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Jurečková Jana

Prof., RNDr., DrSc.
Born September 20, 1940 in Prague

  • Mathematical statistics, probability
  • Member of Learned Society since 2003

Study and professional preparation:

  • 1951, graduate eleven-year academic secondary school, Roudnice n. L.;
  • 1957-1962, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of Charles University;
  • 1968, CSc., Institute of Mathematics, CSAS, and RNDr., FMP CU;
  • 1982 Associate Professor, FMP CU;
  • 1985, DrSc., FMP CU;
  • 1995, full Professor of Mathematics, FMP CU

Employment and academic positions:

  • 1962-1964, Prague School of Economics;
  • 1964-present, FMP CU, Department of Probability and Mathematical Statistics

Membership in selected domestic scientific bodies:

  • 1999 Member, Czech Statistics Council, at Czech Statistical Office

Membership and positions in international organizations and societies:

  • 1980, Member and Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics
  • 1990, Elected Member, International Statistical Institute
  • 1993-1996, Member, European Local Committee, Bernoulli Society for Mathematical Statistics and Probability
  • 1999-2003, Member, International Committee of Bernoulli Society.

Membership in the editorial boards of professional journals:

  • 1978-1980 and 1992-1997, Annals of Statistics (Award of IMS)
  • 1991-2002, Journal of Nonparametric Statistics (Gordon and Breach)
  • 1986-2003, Sequential Analysis (M. Dekker)
  • 1988-present, Probability and Mathematical Statistics (Wroclaw)
  • 1997-present, Environmetrics (J. Wiley)
  • 2005, Journal of American Statistical Association

Notable awards:

  • Silver and Gold Medals, Union of Czechoslovak Mathematicians and Physicists
  • Medal, FMP CU
  • 1995, Medal, Uniwersytet Lódzki, Poland
  • 2000, Award, Foundation Chaire Francqui au titre étranger, Belgium
  • 200? (doplnit, nebylo v PDF a nenašla jsem na internetu), Award, Rector of Charles University
  • 2002, Medal, Minister of Education, Youth and Sports of Czech Republic

Selected publications:

  • J. Jurečková: Asymptotic relations of M-estimates and R-estimates in linear regression models. Annals of Statistics 5, 464-472 (1977)
  • J. Jurečková: Tail behavior of location estimators. Annals of Statistics 9, 578-585 (1981)
  • J. Jurečková and P. K. Sen: A second order asymptotic distributional representation of M-estimators with discontinuous score functions. Annals of Probability 5, 814-823 (1987)
  • C. Gutenbrunner and J. Jurečková: Regression rank scores and regression quantiles. Annals of Statistics 20, 305-330 (1992)
  • J. Jurečková and P. K. Sen: Robust Statistical Procedures: Asymptotics and Inter-relations. J. Wiley, New York (1996)
  • J. Jurečková: Regression rank-score tests against heavy-tailed alternatives. Bernoulli 5, 659-676 (1999)
  • J. Jurečková and M. Hallin: Optimal tests for autoregressive models based on autoregression rank scores. Annals of Statistics 27, 1385-1414 (1999)
  • J. Jurečková: Tests of tails based on extreme regression quantiles. Statistics & Probability Letters 49, 53-61 (2000)
  • Y. Dodge and J. Jurečková: Adaptive Regression. Springer-Verlag, New York (2000)
  • J. Jurečková: Statistical tests on tail index of a probability distribution. METRON, Vol. LXI, 151-190 (2003) (invited article with discussion)

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News

26.06.20

Reaction to the case of Tomáš Hudlický: Members of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic support the freedom of expression

„We believe that free exchange of ideas is a key condition for the pursuit of truth and that the honest opinions should be scrutinized, challenged or rebutted but not censored or suppressed,“ say 45 members of the Learned Society in a statement regarding the retracted opinion paper by Prof. Tomáš Hudlický.

24.06.20

The letter by Jan Konvalinka to the President and Vice-Chancellor of the Brock University regarding the retracted article of Prof. Tomáš Hudlický

Opinions could and should be challenged, questioned or refuted but never silenced. In order to be able to think, we have to have the right to inquire, question and even offend or be mistaken,” writes Assoc. Prof. Jan Konvalinka, a biochemist at the IOCB Prague and the Vice-Rector of the Charles University, to Gervan Fearon.

27.11.19

Prof Miroslav Bárta receives the Česká hlava National Government Award

Learned Society member, Prof. Mgr. Miroslav Bárta, Dr. (Charles University Faculty of Arts) received the Česká hlava (Czech Head) National Government Award on 25 November 2019. A renowned Czech Egyptologist and archaeologist, Professor Bárta researches the history of ancient civilisations, the human relationship to the natural environment, and also for many years the evolution of complex societies. He leads the Czech Institute of Egyptology for archaeological and environmental research in Egypt and Sudan. His principal research interest is the period of the pyramid builders of the Old Kingdom.