OECD releases Guidelines

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has released two new publications: Guidelines on Measuring Trust and Guidelines on Measuring the Quality of the Work Environment. Trust, at the interpersonal [ More.. ]

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Takis Tackles: Mathematical Education

Introducing Takis Konstantopoulos, one of our Contributing Editors. Takis did his basic studies at NTUA in Greece where he learned a lot about many subjects (“from complex analysis to quantum [ More.. ]

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IMS Special Invited Lecturers in 2018

Coming up in 2018, we have a number of special lectures at IMS sponsored and co-sponsored meetings. Most of these will be delivered at the IMS Annual Meeting in Vilnius, [ More.. ]

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New IMS Textbook: Lectures on the Poisson Process

IMS Textbooks: Lectures on the Poisson Process Günter Last, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, and Mathew Penrose, University of Bath The Poisson process, a core object in modern probability, enjoys a [ More.. ]

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Dec 16, 2017

Obituary: Ronald K. Getoor 1929–2017

  Ronald Kay Getoor, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Mathematics at the University of California, San Diego, died peacefully at his home on October 28, 2017. He was 88. [ More.. ]

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IMS Awards: Nominate or apply now!

Nominate for Carver Award or Fellowship The Carver Medal was created by the IMS in honor of Harry C. Carver, for exceptional service specifically to the IMS. It is open [ More.. ]

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Bernoulli Society New Researcher Award

The Bernoulli Society welcomes submissions to the New Researcher Award. Each awardee will deliver a 30-minute talk during the ISI World Congress in Malaysia in 2019 (August 18–23, 2019, in [ More.. ]

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IMS Travel Awards: apply now

As we previously announced, the IMS has created a new category of travel award, aimed at graduate students who wish to attend an IMS sponsored or co-sponsored meeting. The IMS [ More.. ]

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American Statistical Association honors bestowed at JSM

The ASA Founders Award is bestowed upon ASA members with long-standing and distinguished service to the association and its membership. Four people received the Founders Award at JSM, including Nick [ More.. ]

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Joanne Wendelberger receives ASQ Hunter Award

The Statistics Division of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) recently honored Joanne Wendelberger with the 2017 William G. Hunter Award. The award recognizes Bill Hunter’s many contributions, especially in [ More.. ]

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CANSSI: Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute

Nancy Reid writes: CANSSI is now in its third year of funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, and busy building for the future. The scientific flagship program [ More.. ]

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Nov 16, 2017

IMS Auditors’ letter and Financial Statements

A letter from the IMS auditors, Cuini and Panichi, Inc., appears in the December 2017 issue of the Bulletin. It refers to the Financial Statements for the fiscal year ending December [ More.. ]

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Stochastic Systems now an IMS-affiliated journal

Focusing on the interface of applied probability and operations research, Stochastic Systems is the flagship journal of the INFORMS Applied Probability Society and is published through a cooperative agreement between [ More.. ]

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Open-Source Software info

In the January/February 2015 issue, Hadley Wickham wrote a column called “Impact the world by being useful”. In it, he suggested that “the best way to impact the world as [ More.. ]

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Quo Vadis Data Science?

We in IMS must build the foundations of this emerging field Data science is at a crossroads. Will it become a fundamentally applied discipline, a collection of heuristics without any [ More.. ]

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