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Technical Reports

Since the 1940s, population projections have in most cases been pro- duced using the deterministic cohort component method. However, in 2015, for the first time, in a major advance, the United… more

Abstract: Statistical methods are developed for assessing the likelihood of prejudicial bias in agent-assigned permutations, such as the ordering of candidates on an election… more

This report shows how the descent of genome from an ancestor to currently observed descendants results in identity by descent (IBD) in current individuals, and hence similarities in their DNA at… more

Recent News


This has been a great year for Statistics at University of Washington!

Among our many highlights:

Peter Guttorp was elected Vice President of the International… more

The Simons Foundation has named Daniela Witten, Associate Professor in the Department of Statistics and Biostatistics, as a… more

In honor of Endangered Species Day, the National Academy of Sciences features Professor Elizabeth Thompson on their Facebook… more

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