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Emanuel (Manny) Parzen: 1929–2016

IMS Fellow Emanuel Parzen, a respected figure in signal detection theory and time series analysis who, with Murray Rosenblatt, introduced the use of kernel density estimation (the so-called “Parzen window”), [ More.. ]

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Xihong Lin, Peter Diggle speakers at ENAR

The 2016 ENAR Spring Meeting will be held in Austin, Texas, from March 6–9. The meeting brings together researchers and practitioners from academia, industry and government, connected through a common [ More.. ]

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Introducing the New Researchers Group

Alexander Volfovsky writes: For more than twenty years (with a gap year here and there) the IMS has been hosting the Meeting of New Researchers in Statistics and Probability immediately [ More.. ]

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Elect your new Council

We are pleased to introduce the candidates who are standing for election to the IMS Council in 2016. This year there is one candidate for President-Elect, and there are 10 [ More.. ]

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Members’ News: January/February 2016

Featuring news about Donald P. Gaver III, Michael Paul Cohen, Patricia A. Jacobs, Alan F. Karr, Stephen Portnoy, James Matthew Robins, Chih-Ling Tsai, Alyson G. Wilson; Judith Rousseau; Probal Chaudhuri, Radu Craiu, Byron J. Gajewski, Jianhua Huang, Nicholas Jewell, Jiming Jiang, Abba Meyer Krieger, Qi Long, Michael T. Longnecker, Wenbin Lu, Guy Philip Nason, Sonja Petrović, Natesh Pillai, Bruce David Spencer, David Spiegelhalter, Ajit Tamhane, David Alan Stephens and Glenn Stone.

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COPSS Awards at JSM

The Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS) conferred their 2015 awards at JSM in Seattle in August. John D. Storey, Princeton University’s William R. Harman ’63 and Mary-Love Harman [ More.. ]

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Members’ News: October/November 2015

Featuring news about Nell Sedransk, Bradley Efron, David L Banks, Peter Gaenssler, Samantha Tyner

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ASA name 62 new Fellows

The American Statistical Association (ASA) named 62 of its members as Fellows this year. Among them are 18 IMS members. The IMS members who are new ASA Fellows are: John [ More.. ]

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Statisticians on Ice

Two IMS members have been signed to major ice hockey teams in the US — not as players, but as part of the growing number of statistical analysts in professional [ More.. ]

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Members’ News: September 2015

Featuring news about Aad van der Vaart, Michael Waterman, Steven Fienberg, Jiming Jiang, Judith Goldberg, John Eltinge, Xuming He and Danyu Lin.

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Members’ News: August 2015

Featuring news about Sharon-Lise Normand, Gunnar Kulldorff, Ramanathan Gnanadesikan, Nitis Mukhopadhyay, Xuming He, Hao Zhang

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Rao Prize Conference

The Penn State Department of Statistics held the 2015 Rao Prize Conference on May 14, 2015 to honor three prize recipients: the 2015 C. R. and Bhargavi Rao Prize Recipient [ More.. ]

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Wald Lectures preview: Susan Murphy

Susan Murphy is the H.E. Robbins Distinguished University Professor of Statistics & Professor of Psychiatry and a Research Professor at the Institute for Social Research. Her research focuses on improving [ More.. ]

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Donald Geman elected to NAS

The USA’s National Academy of Sciences elected 84 new members and 21 foreign associates from 15 countries this year, in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. [ More.. ]

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Bruce Lindsay: 1947–2015

We learned just before we went to print with the June/July issue that Bruce Lindsay, 68, passed away May 5 in State College, PA. An obituary was printed in The [ More.. ]

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