# Mathematics and Statistics Dissertations

### Dissertations from 1978

Some selection and ranking procedures for the two parameter weibull distribution, Joseph Victor Kingston

Inferences on the shape parameter of the gamma distribution and Cramer-Rao lower bounds from censored data, James Wyckoff

### Dissertations from 1977

Inverses of transfer function matrices, James Theodore Bruening

Convergent solutions of difference equations, W. J. Fitzpatrick

Probabilistic foundations of general quantum theories and characterizations of representation space, Salvadore J. Guccione Jr.

Strict convexity in locally convex spaces and fixed point theorems in generalized Hilbert spaces, Ed Wilburn Huffman

### Dissertations from 1976

Reliability growth apportionment, Donald Henry Galli

Extremal structure of convex sets, J. C. Hankins

Solving mixed-integer quadratic programs by the sequential contour contraction technique, James Lee Richards

On estimating functionals of probability densities and applications to parameter estimation, Dolores Marie Halper Tichenor

### Dissertations from 1975

A heuristic algorithm for the multi-terminal vehicle dispatch problem using the modified sweep algorithm, Jerry George Johnson

Applications of metrics over Tikonov semifields and fixed points in Hilbert spaces, John David Kubicek

Mixed nonderivative algorithms for unconstrained optimization, Roger Ellis Lessman

A study of some life testing distributions, Robert Marvin Smith

A blocked orthogonalization method for nonlinear regression, Daniel C. St. Clair

A mathematical investigation of the effects of computer architectural features on program size, James Frederick Wade

### Dissertations from 1974

On integrability and L¹ convergence of certain cosine sums, John William Garrett

Solvability of differential systems near singular points, Leon M. Hall

On interaction in the two-way AOV model without replication including power comparisons of two tests for non-additivity, Victor John Hegemann

Methods and applications of the mean-variance portfolio selection model, John W. Marsh

### Dissertations from 1973

Some results on quasi-uniform spaces, Karen Sylvia Carter

Tchebycheff approximation on a discrete point set: algorithms old and new, William Edward McBride

### Dissertations from 1972

Structure of zero divisors, and other algebraic structures, in higher dimensional real Cayley-Dickson algebras, Harmon Caril Brown

An acceleration technique for a conjugate direction algorithm for nonlinear regression, Larry Wilmer Cornwell

Statistical studies of various time-to-fail distributions, James Addison Eastman

Nonrandom characteristics of common stock prices, Donald Leroy Gaitros

Elementary length topologies constructed using pseudo-norms with values in Tikhohov semi-fields, Jackie Ray Hamm

Mathematical modeling of river water temperatures, Leland Lovell Long

Quasi-pseudometrics over Tikhonov semifields and fixed point theorems, Ronald Evans Satterwhite

### Dissertations from 1971

Some statistical inferences for the bivariate exponential distribution, Bruce Mohr Bemis

Characterizing topologies by classes of functions and multifunctions, Alexander Hamlin Cramer

Modeling the visual pathway for interactive diagnosis of visual fields, Chiam Geoffrey Goldbogen

Special subrings of real, continuous functions, Paul Marlin Harms

### Dissertations from 1970

Completeness and related topics in a quasi-uniform space, John Warnock Carlson

A heuristic algorithm for determining a constructive suboptimal solution to the combinatorial problem of facility allocation, Harry Kerry Edwards

A coordinate oriented algorithm for the traveling salesman problem, Joseph Sidney Greene

Extension of some theorems of complex functional analysis to linear spaces over the quaternions and Cayley numbers, James E. Jamison

Heuristic algorithms for the generalized vehicle dispatch problem, Leland Ray Miller

Search algorithms for the simple plant location problem, John Bruce Prater

### Dissertations from 1969

Statistical inferences for location and scale parameter distributions, Robert Henry Dumonceaux

Statistical inferences for the Cauchy distribution based on maximum likelihood estimators, Gerald Nicholas Haas

Statistical inferences for the generalized gamma distribution, Harold Walter Hager

Characterizing topologies by continuous selfmaps, Derald David Rothmann

### Dissertations from 1968

Inferences on the parameters of the Weibull distribution, Darrel Ray Thoman