Development Of Modern Statistics And Related Topics: In Celebration Of Prof Yaoting Zhang's 70th Birthday

This book encompasses a wide range of important topics. The articles cover the following areas: asymptotic theory and inference, biostatistics, economics and finance, statistical computing and Bayesian statistics, and statistical genetics. Specifically, the issues that are studied include large deviation, deviation inequalities, local sensitivity of model misspecification in likelihood inference, empirical likelihood confidence intervals, uniform convergence rates in density estimation, randomized designs in clinical trials, MCMC and EM algorithms, approximation of p-values in multipoint linkage analysis, use of mixture models in genetic studies, and design and analysis of quantitative traits.