# SOCR News

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+ | * “January 17-19, 2008: Nicolas Christou and Ivo Dinov will present [http://www.hicstatistics.org/STATS2008.pdf Statistics Online Computational Resource for Education: www.socr.ucla.edu], at the [http://www.hicstatistics.org/program_stats.htm 2008 Hawaii International Conference on Statistics, Mathematics and Related Fields], Honolulu, Hawaii. | ||

* January 6-9, 2008: [http://www.ams.org/amsmtgs/2109_program.html Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Diego, CA]. | * January 6-9, 2008: [http://www.ams.org/amsmtgs/2109_program.html Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Diego, CA]. | ||

** Annie Che, Nicolas Christou, Jenny Cui and Ivo Dinov will present a poster entitled [http://www.ams.org/amsmtgs/2109_program_monday.html SOCR Analyses: a free Internet-based Statistical Analysis Toolkit], on 01/07/08, 2-4 PM, as part of the [http://www.ams.org/amsmtgs/2109_program_monday.html NSF Division of Undergraduate Education] session. | ** Annie Che, Nicolas Christou, Jenny Cui and Ivo Dinov will present a poster entitled [http://www.ams.org/amsmtgs/2109_program_monday.html SOCR Analyses: a free Internet-based Statistical Analysis Toolkit], on 01/07/08, 2-4 PM, as part of the [http://www.ams.org/amsmtgs/2109_program_monday.html NSF Division of Undergraduate Education] session. |

## Revision as of 18:58, 5 November 2007

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## SOCR News, Events & Announcements - News

## 2008

- “January 17-19, 2008: Nicolas Christou and Ivo Dinov will present Statistics Online Computational Resource for Education: www.socr.ucla.edu, at the 2008 Hawaii International Conference on Statistics, Mathematics and Related Fields, Honolulu, Hawaii.
- January 6-9, 2008: Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Diego, CA.
- Annie Che, Nicolas Christou, Jenny Cui and Ivo Dinov will present a poster entitled SOCR Analyses: a free Internet-based Statistical Analysis Toolkit, on 01/07/08, 2-4 PM, as part of the NSF Division of Undergraduate Education session.
- Rahul Gidwani, Nicolas Christou and Ivo Dinov will present a paper (1035-P1-707) Interactive Web-Based Probability Distribution Mathlets: www.SOCR.ucla.edu at the MAA Session Mathlets and Web Resources for Mathematics and Statistics Education, 2008 AMS/MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings in San Diego, CA, 1:20 PM, Wednesday Jan. 9, 2008.

## 2007

- Sept. 24, 2007: The National Science Foundation (NSF) extended the funding for the UCLA Statistics Online Computational Resource (SOCR) for another 4 years (2007-2011). This is a great accomplishment for the SOCR team and recognition of the SOCR Resource achievements since 2002. In the next 4 years, SOCR will design, test, validate, and disseminate 1) tools (applets, demos, GUI interfaces), 2) educational materials (activities, class notes, tutorials), and 3) resources (Statistics Online Computational Resource Wiki, consulting, workshops, etc.) More information is available online.
- Aug. 22-29, 2007: SOCR sampling and simulation resources are going to be presented as an invited talk (Nicolas Christou) at the 2007 International Statistics Institute meeting (ISI), Lisbon, Portugal, (PDF Slides)
- Aug. 08-10, 2007: Nicolas Christou is invited to present the SOCR Central Limit Theorem Applet and hands-on activity at the 2007 Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching Conference, MERLOT, New Orleans, LA. (Talk PDF, Talk PPT)
- Aug. 06-08, 2007: SOCR/CAUSE Workshop at UCLA
- Aug. 01, 2007: JSM - Nicolas Christou will present Enhancing the Teaching of Statistics with Technology Using the Statistics Online Computational Resource (SOCR) in Session 466, at 2:00 PM at the Joint Statistical Meetings in Salt Lake City, Utah, July 29-August 2, 2007 (Abstract #309845, PDF).
- June 01 and June 08, 2007 (4PM): The State of the Statistics Online Computational Resources, Ivo Dinov will present at the UCLA Statistics Teaching Seminar.
- May 21-22, 2007, Gary Simon, NYU Stern, will visit SOCR and give a seminar talk (TBD).
- May 17-19, 2007: SOCR will be presented at an invited breakout session of the USCOTS 2007 (Juana Sanchez, Nicolas Christou and Ivo Dinov).
- Mar. 07, 2007. An article in the Wall Street Journal discussing probability estimations quotes Ivo Dinov.
- Feb. 27, 2007. An article in the Wall Street Journal quotes the SOCR PI, Dr. Dinov.
- Jan. 08, 2007. SOCR was included in the Royal Statistical Society News Brief
- Jan. 05-08, 2007: SOCR Resource is presented at the Joint AMS/MAA meeting in New Orleans, LA.
- Annie Che will present the SOCR Analyses, Saturday January 6, 2007, 2:00 PM
- Ivo Dinov will give a talk on SOCR Utilization and Assessment, Monday January 8, 2007, 2:45 PM, AMS Session on Probability and Statistics

## 2006

- Ivo Dinov presented two talks at the 2006 American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Annual Meeting, Washington, DC
- Maria Pilar Munoz, Dept. of Statistics, North Carolina State University, visited SOCR and gave a talk on
*Formal Assessment of a Web-based Tool Designed to Improve Student Performance in Statistics*, Tuesday, November 21, 2006, 3-4 pm; 6627 Math Sciences Bldg. Seminar#: 297. - Juana Sanchez presented SOCR Usage and Validation at the Section on Statistical Education of the Joint Statistics Meeting, August 2006, Seattle, WA.
- Juana Sanchez presented various SOCR Activities at the ICOTS7, July 2006.
- Nicolas Christou gave a SOCR Colloquium Talk at the department of Mathematics & Statistics, University of Cyprus, June 2006.
- 2006 SIAM Symposia on Brain Segmentation, May 15-17, 2006 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Ivo Dinov organized a symposium at the 2006 SIAM Conference on Imaging Science entitled
*Mathematical Methods and Tools for Volumetric Brain Segmentation*. - Ivo Dinov presented the SOCR Resource at the Joint AMS/MAA joint Meeting, San Antonio, TX, January 2006

- SOCR Home page: http://www.socr.ucla.edu

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