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During her 2019 term as ASA President, Karen Kafadar (who is now Editor-in-Chief of the Annals of Applied Statistics) convened a Task Force to address issues surrounding the use of p-values and statistical significance, as well as their connection to replicability. The report from the task force and…

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Nicholas Horton announces a call for papers on “Teaching reproducibility and responsible workflow” for the Journal of Statistics and Data Science Education. Modern statistics and data science utilizes an iterative data analysis process to solve problems and extract meaning from data in a reproducible manner. Models such as the PPDAC…

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The three-year term of the Annals of Probability editor, Amir Dembo, ends December 31, 2020. The IMS Committee to Select Editors recommended the appointment of Alice Guionnet and Christophe Garban as co-editors of the journal, from January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2023. Alice Guionnet is a CNRS Research Director…

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IMS Council recently approved the appointment of John Aston as statistics editor for the successful IMS–Cambridge University Press book series, IMS Monographs and IMS Textbooks (https://imstat.org/journals-and-publications/ims-monographs/) for a three-year term starting January 1, 2021. He takes over from Xuming He, and joins Nancy Reid (coordinating editor, 2018–2021), Ramon…

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The Institute of Mathematical Statistics collaborates with Cambridge University Press to publish two book series: the IMS Monographs and IMS Textbooks. IMS members get a 40% discount: see the ad in the October/November issue on page 16. Books in these IMS series have the advantage that, in addition to…

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