Ronald Fisher bibliography

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This Ronald Fisher bibliography contains a list of works published by Sir Ronald Aylmer Fisher, FRS (1890 – 1962).

Journal articles[edit]

  • "Scientific Thought and the Refinement of Human Reasoning". Journal of the Operations Research Society of Japan 3. 1960. 
  • "On Some Extensions of Bayesian Inference Proposed by Mr. Lindley". Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B 22: 299–301. 1960. 
  • (with EA Cornish) "The Percentile Points of Distributions Having Known Cumulants". Technometrics 2 (2): 209–225. 1960. doi:10.1080/00401706.1960.10489895. 
  • "Possible Differentiation in the Wild Population of Oenothera Organesis". Australian Journal of Biological Sciences 14: 76–78. 1961. 
  • "A Model for the Generation of Self-Sterility Alleles". Journal of Theoretical Biology 1: 411–414. 1961. PMID 13893275. 
  • "The Weighted Mean of Two Normal Samples with Unknown Variance Ratio". Sankhya 23: 103–114. 1961. 
  • "Sampling the Reference Set". Sankhya 23. 1961. 
  • "Confidence Limits for a Cross-Product Ratio". Australian Journal of Statistics 4: 41. 1962. doi:10.1111/j.1467-842X.1962.tb00285.x. 
  • "The Place of the Design of Experiments in the Logic of Scientific Inference". Colloques Internationaux du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique: 13–19. 1962. 
  • "Enumeration and Classification in Polysomic Inheritance". Journal of Theoretical Biology 2 (3): 309–311. 1962. doi:10.1016/0022-5193(62)90033-4. 
  • "Self-Sterility Alleles: a Reply to Professor D Lewis". Journal of Theoretical Biology 3: 146–147. 1962. 
  • "The Detection of a Sex Difference in Recombination Values Using Double Heterozygotes". Journal of Theoretical Biology 3 (3): 509–513. 1962. doi:10.1016/S0022-5193(62)80042-3. 
  • "The Simultaneous Distribution of Correlation Coefficients". Sankhya 24. 1962. 
  • "Some Examples of Bayes' Method of the Experimental Determination of Probabilities a Priori". Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B 24: 118–124. 1962. 

Books, book chapters and collections[edit]


  • Statistical methods for research workers. Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd. 1925. 
  • The Genetical Theory of Natural Selection. Oxford: Clarendon Press. 1930. 
  • (with F Yates) The Design of Experiments. Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd. 1935. 
  • Statistical Tables for Biological Agricultural and Medical Research. Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd. 1938. 
  • Theory of Inbreeding. Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd. 1949. 
  • Contributions to mathematical statistics. New York: Wiley. 1950. 
  • Statistical Methods and Scientific Inference. Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd. 1956. 

Book chapters[edit]

  • Heath, AE, ed. (1951). "Statistics". Scientific Thought in the Twentieth Century. London: Watts & Company. 
  • Huxley, J; Hardy, AC; Ford, EB, eds. (1954). "Retrospect of criticisms of the theory of natural selection". Evolution as a process. London: Allen & Unwin. pp. 84–98. 


  • Bennett, JH, ed. (1971). Collected papers of R.A. Fisher. University of Adelaide. 
  • Bennett, JH, ed. (1990). Statistical Methods, Experimental Design and Scientific Inference. Oxford University Press.