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 Data Science for Undergraduates Opportunities and Options


Integrating Ethical and Privacy Concerns into Data Science Education


Improving Reproducibility by Teaching Data Science as a Scientific Process



Data Science Education in the Workplace


Alternative Mechanisms for Data Science Education


Refining the Concept of Scientific Inference When Working with Big Data: Proceedings of a Workshop


Envisioning the Data Science Discipline The Undergraduate Perspective: Interim Report


Examining the Intersection of Domain Expertise and Data Science

Strengthening Data Science Methods for Department of Defense Personnel and Readiness Missions
Refining the Concept of Scientific Inference When Working with Big Data: Proceedings of a Workshop—in Brief  


The Foundations of Data Science from Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, and Engineering

Analytic Research Foundations for the Next-Generation Electric Grid  
Review of Proposals for Research on Statistical Methodologies for Assessing Variables in Eyewitness Performance 

Statistical Challenges in Assessing and Fostering the Reproducibility of Scientific Results: Summary of a Workshop  

From Maps to Models: Augmenting the Nation's Geospatial Intelligence Capabilities
Affordability of National Flood Insurance Program Premiums: Report 2


Affordability of National Flood Insurance Program Premiums: Report 1

Mathematical Sciences Research Challenges for the Next-Generation Electric Grid: Summary of a Workshop
A Community-Based Flood Insurance Option
The Growing Gap in Life Expectancy by Income: Implications for Federal Programs and Policy Responses  
Tying Flood Insurance to Flood Risk for Low-Lying Structures in the Floodplain 


Developing a 21st Century Global Library for Mathematics Research


Training Students to Extract Value from Big Data: Summary of a Workshop


Robust Methods for the Analysis of Images and Videos for Fisheries Stock Assessment: Summary of a Workshop



The Mathematical Sciences in 2025


Frontiers in Massive Data Analysis



 Assessing the Reliability of Complex Models: Mathematical and Statistical Foundations of Verification, Validation, and Uncertainty Quantification


Fueling Innovation and Discovery: The Mathematical Sciences in the 21st Century

Transforming Combustion Research through Cyberinfrastructure
Technical Capabilities Necessary for Systemic Risk Regulation: Summary of a Workshop
Steps Toward Large-Scale Data Integration in the Sciences: Summary of a Workshop

Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States: A Path Forward


Department of Homeland Security Bioterrorism Risk Assessment: A Call for Change
Evaluation of NSF's Program of Grants for Vertical Integration of Research and Education in the Mathematical Sciences (VIGRE)




The Potential Impact of High-End Capability Computing on Four Illustrative Fields of Science and Engineering

Proceedings of a Workshop on Statistics on Networks

New Directions for Understanding Systemic Risk: A Report on a Conference Cosponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the National Academy of Sciences





Defense Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis: Meeting the Challenge

Basic Research in Information Science and Technology for Air Force Needs


Mathematics and 21st Century Biology




Statistical Analysis of Massive Data Streams: Proceedings of a Workshop

Making Sense of Complexity: Summary of a Workshop on Dynamical Modeling of Complex Biomedical Systems

The Interface of Three Areas of Computer Science with the Mathematical Sciences: Summary of a Workshop




U.S. Research Institutes in the Mathematical Sciences: Assessment and Perspectives

Record Linkage Techniques-1997, Proceeding of an International Workshop and Exposition





Preserving Strength While Meeting Challenges: Summary Report of a Workshop on Actions for the Mathematical Sciences


Motion, Control, and Geometry: Proceedings of a Symposium




Statistical Software Engineering

The Mathematics and Physics of Emerging Biomedical Imaging


Large-Scale Structures in Acoustics and Electromagnetics: Proceedings of a Symposium



Massive Data Sets: Proceedings of a Workshop


The Evaluation of Forensic DNA Evidence





Calculating the Secrets of Life: Applications of Mathematical Sciences to Molecular Biology

Mathematical Challenges from Theoretical/Computational Chemistry





Statistical Issues in Defense Analysis and Testing: Summary of a Workshop


Modern Interdisciplinary University Statistics Education




Mathematical Research in Material Sciences

Clinical Trials and Statistics


Statistics and Physical Oceanography

Transportation and the Mathematical Sciences: The Changing Interaction





Probability and Algorithms

Educating Mathematical Scientists: Doctoral Study and the Postdoctoral Experience in the United States


Combining Information: Statistical Issues and Opportunities for Research



Mathematical Foundations of High-Performance Computing and Communications


Mathematical Sciences, Technology, and Economic Competitiveness

Moving Beyond Myths: Revitalizing Undergraduate Mathematics

Spatial Statistics and Digital Image Analysis

The Future of Statistical Software




A Challenge of Numbers: People in the Mathematical Sciences

Actions for Renewing U.S. Mathematical Sciences Departments


Renewing U.S. Mathematics: A Plan for the 1990s

Selected Opportunities or Mathematical Sciences Research Related to the Navy Mission    




Everybody Counts: A Report to the Nation on the Future of Mathematics Education

Discriminant Analysis and Clustering

Statistical Models and Analysis in Auditing

Selected Opportunities or Mathematical Sciences Research Related to the Navy Mission Report of the Advisory Panel to the Mathematical and Information Sciences Directorate, Air Force Office of Scientific Research,  
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Mathematical Sciences: A Unifying and Dynamic Resource Computational Modeling and Mathematics Applied to the Physical Sciences