About the Author(s)
Andrew Gelman, Columbia University, and Deborah Nolan, University of California
Andrew Gelman is Professor of Statistics and Professor of Political Science and Director of the Applied Sciences Center at Columbia University. He has published over 250 articles in statistical theory, methods, and computation, and in applications areas including decision analysis, survey sampling, political science, public health, and policy.
Deborah Nolan is Professor of Statistics at the University of California, Berkeley. Her research has involved the empirical process,
high-dimensional modeling, and, more recently, technology in education and reproducible research.
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