Wald, Abraham 19021950
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Works:  34 works in 304 publications in 6 languages and 2,990 library holdings 

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Classifications:  QA276, 311.23 
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Abraham Wald
 Abraham Wald e il programma di ricerca sull'equilibrio( Book )
 Marche au hasard dans le plan et caractéristiques exactes du test binomial de Wald by Jean Méric( Book )
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Abraham Wald
Sequential analysis by
Abraham Wald(
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92 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1943, while in charge of Columbia University's Statistical Research Group, Abraham Wald devised Sequential Design, an innovative statistical inference system. Because the decision to terminate an experiment is not predetermined, sequential analysis can arrive at a decision much sooner and with substantially fewer observations than equally reliable test procedures based on a predetermined number of observations. The system's immense value was immediately recognized, and its use was restricted to wartime research and procedures. In 1945, it was released to the public and has since revolutionized many aspects of statistical practice. This book is Professor Wald's own description of the system. Part I contains a discussion of the general theory of the sequential probability ratio test, with comparisons to traditional statistical inference systems. Part II discusses applications that illustrate the general theory and raise points of theoretical interest specific to these applications. Part III outlines a possible approach to the problem of sequential multivalued decisions and estimation. All three sections can be understood by readers with only a background in college algebra and a first course in calculus. Mathematical derivations of somewhat intricate nature appear in the appendix. Sequential Analysis offers statistical researchers a time and moneysaving approach, introduces students to one of the major systems in contemporary use, and presents those already acquainted with the system with valuable background information
92 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1943, while in charge of Columbia University's Statistical Research Group, Abraham Wald devised Sequential Design, an innovative statistical inference system. Because the decision to terminate an experiment is not predetermined, sequential analysis can arrive at a decision much sooner and with substantially fewer observations than equally reliable test procedures based on a predetermined number of observations. The system's immense value was immediately recognized, and its use was restricted to wartime research and procedures. In 1945, it was released to the public and has since revolutionized many aspects of statistical practice. This book is Professor Wald's own description of the system. Part I contains a discussion of the general theory of the sequential probability ratio test, with comparisons to traditional statistical inference systems. Part II discusses applications that illustrate the general theory and raise points of theoretical interest specific to these applications. Part III outlines a possible approach to the problem of sequential multivalued decisions and estimation. All three sections can be understood by readers with only a background in college algebra and a first course in calculus. Mathematical derivations of somewhat intricate nature appear in the appendix. Sequential Analysis offers statistical researchers a time and moneysaving approach, introduces students to one of the major systems in contemporary use, and presents those already acquainted with the system with valuable background information
Statistical decision functions by
Abraham Wald(
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68 editions published between 1950 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The general statistical decision problem: definitions and preliminary discussion; Zero sum twoperson games with infinitely many strategies; Development of a general theory of statistical decision functions; Properties of bayes solutions when the chance variables are independently and identically distributed and the cost of experimentation is proportional to the number of observations; Application of the general theory to various special cases
68 editions published between 1950 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The general statistical decision problem: definitions and preliminary discussion; Zero sum twoperson games with infinitely many strategies; Development of a general theory of statistical decision functions; Properties of bayes solutions when the chance variables are independently and identically distributed and the cost of experimentation is proportional to the number of observations; Application of the general theory to various special cases
Selected papers in statistics and probability by
Abraham Wald(
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47 editions published between 1951 and 1969 in 4 languages and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
47 editions published between 1951 and 1969 in 4 languages and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the principles of statistical inference; four lectures delivered at the University of Notre Dame, February 1941 by
Abraham Wald(
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19 editions published between 1942 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
19 editions published between 1942 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Berechnung und Ausschaltung von Saisonschwankungen by
Abraham Wald(
