Hall, Peter (1951-)

Also known as
Hall, Peter Gavin, (AO, FAA, FRS) (1951-2016)
Hall, Peter Gavin (1951-)
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Statistician
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Peter Hall was an outstanding researcher in the areas of probability and theoretical and applied statistics and one of the most highly-cited people in the field. He was Professor of Statistics at the Centre for Mathematics and its Applications at the Mathematical Sciences Institute, Australian National University in Canberra for 18 years before becoming Professor of Statistics at the University of Melbourne. Hall authored well over 300 journal articles, received many awards for his efforts, was elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA) and the Royal Society (FRS), and served on many editorial boards for top statistical journals.

  • Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Sydney
  • Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the Australian National University in Canberra
  • Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Oxford, UK
  • Career position - Lecturer in Statistics at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Lecture then Senior Lecturer r in Statistics at the Australian National University
  • Award - Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics
  • Career position - Member, Editorial Board,
  • Award - Australian Mathematical Society Medal received
  • Award - Rollo Davidson Prize, University of Cambridge
  • Career position - Reader in Statistics at the Australian National University
  • Award - Edgeworth David Medal received from the Royal Society of New South Wales
  • Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
  • Career position - Professor and Personal Chair in Statistics at the Australian National University
  • Award - Lyle Medal received from the Australian Academy of Science
  • Award - Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies Award
  • Award - Honorary Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society
  • Award - Pitman Medal, Statistical Society of Australia
  • Career position - Professor of Statistics at the Centre for Mathematics and its Applications at the Mathematical Sciences Institute, Australian National University
  • Award - Hannan Medal received from the Australian Academy of Science
  • Career position - Acting Head of the Centre for Mathematics and its Applications
  • Award - Fellow of the American Statistical Association
  • Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the Université Catholique de Louvin in Belgium
  • Career position - Aisenstadt Chair at the Université de Montréal
  • Career position - Member, Editorial Board, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Statistics
  • Career position - President-elect then President of the Bernoulli Society for Mathematical Statistics and Probability
  • Career position - Centennial Professorship at the London School of Economics
  • Award - Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS)
  • Award - Centenary Medal for service to Australian society and science in statistics
  • Award - Australian Professorial Fellowship received from the Australian Research Council (ARC)
  • Career position - Chair, Scientific Advisory Committee, Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute
  • Award - Corresponding Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (CorrFRSE)
  • Education - Honorary Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Glasgow, Scotland
  • Career position - Distinguished Professor of Statistics, University of California, Davis, U.S.A.
  • Award - Matthew Flinders Medal and Lecture, Australian Academy of Science
  • Career position - President, Australian Mathematical Society
  • Award - Federation Fellowship, Australian Research Council
  • Career position - Professor of Statistics, University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Co-Editor,
  • Career position - Member of the Board, Australian Mathematics Trust
  • Career position - Vice-President and Secretary, Physical Sciences, Australian Academy of Science
  • Award - DSc honoris causa, University of Sydney
  • Award - Moyal Medal, Department of Mathematics, Macquarie University
  • Award - George Szekeres Medal, Australian Mathematical Society
  • Career position - President, Institute of Mathematical Statistics
  • Award - Guy Medal in Silver, Royal Statistical Society
  • Award - Distinguished Service Award, Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute
  • Award - Laureate Fellowship, Australian Research Council
  • Career event - Foreign Associate of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), United States of America
  • Career position - Co-Editor,
  • Award - Appointed Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for distinguished service to mathematical science in the field of statistics through international contributions to research, as an academic and mentor, and through leadership of advisory and professional organisations
  • Award - DSc honoris causa, Universidad de Cantabria, Spain
  • Career position - Director, A. R. C. Centre of Excellence for Mathematical and Statistical Frontiers
  • Award - Fellow, Academy of Social Sciences in Australia

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Hall, Peter Gavin
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Obituaries
    Published: 2016
    Series: Australian Academy of Science Newsletter, 103
  3. Peter Hall, functional data analysis and random objects
    Müller, Hans-Georg
    Published: 2016
    Series: Annals of Statistics, 44, 5, 1867-87
  4. Peter Hall's work on high-dimensional data and classification
    Samworth, Richard J.
    Published: 2016
    Series: Annals of Statistics, 44, 5, 1888-95
  5. Peter Hall's main contributions to deconvolution
    Delaigle, Aurore
    Published: 2016
  6. Peter Hall's contributions to nonparametric function estimation and modelling
    Cheng, Ming-Yen and Fan, Jianqing
    Published: 2016
    Series: Annals of Statistics, 44, 5, 1837-53
  7. Peter Hall's contributions to the bootstrap
    Chen, Song Xi
    Published: 2016
    Series: Annals of Statistics, 44, 5, 1821-36
  8. A conversation with Peter Hall
    Delaigle, Aurore and Wand, Matt P.
    Published: 2016
    Series: Statistical Science, 31, 2, 275-304
  9. Peter Gavin Hall, 1951 - 2016
    Beran, R. J. and Fisher, N. I.
    Published: 2016
    Series: Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A, 179, 4, 1117-20
  10. Peter Gavin Hall 20 November 1951 - 9 January 2016
    Wand, Matt
    Published: 2016
    Series: Gazette of the Australian Mathematical Society, 43, 1, 17-9
  11. Peter Gavin Hall 1951 - 2016
    Robinson, John and Welsh, Alan H.
    Published: 2017
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 28, 2, 171-82
  12. Obituary: Peter Gavin Hall 1951 - 2016
    Delaigle, Aurore and Carroll, Raymond
    Published: 2016
    Series: IMS Bulletin, 45, 3, 4-5

