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ICSA Bulletin
ICSA Bulletin is an official publication of International Chinese Statistical Association that brings news and notices of the Association to its members. It provides a forum to exchange ideas on a wide range of issues in statistical applications, research, and education. The Buelletin is published twice each year, in January and July, and is distributed to over 1,000 ICSA members worldwide.
Statistica Sinica

STATISTICA SINICA is a professional journal that was first launched in January 1991. It publishes original work in all areas of statistics including theory, methods, and applications. Since 1996 it has been published quarterly in January, April, July and October. Statistica Sinica is co-sponsored by the Institute of Statistical Science, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China and the International Chinese Statistical Association in Delaware, USA. Visit Statistica Sinica's web page at for more information.

Statistica Sinica seeks original papers for a special issue on spatial and temporal data analysis.

Spatial and temporal data analysis is a fast growing area of statistics with significant interactions with several scientific disciplines.  This special issue will provide a platform for disseminating new research and stimulating further progress in this important area.

The deadline for submission is July 31, 2013. All articles will be peer-reviewed based on the high standard of Statistica Sinica, and we will ensure a fair and speedy review process. Original research in any area of spatial or spatial-temporal data analysis is welcome. Interdisciplinary research with novel methodology development is also encouraged. Each article is expected to have no more than 20 print pages in length under the journal template.  We encourage the use of online supplementary material to include computer code, data, and additional technical details.  The submission website is Upon logging in as author, please choose the option for new submission with the special theme topic of “Spatial and Temporal Data Analysis”.

For questions regarding the suitability of your submission to this special issue, please contact one of the guest editors Ming-Hui Chen <>, Xuming He
<> and Bo Li <>. For other issues regarding submission to the journal, please contact the Statistica Sinica office <>.

We thank you for your support.

Ming-Hui Chen, Guest Editor
Xuming He, Guest Editor
Bo Li,  Guest Editor
Naisyin Wang, Co-Editor

Statistics in Biosciences
Statistics in Biosciences (SIB) is a new journal of the International Chinese Statistical Association launched in 2009. SIB welcomes new submissions. Please visit the journal website at for more details. Papers can be submitted through the online manuscript submission system, Editorial Manager, which is available at the journal website. SIB is initially published twice a year in print and electronic form. It aims at development and application of statistical methods and their interface with other quantitative methods, such as computational and mathematical methods, in biological and life science, health science, and biopharmaceutical and biotechnological science.