Jorge Luis Romeu, editor of the Colombian Journal of Statistics, invites papers for a special issue focusing on statistics in industry and industrial statistics. The goal of the issue is to engage researchers and practitioners in a dialogue that leads to more effective applications of statistics in industry.
Papers are being accepted for a special issue of the International Statistical Review (ISR) that focuses on aspects of energy statistics. Carol Joyce Blumberg of the Energy Information Administration and Abdel A. El-Shaarawi of the National Water Research Institute, Canada, will serve as guest editors.
On January 27, President Barack Obama gave his State of the Union address. In it, he said he would not increase discretionary spending (except for national security activities), beginning with the 2011 budget. In his column this month, Keith Crank discusses how this budget request influences the National Science Foundation (NSF) and National Institutes of Health (NIH), as both agencies fall into the nonsecurity, discretionary spending category?
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