

Past, Present and Future of
Statistics. An invited talk given at the Jahangirnagar University Department
of Statistics, January 8, 2012. 

Educational and Employment Opportunities in
the USA. A Keynote speech delivered at Mawlana Bhashani Science and
Technology University, January 3, 2012. 

Past, Present and Future of
Statistics and Present Educational Opportunities in USA. An invited talk
given at the Dhaka University Statistics Department, January 3, 2012. 

Brief Comments on the Past,
Present and Future of Statistics. An invited Plenary talk given at the
Golden Jubilee Seminar, Rajshahi University Department of Statistics, December
24, 2011. 

Golden Jubilee Keynote Speaker
at the Inaugural Ceremony of the Golden Jubilee Celebrations to Commemorate the
50th year of the Founding of the Statistics Department, Rajshahi University,
December 23, 2011. 

Educational and Employment
Opportunities. International University of Business, Agriculture, and
Technology, December 19, 2011. 

In Appreciation for a Life Most Rewarded: My Story as an Alumnus. (Opening session keynote speech). DUSDAA Conference, Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 26, 2010. (Invited talk).


Welcome Speech: DUSDAA Conference Inauguration. (As Chair of the International Committee). DUSDAA Conference, Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 26, 2010. 

Estimation of P(Y < X) in fourparameter gamma distribution (with Pal, M. and Woo, J.).
DUSDAA Conference, Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 28, 2010. 

International Career Opportunities and Career Development in Statistics, Biostatistics and Epidemiology (Panel Discussant). DUSDAA Conference, Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 28, 2010. 

On the ratio of two independent exponentiated Pareto variables (with M. Pal and J. Woo).
Seventh International Triennial Calcutta Symposium on Probability and Statistics, Kolkata, India, December 2831, 2009. (Invited talk).


Estimating reliability in two independent distributions (with J. Woo).
International Conference on Mathematics and Statistics, Athens, Greece, June 1112, 2007. (Invited talk). 

A new class of skewsymmetric distributions.
Institute of Statistical Research & Training, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, February 9, 2005. (Invited talk). 

On skewsymmetric distributions.
Department of Statistics, Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh, February 8, 2005. (Invited talk). 

A class of new probability distributions. Department of Mathematical Sciences Faculty Lectures and Colloquium
Series, Ball State University, November 18, 2004. 

Inference on reliability P(Y < X) in the Levy distribution (with J. Woo).
2004 Hawaii International Conference on Statistics, Mathematics and Related Topics, Honolulu, Hawaii, June 912, 2004.
(Invited talk). 

Data Mining – An Introduction (with Man Lou).
Eighth National Statistical Conference of Bangladesh Statistical Association, Dhaka, Bangladesh, January 7, 2003. (Invited talk). 

Some Basic Concepts in Probability and Statistics.
Institute of Statistical Research and Training, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, January 4, 2003 (An invited talk given to undergraduate students). 

Inference using selected order statistics in locationscale models.
Department of Mathematics and Statistics Colloquium, Bowling Green State University, April 12, 2002. (Invited talk). 

On the use of winsorized mean for truncated family of distributions under type II censoring (with A. Nanthakumar and K. Selvavel).
International Conference on Statistics, Combinatorics, and Related Areas and the Eighth International Conference of Forum for Interdisciplinary Mathematics,
Wollongong, Austarlia, December 1921, 2001. (Invited talk). 

Estimation of Lorenz curve and Gini index in a Pareto distribution (with J. Woo, C. Lee and G. Yoon).
53rd Session of International Statistical Institute, Seoul, Korea, August 29, 2001.


Bias reducing estimators in an exponential distribution (with J. Woo).
23rd European Meeting of Statisticians, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, August 17, 2001. (Invited talk). 

On the positivity of linear combinations of order statistics as estimators of scale (with Dale Umbach).
Annual Meeting of the American Statistical Association, Baltimore, Maryland, August 12, 1999.


Estimation of functions of location and scale parameters, such as survival function and hazard function, using optimal spacing.
Department of Statistics and Operations Research, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 21, 1999. (Invited Talk).


Tests of hypotheses and goodnessoffit tests using optimal spacing.
Department of Statistics and Operations Research, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 20, 1999. (Invited talk). 

Estimation of location and scale parameters and quantiles using optimal spacing. (Invited Talk).
Department of Statistics and Operations Research, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 18, 1999. (Invited Talk).


