Festschrift for Lucien Le Cam

Research Papers in Probability and Statistics

  • David Pollard
  • Erik Torgersen
  • Grace L. Yang

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages N3-xxxv
  2. R. J. Beran, P. W. Millar
    Pages 13-42
  3. Lucien Birgé, Pascal Massart
    Pages 55-87
  4. D. Blackwell
    Pages 89-91
  5. Vera S. Byers, Kenneth Gorelick
    Pages 107-134
  6. D. Dacunha-Castelle
    Pages 135-141
  7. D. L. Donoho, I. M. Johnstone, G. Kerkyacharian, D. Picard
    Pages 183-218
  8. R. M. Dudley
    Pages 219-233
  9. Thomas S. Ferguson
    Pages 235-244
  10. Catherine Huber
    Pages 245-258
  11. E. L. Lehmann
    Pages 297-304
  12. Hein Putter, Willem R. van Zwet
    Pages 315-323
  13. C. R. Rao, L. C. Zhao
    Pages 325-335
  14. George G. Roussas, Yannis G. Yatracos
    Pages 337-344
  15. A. R. Swensen
    Pages 377-384
  16. A. W. van der Vaart
    Pages 397-410
  17. Bin Yu
    Pages 423-435

About this book


The articles in this volume were contributed by the friends of Lucien Le Cam on the occasion of his 70th birthday in November 1994. We wish him a belated happy birthday. In addition to all the usual excuses for our tardiness in the preparation of the volume, we must point to the miracles of modern computing . .Az3 the old proverb almost put it: there's many a slip 'twixt \cup and \baselineskip. We beg forgiveness of any of our infinitely patient contributors who find that the final product does not quite match with the galley proofs. Our task was also made harder by the sad death of our friend and fellow editor, Erik Torgersen. We greatly appreciate the editorial help of David Donoho with one of the more troublesome contributions. In addition to the 29 contributed articles, we have included a short vita, a list of publications, and a list of Lucien's Ph.D. students. We are also pleased that Lucien allowed us to include a private letter, written to Grace Yang, in response to a query about the extent of his formal mathematical training. The letter gives some insights into what made Lucien one of the leading mathematical statisticians of the century.


Likelihood Martingale Time series counting process mixing point process statistics

Editors and affiliations

  • David Pollard
    • 1
  • Erik Torgersen
    • 2
  • Grace L. Yang
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of StatisticsYale UniversityNew HavenUSA
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsUniversity of OsloBlindern, Oslo 3Norway
  3. 3.Department of MathematicsUniversity of MarylandCollege ParkUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 1997
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4612-7323-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4612-1880-7
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