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Makoto Aoshima and Kazuyoshi Yata received the 2012 Abraham Wald Prize in Sequential Analysis

Makoto Aoshima and Kazuyoshi Yata, Professor and Assistant Professor at Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences, Tsukuba University received the 2012 Abraham Wald Prize in Sequential Analysis for their collaborative paper entitled "Two-Stage Procedures for High-Dimensional Data" published in "Sequential Analysis: Design Methods and Applications" Volume 30, Issue 4, 2011.

They received the award at the International Workshop on Applied Probability held in Jerusalem from June 11 to 14, 2012. The Abraham Wald Prize honors annually the best publication in the journal Sequential Analysis. Established in 2004, the prize bears the namesake of Abraham Wald, a mathematician who founded the field of sequential analysis in response to the demand for efficient methods of industrial quality control.

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