The December issue of the SJIAOS 2016

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Dear Colleague,

The December 2016 issue of the Statistical Journal of the International Association for Official Statistics (IAOS) is now available. In honor of Mr. Shigeru Kawasaki, IAOS president (2013-15), Gemma Van Halderen from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) and associate editor for the SJIAOS has put together a selection of papers from the ISI World Statistics Congress in Rio de Janeiro, with the theme: "Integrating Statistical and Geospatial Information." She is also contributing with a manuscript of her own co-authored by Minchin, Scott and Brady.

We are pleased to bring you many other manuscripts with topics and issues of interest to official statistics including the winning paper of the 2015 IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians, "Big Data and Semantic Technology: A Future for Data Integration, Exploration and Visualization," by Andreas Mayer and Andrew Harwood (Australia).

Featured Articles

Interview with Gemma Van Halderen
Condon, Katherine M.

Editorial Special Section on Integration of Statistical and Geospatial Information
Van Halderen, Gemma

Integrating statistical and geospatial information, cultures and professions: International developments and Australian experience
Van Halderen, Gemma | Minchin, Stuart | Brady, Martin | Scott, Greg

Integrated geography and statistical expertise at INEGI
Ocampo, Rolando

Integrating statistical and geospatial information in New Zealand
Morgan, Rochelle

Big data and semantic technology: A future for data integration, exploration and visualisation
Harwood, Andrew | Mayer, Andreas

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