Inference based on optimal sapcing of order statistics: Preliminaries.
Department of Statistics and Operations Research, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 14, 1999. (Invited Talk).


Conservative spacings for estimating life functions under censoring (with D. Umbach).
Bangladesh Statistical Association,Dhaka, Bangladesh, February 28, 1999. (Invited talk). 

Inference using optimal spacing.
Department of Statistics, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh, February 27, 1999. (Invited talk). 

Spacing for estimating functions of location and scale.
Department of Statistics, Jahangirnagar University,Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh, February 27, 1999. (Invited talk). 

Chief Guest Speaker,
Jahangirnagar University Statistics Department Alumni Reunion, Jahangirnagar University,Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh, February 12, 1999. (Invited talk). 

Conservative Spacing for estimating life functions under censoring (with D. Umbach).
51st Session of the International Statistical Institute,
Istanbul, Turkey, August 1824, 1997. 

Conservative spacing for the Frechet distribution (with D. Umbach).
51st Session of the International Statistical Institute,
Istanbul, Turkey, August 1824, 1997. 

What is "Degrees of Freedom?"
Undergraduate Colloquium Series, Ball State University,
November 14, 1996. 

Conservative spacings for the Weibull and extreme value distributions. (with D. Umbach).
Conference in Honor of Herbert A. David's 70th Birthday,
Iowa State University, November 17, 1995. (Invited talk). 

Inference based on optimal spacing: Some recent results.
4th Islamic Countries Conference on Statistical Sciences,
Lahore, Pakistan, August 27  31, 1994. (Invited). 

Tests of goodnessoffit using a few order statistics.
4th Islamic Countries Conference on Statistical Sciences,
Lahore, Pakistan, August 27  31, 1994. (Invited). 

Statistical education in Bangladesh.
4th International Conference on the Teaching of Statistics (ICOTS  4),
Marrakech, Morocco, July 25  30, 1994. (Invited). 

Statistical inference using optimal spacing.
Institute of Statistical Mathematics,
The Graduate University of Advanced Studies, Japan, December 3, 1993. (Invited).


Use of selected order statistics in goodnessoffit tests. Department of Statistics,
Keimyong University, Korea,
November 26, 1993. (Invited). 

Robust estimation.
Faculty Seminar Series, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Ball State University,
March 29, 1994. 

Experiences with undergraduates in Korea.
Undergraduate Colloquium Series, Depaartment of Mathematical Sciences, Ball State University.,
March 24, 1994. 

A goodnessoffit test using a few order statistics. Department of Computer Science and Statistics,
Seoul National University, Korea,
November 25, 1993. (Invited). 

A LaRiccia type goodnessoffit test using selected sample quantiles. Department of Statistics,
Pusan National University, Korea,
November 12, 1993. (Invited talk). 

Some recent developments in statistical inference based on a few optimally selected order statistics. Department of Statistics,
Yeungnam University, Korea,
November 11, 1993. (Invited talk). 

Undergraduate education at Ball State University. Department of Mathematics,
Myong Ji University, Korea,
November 5, 1993(Invited talk). 

Uses of statistics. Department of Mathematics,
Myong Ji University, Korea,
November 5, 1993. (Invited talk). 

Estimation based on a few selected order statistics.
TaeguKyumpook Chapter of the Korean Statistical Society, Hyosung Women's University, Korea,
October 23, 1993. (Invited talk). 

Some goodnessoffit tests using a few selected order statistics. Department of Statistics,
Kyumpook National University, Korea,
October 20, 1993. (Invited talk). 

A regressiontype goodnessoffit test using sample quantiles (with D. Umbach).
49th Session of the International Statistical Institute, Firenze, Italy,
August 25  September 2, 1993. 

ASA annual survey of chapter activities (with Lynn Stokes and M. Egger).
Annual Meeting of the American Statistical Association, San Francisco,
August 812, 1993. 

Let X be ... .
Undergraduate Colloquium Series, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Ball State University,
April 15, 1993. 

A smooth goodnessoffit test using selected sample quantiles (with Dale Umbach).
Third Eugene Lukacs Symposium,
Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, March 2527, 1993. (Invited talk). 

Robust spacings for the estimation of functions of location and scale (with D. Umbach).
Annual Meeting of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Boston,
August 913, 1992. 45. 

