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Book Information:

Author: Abraham Wald
Title: Sequential analysis
Additional book information: New York, Wiley, 1947. 12+212 pp. $4.00.

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  • 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
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