Name Hirotugu Akaike | Education University of Tokyo | |

Died August 4, 2009, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan Books Statistical analysis and control of dynamic systems |

## Message from hirotugu akaike the 2006 kyoto prize

**Hirotugu Akaike** (赤池 弘次, *Akaike Hirotsugu*) ([akaike çiɾotsɯɡɯ]; November 5, 1927 – August 4, 2009) was a Japanese statistician. In the early 1970s he formulated a criterion for model selection—the Akaike information criterion, which is now widely used.

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## Awards

In 2006 Akaike was awarded the Kyoto Prize for his major contribution to statistical science and modeling in the development of the Akaike Information Criterion (AIC).

## Publications (selected)

*IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control*.

**19**(6): 716–723. doi:10.1109/TAC.1974.1100705.

*System Identification: Advances and Case Studies*, 27–96. Academic Press, New York, NY.

*Applications of statistics*, 27–41. North-Holland, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

*Biometrika*65, 53–59.

*Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics*30, 9–14.

*The Statistician 27*, 217–235.

*Biometrika*66, 237–242.

*Bayesian Statistics*, 143–203. University Press, Valencia, Spain.

*Journal of Econometrics*16, 3–14.

*Trends and Progress in System Identification*, 169–184. Pergamon Press, Paris.

*Scientific Inference, Data Analysis, and Robustness*, 165–189. Academic Press, London.

*International Statistical Institute*44, 277–291.

*Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics*35A, 139–149.

*A Celebration of Statistics*, 1–24. Springer, New York, NY.

*Psychometrika*52, 317–332.

*Breakthroughs in Statistics*, Vol.1: 610–624. Springer-Verlag, London.

*Statistical analysis and control of dynamic systems*, Tokyo, Dordrecht: KTK Scientific; London: Kluwer. ISBN 90-277-2786-4. (Translation of 1972 book in Japanese.)

*Selected papers of Hirotugu Akaike*(edited by Emanuel Parzen, Kunio Tanabe, Genshiro Kitagawa), New York: Springer, 1998. ISBN 0-387-98355-4.

## Interview

*Statistical Science*.

**10**(1): 104–117. doi:10.1214/ss/1177010133.

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