JSM 2019

HoS Interest Group Meeting & Celebration

Tuesday, 7/30, 4-5:30 pm in the Hyatt Capitol Ballroom 1
Schedule of Activities

Topic Contributed Paper Session

Snapshots in History: Statisticians Making an Impact
History of Statistics Interest Group
, Section on Statistical Education
Organizer(s): Wendy L Martinez, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Chair(s): Jeffrey Smith, U.S. Army Research Laboratory

Tuesday, 7/30/19

10:35 AM

Abraham DeMoivre: Progenitor of Statistics
Herbert Weisberg

10:55 AM

Two Chapters in the Development of Human Population Sampling (1895/1934)
Dominic Lusinchi

11:15 AM

Brewing Up Statistics: A look at Gosset’s contributions
Martha McRoy, Pew Research Center

11:35 AM

Using Primary Historical Sources to Teach Statistics
Beverly Wood, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

11:55 AM

A One-Credit History of Statistics Course using “The Lady Tasting Tea” by David Salsburg with Supplementary Readings
Phyllis Curtiss, Grand Valley State University; Kirk Anderson, Grand Valley State Univ

12:15 PM

Floor Discussion

Other Sessions Sponsored by HoS IG

Sunday, July 28, 4:00 pm, CC-603
Deming’s Statistical Legacy (Topic Contributed Panel)

Tuesday, July 30, 10:30 am, CC-605
They Never Die: A Historical Overview Of the Many Uses of Famous Historic Data Sets (Invited Papers)

Tuesday, July 30, 10:30 am, CC-603
Snapshots in History: Statisticians Making an Impact (Topic Contributed Papers)

Tuesday, July 30, 2:00 pm, CC-207
The Inaugural COPSS Florence Nightingale David Lecture

Wednesday, July 31, 2:00 pm, CC-704
A Historical Perspective on the Application of Sampling Theory and Methods to Statistical Auditing (Invited Panel)

Thursday, August 1, 8:30 am, CC-207
Learning from the Past – A History of Censuses (Invited Papers)

Thursday, August 1, 10:30 am, CC-504
Celebrating the New COPSS Florence Nightingale David Lecture (Invited Papers)