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TitleStatistical Theory and Applications [electronic resource] : Papers in Honor of Herbert A. David / edited by H. N. Nagaraja, Pranab Kumar Sen, Donald F. Morrison
ImprintNew York, NY : Springer New York, 1996
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Professor Herbert A. David of Iowa State University will be turning 70 on December 19, 1995. He is reaching this milestone in life with a very distinguished career as a statistician, educator and administrator. We are bringing out this volume in his honor to celebrate this occasion and to recognize his contributions to order statistics, biostatistics and design of experiments, among others; and to the statistical profession in general. With great admiration, respect and pleasure we dedicate this festschrift to Professor Herbert A. David, also known as Herb and H.A. among his friends, colleagues and students. When we began this project in Autumn 1993 and contacted potential contributors from the above group, the enthuยญ siasm was phenomenal. The culmination of this collective endeavor is this volume that is being dedicated to him to celebrate his upcoming birthday. Several individuals have contributed in various capacities to the successยญ ful completion of this project. We sincerely thank the authors of the papers appearing here. Without their dedicated work, we would just have this prefยญ ace! Many of them have served as (anonymous) referees as well. In addition, we are thankful to the following colleagues for their time and advice: John Bunge (Cornell), Z. Govindarajulu (Kentucky), John Klein (Medical U


I General Distribution Theory and Inference -- 1 PIC: Power Divergence Information Criterion -- 2 Multivariate Studentโ{128}{153}s t and Its Applications -- 3 Two Sets of Multivariate Bonferroni-type Inequalities -- 4 On the Proportion above Sample Mean for Symmetric Stable Laws -- 5 The Relative Efficiency of Several Statistics Measuring Skewness -- 6 On a Class of Symmetric Nonnormal Distributions with a Kurtosis of Three -- II Order Statistics โ{128}{148} Distribution Theory -- 7 Moments of the Selection Differential from Exponential and Uniform Parents -- 8 The Tallest Man in the World -- 9 Characterizing Distributions by Properties of Order Statistics โ{128}{148} A Partial Review -- 10 Stochastic Ordering of the Number of Records -- 11 Moments of Cauchy Order Statistics via Riemann Zeta Functions -- 12 Order Statistics of Bivariate Exponential Random Variables -- III Order Statistics in Inference and Applications -- 13 Maximum Likelihood Estimation of the Laplace Parameters Based on Type-II Censored Samples -- 14 The Impact of Order Statistics on Signal Processing -- 15 A Nonlinear Ordered Rank Test to Detect Stochastic Ordering Between Two Distributions -- 16 Estimation of Location and Scale Parameters of a Logistic Distribution Using a Ranked Set Sample -- 17 Probability Models for an Employment Problem -- IV Analysis of Variance and Experimental Design -- 18 On the Robustness of Bayes Estimators of the Variance Ratio in Balanced One-Way ANOVA Models with Covariates -- 19 Interchange Algorithms for Constructing Designs with Complex Blocking Structures -- 20 Paired Comparisons for Multiple Characteristics: An ANOCOVA Approach -- V Biometry and Applications -- 21 On Assessing Multiple Equivalences with Reference to Bioequivalence -- 22 Competing Risks -- 23 Statistical Aspects of the Detection of Activation Effects in Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism by Positron Emission Tomography -- 24 On Optimality of Qโ{128}{148}Charts for Outliers in Statistical Process Control -- VI Postscript -- 25 Herbert A. David -- 26 Conference Abstracts, Anecdotes, and Appreciation

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