By Leon Jay Gleser, Michael D. Perlman, S. James Press, Allan R. Sampson (auth.), Leon Jay Gleser, Michael D. Perlman, S. James Press, Allan R. Sampson (eds.)
Published in honor of the sixty-fifth birthday of Professor Ingram Olkin of Stanford college. half I encompasses a short biography of Professor Olkin and an interview with him discussing his occupation and his learn pursuits. half II includes 32 technical papers written in Professor Olkin's honor by means of his collaborators, colleagues, and Ph.D. scholars. those unique papers conceal a wealth of issues in mathematical and utilized statistics, together with chance inequalities and characterizations, multivariate research and organization, linear and nonlinear versions, rating and choice, experimental layout, and techniques to statistical inference. the quantity displays the wide variety of Professor Olkin's pursuits in and contributions to analyze in facts, and gives an outline of recent advancements in those components of research.