Feb 16, 2012

IMS Journal News: AOS, AAP, EJP, ECP

New Editors for Annals of Statistics

Peter Hall and Runze Li will serve as Editors of The Annals of Statistics for the three-year term January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2015.
Peter, an IMS Fellow, has served IMS in many capacities, including IMS President, Council, and Committees on Fellows, on Nominations and on Special Lectures. Runze is also an IMS Fellow, and received the 2012 United Nations’ World Meteorological Organization Gerbier-Mumm International Award. The current Annals of Statistics Editors (for the period 2010 to 2012) are Peter Bühlmann and T. Tony Cai. The homepage of the journal is http://www.imstat.org/aos/ and IMS members can read all papers, past and present, at http://projecteuclid.org/aos/

New Editor for Annals of Applied Probability

Timo Seppäläinen will be the next Editor of The Annals of Applied Probability. Timo is a full professor in the Mathematics Department at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He is an IMS Fellow, and has served as Associate Editor for the Annals of Probability and Annals of Applied Probability, and most recently, until December 2011, served as the Editor of Electronic Communications in Probability (see below).

New home for Electronic Journal of Probability and Electronic Communications in Probability

The Electronic Journal of Probability (EJP) and Electronic Communications in Probability (ECP) are electronic journals, jointly sponsored by the IMS and the Bernoulli Society. These journals have a new online home.

Since their inception in 1995, the content of EJP and ECP has been freely available to individuals. Until recently, the published versions of the journals were hosted on servers at the Department of Mathematics, University of Washington. Due to computing environment changes at UW and editorial management needs associated with continued growth of the journals, the contents have recently migrated to new websites at http://ejp.ejpecp.org/ and http://ecp.ejpecp.org/ (the old websites automatically forward to these sites).

The servers for these sites are maintained by the Public Knowledge Project (PKP) at Simon Fraser University in Canada. PKP is also the provider of the open source software (OJS) used for editorial management and publishing of the journals. The IMS and the Bernoulli Society are sharing the modest costs.

We encourage you to visit the new websites, to consider submitting an article to EJP or ECP, and ask you to please consider making a donation to the open access fund in support of our open access journals.

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