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- I was quoted in a June 14, 2013
Wall Street Journal article
on statistical issues with the NSA's Prism program to collect
data on electronic communications.
- I was a keynote speaker at the
4th International Conference on Mathematics in Sport
in Leuven, Belgium, June 5-7, 2013.
- I presented a talk on Rating the Chess Rating System
at the Royal Statistical Society
headquarters in London, England on June 3, 2013.
- I participated on an
online discussion forum
for gifted students interested in math and science
produced at the John Hopkins Center for Talented Youth on
Cogito.org from April 22 - May 6.
- I will be co-organizing the
2013 New England Symposium on
Statistics in Sports (NESSIS),
to be held at Harvard University on Saturday, September 14, 2013.
- I have been elected 2014 Program Chair for the
Section on Statistics in Sports of the American Statistical
Association, which will take place in Boston, MA.
- The paper
"A revealed preference ranking of US colleges and universities"
by Christopher Avery, me, Caroline Hoxby and Andrew Metrick,
has been published in the
Quarterly Journal of Economics.
A Feb 19, 2013
blog post in the Chronicle
of Higher Education has a nice description of the work in the paper.
Also, I have been quoted in a Feb 24, 2013
article in the Daily Californian about the paper,
as well as a Feb 26, 2013
Boston University Daily Free Press article.
- I have written an
to the paper "The calculation of the results of a tournament
as a maximum problem in the calculus of probabilities" by
which will appear in the
Collected Works of Ernst Zermelo, Vol 2.
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