Sir David Cox's most important papers, each the subject of a new commentary by Professor Cox.From this point of view significance tests address the question: how firmly do the data establish the direction of such and such an effect? ... (iii) The strong implication of (ii) is that, for important effects at least, it is necessary to calculate so-called confidence limits for the ... to be satisfied before the difference can be given its face-value interpretation as, say, an improvement due to the new drug under test.
|Title||:||Selected Statistical Papers of Sir David Cox: Volume 2, Foundations of Statistical Inference, Theoretical Statistics, Time Series and Stochastic Processes|
|Author||:||David Roxbee Cox, D. J. Hand, A. M. Herzberg|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 2005|