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Barry Arnold papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 13/14/54

Scope and Content

This collection (1939-1979) includes the biographical information and the publications of Barry Arnold.

Dates

  • 1939-1979, undated

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Use/Re-use Restrictions

Consult Special Collections and University Archives

Biography/Profile

Barry C. Arnold was born December 6, 1939 in London, England. He received his B.S. (1961) from McMaster University and his M.S. (1963) and Ph.D. (1965) from Stanford University.



Arnold joined the staff at Iowa State University as a professor of Mathematics and Statistics in 1965 but resigned this position in May 1979. He is currently working at the University of California at Riverside as a Professor of Statistics.



His main area of research includes probability models and statistical inference, applied probability models, stochastic processes, inequality measurement, record values and order statistics, distributional characterizations and Bayesian techniques.



Arnold has won numerous awards which includes Fellow, American Statistical Association, Fellow Institute Mathematical statistics, elected member International Statistical Institute, and Fellow (2001) American Association for the Advancement of Science.



Arnold belonged to the American Statistical Association and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (1 half-document box)

Abstract

Barry C. Arnold, born December 6, 1939, was a Professor (1965-1979) of Mathematics at Iowa State University. He received his B.S. (1961) from McMaster University and his M.S. (1961) and Ph.D. (1965) from Stanford University. His main area of research includes probability models and statistical inference, applied probability models, stochastic processes, inequality measurement, record values and order statistics, distributional characterizations and Bayesian techniques. This collection (1939-1979) includes his biographical information and numerous publications.

Arrangement

The collection is organized Alphabetically.

Items in related collections

RS 13/14. Iowa State University. Department of Mathematics records

Processing Information

Released on 2018-11-01.

Title
RS 13/14/54. Barry Arnold papers, 1939-1979, undated
Date
April 10, 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives Repository

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