CRC Press author, Bradley Efron, awarded the International Prize in Statistics
27th November 2018
|CRC Press author, Bradley Efron, has been awarded the International Prize in Statistics. Bradley Efron is a professor of statistics and biomedical data science at Stanford University. He was awarded this prize in recognition of the “bootstrap”, a method he developed in 1977 for assessing the uncertainty of scientific results that has had extraordinary impact across many scientific fields. Read more about this prestigious award on statprize.org.
The International Prize in Statistics is awarded every two years to an individual or team “for major achievements using statistics to advance science, technology and human welfare”. The International Prize in Statistics is one of the two highest honors in the field of Statistics.
Bradley Efron published An Introduction to the Bootstrap, with Robert J. Tibshirani in 1994. This title presents an introduction to the use of the bootstrap for statistical inference. The book provides some necessary background, describes the bootstrap method in detail, and gives guidance on how to implement it with practical examples to illustrate applications. It arms statisticians, scientists, and engineers with computational techniques they can use to analyze and understand complex datasets. Almost 25 years after it was published, the book remains a key reference on the subject, and is one of the most important statistics books ever written.
An Introduction to the Bootstrap is available via www.crcpress.com/9780412042317
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ISBN: 9780412042317(Hardback) | 456 Pages | £110.00 $150.00 | May 1994
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