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1. Objectives and Expected Products

The Committee will maintain an archive of articles on the history of statistical methodology, official statistics, statistical computing, statistical education, survey statistics, business & industrial statistics, environmetrics, probability and stochastic processes. We will document the history of the ISI, its associations, and national statistical organizations, and develop new articles in areas of interest to the community. If you are interested in participating in the committee, please send an email by clicking on the committee chair's name below.


2. Committee members

Chair and liaison with ISI Executive Committee

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Amanda L. Golbeck, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA
Wai Keung Li, University of Hongkong, Hongkong
Georg Lindgren, Lund University, Sweden
Laurent Mazliak, Sorbonne University, France
Glenn Shafer, Rutgers University, USA
Gerrit Stemerdink, ISI, The Netherlands

Liaison with ISI PO: Olivia van Dijck-Timbol.


3. Events

Session at 2019 WSC (IPS 355)

Amanda Golbeck: Elizabeth L. Scott: A Portrait of the Statistician as a Young Woman
Georg Lindgren: Steve O. Rice (1907–1986) – inspired by random noise, inspiring statistics research
Jean-Louis Bodin: A view on 50 years of life of the ISI
Panel discussion about the history committee