Mathematical Statistics at Other Universities

  • E. L. Lehmann

The idyllic situation in which I found myself in the late 1940s—teaching and research among a group of congenial colleagues—was disrupted in 1949 by a political event, the requirement of the faculty to sign an anti-Communist loyalty oath. This led to turmoil and bitterness, which made it difficult to work. It seemed a good time to leave Berkeley for a while, and to broaden my horizons through visiting appointments at other universities.


Faculty Member Mathematical Statistic Sequential Probability Ratio Test Statistical Decision Theory Fixed Sample Size 
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© Springer 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. L. Lehmann
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  1. 1.University of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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