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chart from synthetic business database

How do we protect confidentiality while not severely degrading the quality of information in federal statistical surveys? The Synthetic Longitudinal Database, or SynLBD project, aims to produce a useful public-use dataset that can help protect identities while maintaining data quality.

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A research collaboration that NISS organized that included statisticians, psychometricians, and education researchers, tackled key areas related to analysis of NCES data in general and test results from NAEP more specifically.

John Eltinge and Nell Sedransk
John Eltinge and Jamie Nunnelly have been presented the 2015 Distinguished Service Awards from the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS). Nell Sedransk, Acting Director of NISS, announced the awards on August 10, 2015 at the NISS/SAMSI (Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences... more
Steve Fienberg speaking at ISI
The following was written by NISS/Duke postdoc Mauricio Sadinle. Statisticians from around the world gathered under the enticing draw of the Brazilian culture during the 60th World Statistics Congress (WSC) in Rio de Janeiro. Held July 26-31 of this year, the WSC is organized biannually by the... more
Nell Sedransk and Jiming Jiang
As part of the 25th anniversary celebration at the NISS-SAMSI reception, the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) initiated a new award to recognize the extraordinary achievements of some of its former postdocs. NISS started mentoring postdoctoral fellows and associates in 1993. Since... more
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Baylor University, Department of Statistical Science
Our degree program is designed to provide a balance between statistical theory and applications.  We focus on acquiring research...
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The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is the survey and estimation arm of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. NASS...