Browsing articles in "Student Puzzle Corner"

# Student Puzzle 25: deadline September 5, 2019

Here’s Anirban DasGupta’s latest puzzle. He says: All of us were told as undergraduates, or perhaps Masters students, that an essential property of a point estimator is that it be [ More.. ]

# Student Puzzle 24: solution

Contributing Editor Anirban DasGupta writes the solution to puzzle 24: Congratulations to the four student members who sent in correct answers—some more complete than others. They are Prakash Chakraborty, Purdue University; [ More.. ]

# Student Puzzle Corner 24

Contributing Editor Anirban DasGupta sets this problem. Student members of the IMS are invited to submit solutions (to bulletin@imstat.org with subject “Student Puzzle Corner”). The deadline is June 25, 2019. Here’s Anirban’s [ More.. ]

# Student Puzzle Corner 23

Bulletin Editor Anirban DasGupta sets this problem. Student members of the IMS are invited to submit solutions (to bulletin@imstat.org with subject “Student Puzzle Corner”). The deadline is January 25, 2019. [ More.. ]

# Student Puzzle Corner 22

The Student Puzzle Corner contains problems in statistics or probability. Solving them may require a literature search. Student IMS members are invited to submit solutions (to bulletin@imstat.org with subject “Student [ More.. ]

# Solution to Student Puzzle 20

Congratulations to Mirza Uzair Baig at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, who wrote an excellent solution to the problem. Note that the statistic Tn may be represented as \[ [ More.. ]

# Student Puzzle Corner 21

Deadline: September 7, 2018 Here’s Anirban DasGupta’s latest puzzle, probability this time: This problem is a comparatively simple one. You can get a reasonable idea of the answers to the [ More.. ]

# Student Puzzle Corner 20: still time for your solutions

A quick reminder: the deadline for submitting your solution to Anirban DasGupta’s latest puzzle (#20) is April 23, 2018. You can find the puzzle here.

# Student Puzzle Corner 20

Following “guest puzzler” Stanislav Volkov’s rotating wheel probability puzzle (solution below), Anirban DasGupta sets a statistics puzzle: This is one of those quick-and-dirty methods, popularized by John Tukey, one that [ More.. ]

# Student Puzzle Corner 19 (and solution to Puzzle 18)

The Student Puzzle Corner contains problems in statistics or probability. Solving them may require a literature search. Student IMS members are invited to submit solutions (to bulletin@imstat.org with subject “Student [ More.. ]

# Students too puzzled?

Calling student members: was the latest problem in the Student Puzzle Corner too puzzling? There’s still time to send your solutions to this problem on deconvolution. The deadline is September [ More.. ]

# Student Puzzle Corner 18 (and solution to Puzzle 17)

Contributing Editor Anirban DasGupta sets this problem. Student members of the IMS are invited to submit solutions (to bulletin@imstat.org with subject “Student Puzzle Corner”). The deadline is September 4, 2017. [ More.. ]

# Student Puzzle Corner 17 (and solution to SPC16)

Contributing Editor Anirban DasGupta sets this problem. Student members of the IMS are invited to submit solutions (to bulletin@imstat.org with subject “Student Puzzle Corner”). The deadline is April 20, 2017. — After [ More.. ]

# Student Puzzle Corner 16

Bulletin Editor Anirban DasGupta sets this problem. Student members of the IMS are invited to submit solutions (to bulletin@imstat.org with subject “Student Puzzle Corner”). The deadline is October 23, 2016. [ More.. ]

# Student Puzzle 15: solution

Editor Anirban DasGupta writes: Well done to Promit Ghosal (pictured below), at Columbia University, who sent a careful answer to this problem. Promit Ghosal The problem asked was the following. [ More.. ]

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