ASA annual survey of chapter activities (with M.\ Egger and K.\ Tiahrt).
Annual Meeting of the American Statistical Association, Boston,
August 913, 1992. 

Estimating life functions using a few selected order statistics.
Lecture and Colloquia Series, Department of Mathematics, Ball State University,
February 10, 1992. 

Seminar on Dhaka University Students' political unrest survey. Institute of Statistical Research and Training,
Dhaka University, Bangladesh,
December 3, 1991. (Special Guest Participant). 

Statistical Inference based on order statistics. StatMath Div.
Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta, India, November 28, 1991. (Invited talk). 

Some goodnessoffit tests based on selected order statistics. Computer Science Unit,
Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta, India,
November 26, 1991. (Invited talk). 

Exposition of statistical concepts to undergraduate students. Statistical Research Unit, Department of Statistics,
University of Dhaka, Bangladesh,
November 18, 1991. (Invited talk). 

Statistics in decision making. Department of Statistics,
Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh,
November 14, 1991. (Invited talk). 

Large sample estimation of function of certain parameters using order statistics. Department of Statistics,
Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh,
November 10, 1991. (Invited talk). 

Keynote Speech.
Bangladesh Statistical Association Meeting, Dhaka, Bangladesh,
November 10, 1991. (Invited talk). 

Estimation of function of location and scale parameters using optimal spacing. Statistical Research Unit, Department of Statistics,
Dhaka University, Bangladesh,
October 5, 1991. (Invited talk). 

Estimating life functions of the chi distribution using selected order statistics (with D. Umbach and E. Saleh).
International Meeting on Order Statistics and Nonparametrics  Theory and Application (In honor of A. E. Sarhan), Alexandria, Egypt,
September 19, 1991. (Invited talk). 

Estimation of survival function, hazard function, and quantile function of the gamma distribution (with E. Saleh and D. Umbach).
48th Session of the International Statistical Institute, Cairo, Egypt,
September, 15, 1991. 

Estimating the quantile function of the chi distribution using selected order statistics (with D. Umbach and E. Saleh).
54th Annual Meeting of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Atlanta,
August 1822, 1991. 

Systematic statistics in statistical inference.
The Second Islamic Countries Conference on Statistical Sciences, Johor Bahru, Malaysia,
August 2630, 1990. (Invited talk). 

Estimation of a function of location and scale parameters using optimum order statistics (with E. Saleh).
2nd World Congress of the Bernoulli Society for Mathematical Statistics and Probability and 53rd Annual Meeting of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Uppsala,
Sweden, August 1318, 1990. 

Inference based on a few selected order statistics: some recent results.
International Symposium on Optimization and Statistics, Aligarh, India,
December 1821, 1989. (Invited talk). 

The distribution in terms of H and G functions of some statistics associated with two multivariate hypotheses under violations in the complex case (with N. Saweris).
47th Session of the International Statistical Institute, Paris, France,
September 5, 1989. 

Test for exponentiality using selected order statistics (with D. Umbach).
47th Session of the International Statistical Institute, Paris, France,
September 1, 1989. 

Goodnessoffit test for the exponential distribution (with D. Umbach).
150th Anniversary Meeting of the American Statistics Association, Washington, D.C.,
August 6, 1989. 

A goodnessoffit test for location scale model using selected order statistics.
Mathematical Sciences Faculty Lecture Series. Ball State University,
February 9, 1989. 

Estimating and testing quantiles of locationscale distributions using selected order statistics.
The Ninth International Symposium on Forecasting, Vancouver, Canada,
June 20, 1989. (Invited talk). 

A ShapiroWilk type goodnessoffit test using a few order statistics (with D. Umbach). Presented at a poster session of the
Ball State Sigma Xi,
October 7, 1988. 

Three goodnessoffit tests based on selected order statistics (with D. Umbach).
Annual Meeting of the American Statistical Association, New Orleans, LA,
August 2225, 1988. 

A goodnessoffit test based on a few order statistics.
The Eighth International Symposium on Forecasting. Amsterdam, The Netherlands,
June 15, 1988. (Invited talk). 

A goodnessoffit test using optimal spacing (with D. Umbach).
Annual Meeting of the American Statistical Association, Chicago,
August 1821, 1986. 

Inference based on optimal spacing.
Mathematical Sciences Faculty Lecture Series, Ball State University,
January 17, 1985. 

