Department of Statistics

University of California, Berkeley

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Alumni 1950 - 1959

V. J. Chacko

Graduated: 1959
Advisor: Lehmann
Dissertation: "Testing Homogeneity Against Ordered Alternatives"

Martin Fox

Graduated: 1959
Advisor: Blackwell
Dissertation: "Some Zero Sum Two Person Games With Moves in the Unit Interval"

Melvin Louis Katz, Jr.

Graduated: 1959
Advisor: Blackwell
Dissertation: "Infinitely Repeatable Games"

Mohamed Salahuddin Ahmed

Graduated: 1958
Advisor: Blackwell
Dissertation: "On a Locally Most Powerful Similar Test for the Independence of Two Poisson Variables"

Edgar John Gilbert

Graduated: 1958
Advisor: Blackwell
Dissertation: "The Identifiability Problem for Functions of a Finite Markov Chain"

Jean-pierre Imhof

Graduated: 1958
Advisor: Scheffé
Dissertation: "Contributions to the Theory of Mixed Models for the Analysis of Variance"

Lambert Herman Koopmans

Graduated: 1958
Advisor: Blackwell
Dissertation: "Asymptotic Rate of Discrimination for Markov Processes"

Alvin Dennie Wiggins

Graduated: 1958
Advisor: Hodges
Dissertation: "A Statistical Study of the Mechanism of Bacterial Toxicity"

Israel Jacob Abrams

Graduated: 1957
Advisor: Le Cam
Dissertation: "Contributions to the Stochastic Theory of Inventory"

Satya Prakash Agarwal

Graduated: 1957
Advisor: Neyman
Dissertation: "On the Asymptotic Equivalence of Two Classes of Tests of a Multiparameter Hypothesis"

James D. Esary

Graduated: 1957
Advisor: Le Cam
Dissertation: "A Stochastic Theory of Accident Survival and Fatality"

Mary I. Hanania

Graduated: 1957
Advisor: Scott
Dissertation: "Some Statistical Tests of Hypotheses in Learning Theory"

Robert Richard Read

Graduated: 1957
Advisor: Neyman
Dissertation: "Contributions to the Statistical Theory of Cloud Chamber Data"

Mandakini Janardan Sane

Graduated: 1957
Advisor: Neyman
Dissertation: "I. Locally Unbiased Tests of Composite Hypotheses with s Constraints; II. Estimation of the Location Parameter Based on Certain Order Statistics; III. Distance Estimates Based on Luminosity Functions"

Thomas Shelburne Ferguson

Graduated: 1956
Advisor: Le Cam
Dissertation: "I.On Existence of Linear Regression in Linear Structural Relations; II. A Method of Generating Best Asymptotically Normal Estimates With Application to the Estimation of Bacterial Densities"

Arthur Shapiro

Graduated: 1956
Advisor: Blackwell
Dissertation: "Some Conditions for the Existence of Similar Regions"

Aram John Thomasian

Graduated: 1956
Advisor: Blackwell
Dissertation: "On the Magnitude of the Sum of Error Probabilities"

Bayard Rankin

Graduated: 1955
Advisor: Le Cam
Dissertation: "The Concept of Sets Enchained by a Stochastic Process and Its Use in Cascade Shower Theory"

George Powell Steck

Graduated: 1955
Advisor: Le Cam
Dissertation: "Limit Theorems for Conditional Distributions"

Balkrishna Vasudeo Sukhatme

Graduated: 1955
Advisor: Lehmann
Dissertation: "Testing the Hypothesis that Two Populations Differ Only in Location"

Howard Gregory Tucker

Graduated: 1955
Advisor: Blackwell
Dissertation: "Contributions to the Mathematical Theory of Accident Proneness with Particular Reference to Multiple Exposure"

Leo Breiman

Graduated: 1954
Advisor: Loève
Dissertation: "Homogeneous Processes"

Chin Long Chiang

Graduated: 1954
Advisor: Neyman
Dissertation: "On Regular Best Asymptotically Normal Estimates With an Application to a Stochastic Process"

William Robert Gaffey

Graduated: 1954
Advisor: ['I. Fix', 'II. Neyman']
Dissertation: "The Problem of Within Family Contagion"

Hendrik Salomon Konijn

Graduated: 1954
Advisor: Lehmann
Dissertation: "On the Power of Some Tests for Independence"

Charles Hall Kraft

Graduated: 1954
Advisor: Le Cam
Dissertation: "On the Problem of Consistent and Uniformly Consistent Statistical Procedures"

Phillip Starr Wolfe

Graduated: 1954
Advisor: Barankin
Dissertation: "I.Games of Infinite Length; II.A Nondegenerate Formulation and Simplex Solution of Linear Programming Problems"

Fred Charles Andrews

Graduated: 1953
Advisor: Lehmann
Dissertation: "Asymptotic Behavior of Some Rank Tests for Analysis of Variance"

Julius Rubin Blum

Graduated: 1953
Advisor: Loève
Dissertation: "Strong Consistency of Stochastic Approximation Methods"

Dean Gillette

Graduated: 1953
Advisor: Barankin
Dissertation: "Representable Infinite Games"

Emanuel Parzen

Graduated: 1953
Advisor: Loève
Dissertation: "On Uniform Convergence of Families of Sequences of Random Variables"

Joseph Putter

Graduated: 1953
Advisor: Neyman
Dissertation: "Contributions to Sampling Theory and Non-Parametric Hypothesis Testing"

Lucien Marie Le Cam

Graduated: 1952
Advisor: Neyman
Dissertation: "On Some Asymptotic Properties of Maximum Likelihood Estimates and Related Bayes Estimates"

Terry Allen Jeeves

Graduated: 1952
Advisor: Neyman
Dissertation: "Identifiability and Almost-Sure Estimability of Linear Structures in n-Dimensions"

Robert Flemming Tate

Graduated: 1952
Advisor: Neyman
Dissertation: "Contributions to the Theory of Random Numbers of Random Variables"

Colin Ross Blyth

Graduated: 1950
Advisor: Lehmann
Dissertation: "I.Contribution to the Statistical Theory of the Geiger-Muller Counter; II.On Minimax Statistical Decision Procedures and Their Admissibility"

Harry Meachum Hughes

Graduated: 1950
Advisor: Neyman
Dissertation: "Estimation of the Varriance of the Bivariate Normal Distribution"

Stanley William Nash

Graduated: 1950
Advisor: Loève
Dissertation: "I.Contribution to the Theory of Experiments With Many Treatments; II.On the Law of the Iterated Logarithm for Dependent Random Variables"

William Francis Taylor

Graduated: 1950
Advisor: Neyman
Dissertation: "On Tests of Hypotheses and Best Asymptotically Normal Estimates Related to Certain Biological Tests"