SAM Best Paper Award for 2016 announced


  • Author: Statistics Views
  • Date: 29 July 2016

The ASA-Wiley SAM Best Paper Award is given annually to the paper appearing in Statistical Analysis and Data Mining: The ASA Data Science Journal that best reflects the goals of the journal, which are “to encourage collaborations across disciplines, communication of novel data mining and statistical techniques to both novices and experts involved in the analysis of data from practical problems, and principled evaluation of analyses and solutions.”

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This is the first year it has been awarded and will be given out at the ASA Awards Ceremony during the Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) in Chicago on Sunday, July 31. The winning paper is:

Wickham, H., Cook, D. and Hofmann, H. (2015), Visualizing statistical models: Removing the blindfold. Statistical Analy Data Mining, 8: 203–225. doi: 10.1002/sam.11271 (

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