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Book Information:

Author: Abraham Wald

Title: Sequential analysis

Additional book information: New York, Wiley, 1947. 12+212 pp. $4.00.

**1.**A. Wald and J. Wolfowitz,*Optimum character of the sequential probability ratio test*, Ann. Math. Statist. vol. 19 (1948) pp. 326-439. MR**26779****2.**Statistical Research Group, Columbia University,*Sampling inspection*, New York, McGraw-Hill, 1948.**3.**A. Wald,*Foundations of a general theory of sequential decision functions*, Econometrica vol. 15 (1947) pp. 279-313. MR**24113****4.**A. Wald,*Statistical decision functions*, Ann. Math. Statist. vol. 20 (1949) pp. 165-205. MR**44802****5.**J. Wolfowitz,*The efficiency of sequential estimates and Wald's equation for sequential processes*, Ann. Math. Statist. vol. 18 (1947) pp. 215-230. MR**21288****6.**G. R. Seth,*On the variance of estimates*, Ann. Math. Statist. vol. 20 (1949) pp. 1-27. MR**29141****7.**K. J. Arrow, D. Blackwell, and M. A. Girshick,*Bayes and minimax solutions of sequential decision problems*, Econometrica vol. 17 (1949) pp. 213-244. MR**32173**

Review Information:

Reviewer: Melvin P. Peisakoff

Reviewer: John W. Tukey

Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.

**56**(1950), 200-202

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9904-1950-09388-4