The Bayesian Statistical Science Section of the ASA provides a forum for statisticians and people who have interest in the Bayesian paradigm. The broad objectives of the Section are: to encourage research on theory and methods of statistical inference and decisionmaking associated with Bayes' theorem and to encourage the application and proper use of Bayesian procedures in the behavioral, biological, managerial, engineering, environmental, legal, medical, pharmaceutical, physical, and social sciences.
DeGroot Prize, Mitchell Prize and Savage Awards (ISBA 2013)
The Prize Committee of ISBA is please to announce the 2013 DeGroot Prize, Mitchell Prize and Savage Awards. The winners will be announced at the Twelfth World Meeting of ISBA (ISBA2014) in Cancun, Mexico. The deadline for submissions is May 31, 2013.
The DeGroot Prize is awarded to the author of published books in Statistical Science. Award winning books will be textbooks or monographs concerned with fundamental issues of statistical inference, decision theory and/or statistical applications, and will be chosen on based on their novelty, thoroughness, timeliness, and importance of their intellectual scope. All books published no earlier than five years prior to the year of the competition may be considered. An award of U$1,500 will be awarded. (Eligibility and application procedures)
The Mitchell Prize is given in recognition of an outstanding paper that describes how a Bayesian analysis has solved an important applied problem. The prize includes a check for U$1,000 and a plaque. (Eligibility and application procedures)
The Savage Award, named in honor of Leonard J. Savage, is bestowed each year to two outstanding doctoral dissertations in Bayesian Econometrics and Statistics, one each in ''Theory and Methods'' and ''Applied Methodology''. Doctoral dissertations submitted for the Savage prize that are originally written in other languages must be translated to English. Up to two prizes of U$750 will be awarded. (Eligibility and application procedures)
Nominations for the Mitchell Prize and Savage Awards may be made by any ISBA or SBSS member. For questions regarding any of the prizes or awards please contact the ISBA Prize Committee at email@example.com.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2012 Student Paper Competition!
Peter Thall with the 2012 student paper competion winners