American Statistical Association


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American Statistical Association

A professional organization for statisticians in the United States. It encourages the research and application of statistics in a variety of fields. The ASA also publishes a number of journals to further its work. Established in 1839, it is the second-oldest organization of its type still in existence. It is based in Virginia.
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Stoffer, "A Monte Carlo approach to nonnormal and nonlinear state-space modeling, " Journal of the American Statistical Association, vol.
Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Statistical Association, New Orleans, LA.
"Estimation of Population Coverage in the 1990 United States Census Based on Demographic Analysis." Journal of the American Statistical Association 88:1061-71.
"Identification of Causal Effects Using Instrumental Variables." Journal of the American Statistical Association 91(434):4.44-72.
American Statistical Association and the Mathematical Association of America, "A Review of and response to guidelines for programs and departments in undergraduate mathematical sciences ASA/MAA joint committee on undergraduate statistics", [Online], (http://www.maa.org/data/guidelines/asa%5Fresponse.html).
He was a fellow in the Society of Actuaries and a member of the American Statistical Association, the Inter-American Statistical Association, the Society' of Industrial and Applied Mathematics, and the American Mathematical Association.
Dutka is a fellow of the American Statistical Association and of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
The problem is that today's market for statistical software has grown much larger than the 18,000 member statisticians of the American Statistical Association.
In 1968, I had the honor to be elected President of the American Statistical Association and in my address to the members, I suggested a number of efforts which could improve the performance of economic forecasters.
As it turned out, the research was award-winning, with the school receiving a set of statistical software from the American Statistical Association, which sponsored the competition.
(Champion male runners, Wainer calculated, can cover 3.75 times as much ground as champion swimmers in the same time; for women the ratio is 3.5.) His study was published in Chance, the journal of the American Statistical Association.
Kennickell, "Imputation of the 1989 Survey of Consumer Finances: Stochastic Relaxation and Multiple Imputation," Proceedings of the Section on Survey Research Methods, American Statistical Association, 1991.

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