.P.Box, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118514948.ch5
- Published Online: 25 MAR 2013
- Published Print: 12 APR 2013
Print ISBN: 9781118400883
Online ISBN: 9781118514948
- Unlted States
This chapter talks about an invitation for George E.P. Box to spend a year at North Carolina State University at Raleigh as a “Visiting Research Professor”. During this, it seemed to the author then, as it does now, that something new in statistics most often comes about as an offshoot from work on a scientific problem. With this in mind, during his year at Raleigh, Stu and the author helped a chemical engineer with his investigations. The chapter also presents the author's various experiences of his trip around the United States.