[1 Aug 2011 | Comments Off on American Society of Agronomy Creates Statistical Section | 1,054 views]
The American Society of Agronomy’s newly formed Biometry and Statistical Computing Section announces the creation of three communities started with current members responding to the most recent needs of applied statistical applications in the agronomic, crops, and soil sciences.
In October of 2010, Subra Suresh became the 13th director of the National Science Foundation. In May, ASA Executive Director Ron Wasserstein conducted an interview with Suresh to learn about his views of the statistics discipline.
[1 Jul 2011 | Comments Off on Statistics Without Borders Business Meeting at JSM | 742 views]
Statistics Without Borders (SWB), an ASA outreach group, is planning its annual business meeting during JSM in Miami Beach, Florida. The meeting will be held on August 2 at 4:30 p.m. in the Loews Miami Beach Hotel, American Salon 3. All SWB members are invited to attend, as well as anyone who would like to learn more about the group.
[1 Jul 2011 | Comments Off on ASA-SIAM Book Series Part of JSM Exhibit Hall | 1,388 views]
As always, the ASA-SIAM Book Series will have a booth in the exhibit hall at the Joint Statistical Meetings. This year, you can the series at booths #607/609, where you can shop for books at 20%–30% off list prices.
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