International Conference on Approximation Theory and Applications, May 20-24, 2013

Does Life Span Run in Families, and If So, Why? (pdf)

The talk is based on "Using Distance Correlation and SS-ANOVA to Assess Associations of Lifestyle Factors, Diseases, and Mortality" by Jing Kong, Barbara Klein, Ronald Klein, Kristine Lee and Grace Wahba. here .

Statistical Model Building, Machine Learning, and the Ah-Ha Moment here, some personal reminiscences.
All preprints since late 1993 vailable here.

Some `golden oldies' scanned for the web here.

Grace Wahba's list of publications here.

Grace Wahba's home page here.