Archives for April 2015

Prof. Aurore Delaigle – An introduction to functional data analysis

Date: Tuesday, 21 April 2015 Time: 6:00pm – 6.30pm: Refreshments, 6:30pm – 7.30pm: Lecture, 7:45pm – onwards: Dinner Venue: Room 301, Level 3, University of Technology, Sydney – Building 11, 81-115 Broadway, Ultimo NSW 2007   Prof. Aurore Delaigle University of Melbourne, Australia An introduction to functional data analysis Functional data are data that are not in the form of variables or vectors, but rather […]

Why You Need to Study Statistics

In their continued efforts to present statistics as a field that is often misunderstood, the American Statistical Association provides this pitch video. This should be mandatory viewing for all high school students!

Math Skills Crucial, Says New CareerCast 2015 Jobs Rated Report (US)

Actuary, Mathematician, Statistician and Data Scientist Rank Among Best Jobs for 2015; Newspaper reporter, cook and lumberjack are among the worst professions. Read the article on PR Newswire.  

Statistics Canada 2016 Census

Statistics Canada says 2016 census change will provide more accurate income data. Read more about this on Chek.      

Statistics NZ takes 2018 census online

A modernised census aims to minimise door-to-door collection and replace a ‘hierarchy’ of field staff with online engagement. Read the article at ZD Net.

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