End of Year Inventory, 2012

February 7, 2013
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(This article was originally published at Three-Toed Sloth , and syndicated at StatsBlogs.)

Attention conservation notice: Navel-gazing.

Paper manuscripts completed: 5
Papers accepted: 2
Papers rejected: 2 (fools! we'll show you all!)
Papers in refereeing limbo: 5
Papers with co-authors waiting for me to revise: 3
Invited papers finished: 2
Invited papers in progress: 2
Other papers in progress: I won't look in that directory and you can't make me

Grant proposals submitted: 3
Grant proposals funded: 1 (from last year)
Grant proposals rejected: 1 (fools! we'll show you all!)
Grant proposals in refereeing limbo: 2
Grant proposals in progress for next year: 1
Grant proposals refereed: 16

Talk given and conferences attended: 23, in 13 cities

Classes taught: 2 [i, ii]
New classes taught: 0
Summer school classes taught: 1
New summer school classes taught: 1
Pages of new course material written: about 400

Manuscripts refereed: 47
Number of times I was asked to referee my own manuscript: 2
Number of times I did so: 0
Manuscripts waiting for me to referee: 6
Manuscripts for which I was the responsible associate editor at Annals of Applied Statistics: 4
Senior program committees joined: 1
Book proposals reviewed: 3
Book proposals submitted: 1 (see "New course material", above)
Book proposals accepted: 1
Book manuscripts completed: 0

Students who completed their dissertations: 2 (i, ii)
Students preparing to propose in the spring: 2
Letters of recommendation sent: 40+

Promotion received: 1 (to associate professor without tenure)
Months until tenure packet is due: 18

Book reviews published on dead trees: 1

Weblog posts: 133
Substantive posts: 40, counting algal growths
Incomplete posts in the drafts folder: 36
Incomplete posts transferred to the papers-in-progress folder: 2
Weblog posts that won prizes: 1
Thoughtful, detailed guest posts by eminent statisticians which provoked responses from Nobel-Prize-winning economists at Princeton: 1
Splenetic comments written elsewhere, after too much to drink at a party, which provoked responses from Nobel-Prize-winning economists at Princeton: 1

Books acquired: 320
Books begun: 188
Books finished: 160
Books given up: 5
Books sold: 1040 (not a typo)
Books donated: 130

Legal recognitions of major life transitions: 1
Actual major life transitions: 0
Real estate transactions: 1

Self-Centered



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