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Lawrence Cox, Alan Karr and Satkartar Kinney have just published a paper entitled "Risk-Utility Paradigms for Statistical Disclosure Limitation: How to Think, But Not How to Act" in the International Statistical Review, the flagship journal of the International Statistical... more
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The Public Awareness Group of the American Statistical Association awarded University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill BIOS Department as one of the winners in the "Promoting the Practice and Profession of Statistics" video competition. The awards were presented at JSM in Miami.A link to the video... more
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The National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) has presented the 2011 Jerome Sacks Award for Cross-Disciplinary Research to Dr. Emery N. Brown of MIT and Harvard. Susan Ellenberg, chair of the Board of Trustees, announced the award at the 2011 Joint Statistical Meetings in Miami, Florida... more
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James Rosenberger and Jessica Utts are this year's recipients of the Distinguished Service Awards from the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS). The awards were presented at a NISS-sponsored reception at the Joint Statistical Meetings that were held recently in Miami, Florida. The... more
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The United States Census Bureau announced in March that it is releasing its Synthetic Longitudinal Business Database Beta Data Product (SynLBD) for use by the general public. The was produced by the Census Bureau in collaboration with a team of collaborators that includes the National Institute of... more
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The National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS), a nonprofit organization that promotes cross-disciplinary and cross-sector statistical research, announced it has elected its new officers of its Board of Trustees and re-elected several members to the Board. The elections took place during its... more
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The Chicago Tribune reported that a large scale study will be conducted following a couple of thousand Chicago-area children from womb to 21. The data will feed into the National Children's Study.Stan Young, assistant director of bioinformatics at NISS, notes that the large number of questions the... more
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As far as statistics go, here's an eye catcher: The Triangle has the highest concentration of statisticians in the country outside of Washington D.C., according to the National Institute of Statistical Sciences. To read more about World Statistics Day and about the statistical community in the... more
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James Landwehr, chair of the Board of Trustees of  the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS), announces that Dr. Sallie Ann Keller has received the 2010 Jerome Sacks Award for Cross-Disciplinary Research. Katherine Ensor, chair of the Department of Statistics at Rice University,... more
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James Landwehr, chair of the Board of Trustees for the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) announces that Mary Ellen Bock, Lee Wilkinson and James Thomas are the recipients of this year's NISS Distinguished Service Awards. The awards were presented by Alan Karr, director of NISS, at... more

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