Statistics PhD student, Yubai Yuan, has been selected as a winner of the 2019 Statistical Learning and Data Science (SLDS) Student Paper Award for his paper entitled “Community Detection with Dependent Connectivity”. The SLDS of the American Statistical Association (ASA) sponsored a student paper competition for the 2019 Joint Statistical Meeting (JSM) that is to be held in Denver, Colorado, on July 27th-August 1st, 2019. Papers submitted to the SLDS for consideration must be original theoretical, methodological, or applied, research that used principles of statistical learning and data science.
Student winners will be invited to present their papers in a designated topic-contributed session at the 2019 JSM conference in Denver, Colorado. In this session, winners will be presented with a monetary prize and an award certificate. Winning papers will also be recommended for a submission to the flagship journal of Statistical Analysis and Data Mining: The ASA Data Science Journal.
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For more information and an updated list of other winners for this year's student paper competition, please see: http://community.amstat.org/slds/awards/student-paper-award