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Statistical Science ‘Conversations’ online

Reminder that Stat Sci ‘Conversations’ are available on website If you’re reading this, you’re probably already an IMS member, and as such, have set up your free access to all [ More.. ]


IMS Journals: new editors

Some of the IMS journals have new editors. Starting January 1, 2019, the Annals of Applied Probability will now have two Co-editors (like the Annals of Statistics has had). Therefore, [ More.. ]


Stochastic Systems: An Update

Shane Henderson (Cornell University) is Editor-in-Chief of Stochastic Systems, an IMS-affiliated journal. He writes: After more than six years being published through a cooperative agreement between the IMS and the [ More.. ]


Statistics Surveys: a message from the Editors

You’ve probably heard of the IMS co-sponsored journal Statistics Surveys. It publishes survey articles in theoretical, computational, and applied statistics. The Editors would like to tell you a little more [ More.. ]


Should IMS create a new Data Science journal?

Liza Levina is chairing an ad hoc IMS committee to consider whether we should create an IMS journal in Data Science. She, and the committee members, would like your input: The [ More.. ]


New website for Observational Studies journal

Observational Studies, an IMS-affiliated journal, has an updated website. Check it out at Observational Studies is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes manuscripts on all aspects of observational studies. The [ More.. ]


New editors for co-sponsored IMS journals

We announce the new editors of three of our co-sponsored journals. Andreas Kyprianou will take over as editor of the Electronic Journal of Probability (from January 1, 2018 for three [ More.. ]


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.. ]


Stochastic Systems now an IMS-affiliated journal

Focusing on the interface of applied probability and operations research, Stochastic Systems is the flagship journal of the INFORMS Applied Probability Society and is published through a cooperative agreement between [ More.. ]


Statistics Surveys seeks submissions

Statistics Surveys ( is an online journal for expository papers about specific statistical methodology. It is an outlet for papers that are deep and magisterial reviews of subfields within statistics, such [ More.. ]


Journal news: Statistical Science opens Conversations

For many years, Statistical Science has published ‘Conversations’ with some of the many distinguished leaders in statistics and probability [see list, below]. These interviews are one of the most popular [ More.. ]


Introducing a new IMS-affiliated journal: Observational Studies

Dylan Small writes: Observational Studies is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes papers on all aspects of observational studies. The journal’s web site is The journal is diamond open access—no [ More.. ]


Electronic Journal of Statistics special section

The Electronic Journal of Statistics, Volume 10, number 2, contains a Special Section entitled “Statistical Inference in Sparse High-Dimensional Models”. This special section has been co-edited by Florentina Bunea and [ More.. ]


Current Index to Statistics opens up

Access to the Current Index to Statistics (CIS) <> will become open to the public effective January 1, 2017. Subscription fees will no longer be charged for any user. CIS [ More.. ]


New IMS Monographs book by Efron and Hastie

We are pleased to introduce the latest in the popular IMS Monographs series, published in a cooperative arrangement with Cambridge University Press. Computer Age Statistical Inference: Algorithms, Evidence, and Data [ More.. ]



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