An interview with new Statistica Neerlandica Editor, Miroslav Ristic
13th November 2019
Miroslav Ristic is a professor in the Faculty of Sciences and Mathematics at the University of Nis, Serbia, specialising in time series analysis and statistical distribution theory. He has served as...
How Google is boosting the value of wind energy by using statistics
21st October 2019
Author: Carlos Grajales A few months ago, the International Energy Agency reported record high global carbon emissions in 2018 . Once again protesters turned to the streets; once again a debate of...
Electric Cars: Where are they, where have they been, and where are they going?
30th September 2019
Author: Alison Goldstein These days, every device we own seems thirsty for electricity: our computers, our phones, lightbulbs, dishwashers. And yet most of our transportation still relies on other...
“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...