In honor of the 10th Anniversary of the Center for Statistics and the Social Sciences at the University of Washington, there will be a special issue of Statistical Methodology featuring statistical methods for the social sciences. Featured topics include multivariate categorical data, continuous outcomes, missing data, and social networks. The guest editors are Adrian E. Raftery and Michael Ward.
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.
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