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April 2003 Robbins, empirical Bayes and microarrays
Bradley Efron
Ann. Statist. 31(2): 366-378 (April 2003). DOI: 10.1214/aos/1051027871


Empirical Bayes was Herbert Robbins' most influential contribution to statistical theory. It is also an idea of great practical potential. That potential is realized in the analysis of microarrays, a new biogenetic technology for the simultaneous measurement of thousands of gene expression levels.


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Bradley Efron. "Robbins, empirical Bayes and microarrays." Ann. Statist. 31 (2) 366 - 378, April 2003.


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

zbMATH: 1038.62099
MathSciNet: MR1983533
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1214/aos/1051027871

Primary: 62F10

Keywords: $q$-value , False discovery rate , missing species , simultaneous inference , Stein estimation

Rights: Copyright © 2003 Institute of Mathematical Statistics

Vol.31 • No. 2 • April 2003
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