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Section on Nonparametric Statistics

The objective of this section is to provide a forum for Association members with interests in flexible statistical methods that make only minimal assumptions on the underlying population or modeling structure. Focus areas include, but are not limited to, distribution free, nonparametric and semiparametric methods, and methods for high-dimensional and functional data. The section embraces the myriad of methodologies, philosophies and applications that comprise contemporary nonparametric statistics, seeks to promote research, education and training in them and to build cooperative relationships within and outside the ASA with those who have interest in nonparametrics.

New Announcement:

2014 JSM News

- 2014 JSM Section on Nonparametric Statistics Reception and Business Meetings

- At 2014 JSM, Section on Nonparametric Statistics is proud to sponsor the following invited sessions

and seven topic-contributed-paper sessions

and the following contributed-paper sessions

The Section on Nonparametric Statistics would like to give special thanks to our Program Chair, Mary C. Meyer, for putting together a great program of invited and contributed talks.

- Here is the 2014 finalist for student best paper award.

Congratulations to the award winners for their accomplishments!
The Section on Nonparametric Statistics thanks the award committee chair and all the referees for their excellent job in evaluating and selecting the papers.

2013 is the International Year of Statistics.

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