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Who invented the delta method, really? (English) Zbl 07335826
From the text: In statistics, the delta method is a procedure for finding the means and variances of functions of random variables. In spite of the usefulness of the delta method,its history does not seem to have been properly documented.
60-03 History of probability theory
62-03 History of statistics
01A50 History of mathematics in the 18th century
01A55 History of mathematics in the 19th century
01A60 History of mathematics in the 20th century
delta method
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