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International Joint Mathematics Meeting
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada, August 15-19, 1993
Meeting #883

Associate secretaries:
Lance W Small, AMS
Kenneth A Ross, MAA

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
    • 3:05 p.m.
      Orthogonal polynomials associated with the diagonal natural exponential families in R 2.
      I-Li Lu*, Bureau of the Census, Washington, DC
      Donald Richards, University of Virginia
    • 3:40 p.m.
      On a characterization of variance functions of natural exponential families.
      Daoud Bshouty*, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
    • 4:15 p.m.
      The 2n+4 simple quadratic types of natural exponential families in R^n.
      Muriel Casalis*, University Paul Sabatier, France
    • 4:50 p.m.
      Lie groups and quadratic variance functions.
      Philip Feinsilver*, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
    • 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
  • 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
    • 3:05 p.m.
      Curved exponential models and inference.
      O. E. Barndorff-Nielsen*, Aarhus University, Denmark
    • 3:40 p.m.
      Cramer-Rao type lower bound for estimators with values in a manifold.
      Harrie Hendriks*, Catholic University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    • 4:15 p.m.
      Some properties of the Wishart distribution on symmetric cones.
      Helene Massam*, York University
      Erhard Neher, University of Ottawa
  • 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
    • 3:05 p.m.
      Exponential models as tangents in asymptotic contexts.
      D. A. S. Fraser*, York University
    • 3:40 p.m.
      Estimative and predictive distances.
      Ann F. S. Mitchell*, Imperial College of Science, Technology & Medicine, London, England
    • 4:15 p.m.
      On the determinant of moment matrices.
      Celestin Kokonendji, University Paul Sabatier, France
      V. Seshadri*, McGill University
    • 4:50 p.m.
      Exponential families in rigid body motion in Euclidean space and on the sphere.
      Ted Chang*, University of Virginia
    • 5:25 p.m.
      Total positivity, finite reflection groups and a formula of Harish-Chandra.
      Kenneth I. Gross, University of Vermont
      Donald St. P. Richards*, University of Virginia
    • 5:50 p.m.
      Multivariate Liouville distributions.IV
      Rameshwar D. Gupta*, University of New Brunswick
      Donald St. P. Richards, University of Virginia

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