List of Statistics Lists Version of 23 May 1996 ========================This is the latest version of my list of statistics lists; help with adding to, correcting, or improving it would be much appreciated.
edstat-L@jse.stat.ncsu.edu covering teaching and learning of statistics stat-L@vm1.mcgill.ca covering statistical consulting issues firstname.lastname@example.org multipurpose British list with less traffic than the two North American based lists above abe-L@vm.lncc.br the list of the Brazilian Association of Statistics - mostly in Portuguese email@example.com Statistics list for Australia & New Zealand firstname.lastname@example.org Created for non-Ph.D. statisticians email@example.com International Association for Statistical Computing list (IASC is a section of ISI) firstname.lastname@example.org queries, discussion, opinion about statistics; run from Manchester, England email@example.com Computational stats. group of German section of International Biometric Society firstname.lastname@example.org Statistics list at UCLAThe first two of these have been linked to newsgroups in the sci.stat.* series, sci.stat.edu and sci.stat.consult; sci.stat.math is a general mathematical statistics newsgroup in the same hierarchy not linked to a list.
email@example.com Artificial Intelligence & Statistics firstname.lastname@example.org Named for A. Gifi; concerned with his interests, including areas of non-linear multivariate analysis & stat. computing email@example.com News about the Bayesian world class-L@ccvm.sunysb.edu concerned with Cluster Analysis firstname.lastname@example.org Data Envelopment Analysis, particularly but not only in health care email@example.com concerned with tests based on randomisation and permutation methods firstname.lastname@example.org multilevel modelling for analysing nested data email@example.com concerned with Structural Equation Models (as implemented is LISREL, EQS and AMOS) firstname.lastname@example.org optimal and experimental design email@example.com discussion about time series, but not consultancyOther computing & mathematics lists potentially relevant to statisticians
comb-L@cmich.edu Combinatorial Mathematics firstname.lastname@example.org Hybrid models in artificial intelligence and cognitive science, incl. fuzzy logic & neural networks email@example.com Fuzzy Logic and Technologies (Spanish) Lfirstname.lastname@example.org History and philosophy of mathematics and probability email@example.com Machine Learning firstname.lastname@example.org Dynamic Systems Modelling & Simulation (Spanish)Software specific lists (Statistical and selected mathematical software)
bmdp-L@vm1.mcgill.ca BMDP email@example.com BUGS: free software for Bayesian inference firstname.lastname@example.org ) The CHEST lists arise from a set email@example.com ) of UK Higher Education software firstname.lastname@example.org ) deals; these are the lists most email@example.com ) likely to interest statisticians; ) SASPAC91 processes UK Census data ) for small areas and localities firstname.lastname@example.org Data Desk exploratory data analysis email@example.com EpiInfo list firstname.lastname@example.org concerned with GAUSS software email@example.com Genstat glim-L@listserv.rl.ac.uk GLIM jmp-L@wubios.wustl.edu JMP is a product of SAS Institute limdep-L@gsb.usyd.edu.au Limdep specialises in limited dependent variable models firstname.lastname@example.org Maple Computer Algebra System math-L@technion.ac.il Mathematica and Matlab email@example.com Mathcad mathematical "scratchpad" firstname.lastname@example.org Minitab pstat-L@irlearn.ucd.ie P-STAT rs1-L@vm1.nodak.edu BBN's RS/Series software email@example.com S statistical language for UNIX sas-L@uga.cc.uga.edu SAS statistics & data management saspac-L@vtvm1.cc.vt.edu SAS Public Access Consortium spssx-L@uga.cc.uga.edu SPSS firstname.lastname@example.org discusses XLispStat software email@example.com about Stata software systat-L@spss.com SystatA number of these lists are linked to newsgroups in the comp.soft-sys.* hierarchy, such as comp.soft-sys.sas. Some software, such as the econometric package SHAZAM, has a newsgroup, comp.soft-sys.shazam but no linked email list that I know of.
