Barry C. Arnold

Barry Arnold

Barry Charles Arnold

Distinguished Professor

Office: 1343 Olmsted Hall
Mail: 1337 Olmsted Hall
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521

Telephone:   951-827-5939
Email: barry.arnold@ucr.edu
Fax: 951-827-3286

Class Offerings:

  • Elements of Probability and Statistical Theory 160 ABC
  • Introduction to Probability Models 161
  • Bayesian Statistics 203A
  • Discrete Data Analysis 205
  • Theoretical Statistics and Probability 210 ABC
  • Practical Problems in Statistics 281


B.S. McMaster University, 1961
M.S. Stanford University, 1963
Ph.D. Stanford University, 1965

Honors and Awards:

  • Fellow , American Statistical Association
  • Fellow , Institute Mathematical Statistics
  • Elected Member, International Statistical Institute

Research Interests:

Probability Models and Statistical Inference

Estimation Theory, Probability, Stochastic Processes, Mathematical Learning Models, Biological Models, Characterizations, Income Distributions, Order Statistics, Inequality Measurement, Record Values, Conditionally Specified Distributions, Bayesian Inference, Multivariate Distributions.

Dr. Arnold is also interested in distributional characterizations with special emphasis on their utility for checking on model adequacy or feasibility using classical or Bayesian techniques.

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Department Information

Department of Statistics

Tel: (951) 827-3774
Fax: (951) 827-3286