## Institute of Mathematical Statistics Lecture Notes - Monograph Series

- Optimality
- 2009, 11-17

### Some History of Optimality

#### Abstract

This paper gives an account of the history of both small- and large-sample optimality for both estimation and testing. It covers this history from the beginnings by Laplace and Gauss to the ongoing research on optimal multiple comparison procedures, and also includes the optimality of designs.

#### Chapter information

**Source***Optimality: The Third Erich L. Lehmann Symposium* (Beachwood, Ohio, USA: Institute of Mathematical Statistics, 2009)

**Dates**

First available in Project Euclid: 3 August 2009

**Permanent link to this document**

https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.lnms/1249305321

**Digital Object Identifier**

doi:10.1214/09-LNMS5703

**Mathematical Reviews number (MathSciNet)**

MR2681655

**Zentralblatt MATH identifier**

1271.62037

**Keywords**

optimality estimation testing design maximum likelihood Neyman-Pearson lemma

**Rights**

Copyright © 2009, Institute of Mathematical Statistics

#### Citation

Rojo, Javier. Some History of Optimality. Optimality, 11--17, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Beachwood, Ohio, USA, 2009. doi:10.1214/09-LNMS5703. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.lnms/1249305321

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