firstname.lastname@example.org these three cover economics/ econometrics email@example.com covers the Comp.Sci./Economics interface firstname.lastname@example.org SCE: Society for Computational Economics email@example.com Spanish list for econometrics discussion firstname.lastname@example.org list name says it all... mug-L@watarts.uwaterloo.ca computable general equilibrium economic models email@example.com lists distribute Resources for Economists firstname.lastname@example.org information in full or in summary form ISO9000@vm1.nodak.edu documentation related to ISO quality standard email@example.com quality issues in manufacturing & services firstname.lastname@example.org for those working on or towards ISO standards email@example.com statistics for continuous improvement TQM-L@ukanvm.cc.ukans.edu Total Quality Management in higher education firstname.lastname@example.org measuring US Government Performance email@example.com Intelligent Decision Support Systems list orcs-L@vm1.ucc.okstate.edu covering the OR Computer Science interface firstname.lastname@example.org Forum for the Operational Research community email@example.com Privacy principles for online data collection - run by the US Federal Trade CommissionHumanities and Social Sciences
firstname.lastname@example.org Spatial data analysis; ai is short for Arc/Info but all Geographic IS are now covered email@example.com Temporal Topics in Geographic Information Systems firstname.lastname@example.org Content analysis, including statistical aspects email@example.com CAQDAS (Computer Assisted Qualitative Data Analysis Software) firstname.lastname@example.org Measurement & methodology in education research, largely psychological statistics email@example.com European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction list in which statistical issues sometimes emerge, e.g., about assessment psysts-L@mizzou1.missouri.edu Univ. of Missouri list (of local use for their psychology statistics work) firstname.lastname@example.org psychological measurement and validation email@example.com ] sociological in orientation firstname.lastname@example.org ] email@example.com public opinion research list firstname.lastname@example.org data sources for social sciences email@example.com demography/population studies firstname.lastname@example.org (or @msu.edu) historical demography email@example.com chaos, etc. - run from a Politics dept. firstname.lastname@example.org chaos models in psychologyOfficial Statistics, Data Archives and related groups
email@example.com Essex Univ. ESRC Data Archive for UK Central Statistical Office (now Office for National Statistics) firstname.lastname@example.org ) three related lists about email@example.com ) aspects of the UK Population firstname.lastname@example.org ) Census email@example.com Help with use of S&P's Compustat company financial databases crsp-L@tamvm1.tamu.edu Help with use of the databases of the Univ. of Chicago Centre for Research in Security Prices firstname.lastname@example.org Official Statistics News from Statistics Canada email@example.com Not a discussion group, but a World Bank email list about population and human development (previously called PHNFLASH) firstname.lastname@example.org Manchester Information Datasets and Associated Services email@example.com UK Official Statistics PublicationsStatistics in Science, Medicine and related topics
firstname.lastname@example.org Biometry list at Gottingen, Germany email@example.com Biological telemetry list firstname.lastname@example.org about ... clinical trials egret-L@listserv.dartmouth.edu epidemiology - linked to egret software epidemio-L@cc.umontreal.ca bilingual epidemiology list epivet-L@upei.ca concerned with epidemiology and veterinary medicine email@example.com statistical issues related to mental health systems firstname.lastname@example.org critical appraisal in health care email@example.com area of interest self evident - the list owner wants statistical contributors firstname.lastname@example.org the name tells all ... email@example.com Quantitative morphology list firstname.lastname@example.org Society for Mathematical Biology; also covers clinical trials email@example.com spatial & environmental epidemiologyTeaching related lists (includes teaching statistics, educational assessment)
apstat-L@etc.bc.ca for teachers and others interested in the new (starts 1997) North American Advanced Placement Statistics Exam Chance News Chance News is not a discussion group, but uses email from its base at Dartmouth to distribute items from periodicals which can be used to motivate the teaching and learning of statistics edstat-L@jse.stat.ncsu.edu covering teaching and learning of statistics firstname.lastname@example.org Technical issues about MathKit software use nctm-L@sci-ed.fit.edu National Council of Teachers of Mathematics k12assess-L@lists.cua.edu School level assessment issuesA request to readers
For most of these lists the following will work. Notice the format above isDo not include signature files - you want a plain vanilla one line message, so as not to confuse the software at the other end.
@. Send email to listserv@ with a one line message
For some lists the address to email to is not listserv@ butMailbase lists (Lists with addresses @mailbase.ac.uk)
@. The exceptions are noted below, first for the many lists at the UK national Mailbase, and then a number of others, including those using listproc and majordomo to manage their lists.
subscribeFor the anzstat and k12assess-L lists send an email to mailserv@ with the majordomo style one line message
If you do get into a situation where you want the list owner's help, a message toGood luck with your use of email lists. And please keep me posted about errors and omissions - by email of course!
-request@ or perhaps (alternatively) to owner- @ will reach the individual concerned. For example, a message sent to email@example.com will wing its electronic way to me, as the relevant list manager.