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The University of Tampere in Tampere, Finland, hosted two conferences on statistics (and related matrix theory) in 1987 and 1990. The videos of these conferences have now been published on the university’s YouTube channel.

These videos were originally recorded on VHS tapes, which were ‘found’ two years ago during a move. They have been digitized and edited by Jarmo Niemelä and Reijo Sund. The conferences took place before so many of today’s high-tech tools existed, and it is interesting to see how well people (e.g., George Box with his ‘magic’ transparencies) managed. The performers in the videos are the following:

T. W. Anderson
Elja Arjas
Anthony C. Atkinson
Jerzy K. Baksalary  
George E. P. Box
Tadeusz Calinski
R. Dennis Cook
Knut Conradsen  
Yadolah Dodge
Norman R. Draper
Johan Fellman
Stanislaw Gnot
Shanti S. Gupta
E. J. Hannan
J. A. John
Takeaki Kariya
C. G. Khatri
Stratis Kounias
Erkki Liski
Sujit Kumar Mitra
Seppo Mustonen
Heinz Neudecker
Hannu Niemi
Leif Nordberg
Ingram Olkin
Michael Perlman  
John W. Pratt
Daryl Pregibon
Friedrich Pukelsheim
Tarmo Pukkila  
Simo Puntanen
C. R. Rao
Jorma Rissanen
Alastair J. Scott
Kirti R. Shah
Bimal K. Sinha
Terry Speed
J. N. Srivastava
George P. H. Styan  
Timo Teräsvirta
Tue Tjur
Jarmo Visakorpi
Mati Wax

A PDF of the programs of the conferences are available for download here and here.

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