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The science of forecasting: Models and data instead of crystal balls

6. October 2017

“Summer School” in Heidelberg in the framework of the “ScienceFore” Project, led by Tilmann Gneiting (HITS). The project is funded by …

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HITS researcher becomes Fellow of the American Statistical Association

1. August 2017

“Computational Statstics” group leader Prof. Tilmann Gneiting is being named Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA) 2017. In this year, the …

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The Forecaster’s Dilemma: Evaluating forecasts of extreme events

10. April 2017

Accurate predictions of extreme events do not necessarily indicate the scientific superiority of the forecaster or the forecast method from which …

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Three “Highly Cited Researchers” at HITS

1. December 2016

In this year’s ranking of “Highly Cited Researchers”, three HITS scientists are named among the most cited researchers worldwide: Tilmann …

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Not only the Weather: Workshop on Advances in Economic Forecasting

9. June 2016

When we are talking about forecasting, most of us associate it with the weather, come rain or shine. However, forecasting is …

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Tilmann Gneiting as Editor-in-Chief of “The Annals of Applied Statistics”

13. January 2016

HITS group leader Professor Tilmann Gneiting is now Editor-In-Chief of the peer-reviewed scientific journal “The Annals of Applied Statistics”, which is …

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HITS researchers cited worldwide

18. December 2015

In the recent ranking “Highly Cited Researchers” by Thomson Reuters, the HITS scientists Volker Springel (Astrophysics) and Tilmann Gneiting (Mathematics) are …

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HITSter wins Poster Prize at “Extremes 2014“ Symposium

28. October 2014

Kira Feldmann, PhD Student in the Computational Statistics group at HITS, was awarded a poster prize at the “Extremes Symposium 2014” by …

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Tilmann Gneiting appointed Fellow of the ECMWF

1. July 2014

The European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) is launching a new fellowship program to foster collaboration with renowned international scientists. …

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Mathematical models, astrophysical simulations

27. June 2014

The HITS scientists Volker Springel (Astrophysics) and Tilmann Gneiting (Mathematics) are among the highly cited researchers worldwide. Two scientists of the …

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