Quintessential Contributions: Celebrating Major Birthdays of Statistical Ideas and Their Inventors
When: Saturday, September 27, 2008, 9:45 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: Radcliffe Gymnasium, 18 Mason Street, Cambridge, MA
- Celebrating the 65th birthday of Donald B. Rubin and the 30th birthday of his "Multiple Imputations in Sample Surveys: A Phenomenological Bayesian Approach to Nonresponse"
Invited Speaker: Fritz Scheuren
- Celebrating the 70th birthday of Carl N. Morris and the 25th birthday of his "Parametric Empirical Bayes Inference: Theory and Applications"
Invited Speaker: Andrew Gelman
- Celebrating the 85th birthday of Herman Chernoff and the 35th birthday of his "The Use of Faces to Represent Points in K-Dimensional Space Graphically"
Invited Speaker: Steve Wang
- Celebrating the 100th birthday of W.S. 'Student' Gosset's "The Probable Error of a Mean"
Invited Speaker: Stephen Stigler
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Registration fee waived for all current and former Harvard affiliates.
Non-Harvard Affiliates' $50.00 registration fee includes beverages, food, and full symposium.
Address inquiries to: symposiastat.harvard.edu.
Event times and locations are found in the program schedule.
Here is a photo of key participants, taken at the conclusion of the event.