May 15, 2014

StatProb to Join Encyclopedia of Mathematics

The StatProb project (http://statprob.com/) is aimed at producing a freely accessible web encyclopedia concerning all matters statistical and probabilistic. It started in 2010 and is sponsored by ten scientific societies including IMS, Bernoulli and ISI. Unfortunately, for various reasons, it fell into abeyance and is no longer being developed. After very careful consideration of various options, and in order to maintain and develop the web presence of the StatProb corpus in the long run, it was agreed that the StatProb material will be merged with the web version of the Encyclopedia of Mathematics (EoM), a freely available and updateable wiki-style web encyclopedia overseen by Springer and by the European Mathematical Society (see http://www.encyclopediaofmath.org/).

StatProb contributors are now being invited to agree to the transfer of their articles to the EoM collection.

The EoM Editor-in-Chief Ulf Rehmann (email rehmann@math.uni-bielefeld.de) warmly welcomes further contributions.

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