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The American Statistical Association (ASA) is a scientific and educational society in the United States with the stated mission to promote excellence in the application of statistical science across the wealth of human endeavor. A graph of a bell curve in a normal distribution showing statistics used in educational assessment, comparing various grading methods. ...


The ASA is the second oldest professional association in the United States (after the American Philosophical Society). It was founded in Boston, Massachusetts on November 27, 1839. The American Philosophical Society, founded in 1743 by founding father Benjamin Franklin, continues to operate to this day. ... Nickname: City on a Hill, Beantown, The Hub (of the Solar System), Athens of America Motto: Official website: www. ... November 27 is the 331st day (332nd on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1839 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...


The ASA publishes several scientific journals: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. ...

  • Journal of the American Statistical Association (JASA)
  • The American Statistician (TAS)
  • Journal of Business & Economic Statistics (JBES)
  • Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics (JABES)
  • Journal of Computational & Graphical Statistics (JCGS)
  • Technometrics (TECH)

Online-only journals:

The Journal of Statistical Software (also JSS) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal that publishes papers related to new open source software. ...

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