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[1 Jul 2015 | No Comment | 24 views]
JSM 2016 Invited Session Proposals Sought

The program committee is soliciting proposals for invited sessions for the 2016 Joint Statistical Meetings in Chicago.

A Statistician's View, Additional Features, Departments »

[1 Jul 2015 | No Comment | 9 views]

Murray Aitkin responded to Mark van der Laan’s piece, “Statistics as a Science, Not an Art: The Way to Survive in Data Science.” He agrees with van der Laan’s first issue—the role of consulting statisticians—but cites a different view on the role of statistical theory in the kinds of analysis statisticians use.

Biometrics, Departments, Section News »

[1 Jul 2015 | No Comment | 6 views]

The Biometrics Section readies for JSM 2015.

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[1 Jul 2015 | No Comment | 12 views]

Here is a list of the JSM 2016 Program Committee members.

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[1 Jun 2015 | One Comment | 91 views]

Check out some of Seattle’s attractions beyond the convention center.

Departments, The World of Statistics »

[1 Jun 2015 | No Comment | 97 views]

The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) is gearing up for World Statistics Day 2015, and The World of Statistics is joining the agency to help promote the celebration to statistical organizations around the globe.

Education »

[1 Jun 2015 | No Comment | 105 views]

The Guidelines for Assessment and Instruction in Statistics Education (GAISE) College Report, originally endorsed by the ASA in 2005, has had a profound effect on the teaching of statistics. However, advances in technology alone warrant a re-evaluation of it.

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[1 May 2015 | No Comment | 190 views]
6000+ Statisticians Expected in Seattle This August

With more than 3,000 presentations arranged into 183 invited sessions, 400 contributed sessions, and 400 individual poster and speed presentations, the 2015 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) will be one of the largest statistical events in the world. Here are a few highlights to let you know what to expect. We hope to see you there!

A Statistician's View, Departments, Featured »

[1 May 2015 | 4 Comments | 606 views]
In Response to ‘Statistics as a Science, Not an Art: The Way to Survive in Data Science’ by Mark van der Laan

Michael Lavine and Christopher Tong offer their opinions about Mark van der Laan’s article, “Statistics as a Science, Not an Art: The Way to Survive in Data Science,” and van der Laan responds.

Additional Features, Departments, Meetings »

[1 May 2015 | One Comment | 205 views]

Seattle is an amazing city, and there are so many things to do; some are a bit cliché, while others fly under the radar. To help you navigate the Emerald City, David Kerr and Members of the Puget Sound Chapter of the ASA have highlighted activities to enjoy while you’re at JSM.