Browsing articles in "Lectures and Addresses"

COPSS Awards at JSM

COPSS, the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (IMS, ASA, SSC and ENAR/WNAR) presented its 2013 awards to four IMS members, three of whom are Fellows, at the Joint Statistical [ More.. ]


IMS Presidential Address: Ars Conjectandi—300 Years Later

Hans R. Künsch, ETH Zurich, completed his term as IMS President at the Joint Statistical Meetings in Montreal. He delivered this Presidential Address: This year we are celebrating the anniversary [ More.. ]


Medallion Lecture: Peter Guttorp

Peter Guttorp is Professor of Statistics, Quantitative Ecology & Resource Management, and Urban Design & Planning at the University of Washington, Professor at the Norwegian Computing Center in Oslo, Norway, [ More.. ]


Wald Lectures: Piet Groeneboom

Piet Groeneboom has been professor of statistics at Delft University since 1988, having previously been professor of statistics at the University of Amsterdam. He earned his PhD in Mathematics in [ More.. ]


Other news

Travel Grants for ICM 2014, Seoul, Korea, August 13–21, 2014 The American Mathematical Society has applied to the National Science Foundation (NSF) for funds to permit partial travel support for [ More.. ]


Medallion Lecture: Ya’acov Ritov

Ya’acov Ritov is professor in the Department of Statistics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He received his PhD from the Hebrew University in 1983, and is a fellow of [ More.. ]


Medallion Lecture: Judea Pearl

Judea Pearl is a professor of computer science and statistics at UCLA. He is a graduate of the Technion, Israel, and joined the faculty of UCLA in 1970, where he [ More.. ]


Medallion Lecture preview: Jeremy Quastel

A specialist in probability theory, stochastic processes and partial differential equations, Jeremy Quastel has been at the University of Toronto since 1998. He studied at McGill University, then the Courant [ 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.. ]


Blackwell Lecture

Contributing Editor Peter Bickel writes: David Blackwell died on July 8, 2010. Since that time there have been a number of celebrations of his life and accomplishments: memorial sessions in [ More.. ]


Myrto Lefkopoulou Distinguished Lecture

Nominations are invited for the 2013 Myrto Lefkopoulou Distinguished Lecture at Harvard School of Public Health. The annual Myrto Lefkopoulou Distinguished Lecture was initiated in 1993 in memory of Myrto [ More.. ]


Blackwell Lecture Fund

The Blackwell Lecture Fund will be used to support a lecture in honor of David Blackwell. The purpose of this lecture is to honor Blackwell, to keep his name alive [ More.. ]


IMS Presidential Address: Raising the Profile of Probability and Statistics

One of the final acts of the outgoing IMS President is to deliver the Address at the IMS annual meeting. Ruth Williams, who is now Past-President, delivered this at the [ More.. ]


New Schramm Lecture in Probability and Stochastic Processes

The IMS and the Bernoulli Society have recently cooperated to create a new joint lecture in probability and stochastic processes, named in honor of Oded Schramm. The lecture will be [ More.. ]


IMS Presidential Address by Peter Hall

“Ranking Our Excellence,” or “Assessing Our Quality,” or Whatever…   One of the final responsibilities of each IMS President is to deliver a Presidential Address at the IMS annual meeting. [ More.. ]



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