Resources by Peter Hall (71)

  1. Introduction to the theory of coverage processes / Peter Hall
    Hall, Peter, 1951-
    [ Book : 1988 ]
    At 15 libraries
    Introduction to the theory of coverage processes / Peter Hall
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 27,945.117)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 27,945.117)

  2. Rates of convergence in the central limit theorem / Peter Hall
    Hall, Peter, 1951-
    [ Book : 1982 ]
    At 7 libraries
    Rates of convergence in the central limit theorem / Peter Hall
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 27,385.398)

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  3. Diversity of research is a national treasure [A new method of assessing research threatens Australia's capacity in vital disciplines like mathematics and statistics.]
    Hall, Peter, 1951-
    Australasian Science
    [ Article : 2006 ]
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  4. Australian maths no longer counts
    Hall, Peter, 1951-
    Australasian Science
    [ Article : 2004 ]
    View online (conditions apply)
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 26,264.568)

  5. Australian herbicide usage and congenital abnormalities
    Hall, Peter, 1951-; Selinger, Ben
    Chemistry in Australia
    [ Article : 1981 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 22,882.932)

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  6. On the relationship between fractal dimension and fractal index for stationary stochastic processes / Peter Hall, Rahul Roy
    Hall, Peter, 1951-
    [ Article : 1992 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 22,868.873)

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  7. The bootstrap and Edgeworth expansion / Peter Hall
    Hall, Peter, 1951-
    [ Book : 1992-1997 ]
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    The bootstrap and Edgeworth expansion / Peter Hall
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 20,559.727)

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  8. On fractal-like properties of boolean models / Peter Hall and Jörg Polzehl
    Hall, Peter, 1951-
    [ Article : 1994 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16,477.369)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16,477.369)

  9. Representations and limit theorems for extreme value distributions / by Peter Hall
    Hall, Peter, 1951-
    [ Article : 1978 ]
    At 3 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16,445.225)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16,445.225)

  10. A note on strong law behaviour for extremes from m-dependent sequence / by Peter Hall
    Hall, Peter, 1951-
    [ Article : 1978 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16,409.975)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16,409.975)

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  1. Hall, Peter (1931-1995)
    Architect; Designer; ; Architect / Interior Architect / Landscape Architect
    ... Peter Hall was an Australian architect, who studied at the University of Sydney. Hall's first ... Peter Hall is best known as the architect who completed the Sydney Opera House, with the NSW ...
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  2. Dunbar-Hall, P., (Peter) (1951-)
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  3. Best, Marion Esdaile Hall (1905-1988)
    Interior Designer; Designer; ; Architect / Interior Architect / Landscape Architect; Decorator; 6924
    ... Dining alcove designed by Marion Best for Peter Playfair's flat in Elizabeth Bay, Sydney ... Marion Esdaile Hall Best (1905-1988), interior designer, was born on 13 April 1905 at Dubbo, New ... interior design 'legend', Marion Hall Best was a leading local arbiter of style who was also recognised ...
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  1. I Puritani costume for Joan Sutherl ...
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    I Puritani costume for Joan Sutherland as Elvira, Metropolitan Opera House, New York, 1976 / Peter J. Hall
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    [ Photograph : 1973 ]
  6. An absolute turkey / adapted from L ...
    McFadden, John
    [ Poster, chart, other : 2012 ]
  1. PASTURES PROTECTION ACT, 1934-1951.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Monday 28 August 1967 [Issue No.95 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 3171

    Government Gazette Notices Illustrated

    ... E PASTURES PROTECTION ACT, 1934-1951. The following Sheep Brands >nd Earmark have been registered ... ^ 10439 10431 10441 10430 Bliss Roy Joseph, and Alma Li! May. "The fcedarai, hisn Bundarra r Brand Peter ... 5744 words
    • Text last corrected on 2 August 2017 by BrianCS
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  2. PASTURES PROTECTION ACT, 1934-1951.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Thursday 24 April 1958 [Issue No.44] p 1229

    Government Gazette Notices Illustrated

    ... 1975) PASTURES PROTECTION ACT, 1934-1951. The following Sheep Brands and Earmarks Lave been ... Gadsby George Charles, Wyuna Downs, Wyuna Downs Siding George Peter Alfred, Wave Hill, Wyuna Downs Siding ... 6880 words
    • Text last corrected on 20 December 2018 by PhilThomas
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  3. PASTURES PROTECTION ACT, 1934-1951
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Tuesday 11 February 1969 [Issue No.16 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 463

    Government Gazette Notices Illustrated

    ... PASTURES PROTECTION ACT, 1934-1951 THE Sheep Brands and Earmarks registered or transferred during ... . Department of Agriculture, Sydney, 11th February, 1969. O44331—i PASTURES PROTECTION ACT, 1934-1951 The ... 3489 words
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  1. WA Peter
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  2. Hall Family
    Hall Family
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  3. Peter Broun
    Peter Broun
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    First Colonial Secretary of the Swan River Colony. Peter Nicholas Broun (Brown) was born on 17 August 1797. The family arrived in Western Australia on the Parmelia in June 1829. Broun married Carolin...

