The Editors of the IMS-supported journal Brazilian Journal of Probability and Statistics issue a call for papers for a forthcoming special issue:

We are pleased to announce a special issue of the Brazilian Journal of Probability and Statistics. The issue is to be titled, “Innovative Methodology in Modern Applications.” The idea is to present original contributed work and specially invited papers from leading researchers on statistical methodology developed for modern areas of application. The guest editors are Pranab Kumar Sen (UNC at Chapel Hill), Pedro A. Morettin (University of São Paulo), Gisela Tunes da Silva (University of São Paulo) and Aluísio Pinheiro (University of Campinas).

High dimensional data models are especially prominent in modern applications in interdisciplinary research. The targeted areas include: time series models in functional domain, multivariate methods, especially in interdisciplinary research, resampling plans and data mining for nonstandard data models, bioinformatics and environmetric problems, and other contemporary problems arising in modern applications.

Manuscripts should be submitted on-line to the Brazilian Journal of Probability and Statistics via no later than September 1, 2012. Please make sure to choose “Special issue” as Manuscript Type. The submission should contain a cover letter indicating that the manuscript is being submitted to the Innovative Methodology in Modern Applications issue. A review and revision process will follow. Accepted manuscripts should be revised no later than February 28, 2013. Upon final acceptance papers will be available on-line. Authors should follow the instructions available at for manuscript preparation formatting and reviewing standards. For expedient publication of accepted papers the use of the template found at is highly recommended.