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     February 5, 1998 Vol. 33 No. 2     
     Editor: Cheryl Bissett Winter 1998     


Statistics Seminars:
Wednesday, February 11, 1998
David Moore, Purdue University
1998 President of the American Statistical Association
"Technology for Teaching and Learning Statistics."
Mueller 153 at 2:30 P.M.


Puget Sound Chapter - Dinner and Talk:
Wednesday, February 11, 1998
David Moore, Purdue University
1998 President of the American Statistical Association
"Statistical Literacy and Statistical Competence in the 21st Century."
China First on 45th
1121 NE 45th St., Seattle, WA

Festivities begin at 6:00 p.m. with a social time. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. The meal will cost $12.50 with a $2.50 discount for students. The talk will begin around 7:15 p.m.


Examinations:
Thursday, February 5, 1998
General Examination:
Craig Aumann
"A Deterministic Model of Trunk Water Flow in an Old Growth Douglas Fir: Model Assessment, Quantifying Uncertainty and Parameter Estimation."
Advisor: David Madigan and David Ford
Parrington Hall 313 at 10:30 P.M.

Wednesday, February 11, 1998
General Examination:
David Poole
"A Bayesian Approach to Combining Multiple Sources of Evidence for Quantities Linked by a Non-invertible Deterministic Model."
Advisor: Adrian Raftery
Thomson 234 at 3:30 P.M


Out of Town:
Tilmann Gneiting
2/5 - 2/8, University of Virginia
Cliff Lunneborg
9/2/97 - 3/1/98, Open University, UK

Holiday:

The University of Washington will be closed on February 16th for Washington's Birthday.