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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.

**1.**S. B. Boswell,*Nonparametric estimation of the modes of high dimensional densities*, Computer Science and Statistics: Proceedings of the Sixteenth Symposium on the Interface (Lynne Billard, ed.), North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1984, pp. 217-225.**2.**J. Graunt,*Natural and political observations on the bills of mortality*, 1662.**3.**E. Parzen,*On estimation of a probability density function and mode*, Ann. of Math. Stat. 33 (1962), 1065-1076. MR**143282****4.**M. Rosenblatt,*Remarks on some nonparametric estimates of a density function*, Ann. of Math. Stat. 27 (1956), 832-835. MR**79873****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: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0273-0979-1986-15453-4