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        Ross Leadbetter
          Professor

        Education

          B.Sc. (1953), M.Sc. (1954), University of New Zealand; B.A. (1958), M.A. (1962), University of Cambridge; Ph.D. (1963), UNC-Chapel Hill.

        Positions

          New Zealand Applied Mathematics Laboratory, Wellington (1955-1956); Naval Research Laboratory, Auckland (1958-1960); Research Triangle Institute, North Carolina (1961-1966); UNC-Chapel Hill (1966-).

        Honors and Awards

          Honorary Doctorate, Lund University; Fellow, ASA; Fellow, IMS; Member, IMS Council; Member, ISI.

        Research Interests

          Probability and statistics, stochastic processes, extremal theory, statistical communication theory; engineering, oceanographic, and environmental applications.

        Representative Publications

          Books:

          "Stationary and Related Stochastic Processes" (with Harald Cramer), Wiley, N.Y, 1967.

          "Extremes and Related Properties of Random Sequences and Processes" (with G. Lindgren and H. Rootzen), Springer-Verlag, N.Y., 1983.

          Articles:

          Limit theorems for strongly mixing stationary random measures (with T. Hsing), Stochastic Processes and their Applications, 36 (1990), 231-243.

          On a basis for 'Peaks over Threshold' modeling, Statistics and Probability Letters, 12 (1991), 357-362.

          On central limit theory for families of strongly mixing additive random functions (with H. Rootzen), in "Festschrift in Honour of G. Kallianpur" (S. Cambanis, et al.,eds), Springer-Verlag, N.Y (1993), 211-223.

          Extremes and exceedance measures for continuous parameter stationary processes, in "Extreme Value Theory and Applications" (J. Galambos et al., eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers (1994), 371-388.

          On high level exceedance modeling and tail inference, Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference (1995),45, 247-260.

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