This a brief and personal recollection of Doug Altman, a statistician who has had great influence in the practice of Statistics and the reporting of research results. There is also a nice Wikipedia write-up on Dr. Altman.

Drummond Rennie. A Tribute to Douglas G. Altman, DSc. JAMA. 2019; 321(16): 1621. doi:10.1001/jama.2019.3830. Available in html format.


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