About the Author
GOURI K. BHATTACHARYYA is Professor of Statistics at The University of Wisconsin, Madison. He received his B.Sc. (1958) and M.Sc. (1960) in Statistics from Calcutta University and his Ph.D. (1966) from the University of California, Berkeley. He has taught at The University of Wisconsin since 1966 with two one-year visiting positions in India at the Indian Institute of Management (1969-70) and the Indian Statistical Institute (1975-76). Dr. Bhattacharyya is a member of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics and Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society (London).