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According to Wikipedia, Morris Herman DeGroot was an American statistician. Biography Born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, DeGroot graduated from Roosevelt University and earned master's and doctor's degrees from the University of Chicago. DeGroot joined Carnegie Mellon in 1957 and became a University Professor, the school's highest faculty position.

- Optimal Statistical Decisions (1970) (4278)
- Reaching a Consensus (1974) (3047)
- Measuring utility by a single-response sequential method. (1964) (2406)
- Probability and Statistics (1977) (1307)
- The Comparison and Evaluation of Forecasters. (1983) (534)
- Uncertainty, Information, and Sequential Experiments (1962) (268)
- SOCIAL PREFERENCE ORDERINGS AND MAJORITY RULE (1972) (255)
- Bayesian estimation and optimal designs in partially accelerated life testing (1979) (233)
- Rational Expectations and Bayesian Analysis (1974) (152)
- Bayesian Statistics 2. (1987) (121)
- An Analysis of Cooperation and Learning in a Duopoly Context (1973) (97)
- Multiperiod Decision Models with Alternating Choice as a Solution to the Duopoly Problem (1970) (90)
- Essays in probability and statistics (1971) (89)
- Doing What Comes Naturally: Interpreting a Tail Area as a Posterior Probability or as a Likelihood Ratio (1973) (81)
- Unbiased Sequential Estimation for Binomial Populations (1959) (80)
- Coherent combination of experts' opinions (1995) (72)
- Personal probabilities of probabilities (1975) (64)
- Comparison of Experiments and Information Measures (1979) (64)
- Probability and Statistics. 2nd edn. (1988) (63)
- Information about Hyperparameters in Hierarchical Models (1981) (60)
- Assessing Probability Assessors: Calibration and Refinement. (1981) (59)
- Modeling lake-chemistry distributions: approximate Bayesian methods for estimating a finite-mixture model (1992) (58)
- Statistics and the Law (1987) (54)
- Bayesian Analysis and Uncertainty in Economic Theory. (1986) (54)
- Bayesian Analysis and Duopoly Theory (1970) (53)
- Optimal linear opinion pools (1991) (49)
- Estimation of the Correlation Coefficient from a Broken Random Sample (1980) (45)
- Bayesian analysis of selection models (1987) (43)
- What is the Likelihood Function (1988) (41)
- Some Problems of Optimal Stopping (1968) (40)
- Sequential Investment Decisions with Bayesian Learning (1978) (40)
- Stochastic Processes and Related Topics. (1976) (38)
- Bayesian Decision Theory (1987) (37)
- Optimal Peremptory Challenges in Trials by Juries: A Bilateral Sequential Process (1977) (33)
- Interfirm Learning and the Kinked Demand Curve (1971) (33)
- A Bayesian view of assessing uncertainty and comparing expert opinion (1988) (32)
- Changes in utility as information (1994) (32)
- A Conversation with George Box (1987) (30)
- Game Theory: Mathematical Models of Conflict (1980) (29)
- Only Normal Distributions Have Linear Posterior Expectations in Linear Regression (1980) (26)
- Bayes Estimation with Convex Loss (1963) (26)
- Optimal Challenges for Selection (1980) (26)
- Information in Selection Models (1987) (25)
- Comparing Probability Forecasters: Basic Binary Concepts and Multivariate Extensions (1983) (25)
- Optimal allocation of observations (1966) (23)
- Optimal Reporting of Predictions (1989) (21)
- The Writings of Leonard Jimmie Savage--A Memorial Selection. (1983) (19)
- Minimax Sequential Tests of Some Composite Hypotheses (1960) (19)
- Information About Hyperparamters in Hierarchical Models (1981) (17)
- Estimating multiple rater agreement for a rare diagnosis (1988) (17)
- Lindley's Paradox: Comment (1982) (16)
- Concepts of Information Based on Utility (1986) (16)
- A Conversation with Persi Diaconis (1986) (14)
- Highly Informative Priors (1985) (14)
- Capital allocation within a firm (1979) (13)
- What Bayesians expect of each other (1991) (13)
- A Conversation with T. W. Anderson (1986) (12)
- A Conversation with David Blackwell (1986) (11)
- Some Aspects of the Use of the Sequential Probability Ratio Test (1958) (11)
- A Conversation with C. R. Rao (1987) (10)
- Bayesian Statistics 3: Proceedings of the Third Valencia International Meeting. (1990) (10)
