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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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Solution to Student Puzzle Corner 9

Bulletin Editor Anirban DasGupta writes: Well done to Yixin Wang of Columbia University, who sent correct answers to all three parts (although fuller answers are encouraged). The problem asked was [ More.. ]

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Student Puzzle Corner: deadline extended

The Student Puzzle printed in the April/May IMS Bulletin is clearly proving difficult to crack. So, to encourage more entries, the deadline has now been extended until June 18, 2015. [ More.. ]

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Student Puzzle Corner 9 – deadline extended

The Student Puzzle Corner contains one or two problems in statistics or probability. Sometimes, solving the problems may require a literature search. Current student members of the IMS are invited [ More.. ]

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Solution to Student Puzzle Corner 8

Anirban DasGupta writes: Well done to Yixin Wang (Columbia University) and Vivian Meng (McGill University), who provided correct solutions to the various parts of the problem. Yixin Wang Vivian Meng [ More.. ]

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Student Puzzle Corner 8 – deadline March 5, 2015

The Student Puzzle Corner contains one or two problems in statistics or probability. Sometimes, solving the problems may require a literature search. Current student members of the IMS are invited [ More.. ]

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Solution to Student Puzzle Corner 7

The problem, stated here, was the following: what is an exact expression for the singularity probability $f(p)$ of a $3\times 3$ random matrix with iid Rademacher entries having the distribution [ More.. ]

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Student Puzzle Corner 7 (deadline January 15)

The Student Puzzle Corner contains one or two problems in statistics or probability. Sometimes, solving the problems may require a literature search. Current student members of the IMS are invited [ More.. ]

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Student Puzzle Corner 6 (deadline now November 1)

The Student Puzzle Corner contains one or two problems in statistics or probability. Sometimes, solving the problems may require a literature search. Current student members of the IMS are invited [ More.. ]

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Student Puzzle Corner 5 (deadline August 15)

The Student Puzzle Corner contains one or two problems in statistics or probability. Sometimes, solving the problems may require a literature search. Current student members of the IMS are invited [ More.. ]

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Student Puzzle Corner 4 (deadline June 15)

The Student Puzzle Corner contains one or two problems in statistics or probability. Sometimes, solving the problems may require a literature search. Current student members of the IMS are invited [ More.. ]

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Student Puzzle Corner 3

The Student Puzzle Corner contains one or two problems in statistics or probability. Sometimes, solving the problems may require a literature search. Current student members of the IMS are invited [ More.. ]

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Student Puzzle Corner 2

The Student Puzzle Corner contains one or two problems in statistics or probability. Sometimes, solving the problems may require a literature search. Current student members of the IMS are invited [ More.. ]

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Student Puzzle Corner 1 (deadline: January 15, 2014)

Beginning this issue, we are starting an initiative to engage more student members of the IMS in Bulletin reading and independent research activities. The new Student Puzzle Corner will contain [ More.. ]

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