Access

You are not currently logged in.

Access JSTOR through your library or other institution:

login

Log in through your institution.

If You Use a Screen Reader

This content is available through Read Online (Free) program, which relies on page scans. Since scans are not currently available to screen readers, please contact JSTOR User Support for access. We'll provide a PDF copy for your screen reader.
Journal Article

Statistics and Biomedical Research

Robert W. Miller
Environmental Health Perspectives
Vol. 32 (Oct., 1979), pp. 17-18
DOI: 10.2307/3428998
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3428998
Page Count: 2
Were these topics helpful?
See somethings inaccurate? Let us know!

Select the topics that are inaccurate.

Cancel
  • Read Online (Free)
  • Subscribe ($19.50)
  • Add to My Lists
  • Cite this Item
Since scans are not currently available to screen readers, please contact JSTOR User Support for access. We'll provide a PDF copy for your screen reader.
Preview not available
Preview not available

Abstract

Medical observations of leukemia or Hodgkin's disease clusters in time and space have led statisticians to invent techniques to evaluate the probability that these occurrences were due to chance. A difficult computation in human genetics was simplified by a matrix devised by a non-genetical statistician, and readily adapted to newly emerging computer-processing. These experiences exemplify the special opportunity in Japan to enhance research by merging mathematical talent with biomedical observations.

Page Thumbnails

  • Thumbnail: Page 
17
    17
  • Thumbnail: Page 
18
    18
Part of Sustainability