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Activity Number: 267
Type: Invited
Date/Time: Monday, August 5, 2013 : 4:00 PM to 5:50 PM
Sponsor: ASA
Abstract - #310480
Title: JSM Welcomes Nate Silver
Author(s): Nate Silver*+
Companies: FiveThirtyEight.com

Nate Silver, a celebrated statistician and founder of the award-winning FiveThirtyEight.com political website, will deliver the 2013 ASA President's Invited Address. Attendees will hear about statistical analysis, forecasting models, data-based predictions, and Silver's book on the role of probability and uncertainty in prediction. There will also be a Q&A session.

Authors who are presenting talks have a * after their name.

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