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     May 15, 2001 Vol. 45 No. 2     
     Editor: Cheryl Bissett Spring 2001     

Statistics Seminars:
Monday, June 4 2001
Claudia Czado, University of Technology, Munich, Germany.
"State space mixed models for longitudinal observations with binary and binomial responses."
SMI 102 at 3:30 P.M.

Wednesday, June 6 2001
Charles J. Stone, Department of Statistics, UC Berkeley.
"Extended Linear Modeling with Splines."
LOW 105 at 3:30 P.M.

General Examination:
Thursday, May 17 2001
Jeremy Tantrum.
"Model Based Document Clustering."
Advisors: Alejandro Murua and Werner Stuetzle.
ART 003 at 3:30 P.M.


Claudia Czado, Technische Universitat Muenchen, University of Technology, Munich, will be visiting until September 15th, 2001, to do research with Adrian Raftery.

Graduate Student Representative:

Solly Sieberts has been elected to the position of Graduate Student Representative for the Statistics Department for the 2001-2002 academic year.

Out of Town
Tilmann Gneiting
7/9-13, SIAM Annual Meeting, San Diego.
Elizabeth Thompson
5/13-19, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
6/4-7, NSCU Summer Statgen Inst.
6/10-14, SSC/WNAR/IMS Meeting, Vancouver, B.C.