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[1 Apr 2020 | Comments Off on Game On! Celebrate Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month | ]
Game On! Celebrate Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month

April is Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month, and the ASA is launching a game development challenge and virtual science fair to celebrate.

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[1 Oct 2017 | 4 Comments | ]
Art-Science Partnerships Help Students Gain Deeper Understanding of Research

Laber Labs was created to foster collaboration between artists and statisticians in the pursuit of cross-disciplinary research and novel approaches to outreach and scientific translation.

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[1 Oct 2016 | Comments Off on NC State Laser Foxes | ]
NC State Laser Foxes

In April 2016, the American Statistical Association shared its Discovery Through Statistics booth at the USA Science & Engineering Festival with a team of statistics students from Laber Labs, the creation of North Carolina State University’s Eric Laber. They were in Washington, DC, to showcase their latest project, a video game called Laser Foxes. Among adults and children alike, the computer game was a hit—and thanks to the game’s design and the Laber Lab team’s explanations of its underlying statistical methods, each contender left with a better understanding of the different applications of statistics.