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Fisher, Sir Ronald Aylmer

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Pronunciation: /ˈfɪʃə
 
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Definition of Fisher, Sir Ronald Aylmer in English:

( 1890–1962), English statistician and geneticist. Fisher made major contributions to the development of statistics, publishing influential books on statistical theory, the design of experiments, statistical methods for research workers, and the relationship between Mendelian genetics and evolutionary theory.

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