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2 In Problem 5, Qn should be Q k . Appendix In A.4, page 437, h 1 should be h on lines 9 and 10. Solutions In B.10, Problem 4, (c +X) should be (c X) . In B.12, Problem 25a, \increasing" should be \nondecreasing".
The book has a rich collection of exercises. Several of them illustrate how the theory developed in the book may be used in various applications. Solutions to many of the exercises are included in an appendix. Robert Keener is Professor of Statistics at the University of Michigan and a fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics.