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Abraham Wald


Who is Abraham Wald?

Abraham Wald was a mathematician born in Cluj, in the then Austria–Hungary who contributed to decision theory, geometry, and econometrics, and founded the field of statistical sequential analysis. He spent his researching years at Columbia University.

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Google previewSelected Papers in Statistics and Probability (1955)

by Abraham Wald

ABRAHAM WALD is a uniformly consistent estimate also with respect to q»{ xj , □ • • , z. | 0, Fn) for any Fn . On the other hand, if g»(xi , • • • , xn \ 0, F°n) admits a uniformly consistent estimate of 0, equation (2.12) must hold and, therefore, ...

Google previewCompanion Encyclopedia of the History and Philosophy of the Mathematical Sciences (2003)

by I. Grattan-Guinness

A considerable step forward was taken when, in 1943, at the request of army personnel and economists, Abraham Wald developed the theory of sequential analysis for the management of ...

Google previewThe New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics (2016)

by NA NA

Abraham Wald, in a series of papers beginning with Wald (1939) and culminating in the monograph (Wald, 1950), developed statistical decision theory as an extension of the Neyman–Pearson theory of testing. It has since played a major role ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Research Design (2010)

by Neil J. Salkind

Abraham Wald fully developed ...

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