The MIT Press releases a comprehensive report on open-source publishing software

Report catalogs, analyzes available open-source publishing software; warns open publishing must grapple with siloed development and community-owned ecosystems.

Jessica Pellien | MIT Press • mit
Aug. 8, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: statistics data research media-lab school-of-architecture-and-planning mit-press grants digital-humanities analytics open-access libraries open-source

Building a community for statistics and data science at MIT and beyond

Third annual MIT Statistics and Data Science conference gathers a growing interdisciplinary community of researchers and practitioners.

Scott Murray | Institute for Data, Systems, and Society • mit
May 10, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: economics statistics data research school-of-engineering electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs special-events-and-guest-speakers school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences algorithms idss mit-schwarzman-college-of-computing

Study: There’s real skill in fantasy sports

Researchers find most fantasy sports are based on skill, not luck.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
Nov. 7, 2018 ~10 min

Tags: statistics data research mechanical-engineering school-of-engineering school-of-science algorithms aeronautical-and-astronautical-engineering analytics

Celebrating 21st century statistics | MIT News

MIT Statistics and Data Science Conference highlights new approaches and varied applications.

Scott Murray | Institute for Data, Systems, and Society • mit
May 8, 2018 ~5 min

Tags:  social-media  artificial-intelligence  economics  statistics  data  research  school-of-engineering  electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs  special-events-and-guest-speakers  algorithms  idss

Institute for Data, Systems, and Society to launch new MicroMasters and PhD programs | MIT News

Interdisciplinary doctoral program in statistics and online MicroMasters program in statistics and data science begin this fall.

Institute for Data, Systems, and Society | MIT Open Learning • mit
April 20, 2018 ~4 min

Tags:  machine-learning  mathematics  economics  statistics  data  online-learning  school-of-engineering  school-of-science  classes-and-programs  electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs  school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences  idss  aeronautical-and-astronautical-engineering  political-science  office-of-open-learning  massive-open-online-courses-moocs  mitx  edx  micromasters

When numbers started counting | MIT News

New book by MIT assistant professor chronicles the birth of statistical arguments in public debate.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
Feb. 5, 2018 ~7 min

Tags:  finance  politics  history  statistics  data  social-sciences  research  faculty  humanities  books-and-authors  program-in-sts  shass

School of Science welcomes three new professors this spring | MIT News

Bendta Schroeder | School of Science • mit
Jan. 11, 2018 ~5 min

Tags:  machine-learning  climate-change  statistics  cognitive-science  school-of-science  faculty  ocean-modeling  prediction

Statistics and Data Science Center holds inaugural conference | MIT News

SDSCon 2017 gathers community and showcases research projects that apply data science to major systems and issues.

Stefanie Koperniak | Institute for Data, Systems, and Society • mit
May 5, 2017 ~4 min

Tags:  genetics  crispr  climate-change  policy  statistics  data  climate-models  research  special-events-and-guest-speakers  idss

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