    Rating: r4/5
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  1. Hall, Peter ( Critic )
    [ Unpublished : 1984-1995 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  2. Item 02: Peter Roiden Hall narrative, October 1916
    [ Unpublished : 1916 ]
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  3. Item 03: Peter Roiden Hall papers, 1915-1916
    [ Unpublished : 1915-1916 ]
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    Item 03: Peter Roiden Hall papers, 1915-1916
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  1. Peter Hall architect : the phantom of the Opera House / Peter Webber
    Webber, Peter
    [ Book : 2012 ]
    At 28 libraries
    Peter Hall architect : the phantom of the Opera House / Peter Webber
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  2. The Royal Shakespeare Company : the Peter Hall years / by David Addenbrooke ; with a foreword by Peter Hall and afterword by Trevor Nunn
    Addenbrooke, David
    [ Book : 1974 ]
    At 18 libraries
    The Royal Shakespeare Company : the Peter Hall years / by David Addenbrooke ; with a foreword by Peter Hall and afterword by Trevor Nunn
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  3. Peter Hall directs 'Antony and Cleopatra' / Tirzah Lowen ; with photographs by John Haynes
    Lowen, Tirzah
    [ Book : 1990-1991 ]
    At 11 libraries
    Peter Hall directs 'Antony and Cleopatra' / Tirzah Lowen ; with photographs by John Haynes
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  4. Peter Dawson, bass baritone : [concert program], 1951, Civic Hall (Port Lincoln), Australian Broadcasting Commission
    [ Book : 1951 ]
    At State Library S Aust
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  1. The Hon Justice Peter Hall
    Bar News: The Journal of the NSW Bar Association
    [ Article : 2005 ]
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  2. Peter Hall explains sudden exit.(Business)
    The Age (Melbourne, Australia)
    [ Article : 2016 ]
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  3. Peter Hall explains sudden exit.(Business)
    The Sydney Morning Herald (Sydney, Australia)
    [ Article : 2016 ]
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  4. 'Deadly sounds, deadly places : contemporary Aboriginal music in Australia', by Peter Dunbar-Hall and Chris Gibson / KarlNeuenfeldt
    Neuenfeldt, Karl
    [ Periodical : 2006 ]
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    At CQUniversity Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 286.621)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 286.621)

  1. Turning point
    Hall, Peter, 1930-
    [ Sound : 1963 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 473.469)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 473.469)

  2. Peter Hall interviewed by Hazel de Berg in the Hazel de Berg collection
    Hall, Peter, 1931-1995
    [ Sound : 1973 ]
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    At National Library
    Peter Hall interviewed by Hazel de Berg in the Hazel de Berg collection
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 463.322)

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  3. David Hall interviewed by Peter Parkhill
    Hall, David, 1947-
    [ Sound : 2001 ]
    At National Library
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 442.71)

  4. Body-Centric - Professor Peter Hall / Peter Hall.
    Hall, Peter
    [ Video : 2011 ]
    Possibly online
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 359.391)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 359.391)

  1. 1951 BELLE AND BEAU
    Border Watch (Mount Gambier, SA : 1861 - 1954) Thursday 16 August 1951 p 14 Article
    ... pity we have not a place to run a bigger show. It did prove the size of hall necessary for Mount ... hall. Belles who took part in the final were:-Misses Margaret Aston, Wilma Orchard, Valma Wright, Betty ... 572 words
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    • 1 comment on 10 January 2014
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3,823.524)

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  2. PRESBYTERIAN FLOWER SHOW St. Peter's Hall, Leeton Friday, October 12.
    The Murrumbidgee Irrigator (Leeton, NSW : 1915 - 1954) Tuesday 9 October 1951 p 5 Article
    ... .m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday afternoon (October 11), and also at St. Peter's Hall up to 11 a.m. on Friday ... PRESBYTERIAN FLOWER SHOW St. Peter's Hail, Leeton Friday, October 12. Once more the Clarion Call ... 147 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3,450.942)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3,450.942)

  3. PRESENTATION TO PETER SHAW
    Messenger (Port Adelaide, SA : 1951 - 1954) Thursday 13 March 1952 p 5 Article
    ... introduced Peter to members of the council and then presented him with two suitcases and a copy of the 1951 ... PRESENTATION TO PETER SHAW A prefect of Woodville High School, Peter Sliaw,' 14 years old lad of ... 79 words
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