Mathematician:Gwilym Meirion Jenkins

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British statistician and systems engineer

Notable for his pioneering work with George Edward Pelham Box on autoregressive moving average models, also called Box-Jenkins models, in time-series analysis.




  • Born: 12 August 1932 in Gowerton, Swansea, Wales, UK
  • Died: 10 July 1982

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  • 1963: Further Contributions to Adaptive Quality Control: Simultaneous Estimation of Dynamics: Non-Zero Costs (Bull. Int. Stat. Inst. Vol. 34: pp. 943 – 974) (with George E.P. Box)
  • 1968: Spectral analysis and its applications (with D.G. Watts)
  • 1979: Practical experience with modelling and forecasting time series
  • 1983: Case studies in time series analysis (with G. McLeod)