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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.. ]

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Solution to Student Puzzle 20

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

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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.. ]

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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.

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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.. ]

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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.. ]

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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.. ]

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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.. ]

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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.. ]

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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.. ]

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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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Student Puzzle Corner 15: Deadline extended

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 now September 8, [ More.. ]

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Student Puzzle Corner: deadline June 7

Puzzle 14 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 June [ More.. ]

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Student Puzzle Corner 13: deadline now April 15

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 now April 15, [ More.. ]

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Solution to Student Puzzle Corner 12

Editor Anirban DasGupta writes: Well done to Lu Mao (pictured below), of the department of biostatistics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, who sent a carefully written [ More.. ]

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