David Dunson, Arts and Sciences Professor of Statistical Science at Duke University, writes: What is the core of data science? To address this, I think it is necessary to first [ More.. ]Read More...
On June 11–12, 2015, the IMS-Microsoft Research workshop Foundations of Data Science brought together parallel communities of statisticians and machine learning researchers to discuss various problems that have both statistical [ More.. ]Read More...
Guest columnist Dominique Picard considers the statistical legacy of wavelets. Once upon a time (around the nineties), wavelet analysis emerged as a major tool in various disciplines, including several branches [ More.. ]Read More...
Erwin Bolthausen became IMS President in July (he is pictured below, center, with Past-President Bin Yu, left, and President-Elect Richard Davis, right). Erwin shares his thoughts on the future of [ More.. ]Read More...
IMS President Bin Yu writes: As I am finishing my term as the IMS President and transitioning into the role of Past-President, I have been reflecting on the roles of [ More.. ]Read More...
Victoria Stodden writes: The reproducibility of published findings is becoming a hot topic. From reports in the popular press to congressional activity, and from scholarly society engagement to academic publications [ More.. ]Read More...
Nicole Lazar is a contributing editor of the IMS Bulletin. She writes: A February 27, 2013 posting by Alice Meadows on the website scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org bore the title Are Scholarly Societies [ More.. ]Read More...
Jean Opsomer highlights the rise in dubious journals and conferences, and asks whether we—particularly new researchers—should be concerned: Many of us regularly receive email invitations to submit articles to journals [ More.. ]Read More...
Former IMS Bulletin Editor, and current Co-editor of JASA, Xuming He, writes: In order to disseminate our research results, we are expected to publish. We also publish to establish a [ More.. ]Read More...
Radu V Craiu, Department of Statistics, University of Toronto, considers whether statisticians need a new image: We keep hearing stories about insomniac surgeons, smug lawyers who all happen to be [ More.. ]Read More...
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.. ]Read More...
Jim Pitman writes about the increasing importance of author identity in the online universe, to allow authors due credit for their work, to assist researchers in navigating the vast universe of bibliographic data, and to facilitate collaborations between authors with similar or complementary interests. But what can YOU do?Read More...
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