Monday, December 16, 2013

Dennis Lindley Passes Away

The loss of Dennis Lindley, yesterday, will be received with sadness by Bayesians - econometricians included.

Dennis was a major driving force in the formalization and dissemination of Bayesian thought.

Two posts that comment on his many contributions can be found here and here.

I recall presenting a Bayesian paper at a statistics conference in New Zealand in the 1970's, with Dennis in the front row. It was an unnerving experience!


© 2013, David E. Giles

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