Institute of Mathematical Statistics Lecture Notes - Monograph Series

A Festschrift for Herman Rubin

Anirban DasGupta (Editor)

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Anirban DasGupta (Editor)

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Lecture Notes--Monograph Series, Volume 45
Beachwood, Ohio, USA: Institute of Mathematical Statistics, 2004
417 pp.

Dates
Publication date: 2004
First available in Project Euclid: 28 November 2007

Permanent link to this book
http://projecteuclid.org/euclid.lnms/1196285369

ISBN:
0-940600-61-7

Zentralblatt MATH:
1066.62002

Mathematical Reviews (MathSciNet):
MR2126881

Subjects
Primary: 62-06: Proceedings, conferences, collections, etc.
Secondary: 00A30: Philosophy of mathematics [See also 03A05]
Mathematical statistics Bayesian statistical decision theory Estimation theory Set theory Probabilities

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Copyright © 2004, Institute of Mathematical Statistics

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Anirban DasGupta, ed., A Festschrift for Herman Rubin (Beachwood, Ohio, USA: Institute of Mathematical Statistics, 2004)

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Abstract

This volume is a collection of 32 original papers and two biographical accounts put together as a Festschrift to Herman Rubin to honor his diverse and many deep contributions to mathematical sciences over more than 50 years. The topics of the original articles touch on the main themes in which Professor Rubin has contributed, as well as other topics of intense current activity. This volume contains innovative new methodological articles on cluster analysis, goodness of fit, likelihood inference, classification algorithms, and meta analysis. On the purely theoretical side, there are a number of comprehensive review articles on fractional Brownian motion, stochastic integration, de Finetti theorems, admissibility, and estimation under constraints. Each of these review articles provides readable glimpses into the current state of the art. Some notable classic unsolved problems in number theory and random permutations provide attractive additions to the interesting landscape of this volume.