VOL. 27 · NO. 1 | February 2012
 
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Frontmatter
Statist. Sci. 27 (1), (February 2012)
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Statist. Sci. 27 (1), (February 2012)
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Special Section: Minimax Shrinkage Estimation: A Tribute to Charles Stein
Edward I. George, William E. Strawderman
Statist. Sci. 27 (1), 1-2, (February 2012) DOI: 10.1214/11-STS385
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James Berger, William H. Jefferys, Peter Müller
Statist. Sci. 27 (1), 3-10, (February 2012) DOI: 10.1214/11-STS384
KEYWORDS: Nonparametric regression, Wavelets, shrinkage prior, Sparsity, variable selection methods
Ann Cohen Brandwein, William E. Strawderman
Statist. Sci. 27 (1), 11-23, (February 2012) DOI: 10.1214/10-STS323
KEYWORDS: Stein estimation, spherical symmetry, minimaxity, Admissibility
Lawrence D. Brown, Linda H. Zhao
Statist. Sci. 27 (1), 24-30, (February 2012) DOI: 10.1214/11-STS382
KEYWORDS: Stein estimation, shrinkage, minimax, Empirical Bayes, high-dimensional geometry
T. Tony Cai
Statist. Sci. 27 (1), 31-50, (February 2012) DOI: 10.1214/11-STS355
KEYWORDS: Adaptation, adaptive estimation, Bayes minimax, Besov ball, block thresholding, Confidence interval, ellipsoid, information pooling, linear functional, linear minimaxity, minimax, Nonparametric regression, oracle, separable rules, sequence model, shrinkage, thresholding, ‎wavelet, White noise model
George Casella, J. T. Gene Hwang
Statist. Sci. 27 (1), 51-60, (February 2012) DOI: 10.1214/10-STS319
KEYWORDS: Stein effect, coverage probability, Empirical Bayes
Dominique Fourdrinier, Martin T. Wells
Statist. Sci. 27 (1), 61-81, (February 2012) DOI: 10.1214/11-STS380
KEYWORDS: conditional inference, linear model, loss estimation, quadratic loss, risk function, robustness, shrinkage estimation, spherical symmetry, SURE, unbiased estimator of loss, uniform distribution on a sphere
Edward I. George, Feng Liang, Xinyi Xu
Statist. Sci. 27 (1), 82-94, (February 2012) DOI: 10.1214/11-STS383
KEYWORDS: asymptotic minimaxity, Bayesian prediction, Empirical Bayes, inadmissibility, multiple shrinkage, Prior distributions, superharmonic marginals, unbiased estimates of risk
G. Datta, M. Ghosh
Statist. Sci. 27 (1), 95-114, (February 2012) DOI: 10.1214/11-STS374
KEYWORDS: Area-level models, BLUP, confidence intervals, EBLUP, Empirical Bayes, hierarchical Bayes, mean squared error, multivariate, second-order unbiased, unit-level models
Carl N. Morris, Martin Lysy
Statist. Sci. 27 (1), 115-134, (February 2012) DOI: 10.1214/11-STS363
KEYWORDS: hierarchical model, Empirical Bayes, unequal variances, Model-II evaluations, Stein’s harmonic prior
Michael D. Perlman, Sanjay Chaudhuri
Statist. Sci. 27 (1), 135-143, (February 2012) DOI: 10.1214/09-STS278
KEYWORDS: James–Stein estimator, shrinkage estimator, Bayes and empirical Bayes estimators, multivariate normal distribution
General Section
Dalene Stangl, Lurdes Y. T. Inoue, Telba Z. Irony
Statist. Sci. 27 (1), 144-159, (February 2012) DOI: 10.1214/11-STS366
KEYWORDS: Bayesian inference, adaptive design, Clinical trials, mammography
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