KARLIN, Samuel. American, b. 1924. Genres: Mathematics/Statistics. Career: California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Bateman research fellow, 1947-48, instructor, 1948-49, assistant professor, 1949-52, associate professor, 1952-55, professor of mathematics, 1955-56; Stanford University, Stanford, CA, professor of mathematics, 1956-, Robert Grimmett Professor, 1978-. Princeton University, visiting assistant professor, 1950-51, Wilks Lecturer, 1977; Weizmann Institute of Science, advisory dean of mathematics department, 1970-77; Cornell University, Andrew D. White Professor at Large, 1975-81; University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Commonwealth Lecturer, 1980; Indian Statistical Institute, Mahalanobis Memorial Lecturer, 1983; McMaster University, Britton Lecturer, 1990. Publications: (with K. Arrow and H. Scarf) Studies in the Mathematical Theory of Inventory and Production, 1958; Mathematical Methods and Theory in Games, Programming, and Economics, Vol I: Matrix Games, Programming, and Mathematical Economics, Vol II: The Theory of Infinite Games, 1959; (with H.M. Taylor) A First Course in Stochastic Processes, 1966, 2nd ed, 1975; (with W.J. Studden) Tchebycheff Systems: With Applications in Analysis and Statistics, 1966; Total Positivity, 1968; (with C.A. Micchelli, A. Pinkus, and I.I. Schoenberg) Studies in Spline Functions and Approximation Theory, 1976; (with Taylor) A Second Course in Stochastic Processes, 1980; (with Taylor) An Introduction to Stochastic Modeling, 1984; (with S. Lessard) Theoretical Studies on Sex Ratio Evolution, 1986. EDITOR & CONTRIBUTOR: (with Arrow and P. Suppes) Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences, 1960; (with Arrow and Scarf) Studies in Applied Probability and Management Sciences, 1962; (with E. Nevo) Population Genetics and Ecology, 1976; (with T. Amemiya and L.A. Goodman) Studies in Econometrics, Time Series, and Multivariate Statistics, 1983; (with Nevo) Evolutionary Processes and Theory, 1986. Contributor to books. Contributor to mathematics journals and popular magazines. Address: Department of Mathematics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, U.S.A.