The book seems to be unique of its kind ... a very important book, which should be read and reread several times. Each time the reader may detect new avenues. Mathematical Reviews The book can be recommended to teachers and students who are interested in philosophical principles of statistics and in the history of probability and statistics. EMS This monograph can be warmly recommended to advanced research workers, statisticians as well as philosophers interested in statistical induction. Zentralblatt MATH There is no doubt that a considerable amount of work has gone into producing this book, and those reading it are likely to find that at least some viewpoints on statistical inference seem clearer to them. significance
About the Author
is the former Professor of Statistics at Calcutta University. He been the National Lecturer in Statistics (1985-86) of the University Grants Commission, President of the Statistics Section of the Indian Science Congress(1989), Emeritus Scientist (1997-2000) of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Editor of Calcutta Statistical Association Bulletin (1978- 92) and is currently the President of the Calcutta Statistical Association.