Congratulations to the following two teams who have won prizes in this year’s Statistical Analytics Challenge!
(For further information on the Challenge, please see our advert here: https://statsyss.files.wordpress.com/2014/05/rss_challenge_2014.png)
“Long-Range Spatiotemporal Dependence in fMRI Imaging Data”
Team UCLStats – Beate Franke, Sam Livingstone, Alfredo Kalaitzis (University College London) and Michael Betancourt (Warwick University)
Highly Commended Runner-Up:
“Effect of smoothing halfwidth on estimated network structure in single-subject fMRI data”
Team SODA – Chris Brignell, Phillip Paine, Wilhelm Braun, Heather Pettitt (University of Nottingham)
These teams will be invited to present their findings at the YSS and Research Section Statistical Analytics Challenge Session at the RSS 2014 conference in Sheffield on Wednesday 3 September 2014, and will also receive written feedback on their work from the Assessment Panel. In addition, the winning entry from Team UCLStats will be considered for publication in the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series C.
Many thanks to all of those from around the world who accepted the Challenge, and congratulations once again to our winners – we look forward to seeing their presentations in Sheffield.
See you all next year for the 2015 Challenge!