“This is a once-in-a-lifetime chance you have to shape a field that is begging to be reshaped after a century of neglect. Don’t miss it.” An interview with Judea Pearl
9th October 2013
Judea Pearl is currently Professor of Computer Science and Statistics and Director of the Cognitive Systems Laboratory at UCLA where he joined in 1970. He achieved a B.S. degree in...
The Norm Chronicles: Authors Michael Blastland and David Spiegelhalter on their collaboration and its critical reception so far
18th September 2013
The Norm Chronicles: Stories by numbers and danger is a collaboration by journalist and former producer of BBC Radio 4’s More or Less Michael Blastland and Professor David Spiegelhalter, Winton...
Keeping it in the family: How children have followed their famous parents into statistics
12th September 2013
Authors: Vern Farewell and Joel Greenhouse When we were approached to write a short commentary related to children following a parent into work in statistics, we had the following three immediate...
The Rise, Fall and Rise of English Triple Crown Racing Speeds
9th September 2013
Author and artwork: Patrick Rhodes A horse with a crimson “6” displayed on either side of its girth processes to the parade ring. There are people milling about, looking over “Six” as well...
Social Networks and their Economics: An interview with author Daniel Birke
6th September 2013
This week, Wiley is proud to publish Social Networks and their Economics: Influencing Consumer Choice by new author Daniel Birke, Visiting Researcher at Aston Business School, Birmingham, who...
Future challenges of teaching mathematics and statistics: Interview with Guy Lecturer, Stella Dudzic
30th August 2013
Every year the Royal Statistical Society appoints a lecturer to tour schools to increase the visibility of statistics with their talk, named after British physician and statistician William Guy....
My hopes for the International Statistical Institute: Vijay Nair on his upcoming years as ISI President
29th August 2013
At the 59th ISI World Congress this week, the duties of the President of the International Statistical Institute will be handed over from Professor Jae C. Lee of Korea University to Professor...
Nate Silver: What I need from statisticians
23rd August 2013
Exclusive interview: Nate Silver was the guest speaker at this year’s Joint Statistical Meetings in Montreal, Canada where he gave the President’s Invited Address. He is currently the...
Handbook of Decision Analysis: An interview with lead author Dr Gregory Parnell
14th August 2013
Earlier this year, Wiley was proud to publish the Handbook of Decision Analysis by authors Gregory S. Parnell, PhD, Terry Bresnick, MBA, Steven N. Tani, PhD, Eric R. Johnson, PhD. Decision...
‘Statisticians will become the heroes of the 21st century’: An interview with Open Data Institute CEO Gavin Starks
31st July 2013
The Open Data Institute officially opened on 1st October 2012 with the mission ‘to catalyse the evolution of Open Data culture’. Over the past six months, the Institute has been overwhelmed by...