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Statistical Computing and Graphics Award
We are pleased to announce that the Statistical Computing and Graphics Award committee has chosen Bill Cleveland of Purdue University, in recognition for his substantial contributions to Statistical Computing and Graphics, which have transformed the way statisticians work with data.
This year's judges were David van Dyk, Naomi Robbins, Michael Minnotte, and Hadley Wickham. Many thanks for their time and work!
We are pleased to announce that the Statistical Computing and Graphics Award committee has chosen Robert Gentleman of Genentech and Ross Ihaka of University of Auckland jointly as the first biannual Statistical Computing and Graphics Award recipients, in recognition for their work in initiating the R Project for Statistical Computing.
The award carries with it a cash prize of $5,000 plus an allowance of up to $1,000 for travel to the annual Joint Statistical Meetings. A special session has been designated for the awards presentation, part of which will consist of talks given by the winners on topics of their choice.
This year's judges were Jose' Pinheiro, Antony Unwin, Luke Tierney and Simon Urbanek. Many thanks for their time and work!