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12 editions published in 1936 in German and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die Fortschritte, die die Konjunkturforschung in den letzten Dezennien gemacht hat, beruhen nicht zuletzt auf der Ausbildung verfeinerter statistischer Methoden, namentlich im Zusammenhang mit der Analyse von Zeitreihen. Eines der bekanntesten und gebrauchlichsten dieser Verfahren stammt von W.M. PERSONS. An seiner Methode wurde im Laufe der Zeit vielfach· Kritik geiibt, ohne daB jedoch ein geeigneter Ersatz geschaffen worden ware. Den AnlaB zu der hier vorliegenden Untersuchung bildete die Tatsache, daB im Osterreichischen Institut fUr Konjunktur forschung bei der Berechnung der Saisonschwankung nach der PERSoNsschen Methode in gewissen Reihen der osterreichischen Wirtschaft derart unbefriedigende Ergebnisse erzielt wurden, daB eine Abhilfe dringend geboten erschien. Der Verfasser hat daher den Bereich der durch die Saisonschwankung geschaffenen Probleme untersucht und eine neue' Methode der Berechnung entwickelt. Obwohl diese Methode im genannten Institut mit Erfolg angewendet wird, erhebt der Verfasser keineswegs den Anspruch, bereits aIle Probleme gelost zu haben. Immerhin diirfte das neue Verfahren auf die Mehrzahl der vorkommenden empirischen Reihen gut anwendbar sein
12 editions published in 1936 in German and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die Fortschritte, die die Konjunkturforschung in den letzten Dezennien gemacht hat, beruhen nicht zuletzt auf der Ausbildung verfeinerter statistischer Methoden, namentlich im Zusammenhang mit der Analyse von Zeitreihen. Eines der bekanntesten und gebrauchlichsten dieser Verfahren stammt von W.M. PERSONS. An seiner Methode wurde im Laufe der Zeit vielfach· Kritik geiibt, ohne daB jedoch ein geeigneter Ersatz geschaffen worden ware. Den AnlaB zu der hier vorliegenden Untersuchung bildete die Tatsache, daB im Osterreichischen Institut fUr Konjunktur forschung bei der Berechnung der Saisonschwankung nach der PERSoNsschen Methode in gewissen Reihen der osterreichischen Wirtschaft derart unbefriedigende Ergebnisse erzielt wurden, daB eine Abhilfe dringend geboten erschien. Der Verfasser hat daher den Bereich der durch die Saisonschwankung geschaffenen Probleme untersucht und eine neue' Methode der Berechnung entwickelt. Obwohl diese Methode im genannten Institut mit Erfolg angewendet wird, erhebt der Verfasser keineswegs den Anspruch, bereits aIle Probleme gelost zu haben. Immerhin diirfte das neue Verfahren auf die Mehrzahl der vorkommenden empirischen Reihen gut anwendbar sein
Sobre los principios de la inferencia estadística by
Abraham Wald(
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12 editions published between 1942 and 1952 in 3 languages and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
12 editions published between 1942 and 1952 in 3 languages and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lectures on the analysis of variance and covariance by
Abraham Wald(
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6 editions published between 1941 and 1947 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
6 editions published between 1941 and 1947 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Notes on the theory of statistical estimation and of testing hypotheses : (A one semester course given at Columbia University) by
Abraham Wald(
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7 editions published between 1946 and 1948 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
7 editions published between 1946 and 1948 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sequential analysis of statistical data: applications by
Columbia University(
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4 editions published between 1943 and 1945 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published between 1943 and 1945 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Notes on the efficient design of experimental investigations : lecture notes of a onesemester course given at Columbia University,
New York City, in 1943 by
Abraham Wald(
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3 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sequential method of sampling for deciding between two courses of action by
Abraham Wald(
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4 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sequential tests of statistical hypotheses by
Abraham Wald(
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2 editions published in 1945 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1945 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selected papers in statistics and probability by Abraham Wald by
Abraham Wald(
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3 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tables of the confluent hypergeometric function KONTROL and related functions(
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2 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Extrapolation des Gleitenden 12Monatsdurchschnittes by
Abraham Wald(
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2 editions published in 1937 in German and Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1937 in German and Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Grundsätzliches zur Berechnung des Produktionsindex by
Abraham Wald(
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1 edition published in 1937 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1937 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Notes on the theory of statistical estimation and testing hypotheses : a one semester course given at Columbia University by
Abraham Wald(
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1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Über die Produktionsgleichungen der ökonomischen Wertlehre (2. Mitteilung) by
Abraham Wald(
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1 edition published in 1934 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
1 edition published in 1934 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Über die eindeutige positive Lösbarkeit der neuen Produktionsgleichungen by
Abraham Wald(
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2 editions published in 1936 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
2 editions published in 1936 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Selected papers in statistics and probability edited for the Institute of Mathematical Statistics by
Abraham Wald(
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in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
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