VOL. 6 · NO. 4 | July, 1978
Front Matter
Ann. Statist. 6 (4), (July, 1978) Open Access
No abstract available
Odd Aalen
Ann. Statist. 6 (4), 701-726, (July, 1978) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176344247 Open Access
KEYWORDS: point process, counting process, intensity process, Inference for stochastic processes, nonparametric theory, empirical process, Survival analysis, Martingales, stochastic integrals, 62G05, 62G10, 62M99, 62N05, 60G45, 60H05, 62M05
James A. Reeds
Ann. Statist. 6 (4), 727-739, (July, 1978) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176344248 Open Access
KEYWORDS: jackknife, maximum likelihood estimate, $M$-estimate, asymptotic normality, Banach space law of large numbers, reversion of series, Cramer conditions, 62F10, 62E20, 62F25
V. Susarla, J. Van Ryzin
Ann. Statist. 6 (4), 740-754, (July, 1978) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176344249 Open Access
KEYWORDS: empirical Bayes estimation, nonparametric estimation of a distribution (survival) function, Dirichlet process priors, right censored observations, 62C99, 62G05
V. Susarla, J. Van Ryzin
Ann. Statist. 6 (4), 755-768, (July, 1978) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176344250 Open Access
KEYWORDS: Survival curve estimator, Dirichlet process, Censored data, weak convergence, consistency, 62E20, 62G05
Jim Zidek
Ann. Statist. 6 (4), 769-782, (July, 1978) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176344251 Open Access
KEYWORDS: Unbiased risk estimators, minimax estimators, multivariate Poisson, multivariate negative binomial, James-Stein estimator, multivariate regression, zonal polynomials, Pitman-Robbins representation, 62C15, 62F10, 62H10
James O. Berger, C. Srinivasan
Ann. Statist. 6 (4), 783-801, (July, 1978) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176344252 Open Access
KEYWORDS: generalized Bayes estimators, Admissibility, exponential families, location vector, Ridge regression, 62C07, 62C10, 62C15, 62F10, 62H99
Thomas W. Sager
Ann. Statist. 6 (4), 802-812, (July, 1978) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176344253 Open Access
KEYWORDS: estimation, Mode, multivariate, consistency, Convergence rates, 62G05, 62H99, 60F15
Robert H. Berk
Ann. Statist. 6 (4), 813-819, (July, 1978) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176344254 Open Access
KEYWORDS: sequential test, Asymptotic efficiency, efficacy, 62L10, 62F05, 62F20, 60G40, 60F99
Morris L. Eaton
Ann. Statist. 6 (4), 820-827, (July, 1978) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176344255 Open Access
KEYWORDS: decision theory, complete class, conditional complete class, 62C07
B. M. Brown, D. G. Kildea
Ann. Statist. 6 (4), 828-835, (July, 1978) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176344256 Open Access
KEYWORDS: $U$-statistics, Hodges-Lehmann estimator, Asymptotic efficiency, convergence of moments, 60F05, 60G05, 60G20, 60G25
W. Albers
Ann. Statist. 6 (4), 836-845, (July, 1978) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176344257 Open Access
KEYWORDS: One-sample problem, rank tests, contiguous location alternatives, autoregressive processes, 62G10, 62G20
Richard J. Fox
Ann. Statist. 6 (4), 846-853, (July, 1978) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176344258 Open Access
KEYWORDS: Empirical Bayes squared error loss estimation, posterior mean, asymptotically optimal empirical Bayes procedure, Bayes optimal risk, 62C25, 62C10, 62A15, 62F10, 62F15
Vaclav Fabian
Ann. Statist. 6 (4), 854-866, (July, 1978) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176344259 Open Access
KEYWORDS: recursive estimation, stochastic approximation, asymptotically efficient, maximum likelihood, Fisher bound, 62F10, 62F20, 62L20
H. Strasser
Ann. Statist. 6 (4), 867-881, (July, 1978) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176344260 Open Access
KEYWORDS: asymptotic expansions, posterior distributions, median unbiased estimates, Bayes estimates, 62F10, 62F15, 62F20, 62E20, 62C15
Miklos Csorgo, Pal Revesz
Ann. Statist. 6 (4), 882-894, (July, 1978) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176344261 Open Access
KEYWORDS: quantile process, strong approximations, Strong invariance, Gaussian processes, Convergence rates, 62G30, 60F15
George Kimeldorf, Allan R. Sampson
Ann. Statist. 6 (4), 895-903, (July, 1978) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176344262 Open Access
KEYWORDS: Correlation, association, monotone dependence, monotone correlation, sup correlation, 62H20, 62H05
Jerome H. Klotz
Ann. Statist. 6 (4), 904-909, (July, 1978) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176344263 Open Access
KEYWORDS: testing, linear constraint, Multinomial, large deviations, efficiency, Information, likelihood ratio test, disease screening, 62F05, 62P10
Moshe Pollak
Ann. Statist. 6 (4), 910-916, (July, 1978) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176344264 Open Access
KEYWORDS: optimality, mixture stopping rules, open ended tests, ASN, minimax, Bayes, Optimal stopping, exponential family, Brownian motion, 62L10, 60G40, 62L05
Short Communications
Terry Moore, Richard J. Brook
Ann. Statist. 6 (4), 917-919, (July, 1978) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176344265 Open Access
KEYWORDS: James-Stein estimator, truncated James-Stein estimator, mean of a multivariate normal distribution, unbiased estimator of the risk, risk estimate dominance, 62F10, 62C99
R. Michel
Ann. Statist. 6 (4), 920-922, (July, 1978) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176344266 Open Access
KEYWORDS: Asymptotic efficiency, covering probabilities, median unbiasedness, 62F20
W. Albers
Ann. Statist. 6 (4), 923-925, (July, 1978) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176344267 Open Access
KEYWORDS: Edgeworth expansion, Kendall rank correlation coefficient, Characteristic function, 62G10, 62G20
Daniel R. Wells
Ann. Statist. 6 (4), 926-931, (July, 1978) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176344268 Open Access
KEYWORDS: convexity, central convex unimodality, monotone unimodality, 52A40, 62E10
David W. Boyd, J. Michael Steele
Ann. Statist. 6 (4), 932-934, (July, 1978) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176344269 Open Access
KEYWORDS: nonparametric, Density estimation, mean integrated square error, Cramer-Rao inequality, 62G20, 62F20
L. P. Devroye, T. J. Wagner
Ann. Statist. 6 (4), 935, (July, 1978) DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176344270 Open Access
No abstract available
Back Matter
Ann. Statist. 6 (4), (July, 1978) Open Access
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