Test of parameters and quantiles of the double exponential distribution using selected order statistics (with D. Umbach and E. Saleh).
Annual Meeting of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Lake Tahoe, California,
August 2124, 1984. 

Estimation of parameters and quantiles of the double exponential distribution using selected order statistics (with D. Umbach and E. Saleh).
Annual Meeting of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Lake Tahoe, California,
August 2124, 1984. 

Estimation and testing using optimal spacings. The Department of Statistics,
Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh,
February 8, 1984. (Invited talk). 

Some recent advances in robust procedures. The Department of Statistics,
University of Dhaka, Bangladesh,
February 2, 1984. (Invited talk). 

On some nonparametric tests of hypothesis. The Institute of Statistical Research and Training,
University of Dhaka, Bangladesh,
February 1, 1984. (Invited talk). 

Order statistics and related topics IV. The Institute of Statistical Research and Training,
University of Dhaka, Bangladesh,
January 31, 1984. (Invited talk). 

Order statistics and related topics III. The Institute of Statistical Research and Training,
University of Dhaka, Bangladesh,
January 25, 1984. (Invited talk). 

Order statistics and related topics II. The Institute of Statistical Research Training,
University of Dhaka, Bangladesh,
January 18, 1984. (Invited talk). 

Order statistics and related topics I. The Institute of Statistical Research and Training,
University of Dhaka, Bangladesh,
January 11, 1984. (Invited talk). 

On the use of count data in estimation of the parameters of the exponential distribution (with D. Umbach).
Annual Meeting of the American Statistical Association, Toronto, Canada,
August 1518, 1983. 

Tests of significance for the exponential distribution based on selected quantiles (with E. Saleh and D. Umbach).
Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Nashville, Tennessee,
March 2023, 1983. 

Estimation of quantiles using optimal spacing.
Session on Original Contributions of the Rio Grande Conference on Statistics, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico,
November 26, 1982. (Invited talk). 

Some recent advances in robust estimation procedures. The Institute of Statistical Research and Training,
University of Dhaka, Bangladesh,
September 1, 1982. (Invited talk). 

Testing hypothesis regarding exponential quantiles using k optimally chosen order statistics. The Institute of Statistical Research and Training,
University of Dhaka, Bangladesh,
August 30, 1982. (Invited talk). 

Estimation of quantiles based on k optimally chosen order statistics. The Institute of Statistical Research and Training,
University of Dhaka, Bangladesh,
August 23, 1982. (Invited talk). 

Some adaptive robust procedures for location. The Department of Statistics,
Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh,
August 21, 1982. (Invited talk). 

Estimation of quantiles based on two optimally chosen order statistics: Exponential, Double Exponential, and Pareto Distributions. The Institute of Statistical Research and
Training, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh,
August 16, 1982. (Invited talk). 

Some preliminaries on order statistics and population quantiles. The Institute of Statistical Research and Training,
University of Dhaka, Bangladesh,
August 9, 1982. (Invited talk). 

Use of order statistics in estimating exponential quantiles (with D. Umbach and K. Hassanein).
Annual Conference of the American Institute for Decision Sciences, San Francisco,
November 2224, 1982. (Invited talk). 

A note on estimating the mean of the negative exponential distribution using selected order statistics (with D. Umbach).
Annual Meeting of the American Statistical Association, Cincinnati,
August 17, 1982. 

Large sample estimation of Pareto quantiles using selected order statistics (with E. Saleh and D. Umbach).
Annual Meeting of The Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Cincinnati,
August 16, 1982. 

Application of subset selection procedures to business: Binomial and Multinomial Cases (with D. Umbach).
Annual Meeting of The American Institute for Decision Sciences Midwest Conference, Milwaukee,
April 8, 1982. (Invited talk). 

Some adaptive robust procedures for location. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics,
Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada,
November 20, 1981. (Invited talk). 

Estimation of quantiles of exponential distribution using a few selected order statistics. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics,
Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada,
November 19, 1981. (Invited talk). 

Estimation of quantiles of exponential distribution using a few selected order statistics. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics,
Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada,
November 19, 1981. (Invited talk). 

Estimating Pareto quantiles using two order statistics (with D. Umbach and K. Hassanein).
Annual Meeting of The American Statistical Association, Detroit,
August 1013, 1981. 

