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Sowing the Oats of Data: How Statistics is Solving World Hunger

Sowing the Oats of Data: How Statistics is Solving World Hunger Farming practices around the world are rapidly developing with new technologies and agriculture is beginning to enter the digital age of big data. How...

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High School and College Sophomores Provide the Most Accurate Predictions of Presidential Election Results in Nationwide Contest

Winners of Prediction 2016 Contest used sophisticated statistical methods to predict state-by-state and overall percentage outcomes with greater accuracy than more than 450 high school and college students from around the country. Using statistical data...

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Data Career

New National Survey By SHRM Shows Employers Struggling to Meet Growing Demand for Data Analysts

More and more public and private sector employers are adding statisticians and data analysts to their ranks but are having a difficult time finding qualified candidates, according to a new national survey released today by...

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Introducing the International Prize in Statistics

The Fields Medal and Abel Prize are two of the most prestigious awards that recognize outstanding contributions to the field of mathematics, but the field of statistics lacked any equivalent awards—until now. Statisticians today have...

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Top Statisticians Answer Your Most Burning Questions About Careers in Sports Analytics

The ASA recently held a webinar about careers in sports analytics, covering topics from how to get a job as a sports statistician to understanding the types of problems they solve. Below are some of...

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