The National Science Foundation announced Transdisciplinary Research in Principles of Data Science (TRIPODS), which “aims to bring together the statistics, mathematics, and theoretical computer science communities to develop the theoretical foundations of data science through integrated research and training activities.”
More than 40 department chairs from more than 25 states attended an ASA-hosted workshop that featured themes on workforce demands and needs, data science education and research, mentoring and junior faculty, and federal funding.
Originally published in the September 2000 issue of Amstat News
Ada Byron, Lady Lovelace, was one of the most picturesque characters in computer history. Augusta Ada Byron was born December 10, 1815, the daughter of the illustrious poet Lord Byron. Five weeks after Ada was born, Lady Byron asked for a separation from Lord Byron, and was awarded sole custody of Ada, whom she brought up to be a mathematician and scientist. Lady Byron was terrified that Ada might end up being a poet like her father. Despite …
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