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André Hardy <[log in to unmask]>
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Classification, clustering, and phylogeny estimation
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Wed, 24 Nov 2010 08:17:46 +0100
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Heelo, Stan,

OK.

I wait for your material.

Best.

André



Le 24/11/2010 4:46, Stanley L. Sclove a écrit :
>
>
> Hello, André,
>
> Thanks for your note.
>
> On 11/23/2010 4:49 AM, André Hardy wrote:
>> Dear Stan,
>>
>> I suppose I can publish that information in the November IFCS 
>> Newsletter!?
> Yes, sure,  but I'll embed it in some more material I'll be sending 
> you in a day or two.
>
> Thanks.
>
> best    . . .
> -- stan
>
>>
>> Best,
>>
>> André
>>
>> Publication Officer IFCS
>>
>>
>>
>> Le 23/11/2010 4:19, Stanley L. Sclove a écrit :
>>> *
>>>
>>> The Classification Society Distinguished Dissertation Award*
>>>                   supported by Chapman and Hall/CRC
>>>
>>> The Award will be for the best PhD (or approximately equivalent 
>>> doctoral)
>>> dissertation nominated by an annual deadline. The theme is clustering,
>>> classification, related areas of data analysis, encompassing both 
>>> associated
>>> theory and/or applications.
>>>
>>> The Award is administered by the Classification Society (CS). An 
>>> evaluation
>>> committee is set up by CS to evaluate the nominated theses. This 
>>> committee
>>> should have between 3 and 5 members. The chair of the committee is 
>>> appointed
>>> by the CS President. The committee is selected by the committee 
>>> chair, in
>>> conjunction with the CS President, and is approved by the CS Board.
>>>
>>> In 2010-2011, the evaluation committee is: Samantha Prins (Committee 
>>> Chair,
>>> Dept. of
>>> Mathematics & Statistics, James Madison University), Douglas 
>>> Steinley (Dept.
>>> of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia), Rebecca 
>>> Nugent
>>> (Dept. of Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University), Nema Dean (Dept. of
>>> Statistics, University of
>>> Glasgow) and special invited member: Daniel Aloise (Dept. of Production
>>> Engineering, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte; 2009-2010 
>>> Award
>>> winner).
>>>
>>> Members of the evaluation committee must declare any potential 
>>> conflict of
>>> interest. A member of the evaluation committee cannot play any role in
>>> regard to evaluating his/her own PhDs, nor also in regard to nominations
>>> where there has been a direct collaborative link (e.g. through joint
>>> publications).
>>>
>>> Typical criteria for nomination for the Award include: (i) the most
>>> innovative or impressive work in theory/methodology, or the most 
>>> innovative
>>> or well developed application(s); and (ii) the literature review has 
>>> to be
>>> thorough. For the next submission deadline, 1 January 2011, 
>>> nominated PhDs
>>> have to have been successfully completed in the 2010 calendar year.
>>>
>>> Nominations are to be made through the evaluation committee chair 
>>> and will
>>> be received from the author (PhD), their advisor/supervisor, or other
>>> related person. Nomination includes the name and contact points, an 
>>> online
>>> copy of the dissertation, and a short description of why the 
>>> dissertation
>>> merits the award (see above). Web-accessible versions of the 
>>> nomination and
>>> dissertation must be made available. Printed copies may be requested.
>>>
>>> After the nomination has been received, the evaluation committee 
>>> chair will
>>> request that the nominator obtain two external referee reports. It is
>>> suggested that these reports be completed by knowledgeable persons other
>>> than the author, their advisor/supervisor or similarly related person.
>>>
>>> A decision is made by the evaluation committee by 1 April. The 
>>> evaluation
>>> committee can recommend one award; an award and a runner-up; two joint
>>> winners; or other combinations if they think it appropriate.
>>>
>>> Awards are ratified by the CS Board. Publicity is made in the CS and 
>>> other
>>> newsletters, and on relevant websites. The short-list of nominated
>>> dissertations will also be openly published.
>>>
>>> For non-English language theses, it is requested to provide an extended
>>> abstract, and (where relevant) pointers to papers associated with 
>>> the thesis
>>> that have been published.
>>>
>>> In 2011 the Award totals US$500 in book vouchers from Chapman and 
>>> Hall/CRC.
>>> The winner will be invited to make a presentation in a special plenary
>>> session at the CS Annual Meeting. CS will cover travel expenses to 
>>> the 2011
>>> Annual Meeting of at most US$1000 for a North American based Award 
>>> winner
>>> or at most US$1500 for an Award winner based elsewhere.
>>>
>>> Contact for information and nominations: prinssc (at) jmu (.) edu
>>>
>>> More information on the award can be found at the CS website:
>>> http://www.classification-society.org/csna/csna.html
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> -- 
>>>
>>>
>>> *
>>> =====================================================
>>>
>>>
>>>                         Stanley L. Sclove,  Ph.D.
>>>                               S t a t i s t i c i a n
>>>             Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago
>>>
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>
> -- 
>
>
> *
> =====================================================
>
>
>                         Stanley L. Sclove,  Ph.D.
>                               S t a t i s t i c i a n
>             Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago
>
> Information&  Decision Sciences Dept (MC 294) . . ofc (312) 996-2681
> College of Business Administration        .  .  .  .   dept (312) 996-2676
> University of Illinois at Chicago            .  .  .  .  .    fax (312) 413-0385
> 601 S. Morgan Street               .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  [log in to unmask]
> Chicago, IL 60607-7124, U.S.A        .  .  .  .  .www.uic.edu/~slsclove
>
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