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April 2003 Herbert Robbins and sequential analysis: invited paper
David Siegmund
Ann. Statist. 31(2): 349-365 (April 2003). DOI: 10.1214/aos/1051027870


This paper reviews Herbert Robbins' research in sequential analysis (excluding stochastic approximation) from 1952 until roughly 1980. Its relation to the research of his contemporaries and its impact on subsequent research are described.


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David Siegmund. "Herbert Robbins and sequential analysis: invited paper." Ann. Statist. 31 (2) 349 - 365, April 2003.


Published: April 2003
First available in Project Euclid: 22 April 2003

zbMATH: 1039.62075
MathSciNet: MR1983532
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1214/aos/1051027870

Primary: 62L10

Keywords: dynamic programming , Optimal stopping , sequential analysis

Rights: Copyright © 2003 Institute of Mathematical Statistics

Vol.31 • No. 2 • April 2003
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