The IISA will host a student paper competition in the forthcoming conference at University of Connecticut.

Two awards will be given, one in the Theory & Methods category and the other in the Application category. All papers of substantial statistical content are welcome. Papers should be written in English with twelve point fonts and at least 1.5 interline spacing. The length of the paper should not exceed fifteen pages excluding tables and figures. The primary author of an entry paper must be a graduate student at the time of the meeting. An entry should be accompanied by a cover letter and an endorsement by the applicant’s major professor. Submission should be made by E-mail as PDF files to Professor Bani K. Mallick by March 31, 2008. The applicant needs to attend the conference for an oral presentation of his/her paper.

Sudipto Banerjee,
Nandini Kannan,
Bhramar Mukherjee,
Bani K. Mallick, Chair,