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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org Statistics list for Australia & New Zealand email@example.com Created for non-Ph.D. statisticians firstname.lastname@example.org International Association for Statistical Computing list (IASC is a section of ISI) email@example.com queries, discussion, opinion about statistics; run from Manchester, England firstname.lastname@example.org Computational stats. group of German section of International Biometric Society email@example.com 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.
firstname.lastname@example.org Artificial Intelligence & Statistics email@example.com Named for A. Gifi; concerned with his interests, including areas of non-linear multivariate analysis & stat. computing firstname.lastname@example.org News about the Bayesian world class-L@ccvm.sunysb.edu concerned with Cluster Analysis email@example.com Data Envelopment Analysis, particularly but not only in health care firstname.lastname@example.org concerned with tests based on randomisation and permutation methods email@example.com multilevel modelling for analysing nested data firstname.lastname@example.org concerned with Structural Equation Models (as implemented is LISREL, EQS and AMOS) email@example.com optimal and experimental design firstname.lastname@example.org discussion about time series, but not consultancyOther computing & mathematics lists potentially relevant to statisticians
comb-L@cmich.edu Combinatorial Mathematics email@example.com Hybrid models in artificial intelligence and cognitive science, incl. fuzzy logic & neural networks firstname.lastname@example.org Fuzzy Logic and Technologies (Spanish) Lemail@example.com History and philosophy of mathematics and probability firstname.lastname@example.org Machine Learning email@example.com Dynamic Systems Modelling & Simulation (Spanish)Software specific lists (Statistical and selected mathematical software)
bmdp-L@vm1.mcgill.ca BMDP firstname.lastname@example.org BUGS: free software for Bayesian inference email@example.com ) The CHEST lists arise from a set firstname.lastname@example.org ) of UK Higher Education software email@example.com ) deals; these are the lists most firstname.lastname@example.org ) likely to interest statisticians; ) SASPAC91 processes UK Census data ) for small areas and localities email@example.com Data Desk exploratory data analysis firstname.lastname@example.org EpiInfo list email@example.com concerned with GAUSS software firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com Maple Computer Algebra System math-L@technion.ac.il Mathematica and Matlab firstname.lastname@example.org Mathcad mathematical "scratchpad" email@example.com Minitab pstat-L@irlearn.ucd.ie P-STAT rs1-L@vm1.nodak.edu BBN's RS/Series software firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com discusses XLispStat software firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
email@example.com these three cover economics/ econometrics firstname.lastname@example.org covers the Comp.Sci./Economics interface email@example.com SCE: Society for Computational Economics firstname.lastname@example.org Spanish list for econometrics discussion email@example.com list name says it all... mug-L@watarts.uwaterloo.ca computable general equilibrium economic models firstname.lastname@example.org lists distribute Resources for Economists email@example.com information in full or in summary form ISO9000@vm1.nodak.edu documentation related to ISO quality standard firstname.lastname@example.org quality issues in manufacturing & services email@example.com for those working on or towards ISO standards firstname.lastname@example.org statistics for continuous improvement TQM-L@ukanvm.cc.ukans.edu Total Quality Management in higher education email@example.com measuring US Government Performance firstname.lastname@example.org Intelligent Decision Support Systems list orcs-L@vm1.ucc.okstate.edu covering the OR Computer Science interface email@example.com Forum for the Operational Research community firstname.lastname@example.org Privacy principles for online data collection - run by the US Federal Trade CommissionHumanities and Social Sciences
email@example.com Spatial data analysis; ai is short for Arc/Info but all Geographic IS are now covered firstname.lastname@example.org Temporal Topics in Geographic Information Systems email@example.com Content analysis, including statistical aspects firstname.lastname@example.org CAQDAS (Computer Assisted Qualitative Data Analysis Software) email@example.com Measurement & methodology in education research, largely psychological statistics firstname.lastname@example.org 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) email@example.com psychological measurement and validation firstname.lastname@example.org ] sociological in orientation email@example.com ] firstname.lastname@example.org public opinion research list email@example.com data sources for social sciences firstname.lastname@example.org demography/population studies email@example.com (or @msu.edu) historical demography firstname.lastname@example.org chaos, etc. - run from a Politics dept. email@example.com chaos models in psychologyOfficial Statistics, Data Archives and related groups
firstname.lastname@example.org Essex Univ. ESRC Data Archive for UK Central Statistical Office (now Office for National Statistics) email@example.com ) three related lists about firstname.lastname@example.org ) aspects of the UK Population email@example.com ) Census firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com Official Statistics News from Statistics Canada firstname.lastname@example.org Not a discussion group, but a World Bank email list about population and human development (previously called PHNFLASH) email@example.com Manchester Information Datasets and Associated Services firstname.lastname@example.org UK Official Statistics PublicationsStatistics in Science, Medicine and related topics
email@example.com Biometry list at Gottingen, Germany firstname.lastname@example.org Biological telemetry list email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org statistical issues related to mental health systems email@example.com critical appraisal in health care firstname.lastname@example.org area of interest self evident - the list owner wants statistical contributors email@example.com the name tells all ... firstname.lastname@example.org Quantitative morphology list email@example.com Society for Mathematical Biology; also covers clinical trials firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org will wing its electronic way to me, as the relevant list manager.