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TitleAsymptotic Methods in Probability and Statistics with Applications [electronic resource] / edited by N. Balakrishnan, I. A. Ibragimov, V. B. Nevzorov
ImprintBoston, MA : Birkhรคuser Boston : Imprint: Birkhรคuser, 2001
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4612-0209-7
Descript XXIII, 549 p. online resource

SUMMARY

Traditions of the 150-year-old St. Petersburg School of Probability and Statisยญ tics had been developed by many prominent scientists including P. L. Chebyยญ chev, A. M. Lyapunov, A. A. Markov, S. N. Bernstein, and Yu. V. Linnik. In 1948, the Chair of Probability and Statistics was established at the Department of Mathematics and Mechanics of the St. Petersburg State University with Yu. V. Linik being its founder and also the first Chair. Nowadays, alumni of this Chair are spread around Russia, Lithuania, France, Germany, Sweden, China, the United States, and Canada. The fiftieth anniversary of this Chair was celebrated by an International Conference, which was held in St. Petersburg from June 24-28, 1998. More than 125 probabilists and statisticians from 18 countries (Azerbaijan, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Lithuania, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, and the United States) participated in this International Conference in order to discuss the current state and perspectives of Probability and Mathematical Statistics. The conference was organized jointly by St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg branch of Mathematical Institute, and the Euler Institute, and was partially sponsored by the Russian Foundation of Basic Researches. The main theme of the Conference was chosen in the tradition of the St


CONTENT

I: Probability Distributions -- 1 Positive Linnik and Discrete Linnik Distributions -- 2 On Finiteโ{128}{148}Dimensional Archimedean Copulas -- II: Characterizations of Distributions -- 3 Characterization and Stability Problems for Finite Quadratic Forms -- 4 A Characterization of Gaussian Distributions by Signs of Even Cumulants -- 5 On a Class of Pseudo-Isotropic Distributions -- III: Probabilities and Measures in High-Dimensional Structures -- 6 Time Reversal of Diffusion Processes in Hilbert Spaces and Manifolds -- 7 Localization of Marjorizing Measures -- 8 Multidimensional Hungarian Construction for Vectors with Almost Gaussian Smooth Distributions -- 9 On the Existence of Weak Solutions for Stochastic Differential Equations With DrivingL2-Valued Measures -- 10 Tightness of Stochastic Families Arising From Randomization Procedures -- 11 Long-Time Behavior of Multi-Particle Markovian Models -- 12 Applications of Infinite-Dimensional Gaussian Integrals -- 13 On Maximum of Gaussian Non-Centered Fields Indexed on Smooth Manifolds -- 14 Typical Distributions: Infinite-Dimensional Approaches -- IV: Weak and Strong Limit Theorems -- 15 A Local Limit Theorem for Stationary Processes in the Domain of Attraction of a Normal Distribution -- 16 On the Maximal Excursion Over Increasing Runs -- 17 Almost Sure Behaviour of Partial Maxima Sequences of Somem-Dependent Stationary Sequences -- 18 On a Strong Limit Theorem for Sums of Independent Random Variables -- V: Large Deviation Probabilities -- 19 Development of Linnikโ{128}{153}s Work in His Investigation of the Probabilities of Large Deviation -- 20 Lower Bounds on Large Deviation Probabilities for Sums of Independent Random Variables -- VI: Empirical Processes, Order Statistics, and Records -- 21 Characterization of Geometric Distribution Through Weak Records -- 22 Asymptotic Distributions of Statistics Based on Order Statistics and Record Values and Invariant Confidence Intervals -- 23 Record Values in Archimedean Copula Processes -- 24 Functional CLT and LIL for Induced Order Statistics -- 25 Notes on the KMT Brownian Bridge Approximation to the Uniform Empirical Process -- 26 Inter-Record Times in Poisson PacedF?Models -- VII: Estimation of Parameters and Hypotheses Testing -- 27 Goodness-of-Fit Tests for the Generalized Additive Risk Models -- 28 The Combination of the Sign and Wilcoxon Tests for Symmetry and Their Pitman Efficiency -- 29 Exponential Approximation of Statistical Experiments -- 30 The Asymptotic Distribution of a Sequential Estimator for the Parameter in an AR(1) Model with Stable Errors -- 31 Estimation Based on the Empirical Characteristic Function -- 32 Asymptotic Behavior of Approximate Entropy -- VIII: Random Walks -- 33 Threshold Phenomena in Random Walks -- 34 Identifying a Finite Graph by Its Random Walk -- IX: Miscellanea -- 35 The Comparison of the Edgeworth and Bergstrรถm Expansions -- 36 Recent Progress in Probabilistic Number Theory -- X: Applications to Finance -- 37 On Mean Value of Profit for Option Holder: Cases of a Non-Classical and the Classical Market Models -- 38 On the Probability Models to Control the Investor Portfolio


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