Galen R. Shorack
Galen Shorack received a BS (1960) and a MS (1962) in
University of Oregon,
Eugene, Oregon, and a Ph.D.(1965) in
Palo Alto, CA, in 1965.
He was an Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor
in the Department of
Mathematics(UW) at the
University of Washington, Seattle, WA, from 1965 to 1980,
where he still has an adjunct appointment.
He was a founding member of the Department of
Statistics(UW) at the
U of W
where he is now a Professor.
He was on sabbatical leave at the then Mathematisch Centrum
[now the Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica
in Amsterdam during 1969-1970 (supported by a National Science Foundation
His second sabbatical leave was at the Australian National University
in Canberra, Australia during 1977-78 (also on an NSF grant).
His third sabbatical was at the University of Leiden
in The Netherlands in September-December 1989 and
the Universita' degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza"
during January-August 1990.
Shorack's research interests include limit theorems in
statistics, the theory of empirical processes,
trimming-Winsorizing and regular variation.
He has served as an Associate Editor of the Annals of Mathematical Statistics
(Annals of Statistics) from 1972-1975.
He was elected a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics
(IMS) in 1974.
In his free time, Shorack enjoys camping, hiking and sports.
ABOUT GALEN R. SHORACK
Scientific Societies links.
Java Toys, Duke
Java Toys, U.C.L.A.
Java Toys, Rice
Data Sets (Stanford)
with more sources on the Stanford home page.
Data Sets (JASA)
Dr. B's Wide World of Web Data
MY FUN STUFF
English Literature on the Web
American Verse Project
British Poetry (U. Virginia)
SOCIETIES and ORGANIZATIONS
Institute of Mathematical Statistics,
click on `Resources' for many Societies, and much Stuff,
then on `Jump Stations'.
American Statistical Association
Bureau of Labor Statistics
U.S. Census Bureau
National Institute of Health
FedStats Over 70 Federal Agencies
World Health Organization
Harvard-MIT Data Center
(Harvard) National Center for Health Statistics
Penn St. site for other Math Depts, Mathematical Societies and More.
Stanford site for other Statistics Departments.
MathSciNet has nice stuff.
OTHER UNIVERSITIES in the USA:
ACMS PROGRAM @ UW
Applied & Comoutational Mathematical Sciences.
Case Western Statistics
Florida St. Statistics,
with Actuarial and Financial programs.
Iowa St. Statistics
MIT Math, with nice AMS links.
MIT Operations Research, w Stat
MIT AI Lab StockMaster
North Carolina Statistics
Penn St. Math
Penn St. Statistics
Rice Applied Math
with much useful stuff.