By Xihong Lin, Christian Genest, David L. Banks, Geert Molenberghs, David W. Scott, Jane-Ling Wang

Presents first-hand reflections at the careers of COPSS awardees
Offers views and outlooks on data as a discipline
Discusses a variety of subject matters in statistical learn, schooling, and perform which are of ancient, present, and destiny interest
Gives profession suggestions to younger statisticians
Past, current, and way forward for Statistical technology used to be commissioned in 2013 by way of the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS) to have fun its fiftieth anniversary and the overseas yr of records. COPSS involves 5 constitution member statistical societies in North the US and is better identified for sponsoring prestigious awards in information, reminiscent of the COPSS Presidents’ award.
Through the contributions of a individual workforce of fifty statisticians who're prior winners of not less than one of many 5 awards backed by means of COPSS, this quantity showcases the breadth and vibrancy of data, describes present demanding situations and new possibilities, highlights the fascinating way forward for statistical technological know-how, and offers assistance to destiny generations of statisticians. The ebook is not just approximately facts and technology but in addition approximately humans and their ardour for discovery.
Distinguished authors current expository articles on a extensive spectrum of issues in statistical schooling, study, and functions. themes coated contain memories and private reflections on statistical careers, views at the box and occupation, recommendations at the self-discipline and the way forward for statistical technological know-how, and suggestion for younger statisticians. the various articles are obtainable not just to specialist statisticians and graduate scholars but in addition to undergraduate scholars attracted to pursuing information as a occupation and to all those that use statistics in fixing real-world difficulties. A constant subject of all of the articles is the fervour for facts enthusiastically shared through the authors. Their luck tales encourage, provide a feeling of information as a self-discipline, and supply a flavor of the pleasure of discovery, luck, accomplishment.

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Provide information and advice to university and college faculties and students on the present availability of advanced training in statistics. 5. ” Over the years the objectives changed somewhat, and by 1995 the Program had five similar main objectives: (1) to provide education and information on the nature and scope of modern statistics and to correct misconceptions held in regard to the science; (2) to establish and emphasize the role that statistics plays in research and practice in all fields of scientific endeavor, particularly those involving experimental research, and to encourage instruction in statistical theory and application to students in all academic areas; (3) to create an awareness of the opportunities for careers in statistics among young men and 10 A brief history of COPSS women of high potential mathematical ability and to encourage them to seek advanced training in statistics; (4) to provide information and advice to students, student counselors, and university and college faculties on the present availability of advanced training in statistics; (5) to encourage and stimulate new programs in statistics both to supplement programs in other curricula and to develop the further training of statisticians.

5. The Joint Committee on Organizational Changes is charged with the study of constitutional changes among the societies and with recommending those which may facilitate more effective and efficient collaboration between them and between members of the profession generally. 6. The Joint Committee on News and Notes has the task of working out arrangements for The American Statistician to carry news and notes for the Institute of Mathematical Statistics and the Biometric Society as well as for ASA.

Donoho Iain M. Johnstone Robert J. Tibshirani Kathryn Roeder Pascal Massart Larry A. Wasserman Jianqing Fan Xiao-Li Meng Jun Liu Andrew Gelman Michael A. Newton Mark J. van der Laan Xihong Lin Jeffrey S. Rosenthal T. Tony Cai Rafael Irizarry David B. Dunson Nilanjan Chatterjee Samuel Kou Marc Suchard Affiliation (at the Time of Award) University of California, Berkeley Carnegie Mellon University Columbia University University of Texas, Austin Purdue University Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center University of Wisconsin, Madison Texas A&M University Australian National University University of Chicago University of Bristol, UK University of Toronto, Canada University of Chicago Stanford University Stanford University University of Toronto, Canada Carnegie Mellon University Universit´e de Paris-Sud, France Carnegie Mellon University University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Harvard University Harvard University Columbia University University of Wisconsin, Madison University of California, Berkeley Harvard University University of Toronto, Canada University of Pennsylvania Johns Hopkins University Duke University National Cancer Institute Harvard University University of California, Los Angeles I.

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