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PhD Alumni 1970-1979

1979 Statistics PhD Alumni

Karl Kuen-Feng Lin
Dissertation
: Regression Estimation Under Ill-Conditioned Data Structure

 

Paul Sampson
Dissertation
: Statistical Analysis of Shape with Conic Sections and Elliptical Distributions on a Hypersphere
 

1978 Statistics PhD Alumni

Wen-Chen Chen
Advisor
: Bruce Hill
Dissertation: On Zipf's Law

 

John McKenzie
Dissertation
: Analysis of Paired-Comparison Data by Two Models Involving Ties and by Generalized Rank Correlation Coefficients

 

Tony Chak-Leung Tai
Dissertation
: Optimal and Adaptive Stopping for a Generalized Ehrenfest Urn Model
 

1977 Statistics PhD Alumni

Fred Bookstein
Dissertation
: The Measurement of Biological Shape and Shape Change

 

Ronald Butler
Dissertation
: Cross-Validatory Predictive Intervals, the Bayes Character of Subset Selection Techniques, and Robust Adaptive Prediction
 

1976 Statistics PhD Alumni

Edrisa Bangura
Dissertation
: A Design Problem in the Bayesian Estimation of the Treatment Effects in the One-Way Balanced Fixed Effects Model

 

Shelley Lynn Rasmussen Bartold
Dissertation
: A Bayesian Approach to a Problem in Sequential Estimation

 

Lih-Wen Huang
Dissertation
: Asymptotic Distribution and Applications of the Maximum Likelihood Estimator in the Independent Not Identically Distributed Case

1975 Statistics PhD Alumni

Olajide Abe
Dissertation
: Stochastic Models for Chemical Kinetics and Related Processes

 

Ray Faith
Dissertation
: Minimax Bayes Set and Point Estimators of a Multivariate Normal Mean

 

Robert Fortus
Dissertation
: Approximations to Bayesian Sequential Tests of Composite Hypotheses

 

Romulo Virola
Dissertation
: Discounted Optimal Stopping for a Weighted Process with Compound Poisson and Diffusion Components
 

1974 Statistics PhD Alumni

Albert Liebetrau
Dissertation
: Estimation of the Second-Order Properties of a Weakly-Stationary Point-Process and Related Tests of Randomness

 

Robert Wardrop
Dissertation
: Optimal Stopping Based on Catch Times: The Increasing Failure Rate Case
 

1973 Statistics PhD Alumni

Howard Fetell
Dissertation
: Maximum-Likelihood Estimation in Censored Samples in a Non-Regular Case

 

Xiaoying Wei
Advisors
: Robert Keener and Michael Woodroofe
Dissertation: Asymptotically Efficient Estimates of the Index of Regular Variation

 

Martin Weinrich
Dissertation
: Linear-Regression, Generalized Exchangeability and Bayesian Optimal Stratified Sampling Design
 

1972 Statistics PhD Alumni

Connie Shapiro
Dissertation
: Bayesian Classification