“Biometry, the active pursuit of biological knowledge by quantitative methods.”
- R.A. Fisher, 1947
Société Internationale de Biométrie Internationale Biometrische Gesellschaft
Biometrics, the journal of the International Biometric Society, is published quarterly by the International Biometric Society,
1120 20th Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20036-3441 U.S.A. It is published on behalf of the International Biom-
etric Society by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, with ofﬁ ces at 350 Main Street, Malden, MA 02148, U.S.A., and P.O. Box
1354, 9600 Garsington Road, Oxford OX4 2DQ, U.K. Its general objective is to promote and extend the use of mathemati-
cal and statistical methods in pure and applied biological sciences, by describing and exemplifying developments on these
methods and their applications in a form readily assimilable by experimental scientists. It is also intended to provide a me-
dium for exchange of ideas by experimenters and those concerned primarily with analysis and the development of statistical
Original papers and authoritative expository or review articles or critiques will be accepted for publication in Biometrics if
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