Some Applications

  • James H. Matis
  • Thomas R. Kiffe
Part of the Lecture Notes in Statistics book series (LNS, volume 145)


Each of the subsequent chapters contains one or more simple examples to illustrate the concepts developed in the chapter. In addition to these simple examples, four applications which we have published in the recent literature will be used multiple times, in two or more chapters. Two or more stochastic models will be proposed to describe each of these four data sets, and a comparative analysis will help to clarify the relative advantages and disadvantages of the various models. A description of these four key applications follows.


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© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • James H. Matis
    • 1
  • Thomas R. Kiffe
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of StatisticsTexas A&M UniversityCollege StationUSA
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsTexas A&M UniversityCollege StationUSA

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