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International Joint Mathematics Meeting
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada, August 1519, 1993
Meeting #883
Associate secretaries:
Lance W Small, AMS
lwsmall@ucsd.edu
Kenneth A Ross, MAA
ross@math.uoregon.edu
AMS Special Session on Exponential Families in Mathematical Statistics

Sunday August 15, 1993, 2:30 p.m.5:45 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Exponential Families in Mathematical Statistics, I

2:30 p.m.
The diagonal natural exponential families.
Gerard Letac*, University Paul Sabatier, France
(88362202)

3:05 p.m.
Orthogonal polynomials associated with the diagonal natural exponential families in R 2.
ILi Lu*, Bureau of the Census, Washington, DC
Donald Richards, University of Virginia
(8836061)

3:40 p.m.
On a characterization of variance functions of natural exponential families.
Daoud Bshouty*, TechnionIsrael Institute of Technology, Israel
(8836227)

4:15 p.m.
The 2n+4 simple quadratic types of natural exponential families in R^n.
Muriel Casalis*, University Paul Sabatier, France
(88362203)

4:50 p.m.
Lie groups and quadratic variance functions.
Philip Feinsilver*, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
(88360322)

5:25 p.m.
On regular variation of variance functions and convergence of infinitely divisible exponential dispersion models.
Jose Raul Martinez*, National University of Cordoba, Argentina
(88362185)

Monday August 16, 1993, 2:30 p.m.4:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Exponential Families in Mathematical Statistics, II

2:30 p.m.
Exponential families and Orlicz spaces.
Sandy Zabell*, Northwestern University
(88362302)

3:05 p.m.
Curved exponential models and inference.
O. E. BarndorffNielsen*, Aarhus University, Denmark
(88362241)

3:40 p.m.
CramerRao type lower bound for estimators with values in a manifold.
Harrie Hendriks*, Catholic University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
(8836233)

4:15 p.m.
Some properties of the Wishart distribution on symmetric cones.
Helene Massam*, York University
Erhard Neher, University of Ottawa
(88362228)

Tuesday August 17, 1993, 2:30 p.m.6:10 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Exponential Families in Mathematical Statistics, III

2:30 p.m.
On the asymptotic behaviour of the variance function.
Bent J\o rensen*, University of British Columbia
Jos\'e Ra\'ul Mart\u\i nez, Universidade, Nacional de Cordoba, Brazil
(8836269)

3:05 p.m.
Exponential models as tangents in asymptotic contexts.
D. A. S. Fraser*, York University
(8836232)

3:40 p.m.
Estimative and predictive distances.
Ann F. S. Mitchell*, Imperial College of Science, Technology & Medicine, London, England
(88362201)

4:15 p.m.
On the determinant of moment matrices.
Celestin Kokonendji, University Paul Sabatier, France
V. Seshadri*, McGill University
(88362264)

4:50 p.m.
Exponential families in rigid body motion in Euclidean space and on the sphere.
Ted Chang*, University of Virginia
(88362268)

5:25 p.m.
Total positivity, finite reflection groups and a formula of HarishChandra.
Kenneth I. Gross, University of Vermont
Donald St. P. Richards*, University of Virginia
(88360155)

5:50 p.m.
Multivariate Liouville distributions.IV
Rameshwar D. Gupta*, University of New Brunswick
Donald St. P. Richards, University of Virginia
(88360156)
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