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American Statistical Association Announces 2011 Award Recipients Awards ceremony to be held at Joint Statistical Meetings in Miami Beach, FL
 

Summary: American Statistical Association Announces 2011 Award Recipients
Awards ceremony to be held at Joint Statistical Meetings in Miami Beach, FL
MIAMI BEACH, FL (PRWEB) AUGUST 1, 2011 The American Statistical Association (ASA),
the nation's preeminent professional statistical society, today announced the winners of its
prestigious annual awards. The winners will be honored on Tuesday evening, August 2, at the
President's Address session of the 2011 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) in Miami Beach,
Florida. The list of awards and recipients follows.
Samuel S. Wilks Memorial Award
The Wilks Memorial Award was established in 1964 to honor the memory and distinguished
career of Sam Wilks by recognizing outstanding contributions to statistics that carry on the spirit
of his work. The 2011 Wilks Award will be presented to Nan M. Laird, Harvard University
School of Public Health, for her pioneering work on the EM algorithm which set the foundation
for many subsequent advances in computational statistics and biology. The Wilks Award is
made possible in part by a generous donation from Dr. Alexander Mood, a student of Dr. Wilks.
Gottfried E. Noether Awards
The Noether Awards were established in 1999 by the wife and daughter of the late Professor
Gottfried Emanuel Noether of the University of Connecticut as a tribute to his memory. It
recognizes distinguished researchers and teachers and supports research in nonparametric
statistics. There are two Noether Awards given:
The Gottfried E. Noether Young Scholar Award winner for 2011 is Ying Wei,

  

Source: Anderson, Richard - Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington at Seattle

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences