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Feeding the Five Thousand – or was it Three? Researchers Claim Most Crowd Estimations Are Unreliable
The public should view crowd estimation with scepticism, say the authors of a study in Significance.
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Exploitation of marine fisheries often begins decades or even centuries before regular monitoring of fish stocks is undertaken, making it difficult to accurately assess the current health of fish populations in the context of their past abundance. In an article appearing in Significance, the magazine of the Royal Statistical Society and the American Statistical Association, Dr. Ruth H. Thurstan uses historical information to uncover a picture of the UK’s coastal environments prior to the intensification of fishing.
From: Geophysical Research Letters
From: Geophysical Research Letters
Dr. James Milne has been appointed to the position of Publishing Director, Physical Sciences
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., today announced a continued increase in the proportion of its journal titles indexed in the Thomson Reuters® 2012 Journal Citation Reports (JCR), with 1,192 (approximately 77%) titles now indexed, up from 1,156 in the 2011 JCR. Wiley titles now account for the largest share of journals in 50 categories.
System Tracks News and Social Media Impact of Scholarly Articles and Datasets
From: Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics
Precision agriculture promises to make farming more efficient and should have an important impact on the serious issue of food security, according to a new study published in Significance, the magazine of the Royal Statistical Society and the American Statistical Association. In an article about the study in the magazine’s May issue, University of Reading Professor Margaret A. Oliver, BSc, PhD, assesses how there is potential to manage land more effectively to improve the farming economy and crop quality, and to ensure food security.
George E. P. Box talking about Statistical Methods
From: Journal of Geophysical Research
Cost accounting is critical in supporting strategic business decisions and improving profitability.
From: American Journal of Physical Anthropology
Sixty-six journals will join John Wiley & Sons, Inc., a global provider of content-enabled solutions in areas of scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly research; professional development; and education, in 2013. The titles include 52 journals moving to Wiley from other publishers or self-publication, and 14 new titles, of which eight are open access. The titles joining Wiley represent relationships with over 30 societies and associations.
Wiley Launches Stat – The ISI’s New Online Journal for the Rapid Dissemination of Statistics Research
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., today announced the launch of Stat, the new online-only, rapid communication research journal of the International Statistical Institute (ISI), publishing articles in all facets of statistics and related interdisciplinary areas.
From: Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., along with over 1,400 highly influential statistical organizations around the globe, is supporting The International Year of Statistics (Statistics2013 – www.statistics2013.org) to promote the importance of statistics to the broader scientific community, business and government data users, the media, policy makers, employers, students, and the general public. Wiley activities include sponsorship of a video contest and free access to a range of important statistics content.
Wiley has launched Labtiva’s ReadCube Web Reader on Wiley Online Library, making it easier for researchers to discover, access and interact with scientific literature.
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., today announced the launch of StatisticsViews.com, a new website created for professional statisticians, analysts, students, and any user of statistics in interdisciplinary subjects as the first place to go when looking for any information related to statistical research.
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., today announced the results of an author survey on open access, with over ten thousand respondents from across Wiley’s journal portfolio. The research explored the factors that authors assess when deciding where to publish, and whether to publish open access. Among the top factors considered by authors were the relevance and scope of the journal, the journal’s impact factor and the international reach of the journal.