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In November of 2010, members of the American Statistical Association launched Friends of Australasia, an outreach group with the broad objective of facilitating communication and collaboration between ASA members and members of various Australasian statistics communities.
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The September issue of JASA features two articles presented and discussed at the 2011 Joint Statistical Meetings: “Adaptive Confidence Intervals for the Test Error in Classification,” by Eric Laber and Susan Murphy, and “Population Value Decomposition: A Framework for the Analysis of Image Populations,” by Ciprian Crainceanu, Brian Caffo, Sheng Luo, Vadim Zipunnkkov, and Naresh Punjabi.
Keith Crank, ASA research and graduate education manager, has been writing regular Amstat News articles for almost five years, but that will soon end, as he plans to retire from the ASA at the end of the year.
Amstat News is the monthly membership magazine of the American Statistical Association, bringing you news and notices of the ASA, its chapters, its sections, and its members. Other departments in the magazine include announcements and news of upcoming meetings, continuing education courses, and statistics awards.
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