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The International Indian Statistical Association Conference, titled “Probability, Statistics, and Data Analysis,” attracted close to 300 participants that included both well-established and emerging young statisticians from Germany, France, South Africa, Canada, Thailand, Singapore, and India.
The executive committee of the Operations Research Society of South Africa (ORSSA) recently awarded its 2011 conference to the Zimbabwean OR community. In doing so, ORSSA hopes to foster greater collaboration and cooperation across southern African OR communities, accelerate the expansion of OR applications and education in Zimbabwe, and encourage the establishment of a Zimbabwean OR society.
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