By Mark Freidlin, Alexander Wentzell (auth.), Pao-Liu Chow, George Yin, Boris Mordukhovich (eds.)
To investigate the previous success and to supply a street map for destiny examine, an IMA partaking establishment convention entitled "Conference on Asymptotic research in Stochastic tactics, Nonparametric Estimation, and similar difficulties" was once held at Wayne nation collage, September 15-17, 2006. This convention was once additionally held to honor Professor Rafail Z. Khasminskii for his basic contributions to many features of stochastic approaches and nonparametric estimation conception at the party of his seventy-fifth birthday. It assembled a magnificent checklist of invited audio system, who're popular leaders within the fields of chance concept, stochastic approaches, stochastic differential equations, in addition to within the nonparametric estimation concept, and comparable fields. a few invited audio system have been early builders of the fields of chance and stochastic procedures, constructing the root of the fashionable likelihood thought. After the convention, to commemorate this designated occasion, an IMA quantity devoted to Professor Rafail Z. Khasminskii used to be prepare. It involves 9 papers on quite a few issues in chance and records. They comprise authoritative expositions in addition to major examine papers of present curiosity. it's attainable that the quantity can have an enduring influence at the additional improvement of stochastic research and nonparametric estimation.