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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.. ]

# 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.. ]

# 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.. ]

# 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.. ]

# 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.. ]

# 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.. ]

# 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.. ]

# 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.. ]

# 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.. ]

# 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.. ]

# 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.. ]

# 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.. ]

# 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.. ]

# 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.. ]

# 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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