Photo of Yosef Rinott
Research Areas
  • Statistics
  • Game Theory
  • Statistical Modeling
  • Probabilistic Inequalities
  • Sampling Theory
  • Applied Statistics
Contact Information
Department of Mathematics
UC San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive  # 0112
La Jolla, CA 92093-0112
Yosef Rinott
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
Ph.D. Mathematics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, 1974
M.S. Statistics, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, 1970
B.A. Mathematics and Statistics, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, 1968
After completing his PhD, Yosef Rinott spent a year in Cornell and another at the University of Chicago. He joined the faculty of the Statistics Department at the Hebrew University in 1976, and spent two years at Stanford University during 1980-1982. He joined the UCSD Mathematics department in 1990 and retired in 2000, to join the Statistics Department at the Hebrew University.Contact Address:Department of StatisticsThe Hebrew University of JerusalemJerusalem, 91905 research interests include probabilistic inequalities, structure of distributions and related notions of dependence and applications to statistical modeling and game theory, limit theorems and approximations for dependent random variables, certain aspects of sampling theory, and applied statistics.
  • Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS)
  • Mr. and Mrs. Francis Hock Chair in Statistics