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[1 Mar 2024 | No Comment | ]

This month, David Corliss discusses the importance of building relationships with local subject experts and data stewards as the first step in developing community-based projects.

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[1 Feb 2023 | Comments Off on Measuring and Reducing Bias in Machine Learning, AI | ]
Measuring and Reducing Bias in Machine Learning, AI

Learning to avoid sources of bias and quantifying and minimizing its impact allow the realization of the promise of machine learning and artificial intelligence to benefit all, David Corliss says.

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[1 Nov 2022 | Comments Off on Statistics Without Borders: Outstanding Leadership and Projects in Data for Good | ]

Statistics Without Borders—an ASA outreach group—has high-impact projects, volunteer recruiting, development, support, expertly managed projects, and excellent data for good resources.

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[1 Jul 2022 | Comments Off on JSM 2022: A World of Innovation in Data for Good | ]

David Corliss offers tips to help Data for Good practitioners get the most out of the Joint Statistical Meetings in Washington, DC.

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[2 May 2022 | Comments Off on Stats4Good: ASA Partnerships Promote Data for Good | ]

The ASA collaborates with a variety of scientific organizations to promote shared work, create scientific and educational resources, establish funding for scientific research, and advocate for data-driven policy.

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[1 Feb 2022 | Comments Off on The ASA Committee on Professional Ethics: Promoting Data for Good | ]

This year, Stats4Good will feature a series of columns focusing on the many ways the functions, committees, events, and groups within the American Statistical Association support this important work. The first stop on our tour is the Committee on Professional Ethics.

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[1 May 2021 | One Comment | ]
My ASA Story: James Cochran, Associate Dean and Professor

James Cochran says the opportunity to help establish Statistics Without Borders is his most memorable and meaningful experience as an ASA member.

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[1 Apr 2021 | One Comment | ]
My ASA Story: David Corliss, Data Scientist

David Corliss, data scientist and Stats4Good column writer for Amstat News tells us about his journey as an ASA member.

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[1 Mar 2021 | Comments Off on New Federal Data Policies and the Impact of Data for Good | ]

With the transition to a new administration in Washington, this is a good time to review how new policies and practices are expected to affect our work in Data for Good.

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[1 Feb 2021 | Comments Off on Data for Good Can Drive COVID Vaccine Confidence | ]

David Corliss says statisticians can help address the distrust of vaccines, a large challenge of this phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.