“It’s important for Statistics to maintain its identity”: An interview with Alan Gelfand
23rd September 2019
Alan Gelfand is the James B. Duke Emeritus Professor of Statistics and Decision Sciences at Duke University and is best known for his significant contributions to the fields of Bayesian...
“Alexa, what are the stats?”: How the Amazon Echo is powered by data science
10th September 2019
Author: Carlos Grajales About five years ago, Amazon released the first version of Echo, an internet-connected speaker, unique for its proprietary always-on voice assistant . At first glance, Echo...
Testing Statistical Assumptions in Research: An interview with author J.P. Verma
24th July 2019
Last month Wiley was proud to publish Testing Statistical Assumptions in Research by J.P. Verma and Abdel-Salam G. Abdel-Salam, which comprehensively teaches the basics of testing statistical...
How Our Future is Being Shaped by Data Science and Applied Mathematics
1st July 2019
Author: Liam Critchley The amount of data in today’s digital climate is vast and has been brought about by applied mathematics and data science working in unison. Reports suggest that over 1...
“Now, it’s like there’s almost no area where you can go where there’s not Bayesian statistics:” An interview with Distinguished Professor Kerrie Mengersen
11th June 2019
Kerrie Mengersen studied mathematics and statistics at the University of New England, New South Wales. Her PhD thesis was on the topic of ranking and selection under the supervision of Professor Eve...
Advanced Numerical and Semi-Analytical Methods for Differential Equations: An interview with the authors
29th May 2019
Advanced Numerical and Semi-Analytical Methods for Differential Equations is the latest title by authors Snehashish Chakraverty, Nisha Mahato, Perumandla Karunakar, Tharasi Dilleswar Rao. This...
Numerical Analysis for Applied Science: An interview with author Myron B. Allen on the latest edition
20th May 2019
Myron B. Allen, PhD, is Professor of Mathematics in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Wyoming. He served as provost and vice president for academic affairs from 2005-2013. His...
Understanding Game-Theoretic Foundations for Probability and Finance
15th May 2019
Glenn Shafer is University Professor at Rutgers University. Vladimir Vovk is Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Royal Holloway, University of London. Shafer and Vovk are the authors...
Multivariate Time Series Analysis and Applications: An interview with author William W.S. Wei
7th May 2019
William W.S. Wei, PhD, is a Professor of Statistics at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He has been a Visiting Professor at many universities including Nankai University in...
“The thing about statistics is there’s not necessarily a right answer”: An interview with Philip Dawid
2nd May 2019
"The thing about statistics is there’s not necessarily a right answer": An interview with Philip Dawid Philip Dawid is Emeritus Professor of Statistics at the University of Cambridge. He has made...