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The IMS Elections this year are for the IMS President and five places on Council. The nominees are: For IMS President: Susan Murphy For IMS Council: Vivek S. Borkar Vanja Dukic Christina Goldschmidt Ruth Heller Susan Holmes Xihong Lin Richard Lockhart Gabor Lugosi Nicolai Meinshausen Kerrie Mengersen You can read…

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IMS Textbooks: Lectures on the Poisson Process Günter Last, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, and Mathew Penrose, University of Bath The Poisson process, a core object in modern probability, enjoys a richer theory than is sometimes appreciated. This volume develops the theory in the setting of a general abstract…

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A letter from the IMS auditors, Cuini and Panichi, Inc., appears in the December 2017 issue of the Bulletin. It refers to the Financial Statements for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2016. This document is available on the IMS website at http://imstat.org/officials/reports.html (as are those for previous years).…

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We in IMS must build the foundations of this emerging field Data science is at a crossroads. Will it become a fundamentally applied discipline, a collection of heuristics without any coherent mathematical underpinning? Or will a rigorous foundation lead to practical new tools and algorithms with provable properties? IMS members…

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