István Vincze (1912-1999) and his contribution to lattice path combinatorics and statistics

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Abstract

A brief account of the life and work of István Vincze, a prominent Hungarian statistician, is given. His contributions in various topics are discussed. They include empirical distribution, Kolmogorov-Smirnov statistics, information theory, Cramér-Fréchet-Rao inequality, estimation of density, and a characterization problem.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3-17
Number of pages15
JournalJournal of Statistical Planning and Inference
Volume135
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1 2005

Keywords

  • Cramér-Fréchet-Rao inequality
  • Density estimation
  • Empirical distribution
  • Entire function
  • Entropy
  • Power function

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistics and Probability
  • Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty
  • Applied Mathematics

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