By P. F. Selman (auth.)
The assets and Nature of the information of the uk, produced less than th~ auspices of the Royal Statistical Society and edited via Maurice Kendall, stuffed a striking hole at the library cabinets whilst it made its visual appeal within the early post-war years. via a sequence of severe studies through some of the most well known nationwide specialists, it constituted a precious modern consultant to statisticians operating in lots of fields in addition to a bench-mark to which historians of the advance of records during this nation tend to go back many times. The Social technology study Council* and the Society have been either thrilled whilst Professor Maunder got here ahead with the inspiration revised model could be produced, indicating to boot his willingness to tackle the exhausting activity of editor. the 2 our bodies have been more than pleased to behave as co-sponsors of the venture and to assist in its making plans via a joint steerage committee. the outcome, we're convinced, may be judged a valuable successor to the former volumes through the a great deal higher 'statistics public' that has come into being within the intervening years. Mrs SUZANNE REEVE Mrs E. J. SNELL Secretary Honorary Secretary fiscal and Social study Council Royal Statistical Society *SSRC is now the commercial and Social learn Council (ESRC). vii club OF JOINT steerage COMMITTEE (December 1986) Chairman: pass over S. V. Cunliffe Representing the Royal Statistical Society: Mr M. C. Fessey Dr S. Rosenbaum Mrs E. J.