4427.0 Lowell Reed Lecture: Bayes, Empirical Bayes, and the Bootstrap (featuring Professor Brad Efron)

Tuesday, October 30, 2012: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
The Lowell Reed Lecture is given each year at the annual APHA meeting by an individual who has contributed to the field of statistics and public health statistics through his/her contributions in research, teaching and service. Professor Efron is a noted statistician and best -known for his bootstrap resampling technique which has reshaped the field of statistics and every area of statistical application. He has won many honors, including a MacArthur Prize Fellowship, membership in the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, fellowship in the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS) and the American Statistical Association (ASA), the Wilks Medal, the Parzen Prize, and the Rao Prize, Fisher, Rietz and Wald lecturer. In 2005, he was awarded the National Medal of Science, the highest scientific honor by the United States, for his exceptional work in the field of Statistics (especially for his inventing of the bootstrapping methodology).
Din Chen, Professor
Din Chen, Professor

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