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Information and exponential families in statistical theory. Reprint of the 1978 edition. (English) Zbl 1288.62007
Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons (ISBN 978-1-118-85750-2/hbk; 978-1-118-85728-1/ebook). ix, 238 p. (2014).
Publisher’s description: First published by Wiley in 1978, this book is being re-issued with a new preface by the author. The roots of the book lie in the writings of RA Fisher both as concerns results and the general stance to statistical science, and this stance was the determining factor in the author’s selection of topics. His treatise brings together results on aspects of statistical information, notably concerning likelihood functions, plausibility functions, ancillarity, and sufficiency, and on exponential families of probability distributions.
See the review of the 1978 original edition in [Zbl 0387.62011].

MSC:
62-02 Research exposition (monographs, survey articles) pertaining to statistics
01A75 Collected or selected works; reprintings or translations of classics
62B10 Statistical aspects of information-theoretic topics
Citations:
Zbl 0387.62011
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