The 2011-12 BEST Award is for papers submitted in the competition of Academic Year 2011-12.
Submissions must be received before March 31st 2012. No submissions will be considered after that date.
The paper must include a complete description of the problem area, context and goals, and represent a scholarly work developing new ideas and models in that context, with details of the literature, modeling and computational developments, and relevant financial/econometric aspects.
The 2011-12 BEST Award Selection Committee will review all complete submissions received by the deadline with a view to making the award at a formal award ceremony during the Department of Statistical Science graduation ceremony in May 2012.