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Celebrating Statistics: Papers in honour of Sir David Cox on his 80th birthday

A. C. Davison, Yadolah Dodge, and N. Wermuth


Sir David Cox is among the most important statisticians of the past half-century, making pioneering and highly influential contributions to a wide range of topics in statistics and applied probability. This book contains summaries of the invited talks at a meeting held at the University of Neuchâtel in July 2004 to celebrate David Cox’s 80th birthday. The chapters describe current developments across a wide range of topics, ranging from statistical theory and methods, through applied probability and modelling, to applications in areas including finance, epidemiology, hydrology, medicine, and s ... More

Keywords: biostatistics, breast cancer, ecohydrology, epidemic modeling, epidemiology, finance, Lévy process, social statistics, statistical computing, statistical theory

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780198566540
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566540.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

A. C. Davison, editor
Institute of Mathematics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne

Yadolah Dodge, editor
Group de Statistique, Universite de Neuchâtel

N. Wermuth, editor