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Originating from a meeting celebrating the 80th birthday of Sir David Cox, the eminent Oxford Scholar whose many important and penetrating contributions to modern statistics have had an extraordinary impact, this collection of papers by major statistical researchers provides an overview of current developments across a wide range of research areas. Contributing authors and topics include: O.E. Barndorff-Nielsen (Aarhus): Statistics and Physics; A.C. Davison (Lausanne): Statistical methods; S. Darby (Oxford): Epidemiology; D. Firth (Warwick): Social Statistics; P. Jall (Canberra): Nonparametrics; V.S.Isham (University College, London): Stochastic Modelling; P. McCullagh (Chicago): Statistical models; N. Reid (Toronto): Asymptotics; B.D. Ripley (Oxford): Statistical computing; I. Rodriguez-Iturbe (Princeton): Statistical hydrology; A. Rotnitsky (Harvard): Semiparametrics; N. Shepard (Oxford): Statistical econometrics; N> Wermuth (Mainz): Graphical models; S.L. Zeger (Johns Hopkins): Biostatistics. Suitable for students of statistics at all levels from advanced undergraduate to post graduate, for practicing statisticians, and data analysts, and for statistics and cognate fields, this book is a fitting tribute to Sir David Cox and his immense influence on modern statistics.
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