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Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society
Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society
ISSN 1088-9485(online) ISSN 0273-0979(print)

Book Review

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Book Information

Author: B. L. S. Prakasa Rao
Title: Nonparametric functional estimation
Additional book information Probability and Mathematical Statistics, A Series of Monographs and Textbooks, Academic Press, Orlando, Florida, 1983, xiv + 522 pp., $70.00. ISBN 0-12-564020-X.


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  • 2. J. Graunt, Natural and political observations on the bills of mortality, 1662.
  • 3. Emanuel Parzen, On estimation of a probability density function and mode, Ann. Math. Statist. 33 (1962), 1065–1076. MR 0143282 (26 #841)
  • 4. Murray Rosenblatt, Remarks on some nonparametric estimates of a density function, Ann. Math. Statist. 27 (1956), 832–837. MR 0079873 (18,159f)
  • 5. D. W. Scott and J. R. Thompson, Probability density estimation in higher dimensions, Computer Science and Statistics: Proceedings of the Fifteenth Symposium on the Interface (James E. Gentle, ed.), North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1983, pp. 173-179.


Review Information

Reviewer: James R. Thompson
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 14 (1986), 310-312
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0273-0979-1986-15453-4
PII: S 0273-0979(1986)15453-4