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Intel ISEF 2013 Special Awards Organization Profile


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American Statistical Association



The American Statistical Association is the world's largest community of statisticians. The ASA supports excellence in the development, application, and dissemination of statistical science through meetings, publications, membership services, education, accreditation, and advocacy. Our members serve in industry, government, and academia in more than 90 countries, advancing research and promoting sound statistical practice to inform public policy and improve human welfare.


Why We Participate

The ASA is a strong supporter of educational programs and meetings that enrich statistical knowledge. The ASA is also an active participant in K-12 education initiatives involving statistics and mathematics.



2013 Awards Offered

First Award of $1,500

Second Award of $500

Third Award of $250


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Intel ISEF 2013 Awards

First Award of $1,500

Uttara Chakraborty

A New Stochastic Optimization Algorithm with Adaptive Penalty and Its Markov Chain Analysis


Second Award of $500

Shreya Mathur

Identification of Biomarkers for the Early Detection of Lung Cancer using a Novel Statistical Test


Third Award of $250

Andrew Jin

Breast Cancer Prognosis through Gene Expression Profiling and Tumor Morphology


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