VOL. 4 · NO. 5 | September, 1976
Front Matter
Ann. Statist. 4 (5), (September, 1976) Open Access
No abstract available
C. Radhakrishna Rao
Ann. Statist. 4 (5), 823-835, (September, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343583 Open Access
KEYWORDS: Linear regression, Empirical Bayes, prior distribution, characterization problems, simultaneous estimation, compound decision, 62C10, 62C25
J. Kiefer
Ann. Statist. 4 (5), 836-865, (September, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343584 Open Access
KEYWORDS: conditional inference, conditional confidence coefficients, Admissibility, complete classes, canonical procedure, 62C07, 62C15
James V. Bondar
Ann. Statist. 4 (5), 866-877, (September, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343585 Open Access
KEYWORDS: Cross-section of orbits, disintegration of measure, maximal invariant, 62A05, 28A50, 57E20
Anthony Olsen, Justus Seely, David Birkes
Ann. Statist. 4 (5), 878-890, (September, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343586 Open Access
KEYWORDS: variance components, quadratic estimators, Admissibility, complete class, Henderson method III, MINQUE, 62J99, 62C15
Robert H. Berk
Ann. Statist. 4 (5), 891-911, (September, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343587 Open Access
KEYWORDS: sequential test, Asymptotic efficiency, SPRT, truncated sequential test, Anderson's boundaries, APO test, Bayes sequential test, repeated significance test, Wiener process, 62L10, 62F05, 62F20, 60G40, 62E20
Ludger Ruschendorf
Ann. Statist. 4 (5), 912-923, (September, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343588 Open Access
KEYWORDS: multivariate, Invariance principles, submartingale, rank order process, stronger metrics, empirical process, 60F05, 62G10, 60B10
Hira Lal Koul, R. G. Staudte Jr.
Ann. Statist. 4 (5), 924-935, (September, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343589 Open Access
KEYWORDS: Smirnov statistics, monotone rank tests, power bounds, 62G10
James Flynn
Ann. Statist. 4 (5), 936-953, (September, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343590 Open Access
KEYWORDS: dynamic programming, Markovian decision process, optimality criteria, average overtaking criteria, average gain, discounting, small interest rates, 49C15, 62L99, 90C40, 93C55, 60J10, 60J20
Short Communications
H. L. Agrawal, B. S. Boob
Ann. Statist. 4 (5), 954-955, (September, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343591 Open Access
KEYWORDS: Incidence matrix, mutually orthogonal latin squares, BIBD, resolvable and affine resolvable BIBD, 62K10, 62K05, 05B05
Peter W. M. John
Ann. Statist. 4 (5), 956-959, (September, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343592 Open Access
KEYWORDS: incomplete block design, group divisible, semiregular, 62K10
Peter W. M. John
Ann. Statist. 4 (5), 960-962, (September, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343593 Open Access
KEYWORDS: incomplete block design, BIB designs, resistant BIB designs, 62K10, 62K05, 05B05
G. K. Robinson
Ann. Statist. 4 (5), 963-971, (September, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343594 Open Access
KEYWORDS: conditional confidence, negatively biased relevant subset, $t$ distribution, relevant selections, semirelevant selections, Type I error, 62A99, 62F25
C. Hipp, R. Michel
Ann. Statist. 4 (5), 972-980, (September, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343595 Open Access
KEYWORDS: Bernstein-v. Mises approximation, posterior distribution, asymptotic normality, 62E20
J. C. van Houwelingen
Ann. Statist. 4 (5), 981-989, (September, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343596 Open Access
KEYWORDS: Empirical Bayes, monotone test, convergence rate, 62C10, 62F05, 62F15
Jay L. Devore
Ann. Statist. 4 (5), 990-992, (September, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343597 Open Access
KEYWORDS: Markov chain, maximum likelihood estimation, dependent Bernoulli sequence, 62M05, 62F10
Carl Erik Sarndal
Ann. Statist. 4 (5), 993-997, (September, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343598 Open Access
KEYWORDS: estimation, uniformly minimum variance, Horvitz-Thompson estimator, scale-loads, labels, sufficiency, completeness, 62005, 62F10
V. M. Joshi
Ann. Statist. 4 (5), 998-1002, (September, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343599 Open Access
KEYWORDS: Cramer-Rao lower bound, variance of unbiased estimate, attainment of lower bound, one-parameter exponential family, 62F10
Harry S. Wieand
Ann. Statist. 4 (5), 1003-1011, (September, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343600 Open Access
KEYWORDS: Bahadur efficiency, Pitman efficiency, 62G20, 62F20
P. K. Pathak
Ann. Statist. 4 (5), 1012-1017, (September, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343601 Open Access
KEYWORDS: fixed cost sampling, sufficiency in sampling, statistic of distinct units, minimal sufficient statistic, unbiased estimation, inverse sampling, 62B05, 62D05, 62L12
Dan Anbar
Ann. Statist. 4 (5), 1018-1021, (September, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343602 Open Access
KEYWORDS: stochastic approximation, Nonlinear regression, almost supermartingale convergence theorem, 62L20, 60G99
Back Matter
Ann. Statist. 4 (5), (September, 1976) Open Access
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