IMS Bulletin Vol 38 (2009)


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Volume 38, Issue 1: January/February 2009

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  • Tell us your news!
  • Members’ News: Mark Becker; Rick Durrett; Xuming He; George McCabe; George Roussas; Thomas Santner; Bin Yu; Jianwen Cai; Tony Cai; Chunming Zhang; Ying Wei; I.J. Good; Grace Wahba; Yoonkyung Lee; Xihong Lin
  • Journal news
  • IMS Awards: nominate now
  • The Market for Scholarly Articles
  • Meeting: Conference in Economics and Statistics in honor of T.W. Anderson
  • Cindy Greenwood Festschrift
  • Award nominations
  • Obituary: David Freedman
  • Annual Survey report
  • Terence’s Stuff: Terry’s advice to job-hunters

Volume 38, Issue 2: March 2009

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  • AOAS section on Astronomy
  • Members’ News: Donald P. Gaver; Hongyu Zhao
  • IMS news: new Executive Secretary, editors
  • Letters page
  • New journal on Privacy and Confidentiality
  • Obituaries: Václav Fabian, P. ‘Jegan’ Jeganathan
  • Research program: Isaac Newton Institute
  • Report: ISNI2008
  • Terence’s Stuff: On using bibliographies
  • IMS Treasurer’s report and financial statements

Volume 38, Issue 3: April 2009

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  • Tweedie Award: Jiashun Jin
  • Members’ News: Keith Worsley; Mathias Drton; Patrik Guggenberger
  • The Statistics Debutante’s Dilemma
  • Obituary: Kiyosi Itô
  • Obituary: Wilfrid J. Dixon
  • Rick’s Ramblings: Fun with 528,491,311
  • Rediscovered proof: Wolfgang Döblin
  • Meeting: Recent Developments in Statistical Sciences
  • Discoveries; Judging impact
  • Terence’s Stuff: Grants and Socrates

Volume 38, Issue 4: May 2009

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  • IMS Elections: vote now
  • Members’ News: Peter Bickel; Jack Good; David DeMets; Rick Durrett
  • Annals of Statistics; IMS Collections; Childcare at JSM
  • Statistics Surveys; Abel Prize
  • Members’ Discoveries: Mathias Drton
  • Medallion Lecture: George Casella
  • Elections: Candidates’ profiles
  • Terence’s Stuff: The Existentialist Statistician

Volume 38, Issue 5: June 2009

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  • National Academy elects Raftery, Wong
  • Members’ News: Jianqing Fan; SIAM Fellows
  • Laha Award recipients
  • COPSS Fisher Lecturer: Noel Cressie
  • Members’ Discoveries: Nicolai Meinshausen
  • Medallion Lecture: Tony Cai
  • Meeting report: SSP
  • New IMS Fellows
  • Obituaries: Keith Worsley; I.J. Good
  • JSM program highlights; IMS sessions at JSM
  • JSM tours; More things to do in DC
  • Accepting rejections
  • SAMSI hires Postdocs
  • Terence’s Stuff: Goodbye, Mr. Chips

Volume 38, Issue 6: July 2009

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  • Free student membership
  • Members’ News: Ruth Williams; Guido Imbens; Martin Barlow; Richard Johnson; Samuel Kou; Kai Lai Chung; Sylvia Richardson
  • Members’ Discoveries: Fractional Cauchy Problems
  • Probability Surveys
  • Meeting report: ENAR; IDP
  • Unsubmitted: thoughts on refereeing
  • JSM Previews: Wald, Le Cam Lectures; IMS sessions
  • Terence’s Stuff: Gender still on the agenda

Volume 38, Issue 7: August/September 2009

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  • Election results
  • Members’ News: Jean Opsomer; Len Stefanski; Klaus Krickeberg
  • Nominations sought
  • Medallion preview: Gábor Lugosi
  • Members’ Discoveries: Extending the scope of Empirical Likelihood
  • Meeting report: WNAR
  • Probability and statistics in Africa
  • National Academies induction ceremony
  • New CUP IMS Monographs and IMS Textbooks series
  • Obituary: Kai Lai Chung
  • Niss.org: updated
  • Rick’s Ramblings: Coming soon: The Fourth Edition
  • Terence’s Stuff: “The Flu and I”

Volume 38, Issue 8: October 2009

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  • The IMS: Products and Processes
  • Members’ News: Ram Gnanadesikan; Vijay Nair; John Rolph; Alice Guionnet; Xihong Lin; Don Truax; Nancy Geller; Laurent Mazliak; Glenn Shafer; Bradley Tice
  • Nominations; SAMSI news
  • IMS Monographs and IMS Textbooks
  • Council meeting report; Special Invited Lecturers
  • JSM photos
  • COPSS Awards
  • Rick’s Ramblings: How to give a 20-minute talk
  • Obituaries: Robin Plackett; Ashok Maitra
  • Meeting reports
  • Terence’s Stuff: Moments have had their moment

Volume 38, Issue 9: November 2009

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  • The IMS… almost 75
  • Members’ News: C R Rao; Thomas Kailath; Steve Fienberg; Bob Rodriguez; Robert Stephenson; Jessica Utts; Chris Volinsky; Bob Bell
  • Annals of Probability Doob memorial issue
  • NISS News
  • Annual Survey
  • Nominations
  • Michigan Stat Department at 40
  • Obituaries: Erich Lehmann; Mir Maswood Ali
  • Meeting reports
  • Terence’s Stuff: A dialogue

Volume 38, Issue 10: December 2009

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  • Looking ahead to Gothenburg
  • Members’ News: David Donoho; Sallie Keller; New IMS contact details
  • IMS Journal News
  • Nominations
  • Obituary: Stephen Lagakos
  • Mentoring African Researchers
  • Renew now; SDNS Award
  • Terence’s Stuff: You want proof?

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