This book examines how the discipline of statistics should respond to the changing environment in which statisticians work. What does the academic, industry, and government customer need? How can the content of courses and of the overall statistics educational experience be arranged to address the customer's needs? Interdisciplinary needs are described, and successful university programs in interdisciplinary statistics are detailed.
Table of Contents
|What Industry Needs||5-9|
|What Academia Needs||10-13|
|What the Government Needs||14-17|
|A Larger Perspective||18-20|
|Educating Statisticians for the 21st Century||27-30|
|Modernizing Statistics PhD Programs||31-40|
|Some International Perspectives||61-66|
|A University Statistics Program Based on Quality Principles||72-85|
|Chance: A Course About Current Chance News||86-90|
|Modernizing Graduate Programs in Statistics-Case Study||91-97|
|Respondent What is Interdisciplinary Research?||98-109|
|Appendix A: Speakers and Session Chairs||131-136|
|Appendix B: Symposium Participants||137-139|
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