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!

Volume 46, Issue 4: June/July 2017

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  • 2017 Carver Award winner: Elyse Gustafson
  • Members’ News: National Academy of Science elects Maury Bramson; Leonid Mytnik and Vlada Limic receive Humboldt awards; Francesca Dominici selected 2016 Norwood Award recipient
  • Calls for nominations: Norwood Award; Ulf Grenander Prize; Bertrand Russell Prize
  • Recent papers: Annales de l’Institut Henri Poincaré; Observational Studies
  • Previews of Special Lectures: Rob Kass, Emmanuel Candès, Rick Kenyon, Takashi Kumagai, Marta Sanz-Solé, Mark Girolami
  • Nominate a Special Lecturer
  • Obituary: Charles Stein
  • 2017 IMS Fellows
  • Statistics Surveys news
  • Travel Awards recipients
  • XL-Files: Bayesian, Fiducial and Frequentist—BFF4EVER
  • Treasurer’s Report for 2016
  • IMS urges US leaders to reject research budget cuts

Volume 46, Issue 5: August 2017

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  • IMS Election results
  • Members’ News: Peter Bühlmann, Donald Rubin, Emmanuel Candès, Jeff Wu, Gordon Slade, Clifford Spiegelman
  • Regina Explicat (Regina Nuzzo’s new column): Quantitative communication
  • Call for Nominations: Doeblin Prize
  • Stat community responds to US visa changes
  • Obituary: Alastair Scott; Joseph Hilbe; Tapas K. Chandra
  • Medallion Lecture Previews: Subhashis Ghoshal; Judith Rousseau
  • Student Puzzle Corner
  • XL-Files: Why (good) statisticians tend to be happier
  • Recent papers: Bayesian Analysis; Brazilian Journal of Probability and Statistics

Volume 46, Issue 6: September 2017

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  • JSM 2017 round-up
  • Members’ News: ASA Fellows; ICM speakers; David Allison; Mike Cohen; David Cox
  • COPSS Awards winners and nominations
  • JSM photos
  • Anirban’s Angle: The State of the World, in a few lines
  • Obituary: Joseph Hilbe
  • Student Puzzle Corner
  • Loève Prize
  • XL-Files: The IMS Style—Inspirational, Mathematical and Statistical
  • Recent papers: Annals of Probability; Annals of Applied Probability

Volume 46, Issue 7: October/November 2017

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  • President’s Message: Alison Etheridge
  • Members’ News: Donald Rubin, Paul Rosenbaum, Satish Iyengar, Karen Kafadar, Walter Rosenkrantz
  • Nomination for IMS, COPSS, Doeblin awards; apply for Travel Awards
  • Jon Wellner’s Presidential Address: Teaching Statistics in the Age of Data Science
  • Obituary: Ken-ichi Yoshihara
  • Pro Bono Statistics (Yoram Gat): Learning as the Replication of Knowledge
  • Recent papers: Annals of Statistics; Annals of Applied Statistics
  • Student Puzzle Corner deadline extended
  • Learning Sessions
  • Meeting reports

Volume 46, Issue 8: December 2017

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  • Travel Awards
  • Members’ News: ASA awards for IMS members
  • More members’ news: Joanne Wendelberger
  • Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute update
  • Auditors’ letter and Financial statements (FY2016)
  • Stochastic Systems now an affiliated journal
  • Open-Source Software
  • Quo Vadis Data Science?
  • Contribute to the IMS
  • Obituary: JK Ghosh; Jim Hannan
  • Recent papers: Statistical Science; Bernoulli
  • Student Puzzle Corner
  • Terence’s Stuff: Measurement

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