Chris Heyde

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Chris Heyde
Born 20 April 1939 (1939-04-20)
Sydney, Australia
Died 6 March 2008 (2008-03-07) (aged 68)
Canberra, Australia
Nationality Australian
Fields Probability theory,
Stochastic processes,
Statistics
Institutions Columbia University,
University of Melbourne, CSIRO,
University of Manchester,
University of Sheffield,
Michigan State University,
The Australian National University, Canberra.
Alma mater The Australian National University
Doctoral advisor Patrick Alfred Pierce Moran

Christopher Charles "Chris" Heyde AM (April 20, 1939, Sydney – March 6, 2008, Canberra) was a prominent Australian statistician who did leading research in probability, stochastic processes and statistics.

Heyde was a professor at Columbia University, the University of Melbourne, CSIRO, University of Manchester, University of Sheffield, Michigan State University, and The Australian National University, Canberra.[1][2][3][4]

In 2008, Heyde died of metastatic melanoma.

Honours[edit]

Offices held[edit]

  • Vice President of the International Statistical Institute
  • President of the Bernoulli Society
  • Vice President of the Australian Mathematical Society
  • Editor of the Australian Journal of Statistics
  • Editor of Stochastic Processes and Their Applications (1983–1989)
  • Editor-in-chief of Journal of Applied Probability (1990–2008)
  • Editor-in-chief of Advances in Applied Probability (1990–2008).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joe Gani and Eugene Seneta, Obituary: Christopher Charles Heyde AM, DSc, FAA, FASSA, Journal of Applied Probability, vol 45, pp.587-592 (2008)
  2. ^ Paul Glasserman and Steven Kou, "A conversation with Chris Heyde", Statistical Science, 2006, vol 21, No. 2, pp 286-298.
  3. ^ CAP, Center for Applied Probability at Columbia University
  4. ^ Christopher C. Heyde 1939 - 2008, Department of Statistics, Columbia University
  5. ^ a b Awards, Statistical Society of Australia Inc.
  6. ^ Thomas Ranken Lyle Medal, Australian Academy of Science, retrieved 2010-06-06.
  7. ^ "Heyde, Christopher Charles, AM". It's an Honour. Government of Australia. 26 January 2003. Retrieved 2008-03-17. 

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