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Preface Barry C. Arnold: Career and Accomplishments Publications Contributors List of Tables List of Figures Part I: Discrete Distributions and Applications P.J. Boland and H. Singh: Stochastic Comparisons of Bernoulli Sums and Binomial Random Variables C. Lefèvre: Stopped Compound Poisson Process and Related Distributions C.D. Lai: Constructions of Discrete Bvariate Dstributions Part II: Continuous Distributions and Applications W.J. Reed: The Normal–Laplace Distribution and Its Relatives A. Pewsey: Some Observations on a Simple Means of Generating Skew Distributions J.M. Sarabia and E. Castillo: Bivariate Distributions Based on the Generalized Three-Parameter Beta Distribution D.N. Naik and K. Plungpongpun: A Kotz-Type Distribution for Multivariate Statistical Inference H. Joe: Range of Correlation Matrices for Dependent Random Variables with Given Marginal Distributions M.D. Ruiz-Medina and J.M. Angulo: Multifractional Probabilistic Laws Part III: Order Statistics and Applications H.A. David: Topics in the History of Order Statistics H.N. Nagaraja: Order Statistics from Independent Exponential Random Variables and the Sum of the Top Order Statistics N. Balakrishnan and T. Li: Fisher Information and Tukey's Linear Sensitivity Measure Based on Ordered Ranked Set Samples M. Asadi, N. Ebrahimi, and G.G. Hamedani, and E.S. Soofi: Information Measures for Pareto Distributions and Order Statistics O. Guilbaud: Confidence Coefficients of Interpolated Nonparametric Sign Intervals for Medians Under No or Weak Shape Assumptions R. Gatto and S.R. Jammalamadaka: Small Sample Asymptotics for Higher-Order Spacings T. Rychlik: Best Bounds on Expectations of L-Statistics from Bounded Samples Part IV: Reliability and Applications H.W. Block: The Failure Rates of Mixtures H. Block, M.R. Dugas, and F.J. Samaniego: Characterizations of the Relative Behavior of Two Systems via Properties of Their Signature Vectors J. Navarro, J.M. Ruiz, and C.J. Sandoval: Systems with Exchangeable Components and Gumbel Exponential Distribution Z. Chen, J. Mi, and Y.Y. Zhou: Estimating the Mean of Exponential Distribution from Step-Stress Life Test Data A. SenGupta: Random Stress-Dependent Strength Models Through Exponential Conditionals Distributions Part V: Inference E. Castillo, C. Castillo, A.S. Haid, and J.M. Sarabia: Some New Methods for Local Sensitivity Analysis in Statistics A. García-Pérez: t-Tests with Models Close to the Normal Distribution M. Divinsky: Computational Aspect of the Chi-Square Goodness-of-Fit Test Applications F.J. Girón, E. Moreno, and M.L. Martínez: An Objective Bayesian Procedure for Variable Selection in Regression T.K. Nayak and A. El-Baz: On Bayesian and Decision-Theoretic Approaches to Statistical Prediction L. Pardo and M.L. Menéndez: Phi-Divergence-Type Test for Positive Dependence Alternatives in 2 x k Contingency Tables D. Pena and P. Poncela: Dimension Reduction in Multivariate Time Series W. Guo, S. Kasala, M.B. Rao, and B. Tucker: The Hat Problem and Some Variations Index

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Arnold, Barry C.
Distribution (Probability theory) -- Congresses.
Order statistics -- Congresses.
Mathematical statistics -- Congresses.