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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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Student Puzzle Corner 12 (deadline January 15, 2016)

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 15, 2016. [ More.. ]

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Solution to Student Puzzle Corner 11

Bulletin Editor Anirban DasGupta writes the solution to the previous puzzle. The exact problem was this: Fix $\epsilon > 0$. Give examples of two absolutely continuous distributions with densities $f$ [ More.. ]

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Student Puzzle 11: still time to enter

The deadline for the Student Puzzle printed in the last issue is October 20, 2015, so there is still time to enter! The puzzle appears at http://bulletin.imstat.org/2015/08/student-puzzle-corner-11/. We await your [ More.. ]

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Student Puzzle Corner 11: deadline October 20, 2015

Infinite divisibility of Euclidean random variables and vectors has been a core theme in the theory of probability for at least sixty years. The question asked is when can a [ More.. ]

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Solution to Student Puzzle Corner 10

Bulletin Editor Anirban DasGupta writes: The problem asked was to settle the possibility of consistent estimation with incomplete data in three examples, and to provide a concrete one when consistent [ More.. ]

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Student Puzzle Corner 10: deadline August 10, 2015

In this issue, we look at the consequences of having only incomplete data. For example, suppose a random variable $X$ has a normal distribution with mean $\mu $ and variance [ More.. ]

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