Once upon a time Professor Matheron talked about Brownian motion along straight lines. He did so during his own presentation at the colloquium on Geostatistics at the University of Kansas on June 7-9, 1970. Matheron never got into counting degrees of freedom. Incredibly, the Creator of Geostatistics aka the Founder of Geostatistics did not know how to test for spatial dependence between ordered sets of measured values! His PhD supervisors could not get the Creator of Geostatistics test for spatial dependence between ordered sets of measured values. All it would have taken is apply Fisher’s F-test to the variance of a set of measured values and the first variance term of the ordered set.
So who has always believed that Geostatistics is a valid science? It was Dr Frederik P Agterberg. He had put together Geomathematics, Mathematical Background and Geo-Science Applications. An expert at Elsevier Scientific Publishing Company had called it Developments in Geomathematics 1.
Professor George Matheron did! How many geostatistocrats knew that he was the mastermind behind the novel science of geostatistics? Dr Frederic P Agterberg was another mastermind. I’ll need more time to report what he has been writing. Of course, it makes no sense to krige, smooth and rig the rules of applied statistics with impunity! Invariably, I test for spatial dependence between measured values in ordered sets by applying Fisher’s F-test to the ratio between the variance of the set and the first variance term of the ordered set! That’s why applying the F-test makes sense. The more so because Dr Roussos Dimitrakopoulos is not yet teaching his students at McGill University why degrees of freedom ought to be counted! Professor Dr Michel David had been awarded Grant 7035 by the National Science and Engineering Council of Canada. Good grief! Why does NSECC not respond to questions?
Why did Dr Roussos Dimitrakopoulos get into stringing Markov chains between measured values? He may have done so because he did not want his disciples to know how to test for spatial dependence between measured values in ordered sets! Neither did Dr RD want his disciples to know how to count degrees of freedom. Sir R A Fisher has been teaching in Australia why degrees of freedom ought to be counted. Dr RD has studied in Australia but does not teach his disciples that degrees of freedom ought to be counted! Even NSERC/CRSNG does not care that Dr RD ignores degrees of freedom while stringing Markov chains between too few measured values.
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Dr Pierre M Gy (1932- ) threaded together the theory and practice of sampling particulate materials. Gy’s gift to mankind ended on my desk about Christmas 1979. I had never ordered it! Yet, Gy’s invoice had come along with his work. Elsevier Scientific Publishing Company had printed it as Sampling of Particulate Materials, Theory and Practice. It had done so as Developments in Geomathematics 4.
Elsevier has ranked Dr F P Agterberg’s Geomathematics as Volume 1 in this series. Dr M David’s Geostatistical Ore Reserve Estimation was ranked as Volume 2. I kept track of what Elsevier Scientific Publishing Company had deemed fit to print before 1979. I am keeping my favorite textbooks close together. William Volk’s Applied Statistics for Engineers is my favorite. Of course, Volk’s work ought to be studied in detail. Degrees of freedom should be counted whenever unbiased confidence intervals and ranges for contents and grades ought to be reported!