Empirical Model Building: Data, Models, and Reality, Second Edition
Copyright © 2011 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. All rights reserved.
Author(s): James R. Thompson
Print ISBN: 9780470467039
Online ISBN: 9781118109656
Book Series: Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics
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.