Presidential Address
Each year the outgoing IMS President delivers an address at the IMS Annual Meeting, which, this year, was the Australian Statistical Conference in Sydney (July 9-14, 2014), a joint meeting of the Statistical Society of Australia Inc. (SSAI) and IMS. Bin Yu, Chancellor’s Professor of Statistics and EECS, University of

Keep reading

Hans R. Künsch, ETH Zurich, completed his term as IMS President at the Joint Statistical Meetings in Montreal. He delivered this Presidential Address: This year we are celebrating the anniversary of a book published 300 years ago, and on this occasion we have declared 2013 to be the International Year…

Keep reading

One of the final acts of the outgoing IMS President is to deliver the Address at the IMS annual meeting. Ruth Williams, who is now Past-President, delivered this at the World Congress in July. The IMS mission is “to foster the development and dissemination of the theory and applications of…

Keep reading

“Ranking Our Excellence,” or “Assessing Our Quality,” or Whatever…   One of the final responsibilities of each IMS President is to deliver a Presidential Address at the IMS annual meeting. Peter Hall gave his talk on August 1 at JSM in Miami. The text is reproduced in full here. We…

Keep reading