Remembering Ross Leadbetter: some personal recollections
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Ross Leadbetter had had a broad and deep influence on the development of probabilistic and statistical theory of extreme values and on the application of extreme-value methods. He has been an inspiration and a friend for many of us. This editorial collects thirteen personal recollections of Ross and his work. An account of his career and some of his work can be found in the IMS Obituary “Ross Leadbetter 1931–2022”.

Secondary—60G55, 62G07

Extreme values

Ross Leadbetter

Point processes


Primary—60G70, 60G20

Sea waves


T. L. Hsing

University of Michigan

Holger Rootzen

Chalmers, Mathematical Sciences, Applied Mathematics and Statistics

University of Gothenburg


1386-1999 (ISSN) 1572915x (eISSN)

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