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Preview: Special IMS Lectures in 2019

Over the coming months we will be featuring previews of the 2019 special invited speakers who will be giving their lectures at three IMS meetings this year: the INFORMS/APS meeting [ More.. ]

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Medallion lecture preview: Krzysztof Burdzy

Krzysztof Burdzy received his PhD in 1984 from the Department of Statistics at the University of California at Berkeley, under the supervision of Professor Jim Pitman. He was a postdoc [ More.. ]

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Medallion lecture preview: David Dunson

David Dunson is Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of Statistical Science and Mathematics at Duke University. He is known for his broad spanning contributions to statistical methodology, with a particular [ More.. ]

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Distinguished Statistician Colloquium Series resumes with Grace Wahba

Haim Bar & Dipak K. Dey, University of Connecticut, report: After a six-year hiatus, this year we renewed the Distinguished Statistician Colloquium Series. With generous funding from Pfizer, the American [ More.. ]

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Nominate 2019 COPSS Awards

Each year, the statistical profession recognizes outstanding members at the Joint Statistical Meetings in an awards ceremony organized by the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS). Nominations are an [ More.. ]

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Nominate an IMS Blackwell or Medallion lecturer

The IMS Committee on Special Lectures is accepting nominations for IMS Named and Medallion Lectures. The following lectures are available for nomination in 2018: • The 2020 Blackwell Lecturer • [ More.. ]

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COPSS Awards for Bin Yu and Susan Murphy

The Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS) presents awards annually to honor statisticians who have made outstanding contributions to the profession of statistics. Bin Yu has been selected as [ More.. ]

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COPSS establishes Elizabeth L. Scott and F.N. David Lectureships

The Committee of Presidents of Statistical Sciences (COPSS) has announced the establishment of two lectureships named after women: The Elizabeth L. Scott Lecture, and the F.N. David Lecture. The lectures, [ More.. ]

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Le Cam, Neyman and Medallion Lecture previews

We introduce the Le Cam lecturer, Ruth Williams, and the Neyman lecturer, Peter Bühlmann, along with the rest of this year’s Medallion Lecturers: Anthony Davison, Anna De Masi, Svante Janson [ More.. ]

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Medallion lecture previews: Bertoin, Khoshnevisan, Yuan

We introduce another three of this year’s Medallion Lecturers: Jean Bertoin, Davar Khoshnevisan and Ming Yuan. Jean will be giving his Medallion Lecture at the IMS Annual Meeting in Vilnius, [ More.. ]

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Medallion lecture previews: Richard Samworth, Thomas Mikosch

We introduce the first two in a series of IMS special lecture previews for 2018. Richard Samworth and Thomas Mikosch are two of this year’s Medallion Lecturers. Both of them [ More.. ]

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IMS Special Invited Lecturers in 2018

Coming up in 2018, we have a number of special lectures at IMS sponsored and co-sponsored meetings. Most of these will be delivered at the IMS Annual Meeting in Vilnius, [ More.. ]

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JSM 2017 in Baltimore

The 2017 Joint Statistical Meetings in Baltimore, Maryland, which included the IMS Annual Meeting, took place from July 29 to August 3. There were over 6,000 participants from 52 countries, [ More.. ]

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2017 COPSS Awards

The Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS) presents awards annually to honor statisticians who have made outstanding contributions to the profession of statistics. For 2017, four awards were presented [ More.. ]

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Call for nominations for the 2018 Doeblin Prize

The Bernoulli Society for Mathematical Statistics and Probability welcomes nominations for the 2018 Wolfgang Doeblin Prize. The Wolfgang Doeblin Prize, which was founded in 2011 and is generously sponsored by [ More.. ]

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