Student Paper Competition - JSM 2014 (Boston, MA)
ASA Section on Statistical Learning and Data Mining
Due 06 January 2014
The Section on Statistical Learning and Data Mining (SLDM) of the American Statistical Association is sponsoring a student paper competition for the 2014 Joint Statistical Meetings. The paper might be an original methodological research or analysis of data (from various fields including but not limited to marketing, pharmaceutical, genomics, bioinformatics, imaging, defense, business, public health) that uses principles and methods in statistical learning and data mining.
Papers that have been accepted for publication are not eligible for the competition. Selected winners will present their papers in an organized session at the 2014 JSM in Boston, MA. At the session, they will be presented a monetary prize and an award certificate. Winning papers will be recommended for submission to Statistical Analysis and Data Mining: The ASA Data Science Journal, which is the flagship journal of the SLDM Section.
Graduate or undergraduate students who are enrolled in Fall 2013 or Winter/Spring 2014 are eligible to participate. The applicant must be the first author of the paper. All application materials must be submitted electronically (in pdf) and must be sent to Professor Hernando Ombao (firstname.lastname@example.org) by noon EST, 06 January 2014 (Monday).
All entries must include the following:
Entries will be reviewed by the Student Paper Competition Award committee. The selection criteria used by the committee will include statistical novelty, innovation and significance of the contribution to the field of application as well as the professional quality of the manuscript.
Award announcements will be made in mid-January 2014.
For inquiries, please contact Hernando Ombao (email@example.com).