[1 Aug 2012 | Comments Off on The Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics: June 2012 Meeting | 1,057 views]
Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics (COPAFS) acts as the advocate for the development and dissemination of high-quality federal statistics. Member organizations include professional associations, businesses, research institutes, and others interested in federal statistics. Through COPAFS, members have an opportunity to review and have an effect on issues including timeliness, quality, confidentiality, and relevance of data. COPAFS holds quarterly meetings, the last one being on June 1, 2012. Read on to learn what took place.
You’ve decided to write a book, or you already have a draft, and now you need to find a publisher. Between you and a publishing contract lies the book proposal form. Every publisher has one, and most of the information included is standard. Here’s what you can expect to be asked when proposing a book to the ASA-SIAM Series on Statistics and Applied Probability.
[1 Aug 2012 | Comments Off on SAMSI Announces 2013–14 Programs | 605 views]
Here, Richard Smith, director of the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute, talks about the two programs for the 2013–2014 year: Computational Methods in Social Science and Low-Dimensional Structure in High-Dimensional Systems.
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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