Japan Statistical Society (JSS) was established in April 1931 as an academic society. JSS main ambition at contributing to further improvement of research and application in areas including the fundamental studies of statistics, applications of statistics, and statistical education as well. By presenting its scientific meetings through the Japanese Federation of Statistical Science Associations, it also plays an important role in providing an avenue for communicating with different other disciplines and with various practitioners. For further promotion of statistics, as a discipline for all sciences, they also welcome the warm participation, cooperation with and support for JSS from all who share an interest in statistics. The main activities are publishing statistical journals (English and Japanese journals), annual (joint) statistical sessions, varieties of awards (JSS Prize, JSS Activity Prize, JSS Statistics Education Prize, Ogawa Research Prize).
Today, JSS involves about 1500 members, working in mathematical statistics, economic statistics, official statistics, and various other fields of applications. They publish Journal of JSS in English twice a year, and Japanese Journal of JSS once a year. The Japanese journal is designed to seek attention not only of researchers but also teachers of statistics at high schools. It holds meetings twice a year, one of which is co-hosted by other academic societies related to statistics. JSS also plan to extend occasions of cooperation with those academic societies as well as academic societies abroad.Read More»