VOL. 34 · NO. 1 | February 2006
 
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Models in the Physical Sciences
Domenico Marinucci
Ann. Statist. 34 (1), 1-41, (February 2006) DOI: 10.1214/009053605000000903
KEYWORDS: Spherical random fields, bispectrum, Gaussianity, Cosmic Microwave Background radiation, 60G60, 60F17, 62M15, 85A40
Inge S. Helland
Ann. Statist. 34 (1), 42-77, (February 2006) DOI: 10.1214/009053605000000868
KEYWORDS: Born’s formula, complementarity, complete sufficient statistics, Gleason’s theorem, group representation, Hilbert space, model reduction, quantum mechanics, quantum theory, symmetry, Transition probability, 62A01, 81P10, 62B15
Parametric Inference
Edward I. George, Feng Liang, Xinyi Xu
Ann. Statist. 34 (1), 78-91, (February 2006) DOI: 10.1214/009053606000000155
KEYWORDS: Bayes rules, heat equation, inadmissibility, multiple shrinkage, multivariate normal, Prior distributions, shrinkage estimation, superharmonic marginals, superharmonic priors, unbiased estimate of risk, 62C20, 62C10, 62F15
Yajun Mei
Ann. Statist. 34 (1), 92-122, (February 2006) DOI: 10.1214/009053605000000859
KEYWORDS: asymptotic optimality, Change-point, optimizer, Power one tests, quality control, statistical process control, surveillance, 62L10, 62L15, 62F05
Spatial Statistics
Imre Csiszár, Zsolt Talata
Ann. Statist. 34 (1), 123-145, (February 2006) DOI: 10.1214/009053605000000912
KEYWORDS: Markov random field, pseudo-likelihood, Gibbs measure, Model selection, information criterion, typicality, 60G60, 62F12, 62M40, 82B20
Laurens de Haan, Teresa T. Pereira
Ann. Statist. 34 (1), 146-168, (February 2006) DOI: 10.1214/009053605000000886
KEYWORDS: extreme-value theory, spatial extremes, spatial tail dependence, max-stable processes, multivariate extremes, Semiparametric estimation, 60G70, 62H11, 62G32, 62E20, 60G10, 62M40
Nonparametric and Semiparametric Inference
A. S. Dalalyan, G. K. Golubev, A. B. Tsybakov
Ann. Statist. 34 (1), 169-201, (February 2006) DOI: 10.1214/009053605000000895
KEYWORDS: Semiparametric estimation, estimating a shift of a nonparametric function, second-order efficiency, penalized maximum likelihood, exact minimax asymptotics, 62G05, 62G20
T. Tony Cai, Mark G. Low
Ann. Statist. 34 (1), 202-228, (February 2006) DOI: 10.1214/009053606000000146
KEYWORDS: Adaptive confidence balls, Besov body, block thresholding, coverage probability, expected squared radius, loss estimation, 62G99, 62F12, 62F35, 62M99
James Robins, Aad van der Vaart
Ann. Statist. 34 (1), 229-253, (February 2006) DOI: 10.1214/009053605000000877
KEYWORDS: Adaptation, White noise model, Density estimation, regression, testing rate, 62G15, 62G20, 62F25
Marc Hallin, Catherine Vermandele, Bas Werker
Ann. Statist. 34 (1), 254-289, (February 2006) DOI: 10.1214/009053605000000769
KEYWORDS: ranks, signs, Hájek representation, median regression, median restrictions, maximal invariant, 62G10, 62M10
Jianqing Fan, Huazhen Lin, Yong Zhou
Ann. Statist. 34 (1), 290-325, (February 2006) DOI: 10.1214/009053605000000796
KEYWORDS: local partial likelihood, one-step estimation, varying coefficient, proportional hazards model, Variable selection, 62G05, 62N01, 62N02
Ery Arias-Castro, David L. Donoho, Xiaoming Huo
Ann. Statist. 34 (1), 326-349, (February 2006) DOI: 10.1214/009053605000000787
KEYWORDS: Multiscale geometric analysis, pattern recognition, good continuation, Erdös–Rényi laws, runs test, beamlets, 62M30, 62G10, 62G20
A. Goldenshluger, A. Tsybakov, A. Zeevi
Ann. Statist. 34 (1), 350-372, (February 2006) DOI: 10.1214/009053605000000750
KEYWORDS: Change-point estimation, Deconvolution, minimax risk, ill-posedness, probe functional, Optimal rates of convergence, 62G05, 62G20
Multiple Testing Problems
Nicolai Meinshausen, John Rice
Ann. Statist. 34 (1), 373-393, (February 2006) DOI: 10.1214/009053605000000741
KEYWORDS: Hypothesis testing, Multiple comparisons, Sparsity, 62H15, 62J15, 62P35
Sanat K. Sarkar
Ann. Statist. 34 (1), 394-415, (February 2006) DOI: 10.1214/009053605000000778
KEYWORDS: Modified Bonferroni and Šidák procedures, mixture model, positive false discovery rate, positive false nondiscovery rate, 62J15, 62H15, 62H99
Bayesian Inference
Lancelot F. James
Ann. Statist. 34 (1), 416-440, (February 2006) DOI: 10.1214/009053605000000732
KEYWORDS: Bayesian nonparametrics, inhomogeneous Poisson process, Lévy processes, neutral to the right processes, regenerative compositions, Survival analysis, 62G05, 62F15
Trevor J. Sweeting, Gauri S. Datta, Malay Ghosh
Ann. Statist. 34 (1), 441-468, (February 2006) DOI: 10.1214/009053605000000804
KEYWORDS: Nonsubjective Bayesian inference, predictive inference, relative entropy loss, higher-order asymptotics, 62F15, 62B10, 62C20
Asymptotics
John H. J. Einmahl, Tao Lin
Ann. Statist. 34 (1), 469-492, (February 2006) DOI: 10.1214/009053605000000831
KEYWORDS: estimation, extreme value index, infinite-dimensional extremes, weak convergence on C[0,1], 62G32, 62G30, 62G05, 60G70, 60F17
Thomas Mikosch, Daniel Straumann
Ann. Statist. 34 (1), 493-522, (February 2006) DOI: 10.1214/009053605000000840
KEYWORDS: GARCH process, Gaussian quasi-maximum likelihood, regular variation, infinite variance, stable distribution, stochastic recurrence equation, Mixing, 62F12, 62G32, 60E07, 60F05, 60G42, 60G70
Importance Sampling and Design
Yuguo Chen, Ian H. Dinwoodie, Seth Sullivant
Ann. Statist. 34 (1), 523-545, (February 2006) DOI: 10.1214/009053605000000822
KEYWORDS: conditional inference, Contingency table, exact test, Monte Carlo, sequential importance sampling, toric ideal, 62H17, 62F03, 13P10
Hegang H. Chen, Ching-Shui Cheng
Ann. Statist. 34 (1), 546-558, (February 2006) DOI: 10.1214/009053605000000813
KEYWORDS: Maximal design, minimum aberration, orthogonal array, wordlength pattern, 62K15
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