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st: RE; John Nelder's death


From   jhilbe@aol.com
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: RE; John Nelder's death
Date   Thu, 12 Aug 2010 10:52:42 -0400

I did not see anything posted to the StataList yet, but I should make you aware that John Nelder, co-developer of generalized linear models - and originator of the concept of the GLM offset -- among other accomplishments, died in his sleep on Aug 7 while in the hospital recovering from a fall. John was 85 and has been in poor health for some 3 - 4 years. But he remained involved in statistics to the end, advocating Hierarchical GLMs as a method for dealing with random effects. He was a giant in our discipline.

John leaves a considerable legacy, and had many friends throughout the statistical community. It is my understanding that Roger Payne, a long time friend, is preparing a rather thorough obituary, which should be available on the web in the very near future, if not already.

He will be missed.

Joseph Hilbe


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