Wolfowitz, Jacob 1910
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Works:  39 works in 153 publications in 5 languages and 3,120 library holdings 

Genres:  Conference proceedings 
Roles:  Author, Editor 
Classifications:  QA3, 006 
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Most widely held works by
Jacob Wolfowitz
Coding theorems of information theory
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Jacob Wolfowitz(
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44 editions published between 1961 and 1978 in 5 languages and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
44 editions published between 1961 and 1978 in 5 languages and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Probability and information theory : proceedings of the International Symposium at McMaster University, Canada, April, 1968
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M Behara(
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20 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
20 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maximum probability estimators and related topics
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Lionel Weiss(
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17 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and German and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
17 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and German and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Probability and information theory II
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M Behara(
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19 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
19 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selected papers
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Jacob Wolfowitz(
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11 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Confidence limits for continuous distribution functions note on confidence limits for continuous distribution functions; Statistical tests based on permutations of the observations; On sequential binomial estimation; The efficiency of sequential estimates and wald's equation for sequential processes; Optimum character of the sequential probability ratio test; Remarks on the notion of recurrence; The power of the classical tests associated with the normal distribution; Bayes solutions of sequential decision problems; Minimax estimates of the mean of a normal distribution with known variance; Elimination of randomization in certain statistical decision procedures and zerosum twoperson games; Two methods of randomization in statistics and the theory of games; Sums of random integers reduced modulo m; Stochastic estimation by the maximum of a regression function; The method of maximum likelihood and the wald theory of decision functions
11 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Confidence limits for continuous distribution functions note on confidence limits for continuous distribution functions; Statistical tests based on permutations of the observations; On sequential binomial estimation; The efficiency of sequential estimates and wald's equation for sequential processes; Optimum character of the sequential probability ratio test; Remarks on the notion of recurrence; The power of the classical tests associated with the normal distribution; Bayes solutions of sequential decision problems; Minimax estimates of the mean of a normal distribution with known variance; Elimination of randomization in certain statistical decision procedures and zerosum twoperson games; Two methods of randomization in statistics and the theory of games; Sums of random integers reduced modulo m; Stochastic estimation by the maximum of a regression function; The method of maximum likelihood and the wald theory of decision functions
Probability and Information Theory
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M Behara(
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6 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
6 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Supplementary notes on the theory of statistical estimation and of testing hypotheses
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Jacob Wolfowitz(
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2 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Correlation and chisquare test; lectures [given for] Mathematical Statistics 114, Columbia University, spring 1948
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Jacob Wolfowitz(
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1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Teoremy kodirovaniia teorii informatsii
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Jacob Wolfowitz(
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1 edition published in 1967 in Russian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1967 in Russian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Additive partition functions and a class of statistical hypotheses
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Jacob Wolfowitz(
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2 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jacob Wolfowitz : selected papers
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1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Profiles Polish mathematician Jacob Wolfowitz (19101981), with information provided by the University of Saint Andrews School of Mathematics and Statistics in Scotland as part of the MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive. Wolfowitz worked on nonparametric statistical inference and information theory
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Profiles Polish mathematician Jacob Wolfowitz (19101981), with information provided by the University of Saint Andrews School of Mathematics and Statistics in Scotland as part of the MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive. Wolfowitz worked on nonparametric statistical inference and information theory
Coding of dependent sources to within prescribed distortion by separated encoders with different partial information
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Jacob Wolfowitz(
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2 editions published in 1985 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1985 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Probability and information theory : Proceedings of the international symposium at McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada, 4.5. April, 1968
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in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abraham Wald, 19021950
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Jacob Wolfowitz(
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1 edition published in 1996 in Italian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1996 in Italian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twentyfive years of progress in information theory
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1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The report reviews progress to date in what is often referred to as probabilistic coding theory. An extensive bibliography is provided
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The report reviews progress to date in what is often referred to as probabilistic coding theory. An extensive bibliography is provided
Twentyfive years of progress in information theory
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Samuel Kotz(
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1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Sequential decision problems for processes with continuous time parameter : Testing hypotheses
by A Dvoretzky(
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1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Research in statistics, information theory, and analysis
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1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The classical theory of asymptotically efficient estimators is the theory of maximum likelihood (m.l.) estimators. The latter theory has the following inadequacies: (1) it applies only in the socalled regular case; (2) only estimators which are asymptotically normal are considered; (3) the theory is limited principally to one dimensional parameters; (4) the theory is limited principally to the case of independent, identically distributed observations. In papers 6, by Wolfowitz and 8,13, and 16 by Wolfowitz and Weiss there is developed a theory of asymptotically efficient estimators which has none of these inadequacies, which seems to apply to every parametric problem which appears in applications, and which includes the theory of m.l. as a special case. The theory explains why the m.l. estimator works and seems to solve the problem of asymptotically efficient estimators. The paper of this group which is easiest to read is probably no. 13. (Author)
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The classical theory of asymptotically efficient estimators is the theory of maximum likelihood (m.l.) estimators. The latter theory has the following inadequacies: (1) it applies only in the socalled regular case; (2) only estimators which are asymptotically normal are considered; (3) the theory is limited principally to one dimensional parameters; (4) the theory is limited principally to the case of independent, identically distributed observations. In papers 6, by Wolfowitz and 8,13, and 16 by Wolfowitz and Weiss there is developed a theory of asymptotically efficient estimators which has none of these inadequacies, which seems to apply to every parametric problem which appears in applications, and which includes the theory of m.l. as a special case. The theory explains why the m.l. estimator works and seems to solve the problem of asymptotically efficient estimators. The paper of this group which is easiest to read is probably no. 13. (Author)
Supplementary notes on the theory of statistical estimation and of testing hypothesis ; Correlation and Chisquare test
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Jacob Wolfowitz(
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1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Final Summary Rept. Scientific Research and Scientific Personnel of the Industrial and Management Engineering Department of Columbia University
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1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
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 Krickeberg, Klaus Editor
 Behara, M. Author Editor
 Weiss, Lionel 1923 Author
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 Université de Montréal
 Kiefer, Jack 1924 Editor
 McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont
 Augustin, U. Contributor Editor
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