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Please visit https://community.amstat.org/copss/home for details of eligibility and nomination requirements for all these awards. Please send nominations (preferably by e-mail in PDF format) to the committee chairs by December 15, 2021.   Presidents’ Award The Presidents’ Award is presented annually to a young member of one of the participating…

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Anirban DasGupta describes this problem as a blend of calculus and probability:  All of you know that for any given positive number α, α1/n → 1 as n → ∞. How large an n does it take to get very close to 1 if we choose α randomly? Here is…

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The ISI Florence Nightingale Prize for Data Visualization is named in honor of Florence Nightingale’s exemplary use of data visualization to convey statistical information. The entries for this year’s prize were the winners of the Best Visualization prize from each of the local ASA DataFest sites, consisting of video analyses…

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The Medical Devices and Diagnostics (MDD) section of the ASA will sponsor Medical Devices and Diagnostic Section’s student paper award, a student paper competition for JSM 2022. A manuscript suitable for journal submission is required to enter the competition.  Eligibility To be eligible for this award, the applicant must be…

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After two decades of advancing research in statistics, applied mathematics and domain science, SAMSI closed down at the end of August 2021. It celebrated its achievements with a final conference (in hybrid format) on August 21, where a host of distinguished speakers addressed a range of topics to which SAMSI…

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