Presidential Address
Alison Etheridge gave this Presidential Address at the IMS annual meeting in Vilnius in July 2018.   So, how was I going to write a Presidential address? The best way to start seemed to be to see what my predecessors had said, and so I took to the internet. There

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Jon A. Wellner gave his IMS Presidential Address at the Joint Statistical Meetings in Baltimore. In it, Jon reviewed the influence of data science and machine learning on the teaching of statistics at the Graduate Level in the USA, and drew comparisons with several articles by Harold Hotelling from the…

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Richard Davis delivered his IMS Presidential Address at the World Congress in Probability and Statistics, at the Fields Institute in Toronto on July 11, 2016. The video of this talk, which includes slides and three embedded videos can be accessed from http://www.fields.utoronto.ca/video-archive or http://www.stat.columbia.edu/​~rdavis/PresidentAddress2016.ogv (the address starts at the 14:45…

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Some thoughts about the relations between statistics and probability theory Erwin Bolthausen, University of Zürich and Kyoto University, delivered this IMS Presidential ADdress at the Joint Statistical Meetings in Seattle, WA, on August 10, 2015. If one opens any scientific work about a topic where statistics plays a role, there…

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We printed Bin Yu’s IMS Presidential Address in the October/November issue (in PDF format here). Bin reprised her talk at the New Researchers’ Conference, where it was filmed: you can watch the video here. The accompanying slides are at Bin’s website.…

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