Sep 30, 2014

September 2014 Bulletin now online

The PDF version of the October/November 2014 IMS Bulletin is online now: click the “latest issue” link in the bar above.

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IMS Presidential Address: Let us own Data Science

Each year the outgoing IMS President delivers an address at the IMS Annual Meeting, which, this year, was the Australian Statistical Conference in Sydney (July 9-14, 2014), a joint meeting [ More.. ]

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Members News: October/November 2014

Featuring news about Mike West, Fabrizio Ruggeri, Terry Speed, Simon Tavaré

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New Editors for IMS Journals

Several IMS core and co-sponsored journals have new editors, whose three-year terms start January 1, 2015. Maria Eulalia Vares will be the new editor of the Annals of Probability, taking [ More.. ]

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SAMSI Programs 2015–16

IMS members encouraged to participate in SAMSI’s 2015–16 Research Programs in Computational Neuroscience and Forensic Science SAMSI announces its two new and exciting programs for 2015–16. They are Challenges in [ More.. ]

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COPSS Awards at JSM

Members of the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS) are pleased to announce the 2014 awards, which were presented to the winners at the Joint Statistical Meetings in Boston, [ More.. ]

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Obituary: Laurent Cavalier, 1971–2014

Laurent Cavalier, Professor of Mathematics at the Aix-Marseille Université, France, passed away on January 13, 2014, after being operated on for appendicitis in a hospital in Marseille, France. He was [ More.. ]

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Obituary: Susie Bayarri, 1956–2014

M.J. (Susie) Bayarri passed away on August 19, 2014, in Valencia, Spain, after an 18-month battle with a brain tumor. Susie was a Fellow of the IMS and one of [ More.. ]

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Obituary: Herbert Aron David, 1925–2014

H. A. David (photo courtesy of Iowa State University) Herbert Aron David, Emeritus Distinguished Professor in Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University, Ames, passed away on July 14, [ More.. ]

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Obituary: Witold Klonecki, 1930–2012

Prominent Polish statistician Witold Klonecki, born on September 28, 1930, died on August 10, 2012 at the age of 82. Witold Klonecki received a master degree in mathematics from the [ More.. ]

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XL-Files: Leadership: are you open for it?

Contributing Editor Xiao-Li Meng writes: In addition to increasingly frequent requests to predict the future (see the last XL-Files), another sure sign of “professional aging” is being asked to talk [ More.. ]

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WNAR/IMS Honolulu meeting report

WNAR (the Western North American Region of The International Biometric Society) and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics combine each year to hold the IMS-sponsored WNAR/IMS meeting: this year it was [ More.. ]

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Terence’s Stuff: Male Champions of Change (MCC)

Terry Speed returns to the topic of gender equity, and wonders how can we learn from the model of Male Champions of Change?

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Financial Statements

The Treasurer’s Report was printed in the June/July 2014 issue. The Financial Statements are printed in the PDF version of the October/November 2014 issue, or you can download them as [ More.. ]

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Call for nominations: Newbold Prize

The Bernoulli Society recently approved the establishment of the Ethel Newbold Prize for excellence in statistics, to be awarded every two years beginning in 2015. The name of the prize [ More.. ]

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