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New book discount for IMS members

A Basic Course in Measure and Probability: Theory for Applications by Ross Leadbetter, Stamatis Cambanis and Vladas Pipiras Order with your IMS 40% discount (use code IMSSERIES2 at checkout): [ More.. ]


Brazilian Journal of Probability and Statistics: Call for Papers

During the 17th edition of the Brazilian School of Probability (EBP), the organizers announced their wish to have a special volume of the Brazilian Journal of Probability and Statistics related [ More.. ]


Project Euclid launches new website

One of the key benefits of IMS membership is free electronic access to all IMS journals, via Project Euclid. David Ruddy, Director of Scholarly Communications Services at Cornell University Library, [ More.. ]


IMS Monographs and Textbooks: new volumes

The IMS Textbooks series, published with Cambridge University Press, give introductory accounts of topics of current concern suitable for advanced courses at master’s level, for doctoral students and for individual [ More.. ]


Two forthcoming titles in IMS Textbooks series

Cambridge University Press, in conjunction with the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, publishes IMS Textbooks. These are compact books that give introductory accounts of topics from statistics or probability of current [ More.. ]


Two new IMS publications released

IMS Collections 9: From Probability to Statistics and Back: High-Dimensional Models and Processes — A Festschrift in Honor of Jon A. Wellner Editors: M. Banerjee, F. Bunea, J. Huang, V. [ More.. ]


Calls for nominations, papers

2013 Janet L. Norwood Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Woman in the Statistical Sciences Call for Nominations The Section on Statistical Genetics and the Department of Biostatistics in the [ More.. ]


Refereeing and psychoanalysis

IMS Bulletin Editor Dimitris Politis writes: Refereeing is part of the job description for most of us. Good papers get even better after receiving expert feedback, and mediocre papers are [ More.. ]


AOAS marks Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013

Dozens of universities, research institutes, foundations, and scientific societies, including the IMS, have joined forces to celebrate 2013 as a special year for the Mathematics of Planet Earth (see Hans [ More.. ]


IMS Journal editors

Several IMS core and co-sponsored publications have new editors, whose three-year terms start January 1, 2013. Timo Seppäläinen is the new editor of the Annals of Applied Probability, taking over [ More.. ]


Large-Scale Inference Monograph out in paperback

The IMS Monograph Large-Scale Inference by Bradley Efron, published by Cambridge University Press, is now out in a new paperback edition. IMS members can obtain a copy with a 40% [ More.. ]


Annales de l’Institut Henri Poincaré Prize

Thierry Bodineau and Lorenzo Zambotti are Editors of the Annales de l’Institut Henri Poincaré. They write: Every two years, the Probability and Statistics section of the Annales de l’Institut Henri [ More.. ]


IMS Monographs 2: Nonparametric Inference on Manifolds

IMS has published a second IMS Monographs volume, Nonparametric Inference on Manifolds, with Applications to Shape Spaces, by Abhishek Bhattacharya, ISI Kolkata, and Rabi Bhattacharya, University of Arizona. IMS members [ More.. ]


April/May 2012 Bulletin online now

The PDF version of the April/May 2012 IMS Bulletin is online now: download the complete PDF from the archives here.


March 2012 Bulletin online now

The PDF version of the March 2012 IMS Bulletin is online now: click the “latest issue” link in the bar above.



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