[1 Oct 2012 | Comments Off on NSF Funding Opportunities of the CDS&E-MSS Program | 1,082 views]
The Division of Mathematical Sciences at the National Science Foundation launched a new program called Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering in Mathematical and Statistical Sciences (CDS&E-MSS) in October 2011 to promote the creation and development of the next generation of mathematical and statistical theories and methodologies that will be essential for addressing computational or big-data challenges in various sciences, engineering, and education. Read on to learn about the type of projects funded.
[1 Oct 2012 | Comments Off on Career Success Training for Statisticians: A Progress Update | 1,929 views]
One of the presidential initiatives Bob Rodriguez described in his first column was the formation of a workgroup to develop career-building courses that enable statisticians to become more successful. Here, workgroup chair Bob Starbuck explains how this effort has evolved, how you can contribute, and how you will benefit.
[1 Oct 2012 | Comments Off on International Conference on Data Mining Planned | 643 views]
The department of statistics at Rajshahi University in Bangladesh will host the International Conference on Statistical Data Mining for Bioinformatics, Health, Agriculture, and Environment. The objective of the conference is to build an active relationship between academic statisticians-mathematicians and scientists from other disciplines who use statistics and mathematics extensively.
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