Featured »

[1 Jun 2010 | Comments Off | 1,443 views]
ASA Releases Statement on Risk-Limiting Audits

The ASA Board of Directors recently released a statement recommending that routine risk-limiting audits be conducted and reported in all federal elections, as well as in statewide and other governmental election contests. The statement also urges election officials to seek statistical advice about how to efficiently attain the desired accuracy.

Additional Features »

[1 Jun 2010 | Comments Off | 974 views]

Nominations and applications are being sought for the next editor of CHANCE magazine. The editor’s term will be from 2011 to 2013.

Additional Features »

[13 May 2010 | Comments Off | 1,178 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.

Additional Features »

[13 May 2010 | Comments Off | 1,392 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.

Additional Features, ASA-SIAM Series »

[13 May 2010 | Comments Off | 1,047 views]

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.