Professor David Olive of from the Department of Mathematics at Southern Illinois University (Carbondale) recently sent me the following list of corrections he has proposed for the book. My thanks to Professor Olive!

p. xiv, line -9: change "this R" to "the R"

p. 3 line -5: change "is been" to "is"

p. 12 line 3: "On interest" to "Of interest"

p. 12 line 4: "Extinction is" to "Extinction in"

p. 13 line 2: "t_0 < t_2" to "t_0 < t_1"

p. 21 line 12-13: "may best best" to "may best be"

p. 28 line -10: should 1 - w_u and 1 - w_L be w_u and w_L?

p. 29 in defin of Q(x_i): <= should be >=

p. 66: line 8 of problem 4 does not make sense

p. 67 last line: "that that" to "that"

p. 83 line -7,-8: delete "represent" or replace "is represented by" > by "by"

p. 84 line 5: "where" to "were"

p. 85 line 11: "that" to "than"

line 15: theta_1, ..., theta_8 (add commas)

line 18: "to discussed" to "to that discussed"

p. 88 line 10: "would" to "is" and "and" to "an"

p. 89 line 12: "is a" to "in"

p. 97 line -5: "was see" to "was seen"

p. 132 line 3: "fit for" to "fit"

p. 141 line -8" "well the" to "well as the"

line -5: "section" to "Section"

p. 144 line 11: "Silverman (1995)" to "Silverman (1986)"

p. 148 line - 16: "mode" to "modes"

p. 150 line -4: "the implies" to "implies"

p. 151 line -8: "C is" to "C in"

p. 152 line - 4: "is f" to "if f"

p. 180 line 17: "where" to "were"

p. 182 line 10 under 5.6.1 header: "where ... from for ... where" > to "were ... from .... were"

p. 183 line 9: "where" to "were"

p. 187 line 11: is "bootstrap calculated" correct?

p. 199 line 1: "mutlivariate" to "multivariate"

p. 203 line 14: "on ... asses" to "of ... assess"

p. 204 line -7: change to Theta_i = [\frac{i-1}{10}, i/10]

p. 211 line 3 of problem 8: "device is" to "device"

p. 213 line -7: "space Then" to "space. Then"

p. 220 line -8: "null the" to "null"

p. 235 line -5: x < a is also possible

p. 243 line 9: "erased is" to "erased if"

p. 248 problem 5: there is an extra k in the sample moment formula

p. 258: "Mann, H.B.and" to "Mann, H.B. and"

p. 259: the 2 Muller references need an "and"