Research Project

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This is a continuation of the digital government project that NISS worked on for the National Science Foundation regarding data confidentiality on the Internet, using techniques such as data swapping, and disclosure limitation methods to ensure a person or an organization's confidentiality was secure.

Case Study


With environmental statistics becoming more visible in the news, it has become more politicized, which makes it harder for the public to both understand and interpret all the different results that are being published. NISS provided a multi-disciplinary team that would act as a non-biased, third party analyzing the data to help the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with its complex datasets and models.

Larry Cox
It is with a heavy heart that we announce that Larry Cox, former NISS Assistant Director, passed away June 1 after a prolonged illness. Larry was one of the pioneers of statistical disclosure control, especially for tabular data protection. He worked at the Center for Disease Control for many years... more
Rebecca Doerge
Congratulations to NISS Board member Rebecca Doerge who will become the new dean of the Mellon College of Science at Carnegie Mellon University, effective Aug. 1. Doerge also will hold joint faculty appointments in the Department of Biological Sciences in the Mellon College of Science and the... more
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Research Fellow Enis Dogan has developed some presentations for the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) that highlights the research NISS has conducted recently. See the presentations attached here.
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University of Georgia, Department of Statistics
The Department of Statistics at the University of Georgia emerged as a separate department in 1984 after a split of the...
Merck Research Laboratories
Merck has a long history of discovering and developing medicines and vaccines that help to improve or save lives. They pursue...
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) collects, analyzes, and disseminates independent and impartial energy...