VOL. 4 · NO. 6 | November, 1976
Ann. Statist. 4 (6), (November, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343637 Open Access
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Front Matter
Ann. Statist. 4 (6), (November, 1976) Open Access
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The 1975 Wald Memorial Lectures
C. Radhakrishna Rao
Ann. Statist. 4 (6), 1023-1037, (November, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343639 Open Access
KEYWORDS: Gauss-Markoff model, ridge estimator, admissible estimator, Minimax estimator, Bayes estimator, best homogeneous linear estimator, 62C10, 62C15, 62J05
D. L. Hanson, Gordon Pledger
Ann. Statist. 4 (6), 1038-1050, (November, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343640 Open Access
KEYWORDS: Concave, convex, Nonparametric regression, concave regression, convex regression, consistency, regression, 62G05, 90C20
Robert J. Buehler
Ann. Statist. 4 (6), 1051-1064, (November, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343641 Open Access
KEYWORDS: Coherence, subjective probability, Utility, separating hyperplane, finite additivity, conditional inference, 60A05, 62A15, 90A10
James O. Berger
Ann. Statist. 4 (6), 1065-1076, (November, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343642 Open Access
KEYWORDS: inadmissibility, best invariant estimator, location vector, risk function, loss function, 62C15, 62F10, 62H99
Saul Blumenthal
Ann. Statist. 4 (6), 1077-1087, (November, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343643 Open Access
KEYWORDS: sequential estimation, estimation, largest mean, ordered parameters, Ranking and selection, 62F07, 62L12
Alan Paul Fenech
Ann. Statist. 4 (6), 1088-1100, (November, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343644 Open Access
KEYWORDS: maximum probability estimator, location parameter, symmetric stable law, 62F10, 62E20
Dennis C. Gilliland, James Hannan, J. S. Huang
Ann. Statist. 4 (6), 1101-1112, (November, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343645 Open Access
KEYWORDS: Two state compound decision problem, Bayes compound procedures, consistent estimator of proportion, consistency of maximum likelihood estimator, consistency of posterior mean, 62C25, 62F10
J. Kiefer, W. J. Studden
Ann. Statist. 4 (6), 1113-1123, (November, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343646 Open Access
KEYWORDS: optimal design, regression, limiting design, generalized variance, extrapolation, 62K05
Corwin L. Atwood
Ann. Statist. 4 (6), 1124-1138, (November, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343647 Open Access
KEYWORDS: Optimal experimental designs, $D$-optimality, $L$-optimality, $\phi$-optimality, steepest descent, generalized Newton method, 62K05, 65B99
P. J. Bickel, E. L. Lehmann
Ann. Statist. 4 (6), 1139-1158, (November, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343648 Open Access
KEYWORDS: dispersion, estimation, standardized asymptotic variance, Asymptotic efficiency, Tukey model, standard deviation, $p$th power deviation, substitution of an estimate of location, scaling a positive distribution, 62G05, 62G20, 62G30, 62G35
I. J. Good
Ann. Statist. 4 (6), 1159-1189, (November, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343649 Open Access
KEYWORDS: Contingency tables, multidimensional contingency tables, combinations of Dirichlet distributions, Bayes factor, Bayes/non-Bayes synthesis, enumeration of arrays, independence, multidimensional asymptotic expansions, 62F15, 62G10, 05A15
Willi Maurer, Barry H. Margolin
Ann. Statist. 4 (6), 1190-1199, (November, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343650 Open Access
KEYWORDS: Multivariate inclusion-exclusion, Dependent random variables, Exchangeable random variables, order statistics, Dirichlet distribution, 62G30, 60C05
Leopold Simar
Ann. Statist. 4 (6), 1200-1209, (November, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343651 Open Access
KEYWORDS: compound Poisson process, mixed Poisson process, maximum likelihood method, risk business, 62G05, 62M99
K. M. Lal Saxena
Ann. Statist. 4 (6), 1210-1218, (November, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343652 Open Access
KEYWORDS: distribution-free, tolerance intervals, stochastically ordered family, order statistics, Beta distributions, reliability and life testing, 62G15, 62G30, 62N05
Bharat T. Doshi
Ann. Statist. 4 (6), 1219-1235, (November, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343653 Open Access
KEYWORDS: Continuous time Markov decision processes, optimal discounted return function, optimal policy, 49C15, 60K99
Short Communications
Robert J. Aumann
Ann. Statist. 4 (6), 1236-1239, (November, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343654 Open Access
KEYWORDS: Information, subjective probability, Posterior, statistics, Game theory, revising probabilities, concensus, Harsanyi doctrine, 62A15, 62C05, 90A05, 90D35
Gordon Simons
Ann. Statist. 4 (6), 1240-1243, (November, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343655 Open Access
KEYWORDS: optimality, sequential tests, sequential proability ratio tests, Kullback-Leibler information number, error probabilities, 62L10
H. Hecker
Ann. Statist. 4 (6), 1244-1246, (November, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343656 Open Access
KEYWORDS: linear combinations of order statistics, asymptotic normality, 62G30, 62E20, 60F05
Pranab Kumar Sen
Ann. Statist. 4 (6), 1247-1257, (November, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343657 Open Access
KEYWORDS: Clinical trials, life testing, likelihood ratio statistics, progressive censoring, sequential tests, weak convergence in $D\lbrack 0,1 \rbrack$ space and Wiener process approximation, 60B10, 62F05, 62L10
E. J. Hannan
Ann. Statist. 4 (6), 1258-1270, (November, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343658 Open Access
KEYWORDS: Recursive calculation, ARMA models, martingale, stochastic approximation, 62M10, 62L12
William J. Studden, Jia-Yeong Tsay
Ann. Statist. 4 (6), 1271-1279, (November, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343659 Open Access
KEYWORDS: optimal design, information matrix, Remez exchange procedures, regression functions, 62K05
Ward Whitt
Ann. Statist. 4 (6), 1280-1289, (November, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343660 Open Access
KEYWORDS: Bivariate distributions, bivariate distributions with given marginals, extreme correlation, nearest random variables, rearrangement theorems, variance reduction, Monte Carlo, Antithetic variates, generating random variables, 62E10, 62E25, 62H05, 62H20
Thomas E. O'Bryan
Ann. Statist. 4 (6), 1290-1293, (November, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343661 Open Access
KEYWORDS: decision theory, Empirical Bayes, squared error loss estimation, 62C99, 62C99, 62C25
Arthur Cohen, Harold B. Sackrowitz
Ann. Statist. 4 (6), 1294, (November, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343662 Open Access
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A. K. Nigam
Ann. Statist. 4 (6), 1294-1295, (November, 1976) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176343663 Open Access
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Back Matter
Ann. Statist. 4 (6), (November, 1976) Open Access
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