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The June issue of the Journal of the American Statistical Association covers application topics ranging from models of the term structure of interest rates to an analysis of the key factors in malaria epidemics.
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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.
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“If we can get you to be more aggressive in the game until you’ve overextended yourself, for example, we can take those lessons into the educational materials we’re working on next. We can use statistics to prompt kids to behave in a way that makes it easier to learn faster or recall information better.
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