- Bayesian Design and Analysis of Accelerated Life Testing with Step Stress (1986) (9)
- Simplified method of estimating the MNS gene frequencies (1959) (9)
- Truncation, Information, and the Coefficient of Variation (1989) (9)
- Efficiency of gene frequency estimates for the ABO system. (1956) (9)
- Stochastic give-and-take (1963) (9)
- A Conversation with Charles Stein (1986) (8)
- Correlations between Similar Sets of Measurements (1966) (7)
- Difficulties and ambiguities in the definition of a likelihood function (1992) (7)
- Decision Making with an Uncertain Utility Function (1983) (7)
- Optimal Two-Stage Stratified Sampling (1969) (6)
- Improving predictive distributions (1980) (5)
- A Conversation with Erich L. Lehmann (1986) (5)
- The Essential Completeness of the Class of Generalized Sequential Probability Ratio Tests (1961) (5)
- Bayesian statistics 3 : proceedings of the third valencia international meeting, June 1-5, 1987 (1990) (5)
- Statistical studies of the effect of low level radiation from nuclear reactors on human health (1972) (4)
- Sequential strategies in dual control problems (1977) (4)
- Discussion: Comments on the Role of Parameters in the Predictive Approach to Statistics (1982) (4)
- Stochastic Models of Choice Behavior (1963) (1974) (3)
- THE USE OF PEREMPTORY CHALLENGES IN JURY SELECTION (1987) (3)
- SET-VALUED PARAMETERS AND SET-VALUED STATISTICS (1983) (3)
- Comparison of Experiments for Selection and Censored Data Models (1992) (3)
- OPTIMAL SEQUENTIAL DECISIONS IN PROBLEMS INVOLVING MORE THAN ONE DECISION MAKER (1983) (3)
- A Conversation with George A. Barnard (1988) (2)
- Towards a Control Theory of the Firm (1986) (2)
- Sequential Investment Decisions (1987) (2)
- The covariance structure of maximum likelihood gene frequency estimates for the MNS system. (1956) (2)
- Bayesian statistics 4 : proceedings of the Fourth Valencia International Meeting, dedicated to the memory of Morris H. DeGroot, 1931-1989, April 15-20, 1991 (1992) (2)
- Foundations of subjective probability and decision making: discussion (1980) (1)
- Optimization with an uncertain objective (1987) (1)
- Behavioral and Control Theory of the Firm (1987) (1)
- Cooperation and Learning in a Duopoly Context (1987) (0)
- Estimating Multiple Rater Agreement for a Rare Diagnosis**This research was supported in part by the National Science Foundation under Grant DMS–8701770 and the National Institute of Mental Health under Grant 5–T32–MH15758. (1989) (0)
- Scientific Discovery: Computational Explorations of the Creative Process, Gary L. Bradshaw, Pat Langley, Herbert A. Simon and Jan M. Zytkow. 1987. The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. 340 pages. Name and Subject Index. ISBN: 0-262-12116-6. $9.95 paperback (1988) (0)
- Statistics and the Law, Morris DeGroot, Stephen Fienberg and Joseph Kadame, eds. 1986. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York. 484 pages. Index. ISBN: 0-471-09435-8. $39.95 (1988) (0)
- Bayesian and non-Bayesian conditional inference: discussion (1980) (0)
- A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF SOME ALTERNATIVES TO THE SHEWHART CONTROL-CHART TECHNIQUE. (1964) (0)
- Consequences of age standardization procedures for statistics of sickness absence in industry. (1962) (0)
- Bayesians in the Night (1991) (0)
- Beliefs about beliefs: discussion (1980) (0)
- Personal and inter-personal ethics: discussion (1980) (0)
- The First Issue of the Annals of Mathematical Statistics (1986) (0)
- COMPUTERS, SOFTWARE, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Accidental Millionaire: The Rise and Fall of Steve Jobs at Apple Computer, Lee Butcher. Paragon House, New York. 224 pages. Index. ISBN: 0-913729-79-5. $19.95 (1988) (0)
- Some Examples of Adaptive Utility (1987) (0)
- Teaching and Learning in the Third Culture? Robert Finnigan and David Layton. 1984. University of Leeds Press, Leeds, U.K. 108 pages. Index. ISBN: 0-904421-12-0. £2.00 (1988) (0)
- Toward a New Understanding of Literacy, Mersld E. Wrolstad and Dennis Fisher, eds. 1986. Praeger, New York. 350 pages. Index. ISBN: 0-275-92072-0. $29.95 (1988) (0)

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