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The science of Bradley Efron : selected papers

Author: Bradley Efron; Carl N Morris; Robert Tibshirani
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2008.
Series: Springer series in statistics., Perspectives in statistics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nature didn't design human beings to be statisticians, and in fact our minds are more naturally attuned to spotting the saber-toothed tiger than seeing the jungle he springs from.

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Named Person: Bradley Efron; Bradley Efron; Bradley Efron
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bradley Efron; Carl N Morris; Robert Tibshirani
ISBN: 0387756914 9780387756912 9781441926029 144192602X
OCLC Number: 191760007
Description: xxv, 498 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Bradley Efron --
Preface to this Special Edition / Carl Morris and Rob Tibshirani --
Publications / Bradley Efron --
1. From 1965: The Convex Hull of a Random Set of Points --
2. From 1971: Forcing a Sequential Experiment to be Balanced --
3. From 1975: Defining the Curvature of a Statistical Problem (with Applications to Second Order Efficiency) --
4. From 1975: Data Analysis Using Stein's Estimator and its Generalizations (with Carl Morris) --
5. From 1976: Estimating the Number of Unseen Species: How Many Words did Shakespeare Know? (with Ronald Thisted) --
6. From 1977: The Efficiency of Cox's Likelihood Function for Censored Data --
7. From 1977: Stein's Paradox in Statistics (with Carl Morris) --
8. From 1978: Assessing the Accuracy of the Maximum Likelihood Estimator: Observed Versus Expected Fisher Information (with David V. Hinkley) --
9. From 1979: Bootstrap Methods: Another Look at the Jackknife --
10. From 1981: The Jackknife Estimate of Variance (with Charles Stein) --
Photos of Bradley Efron: 1956-2007 --
11. From 1982: The Jackknife, the Bootstrap and Other Resampling Plans [excerpt] --
12. From 1983: Estimating the Error Rate of a Prediction Rule: Improvement on Cross-Validation --
13. From 1986: Why isn't Everyone a Bayesian? --
14. From 1987: Better Bootstrap Confidence Intervals --
15. From 1993: An Introduction to the Bootstrap (with Robert Tibshirani) [excerpt] --
16. From 1996: Using Specially Designed Exponential Families for Density Estimation (with Robert Tibshirani) --
17. From 1996: Bootstrap Confidence Levels for Phylogenetic Trees (Correction) (with Elizabeth Halloran and Susan Holmes) --
18. From 1998: R.A. Fisher in the 21st Century --
19. From 2001: Empirical Bayes Analysis of a Microarray Experiment (with Robert Tibshirani, John D. Storey and Virginia Tusher) --
20. From 2004: Least Angle Regression (with Trevor Hastie, Iain Johnstone and Robert Tibshirani). 21. From 2004: Large-Scale Simultaneous Hypothesis Testing: The Choice of a Null Hypothesis --
President's Comer by Bradley Efron (AMSTAT News, April 2004): "But What Do Statisticians Do?"
Series Title: Springer series in statistics., Perspectives in statistics.
Responsibility: Carl N. Morris, Robert Tibshirani, editors.
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