Rencher, Alvin C. 1934-

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RENCHER, Alvin C. 1934-

PERSONAL: Born December 21, 1934, in St. Johns, AZ; married LaRue Drechsel, June 22, 1962; children: David, Michael, Ashley. Education: Brigham Young University, B.S., 1959, M.A., 1962; Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Ph.D., 1968.

ADDRESSES: Office—c/o Publicity Director, Wiley Publishing Group, 605 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10158.

CAREER: Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, teaching assistant, 1959-61, instructor of mathematics, 1963-65, instructor, 1965-66, assistant professor, 1968-72, associate professor, 1972-77, professor of statistics, 1977-2000, department chairman, 1980-85, associate dean, 1985-92; statistician for Hercules, Inc., 1961-63, and Kennecott Copper Corporation, 1969.


Methods of Multivariate Analysis, Wiley (New York, NY), 1995, 2nd edition, 2002.

Multivariate Statistical Inference and Applications, Wiley (New York, NY), 1998.

Linear Models in Statistics, Wiley (New York, NY), 2000.

Contributor to numerous publications, including Journal of the Acoustic Society of America, Phonetica, International Journal of the Sociology of Language, and Journal of Occupational Medicine.