Reference numberEC/1978/39
Previous numbersCert XX, 128
TitleWhittle, Peter: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionCitation typed
CitationDistinguished for his outstanding and very original theoretical contributions to probability and statistics and to the mathematics of operational research. His first researches were in the area of time series analysis, and included fundamental work on the use of the likelihood function and on the theory of multidimensional stationary stochastic processes. More recently, his work on sequential techniques and stochastic control problems is especially important.
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