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1991 Eastern Section Meeting
Philadelphia, PA, October 12-13, 1991
Meeting #868

Associate secretaries:
W Wistar Comfort, AMS wcomfort@wesleyan.edu

Special Session on Extreme Value Theory

  • Saturday October 12, 1991, 8:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Extreme Value Theory, I

    • 8:00 a.m.
      Regularly varying expected residual life and the domain of attraction of exp(-exp(-x)).
      Janos Galambos*, Temple University, Philadelphia
      Yuan Xu, University of Texas, Austin
      (868-60-69)
    • 8:30 a.m.
      Tail behaviour of quantile processes.
      Mikl\'os Cs\"org\H o*, Carleton University
      (868-60-97)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Extremes of interarrival times under a variety of conditioning.
      Abera Abay*, Temple University, Philadelphia
      (868-60-45)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Tail empirical and sums of extreme value processes.
      David M. Mason*, University of Delaware
      (868-60-121)
  • Saturday October 12, 1991, 1:45 p.m.-3:35 p.m.
    Special Session on Extreme Value Theory, II

    • 1:45 p.m.
      Bounding probabilities connected with multiple event sequences.
      Andras Prekopa*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
      (868-60-128)
    • 2:15 p.m.
      Bivariate Bonferroni-type inequalities.
      Min-Young Lee*, DanKook University, Korea
      (868-60-44)
    • 2:45 p.m.
      Distribution functions related to the largest prime factor function.
      Jean Marie DeKoninck*, Universit\'e Laval
      (868-11-107)
    • 3:15 p.m.
      Informal Discussion
  • Sunday October 13, 1991, 8:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Extreme Value Theory, III

    • 8:00 a.m.
      Improved asymtotics for tail density estimation.
      James Pickands, III*, University of Pennsylvania
      (868-62-152)
    • 8:30 a.m.
      A flaw model with random intensity.
      Howard M. Taylor*, University of Delaware
      (868-60-118)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Practical application of newer methods of tail estimation to wind engineering: A case study.
      James A. Lechner, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Maryland
      Stefan D. Leigh*, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Maryland
      Emil Simiu, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Maryland
      (868-62-112)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Extreme values in stochastic epidemic processes.
      Grace L. Yang*, University of Maryland, College Park
      (868-60-130)
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