Small sample quantile estimation of Pareto populations using two order statistics (with D. Umbach and K. Hassanein). Paper presented by title to the
Institute of Mathematical Statistics,
May 1981. 

Small sample estimation of exponential quantiles with two order statistics (with D. Umbach and K. Hassanein). Paper presented by title to the
Institute of Mathematical Statistics,
May 1981. 

An analytical decision model for evaluating a multi product small business venture (with N. Ahmed).
Annual Meeting of the Midwest American Institute for Decision Sciences, Detroit,
April 16, 1981. 

Application of subset selection procedures to business: The normal case (with D. Umbach and N. Ahmed).
Annual Meeting of the Midwest American Institute for Decision Sciences, Detroit,
April 16, 1981. 

Adaptive robust procedures as estimation technique for business data analysis (with F. Forst and N. Ahmed).
Annual Meeting of the American Institute for Decision Sciences, Las Vegas,
November 57, 1980. 

Estimation of quantile of exponential and double exponential distributions based on two order statistics (with D. Umbach and K. Hassanein).
The 174th Meeting of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Ann Arbor,
August 1821, 1980. 

Nonlinear robust adaptive procedures (with F. Forst).
The 775th Meeting of the American Mathematical Society, Bloomington, Indiana,
April 1112, 1980. 

Application of ridge regression to sales forecasting (with B. Bulmahn and N. Ahmed).
Annual Meeting of the Midwest American Institute for Decision Sciences, Dayton,
April 1718, 1980. 

Estimation of quantiles of exponential and double exponential distributions based on two order statistics (with D. Umbach).
Mathematical Sciences Seminar, Ball State University,
April 29, 1980. 

On robust estimation. The Department of Statistics,
University of Dhaka, Bangladesh,
August 29, 1980. (Invited talk). 

Some results on quantile estimation. The Department of Statistics,
University of Dhaka, Bangladesh,
August 29, 1980. (Invited talk). 

Biased regression procedures. The Department of Statistics,
University of Dhaka, Bangladesh,
August 29, 1980. (Invited talk). 

Partition approach to sufficiency (with L. Bookmyer). Paper presented by title to the
American Mathematical Society,
October 1977. 

A note on complete sufficient statistics (with L. Bookmyer). Paper presented by title to the
American Mathematical Society,
August 1977. 

An alternative derivation of the distribution of correlation matrix.
Mathematics Seminar, Ball State University,
December 7, 1976. 

Behavior of "Student's" ratio under nonstandard situations.
Meeting of the American Mathematical Society, Columbia, South Carolina,
November 20, 1976. 

Moments of Dwyer's statistics and kstatistics and their products for finite and infinite sampling with application (with N. Mikhail).
Statistics Days Conference, Ball State University,
April 10, 1976. 

Some results on Student's ratio in nonstandard situations. The Statistical Conference jointly sponsored by the
Cincinnati Chapter of the American Statistical Association and Miami University,
Oxford, Ohio, April 18, 1975. (Invited talk). 

An alternative method for approximating the potential and gradient at any point between an insulated cable to plane (with T. Lanoue).
American Mathematical Society Meeting, St. Louis,
April 12, 1975. 

A mathematical method for approximating the potential and gradient at any point between an insulated cable to plane (with T. Lanoue and V. Boaz).
Annual Meeting of the American Mathematical Society, Washington, D.C.,
January 23, 1975. 

Structural inference. Mathematics Seminar on Probability and Statistics,
University of Windsor, Canada,
March 30, 1973. (Invited talk). 

Distribution of "Student's" ratio for correlated observations. Paper presented by title to the
Institute of Mathematical Statistics,
1972. 

Tail Distribution of ``Student's'' ratio in samples of size n from a rectangular distribution. Paper presented by title to the
Institute of Mathematical Statistics,
1972. 

The "Student''Fisher ratio, IV.
Mathematics Seminar, Ball State University,
February 1, 1970. (Last part of four lectures). 

The ``Student''Fisher ratio III.
Mathematics Seminar, Ball State University,
January 22, 1970. (Third part of four lectures). 

The ``Student''Fisher ratio II.
Mathematics Seminar, Ball State University,
January 15, 1970. (Second part of four lectures). 

The ``Student''Fisher ratio II.
Mathematics Seminar, Ball State University,
January 15, 1970. (Second part of four lectures). 

