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Thematic series: "ICOSDA 2019"

The editors welcome submissions to a collection of articles originating from the International Conference on Statistical Distributions and Applications (ICOSDA) which was organized by the Department of Statistics, Actuarial and Data Sciences, Central Michigan University, USA and held in October 2019 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA. The Journal of Statistical Distributions and Applications will publish only those papers presented at the conference that have been accepted after undergoing the journal’s rigorous blinded peer review process. Click here for details!

NEW: The Editors-in-Chief are delighted to waive article-processing fees (APCs) for a limited number of authors. To arrange APC coverage, please contact  Felix Famoye or Carl Lee before submission. During the submission process, when asked how you will cover your APC, select the option that mentions a waiver, and add a message stating  “as arranged with editors” (or similar). If your paper is accepting following peer review, it will be published in Open Access format at no cost to you.

Articles

The Journal of Statistical Distributions and Applications publishes the following thematic series on topics of special interest. 

ICOSDA 2019
Edited by: Felix Famoye, Carl Lee, Xiaoqian Sun, and Chin-I Cheng
The editors welcome submissions to a collection of articles originating from the International Conference on Statistical Distributions and Applications (ICOSDA) which was organized by the Department of Statistics, Actuarial and Data Sciences, Central Michigan University, USA and held in October 2019 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA. The journal will publish only those papers presented at the conference that have been accepted after undergoing the journal’s rigorous blinded peer review process
Currently accepting submissions

Statistical Distributions in the Era of Big Data
Lead Editors: Felix Famoye and Carl Lee
Guest Editors: Xiaoqian Sun, Clemson University, USA; Ayman Alzaatreh, American University of Sharjah, UAE; and Michael Hardin, Samford University, USA.
This series of articles explores the fast-evolving role that statistical distributions play in this so-called era of big data. Expository and research papers make the case for Expository and research papers can make the case for or against the enduring importance of statistical distributions in the era of big data. 
Publishing 13 August 2018 onward

2016 International Conference on Statistical Distributions and Applications
Lead Editors: Felix Famoye and Carl Lee
Guest Editors: Xiaoqian Sun (High Dimensional Data Analysis), Clemson University; and Marco Ferreira (Bayesian Statistics), Virginia Tech
This collection of articles originates from the International Conference on Statistical Distributions and Applications which was organized by Central Michigan University, USA and Brock University, Canada, and held in October 2016 in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. The Journal of Statistical Distributions and Applications publishes only those papers presented at the conference that have been accepted after undergoing the journal's rigorous blinded peer review process.
Published 3 May through 15 October 2017


2013 International Conference on Statistical Distributions and Applications
Edited by Felix Famoye and Carl Lee
This series features a selection of papers presented at the 2013 International Conference on Statistical Distributions and Applications which was organized by the Department of Mathematics, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant and held in October 2013 at the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, USA. Only those conference papers that were accepted following rigorous blinded peer review have been published. 
Published 11 June 2014 through 24 Feb 2015

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Aims and scope

The Journal of Statistical Distributions and Applications is a peer-reviewed international journal devoted to advancing understanding of theory and methods in the area of statistical distributions and their applications. The scope includes, but is not limited to, the development and study of statistical distributions; frequentist and Bayesian statistical inference, including goodness-of-fit tests; statistical modeling; computational/simulation methods; and data analysis related to statistical distributions. Fully open access, the journal considers well-written submissions in the form of Research Articles, Methodology papers, Reviews, and Short Reports.

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The Journal of Statistical Distributions and Applications is...

  •  A 100% Gold Open Access journal
    • authors retain copyright (CC-BY)
    • institutional and regional Open Access mandates are fulfilled
    • research is freely available to be accessed and built upon by anyone with an internet connection
  • Editorially rigorous
    • overall acceptance rate: 34.4% 
    • blinded peer review
    • Edited by Carl Lee and Felix Famoye
    • supported by a distinguished Editorial Board​​​​​
    • published by Springer Nature. Read more about our open research initiatives here

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As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, we are aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times. Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines, but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.

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