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[1 Jun 2011 | 4 Comments | 2,582 views]

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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[1 Jun 2011 | Comments Off on Special Issue Features Symbolic Data Analysis | 1,310 views]

The special issue of Statistical Analysis and Data Mining is dedicated to papers from the field of symbolic data analysis.

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[1 Jun 2011 | Comments Off on Former Indian President Lays Foundation Stone for Statistics Museum | 1,038 views]

On March 30, Indian scientist and former president of India A.P.J. Abdul Kalam lay the foundation stone for Sankhya, The National Museum of Statistics, at the University of Hyderabad campus.

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[1 Jun 2011 | Comments Off on 2011 ORSEA Conference to Be Held in Nairobi | 909 views]

The Operations Research Society of Eastern Africa will host ORSEA 2011 at the Kenyatta International Conference Center in Nairobi, Kenya, from October 13–14.

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[1 Jun 2011 | Comments Off on Section U: How Statistics Fits in at AAAS | 1,136 views]

At this year’s annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Section U—the Statistics Section of AAAS—celebrated its 50th anniversary.