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Trevor Hastie awarded 2014 Parzen Prize

Sponsored by the Texas A&M Department of Statistics, the Emanuel and Carol Parzen Prize for Statistical Innovation recognizes outstanding careers in the discipline and profession of statistics. Professor Hastie is cited "for pioneering, influential, and outstanding research in statistical methodology and computational methods for statistics, including principle curves, generalized additive models, object-based computations for statistical models in S and R, least-angle regression, graphical lasso, the elastic net for variable selection, and many other contributions to statistical methods; leadership in developing computational methods at the interface of computer science and statistics for the analysis of large data sets and for statistical learning."