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Statistics Surveys applies the Creative Commons Attribution License (CCAL) to all articles we publish in this journal. Under the CCAL, authors retain ownership of the copyright for their article, but authors allow anyone to download, reuse, reprint, modify, distribute, and/or copy articles published, so long as the original authors and source are credited. This broad license was developed to facilitate open access to, and free use of, original works of all types. Applying this standard license to your work will ensure your right to make your work freely and openly available.

Summary of the Creative Commons Attribution License

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What kind of papers are appropriate for Statistics Surveys?

We publish review articles in all areas of statistics: theory, computation, methodology, and applications.

How should papers be written?

The style of articles may range from reviews of recent research to graduate textbook exposition. Articles may be broad or narrow in scope. The essential requirements are a well specified topic and target audience, together with a clear exposition. The abstract and the introduction should be readable by a diverse audience.

Authors are strongly encouraged to make code and data available. Please also see the “Instruction for referees” for more information.

Manuscripts should be written in Latex. The template for Statistics Surveys can be found here:

How are papers submitted?

Papers must be submitted electronically at
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How are papers handled?

Papers are screened by the editors. Papers that are judged to be within the mandate of the journal are assigned to an Editor who will then assign the paper to an Associate Editor who will handle the review process and then make a recommendation to the Editor in question.

How are papers published?

Papers will be posted electronically on this site as soon as they are accepted.