IMS Bulletin Vol 42 (2013)


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Volume 42, Issue 1: January/February 2013

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  • 2013: International Year of Statistics
  • Members’ News: Terry Speed, Bob Blumenthal, David Findley
  • AOAS marks Mathematics of Planet Earth
  • IMS journals: new editors
  • Like us on Facebook!
  • NSF update
  • Blackwell Lecture
  • Lefkopolou Lecture
  • Obituary: Jack Hall
  • Recent papers: EJP & ECP
  • X-L Files: Statisticians’ Impact: From backyard to bedroom?
  • SAMSI News
  • Childcare grants; IMS awards
  • Terence’s Stuff: n versus n-1

Volume 42, Issue 2: March 2013

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  • What you can do for the IMS… and what the IMS can do for you!
  • Members’ News: Peter Hall; J K Ghosh; Jean Opsomer; JP Morgan; NISS news; AMS Fellows; Shahjahan Khan
  • Films of Distinguished Statisticians: Stephen Fienberg
  • X-L Files: A Fundamental Link between Statistics and Humor
  • Obituary: George Casella
  • In Search of a Statistical Culture
  • Recent papers: Statistics Surveys; Electronic Journal of Statistics
  • Meeting report: ICCS-12
  • Anirban’s Angle: Understanding Citation Indices
  • Refereeing and psychoanalysis
  • Statistics 2013 roundup
  • Terence’s Stuff: 0.886 and All That

Volume 42, Issue 3: April/May 2013

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  • IMS Elections
  • Members’ News: Jingchen Liu; William Studden
  • Medallion Lecture preview: Jeremy Quastel
  • Ethics in Publishing
  • X-L Files: If you think Statistics is hard, try History
  • Obituaries: Damaraju Raghavarao, Bob Blumenthal, Dayanand Naik
  • Recent papers: Probability Surveys; Stochastic Systems
  • Montreal, venue for JSM
  • New IMS publications
  • Calls for nominations, papers
  • IMS Elections: Meet the Candidates
  • Terence’s Stuff: Least-but-not-last Squares

Volume 42, Issue 4: June/July 2013

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  • INGenIOuS Idea
  • Members’ News: Peter Hall, Gregory Lawler; Larry Shepp; Gareth Roberts, Terry Speed; Larry Brown, Bin Yu; Eyal Lubetsky; T.N. Sriram; Vincenzo Capasso; Peter Bickel
  • Other news
  • X-L Files: Statistical Classics and Classical Statistics
  • Obituaries: Donald Burkholder; Martin Wilk
  • Medallion Lecture Previews: Judea Pearl, Ya’acov Ritov
  • Anirban’s Angle: Top Inequalities for a PhD Student
  • Debate: Are pseudo-academic journals worrying?
  • Recent papers: Annales de l’Institut Henri Poincaré (B)
  • Terence’s Stuff: A Rant
  • Treasurer’s Report: Fiscal Year 2012

Volume 42, Issue 5: August 2013

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  • IMS Council Election results
  • Members’ News: David Donoho; Kathryn Roeder; Maurice Priestley; C R Rao; Donald Richards; Wenbo Li
  • X-L Files: From t to T
  • Anirban’s Angle: Randomization, Bootstrap and Sherlock Holmes
  • Obituaries: George Box; William Studden
  • Donors to IMS Funds
  • Medallion Lecture Preview: Peter Guttorp
  • Wald Lecture Preview: Piet Groeneboom
  • Viewpoint: Are professional societies relevant to junior researchers?
  • Nominations, awards
  • JSM 2014 Invited Session proposals sought
  • New IMS Fellows
  • IMS Laha and Travel Awards
  • Recent papers: Brazilian Journal of Probability and Statistics; Bayesian Analysis
  • Terence’s Stuff: Meeting the Public

Volume 42, Issue 6: September 2013

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  • COPSS Awards at JSM
  • Members’ News: Sourav Chatterjee; Mike West; Sastry Pantula; Thomas G. Kurtz, Peter Donnelly, Terry Lyons, Nina Gantert, Martin Hairer, Timo Seppäläinen, Matthew Stephens, Harrison Zhou, Tilmann Gneiting, David Nualart, Gareth Roberts, Mathias Drton; Shahjahan Khan; Eswar Phadia
  • X-L Files: Rejection Pursuit
  • Meeting reports: Stochastic Processes and their Applications; New Researchers Conference
  • Obituaries: Maurice Priestley; Wenbo Li
  • IMS Presidential Address: Ars Conjectandi 300 Years Later
  • Travel grants
  • Statistics2013 workshop
  • NSF update
  • JSM 2013 in pictures
  • Recent papers: Annals of Probability; Annals of Applied Probability; IMS Textbooks
  • Terence’s Stuff: Statistics and The War

Volume 42, Issue 7: October/November 2013

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  • President’s Welcome: Bin Yu
  • Members’ News: Susan Murphy, David Donoho
  • XL Files: Ig Nobel and 24/7
  • Medallion Lecture Preview: Xihong Lin
  • Noether Award
  • Travel Awardees
  • IMS Awards
  • Obituary: John Bather
  • Anirban’s Angle: Nature & Man: Bimodal, at their best?
  • Recent papers: Annals of Statistics; Annals of Applied Statistics
  • Terence’s Stuff: Travel

Volume 42, Issue 8: December 2013

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  • Farewell from the Editor
  • Members’ News: Terry Speed, Kenneth P. Burnham, Sally Morton
  • X-L Files: Romantic Regression towards the Mean
  • Equal Opportunities for IMS Lecturers
  • IMS awards (Tweedie, Carver, Fellowship, Travel)
  • COPSS Awards
  • Math Alliance
  • Anirban’s Angle: 215 Influential Developments in Statistics
  • SAMSI Programs 2014
  • Reproducibility in Research
  • Terence’s Stuff: My 15 Minutes of Fame

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