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This article is about NISS helping to develop Bayesian models for syndromic surveillance so that health officials can detect an onset of a disease breakout or a bioterrorism attack a little earlier than they have in the past. This article was posted August 24, 2009.  more
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The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) have awarded $664,019 to the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) for collaborative research to develop Bayesian methods for syndromic surveillance. The research focuses on use of conditionally auto... more
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Congratulations to former NISS Board of Trustees members Stephen E. Fienberg, Carnegie Mellon University, Bob Rodriguez, SAS Institute and current Vice-Chair of the NISS Board of Trustees, Jessica Utts, University of California, Irvine, for receiving a 2009 American Statistical Association (ASA)... more
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/08/04/AR2009080403117.html?referrer=emailarticle
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http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/06/technology/06stats.html?_r=1&emc=eta1
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August 4, 2009, Washington DC: James Landwehr, chair of the Board of Trustees for the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) announces that Vijay Nair and John Rolph are the recipients of this year's NISS Distinguished Service Awards. The awards were presented by Alan Karr, director of... more
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August 4, 2009 Washington, DC: James Landwehr, chair of the Board of Trustees for the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) announces that Ramanathan Gnanadesikan, retired statistician, is recipient of the 2009 Jerome Sacks Award for Cross-Disciplinary Research. The award was presented... more
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The National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS), an independent research institute through which the statistics community serves the nation, is pleased to announce a major redesign and improvement of its website, www.niss.org.Along with an attractive new design and layout, the new website is... more
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May 4, 2009, Research Triangle Park, NC -Three teams of researchers from the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) and the National Agricultural Statistics Services (NASS), together with academic faculty and graduate students from five universities will convene at NISS in Research... more
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April 30, 2009, Research Triangle Park, NC - The National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS), a research institute created by the national statistical sciences community, has appointed six new postdoctoral fellows. The fellows will participate in several new research programs at NISS."Our... more

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