IMS Bulletin Vol 46 (2017)


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Volume 46, Issue 1: January/February 2017

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  • IMS President Jon Wellner: A Brief Snapshot of IMS in 2016–17
  • Members’ News: Alicia Carriquiry, Michael Kosorok, Dale Preston, Frank Samaniego, Hal Stern, Anastasios Tsiatis, Xiao-Hua Zhou, Lixing Zhu; Sastry Pantula
  • Charles M. Stein, 1920–2016
  • Stephen E. Fienberg, 1942–2016
  • New Editor: Bulletin in soft transition phase
  • Profile: Steve Evans
  • Nominations for IMS awards; COPSS awards
  • Child Care Initiative
  • Recent papers: Electronic Journal of Probability; Electronic Communications in Probability
  • Journal news: Statistical Science; Observational Studies

Volume 46, Issue 2: March 2017

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  • Members’ News: Bradley Efron, David Cox, Emily Fox, David Finney, Alastair Scott
  • New IMS Executive Secretary: Edsel Peña
  • Introducing the new Bulletin Contributing Editors
  • Statistical Methods of Gravitational-Wave Detection and Astrophysics
  • Student Puzzle Corner 17
  • Recent papers: Electronic Journal of Statistics; Statistics Surveys
  • XL-Files: 2016, In Memory and In Memoriam
  • Calls for nomination: Spiegelman Award, Sacks Award; IMS Child Care grant
  • IMS Elections 2017: Candidate information

Volume 46, Issue 3: April/May 2017

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  • Tweedie Award winner Rina Foygel Barber
  • Members’ News: Danny Pfeffermann, Peter Guttorp, Rajen Shah, Anton Wakolbinger
  • ISI Elected members
  • IMS elections: reminder to vote
  • Photo quiz
  • Obituaries: Stephen E. Fienberg, Ulf Grenander
  • Pro Bono Statistics: Yoram Gat’s new column
  • Recent papers: Stochastic Systems, Probability Surveys
  • Donors to IMS Funds
  • Meeting report
  • Terence’s Stuff: It Exists!

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