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[13 May 2010 | Comments Off | 1,177 views]

More than 2,400 high school juniors and seniors participated in Moody’s Mega Math (M3) Challenge in March and spent up to 14 hours using their math know-how to evaluate the U.S. Census Bureau’s methods for undercount adjustment, the best method for apportioning the U.S. House of Representatives.

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[13 May 2010 | Comments Off | 1,391 views]

The National Institute of Statistical Science (NISS) and the ASA are offering a free writing workshop for junior researchers at this year’s Joint Statistical Meetings in Vancouver. It is designed for researchers with a recent PhD (in the past three years) in either statistics or biostatistics, and they will receive top priority when registering.

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Each published book in the ASA-SIAM series began either as a book proposal or draft manuscript. If you have ever wondered how the submission and review process works for publishing a book, read on.

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The department of computational and applied mathematics (CAAM) at Rice University and the summer program in quantitative sciences at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) are the two programs honored with the annual Mathematics Programs That Make a Difference award.

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[13 May 2010 | Comments Off | 1,452 views]

Advances in applied reliability are a primary topic in the May 2010 issue of Technometrics. Here are the highlights.