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2012-07-20 23:01:13

Alex Torgovitsky is the 2012 recipient of the Zellner Award from the American Statistical Association and SAS. The award is given annually for the best Ph.D. thesis dealing with an applied problem in business and economic statistics, and a portion of the winning thesis is eligible for publication in the Journal of Business and Economics Statistics (http://amstat.tandfonline.com/loi/jbes). ALEXANDRIA, VA (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 The Business and Economics Statistics Section of the American...

2012-07-17 23:02:20

It's the era of Big Data, and 6,000 statisticians at the Joint Statistical Meetings in San Diego will discuss how the profession of statistics will meet the challenges of Big Data and its impact on health care, elections, climate, sports, & more. JSM will be at the San Diego Convention Center July 28--August 2. ALEXANDRIA, VA (PRWEB) July 17, 2012 It´s the era of Big Data, and the 2012 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM), the world´s largest annual gathering of statisticians,...

2012-07-12 23:01:33

Amanda Cox, a graphics editor for the New York Times, has been named the recipient of the 2012 Excellence in Statistical Reporting Award (ESRA) of the American Statistical Association (ASA). The award will be presented at the Joint Statistical Meetings in San Diego on July 31. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) July 12, 2012 Amanda Cox, a graphics editor for the New York Times, has been named the recipient of the 2012 Excellence in Statistical Reporting Award (ESRA) of the American Statistical...

2012-07-11 23:03:08

The American Statistical Association will present its Karl E. Peace Award to Dr. Fritz Scheuren and Dr. Marvin Zelen on July 31 at the Joint Statistical Meetings in San Diego. Drs. Scheun and Zelen are the first recipients of this award, which is presented to statisticians for their outstanding statistical contributions for the betterment of society. ALEXANDRIA, VA (PRWEB) July 11, 2012 The American Statistical Association (ASA), the nation's preeminent professional statistical society, has...

2012-06-08 23:02:46

The American Statistical Association recently award prizes to grade 9-12 students from the U.S. and Canada for best use of statistics in a project. The presentations were made as part of the Special Awards Ceremony of the 2012 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Pittsburgh. ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA (PRWEB) June 08, 2012 The American Statistical Association (ASA) recently presented awards and honorable mentions to students at the Special Awards Ceremony of the 2012 Intel...

2012-06-07 23:03:28

The American Statistical Association has named Irene Gijbels of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium as the editor for the JNPS. Dr. Gijbels will serve effective January 2013. ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA (PRWEB) June 07, 2012 The American Statistical Association (ASA), the nation's preeminent professional statistical society, today announced that Irène Gijbels, full professor of statistics at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, has been selected as the new editor for the...

2012-02-10 08:00:00

Beginning with the February issue, Significance, a magazine about statistics and data in the real world, will publish six issues a year. The February issue of the not-for-statisiticians-only magazine hits newsstands today and features articles on topics ranging from the evolving climate to the devastation of Wall Street. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) February 10, 2012 Beginning with the February issue, Significance, a magazine about statistics and data in the real world, will publish six issues a...

2012-01-12 13:55:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2011 Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies Fisher Lectureship Committee has named Census Bureau executive Roderick J. Little to deliver the Fisher Lecture at the Joint Statistics Meetings (JSM) in San Diego this summer. The Fisher Lectureship and Award, awarded annually, was established in 1963 by the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies to honor the outstanding contribution of a contemporary...

2011-11-10 08:00:00

The American Statistical Association (ASA) is seeking nominations for its annual Excellence in Statistical Reporting Award (ESRA). Nominations for the 2012 award are due by April 2nd, 2012. The nomination form is available for download from the ASA web site at this link: http://www.amstat.org/awards/pdfs/ESRANominationForm.doc. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) November 10, 2011 The American Statistical Association (ASA) is seeking nominations for its annual Excellence in Statistical Reporting Award...

2011-08-03 00:00:30

The American Statistical Association has named the winners of its prestigious 2011 Founders Awards, given to ASA members who have rendered distinguished service to the association. The award winners will be honored today at the Presidential Awards Session at the 2011 Joint Statistical Meetings at the Miami Beach Convention Center here. Complete program information about JSM may be found at http://www.amstat.org/meetings/jsm/2011/. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 02, 2011 The American Statistical...


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Significance
2012-05-02 10:00:05

Significance is a magazine published bimonthly by both the Royal Statistical Society and the American Statistical Association. Established in 2004, this journal features articles on topics of statistical interest presented at a level suited to the general audience. It is not a research journal and articles are not peer-reviewed. As of May 2012, the current editor is Julian Champkin. This publication replaced the Royal Statistical Society’s Series D ‘The Statistician’ journal. As well...

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