Medallion lecture previews: Bertoin, Khoshnevisan, Yuan

We introduce another three of this year’s Medallion Lecturers: Jean Bertoin, Davar Khoshnevisan and Ming Yuan. Jean will be giving his Medallion Lecture at the IMS Annual Meeting in Vilnius, [ More.. ]

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Statistics Surveys: a message from the Editors

You’ve probably heard of the IMS co-sponsored journal Statistics Surveys. It publishes survey articles in theoretical, computational, and applied statistics. The Editors would like to tell you a little more [ More.. ]

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Should IMS create a new Data Science journal?

Liza Levina is chairing an ad hoc IMS committee to consider whether we should create an IMS journal in Data Science. She, and the committee members, would like your input: The [ More.. ]

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2018 IMS New Researcher Travel Awards

We are pleased to announce the eight winners of the 2018 IMS New Researcher Travel Awards, who will be using their awards to travel to present a paper or a [ 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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Mar 29, 2018

Obituary: Walter A. Rosenkrantz 1938–2017

Walter A. Rosenkrantz, one of the foremost experts on Markov processes and martingale theory, passed away on September 19, 2017. He was an Emeritus Professor at the Department of Mathematics [ More.. ]

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Mar 29, 2018

Obituary: Herbert Heyer, 1936–2018

Herbert Heyer, Emeritus Professor at the University of Tübingen, Germany, known for his research in stochastics and analysis has died. His close work with Japanese colleagues led the German–Japanese symposia [ More.. ]

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Mar 29, 2018

Obituary: Joergen Hoffmann-Joergensen 1942–2017

Jørgen Hoffmann-Jørgensen was born on 3 February 1942 in Aarhus, Denmark. He completed his studies at Aarhus University in 1966, and was subsequently employed in the Department of Mathematics there, [ More.. ]

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Mar 29, 2018

Obituary: James R. Thompson 1938–2017

  James Robert Thompson, Noah Harding Emeritus Professor of Statistics at Rice University, died in December at age 79. When Jim Thompson joined the Rice faculty in 1970, after three [ More.. ]

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Mar 29, 2018

Obituary: David L. Wallace, 1928-2017

  Even though David Wallace was not well known across the broad landscape of statistics, among academic statisticians he was widely considered to be one of the most insightful statisticians [ More.. ]

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Knighthood for Bernard Silverman

Former IMS President, Annals of Statistics and IMS Bulletin editor Bernard Silverman was knighted in the UK’s 2018 New Year Honours List for public service and services to Science. Bee [ More.. ]

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David Banks named as new SAMSI Director

The Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI) has announced the hiring of a new director. David Banks, Duke University, has assumed the role, replacing Richard Smith. SAMSI is one [ More.. ]

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Adrian Smith appointed to lead UK’s Alan Turing Institute

The Alan Turing Institute, the UK’s national institute for data science, has appointed Professor Sir Adrian Smith FRS as Institute Director. Professor Smith, currently Vice-Chancellor at the University of London, [ More.. ]

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Feb 16, 2018

IMS Statement on Professional Conduct at Meetings

“The Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS) is a society committed to the freedom of professional expression. The society wishes to foster a productive environment for the exchange of ideas and [ More.. ]

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Indian Statistical Institute Director receives awards

Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay, the Director of the Indian Statistical Institute, has been awarded the 2017 Infosys Science Foundation prize and the 2017 TWAS prize in engineering sciences for the impact of [ More.. ]

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