Empirical Model Building: Data, Models, and Reality, Second Edition

Empirical Model Building: Data, Models, and Reality, Second Edition

Author(s): James R. Thompson

Print ISBN: 9780470467039

Online ISBN: 9781118109656

DOI: 10.1002/9781118109656

Author Biography


About the Author

James R. Thompson, PhD, is Noah Harding Professor of Statistics at Rice University, where he was founding chairman of the Department of Statistics. A frequent consultant to government and the private sector, he holds adjunct professorships at the MD Anderson Cancer Center and the University of Texas School of Public Health. A Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA) and the International Statistical Institute, Dr. Thompson was the recipient of the Army Wilks Award for his work in defense-related data analysis and modeling, and was also the recipient of the ASA's Don Owen Award for his work in statistical process control. He is the author of Simulation: A Modeler's Approach and coauthor of Models for Investors in Real World Markets, both published by Wiley.

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