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Join us in Vilnius!

The Organizing Committee Co-chairs, Erwin Bolthausen and Remigijus Leipus, for the 2018 IMS Annual Meeting on Probability and Statistics and 12th International Vilnius Conference on Probability Theory and Mathematical Statistics, [ More.. ]

May 15, 2018

Raising Funds for an IMS Peter Hall Early Career Award

Professor Peter Hall passed away on January 9, 2016. In his passing, the statistical community lost one of its most prolific and creative researchers. We also lost a friend, colleague, [ More.. ]

Mar 29, 2018

IMS Elections close May 20, 2018

The annual elections are taking place for the next IMS President and five places in the IMS Council. We introduced the candidates in the last issue: Susan Murphy is the [ More.. ]

Feb 16, 2018

IMS Statement on Professional Conduct at Meetings

“The Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS) is a society committed to the freedom of professional expression. The society wishes to foster a productive environment for the exchange of ideas and [ More.. ]

Feb 16, 2018

IMS Elections 2018: meet the candidates

The IMS Elections this year are for the IMS President and five places on Council. The nominees are: For IMS President: Susan Murphy For IMS Council: Vivek S. Borkar Vanja [ More.. ]

Feb 15, 2018

June/July 2018 Bulletin now online

The PDF version of the June/July 2018 IMS Bulletin is online now: click the “latest issue” link in the bar above.


New IMS Textbook: Lectures on the Poisson Process

IMS Textbooks: Lectures on the Poisson Process Günter Last, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, and Mathew Penrose, University of Bath The Poisson process, a core object in modern probability, enjoys a [ More.. ]

Nov 16, 2017

IMS Auditors’ letter and Financial Statements

A letter from the IMS auditors, Cuini and Panichi, Inc., appears in the December 2017 issue of the Bulletin. It refers to the Financial Statements for the fiscal year ending December [ More.. ]


Quo Vadis Data Science?

We in IMS must build the foundations of this emerging field Data science is at a crossroads. Will it become a fundamentally applied discipline, a collection of heuristics without any [ More.. ]

Nov 16, 2017

Contribute to the IMS

Want to give something back? The IMS offers several opportunities for contributions to the society’s programs. You can contribute by credit card or check using the form at The [ More.. ]

Jul 14, 2017

IMS Election results

We are delighted to introduce the newest members of IMS Council. The next President-Elect is Xiao-Li Meng, and the six new members of Council are: Mathias Drton, Peter Hoff, Greg [ More.. ]

May 15, 2017

Treasurer’s Report 2016

Zhengjun Zhang, IMS Treasurer, writes: This report details membership and subscription data for calendar year end 2016. The 2016 fiscal year end audit report will be published separately in the [ More.. ]


Donors to IMS Funds: Thank you all!

The IMS has eight funds that are open to contributions, detailed below. The Institute would like to thank the following individuals and organizations for contributing to the IMS. If you [ More.. ]


Introducing new Contributing Editors

New IMS Bulletin Editor Vlada Limic writes: We are delighted to welcome to the Bulletin’s team of Contributing Editors the following “new faces”: Yoram Gat (Google Israel) Takis Konstantopoulos (Uppsala [ More.. ]

Feb 16, 2017

IMS Elections 2017

The annual elections are taking place for the next IMS President and six places in the IMS Council. We introduce the candidates in the March 2017 IMS Bulletin and at [ More.. ]



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