# Mathematician:George Edward Pelham Box

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## Mathematician

British statistician, who worked in the areas of quality control, time-series analysis, design of experiments, and Bayesian inference.

## Nationality

English

## History

- Born: 18 October 1919 in Gravesend, Kent, England
- Died: 28 March 2013 in Madison, Wisconsin

## Theorems and Definitions

- Box-Pierce Test (with David A. Pierce)

Definitions of concepts named for **George Edward Pelham Box** can be found here.

## Publications

- 1962:
*Some Statistical Aspects of Adaptive Optimization and Control*(*J.R. Stat. Soc.***Ser. B****Vol. 24**: pp. 297 – 331) (with Gwilym M. Jenkins)

- 1963:
*Further Contributions to Adaptive Quality Control: Simultaneous Estimation of Dynamics: Non-Zero Costs*(*Bull. Int. Stat. Inst.***Vol. 34**: pp. 943 – 974) (with Gwilym M. Jenkins)

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

- 1965:
*The Bayesian Estimation of Common Parameters from Several Responses*(*Biometrika***Vol. 52**: pp. 355 – 365) (with Norman R. Draper) www.jstor.org/stable/2333689

- 1965:
*The Experimental Study of Physical Mechanisms*(*Technometrics***Vol. 7**: pp. 23 – 42) (with William G. Hunter) www.jstor.org/stable/1266125

- 1966:
*Use and Abuse of Regression*(*Technometrics***Vol. 8**: pp. 625 – 629) www.jstor.org/stable/1266635

- 1970:
*Time Series Analysis: Forecasting and Control*(with Gwilym Jenkins)- 1976:
*Time Series Analysis: Forecasting and Control, 2nd ed.*(with Gwilym Jenkins) - 1994:
*Time Series Analysis: Forecasting and Control, 3rd ed.*(with Gwilym M. Jenkins and Gregory C. Reinsel) - 2008:
*Time Series Analysis: Forecasting and Control, 4th ed.*(with Gwilym M. Jenkins and Gregory C. Reinsel) - 2016:
*Time Series Analysis: Forecasting and Control, 5th ed.*(with Gwilym M. Jenkins and Gregory C. Reinsel)

- 1976:

- 1978:
*Evolutionary Operation*(with Norman R. Draper)

- 1978:
*Statistics for Experimenters*(with William G. Hunter and J. Stuart Hunter)

- 1980:
*Sampling and Bayes' Inference in Scientific Modelling and Robustness*(*J.R. Stat. Soc.***Ser. A****Vol. 143**: pp. 383 – 430) www.jstor.org/stable/2982063

- 1991:
*Feedback Control by Manual Adjustment*(*Qual Eng.***Vol. 4**: pp. 243 – 151) - 1991:
*Bounded Adjustment Charts*(*Qual Eng.***Vol. 4**: pp. 331 – 338)