# Mathematician:David Roxbee Cox

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## Mathematician

British mathematician working mainly in the field of statistics.

## Nationality

British

## History

- Born: 15 July 1924, Birmingham, England
- Died: 18 January 2022

## Theorems and Definitions

- Cox Process
- Box-Cox Transformation (with George Edward Pelham Box)
- Box-Cox Distribution (with George Edward Pelham Box)

## Publications

- 1953:
*The superimposition of several strictly periodic sequences of events*(*Biometrika*pp. 1 – 11) (with W.L. Smith) www.jstor.org/stable/2333090 - 1954:
*On the superposition of renewal processes*(*Biometrika***Vol. 41**: pp. 91 – 99) (with W.L. Smith) www.jstor.org/stable/2333008 - 1957:
*On the distribution of Tribolium confusum in a container*(*Biometrika***Vol. 44**: pp. 328 – 335) (with W.L. Smith) www.jstor.org/stable/2332865

- 1958:
*Planning of experiments* - 1961:
*Queues*(with Walter L. Smith)

- 1964:
*An Analysis of Transformations*(*J.R. Stat. Soc.***Ser. B****Vol. 26**,*no. 2*: pp. 211 – 252) (with G.E.P. Box) www.jstor.org/stable/2984418

- 1965:
*The Theory of Stochastic Processes*(with H.D. Miller) - 1969:
*Analysis of binary data*(with Joyce E. Snell) - 1974:
*Theoretical statistics*(with D.V. Hinkley) - 1980:
*Point processes*(with Valerie Isham) - 1981:
*Applied statistics, principles and examples*(with Joyce E. Snell) - 1984:
*Analysis of survival data*(with David Oakes) - 1989:
*Asymptotic techniques for use in statistics*(with Ole E. Barndorff-Nielsen) - 1992:
*The collected works of John Tukey*(as editor) - 1994:
*Inference and asymptotics*(with Ole E. Barndorff-Nielsen) - 1995:
*Multivariate dependencies, models, analysis and interpretation*(with Nanny Wermuth) - 1996:
*Time series models in econometrics, finance and others*(with D.V. Hinkley and Ole E. Barndorff-Nielsen, as editors) - 2000:
*The theory of design of experiments*(with Nancy M. Rei) - 2000:
*Complex stochastic systems*(with Ole E. Barndorff-Nielsen and Claudia Klüppelberg) - 2001:
*One Hundred Years*(with D.M. Titterington, as editors) - 2003:
*Components of variance*(with P.J. Solomon) - 2006:
*Principles of Statistical Inference*

## Sources

- 2014: Christopher Clapham and James Nicholson:
*The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics*(5th ed.) ... (previous) ... (next): Entry:**Cox, Sir David FRS**(1924- )