Email discussion groups

Steve Simon

2006-09-13

[StATS]: Email discussion groups (September 13, 2006)

An email discussion group is a collection of individuals with a common interest who supply their email address to a common site, typically called a listserver. When individuals in that group have questions or comments on a topic of interest, they send an email to the listserver and a copy of that message is sent to everyone in the group.

I learn a lot from various email discussion groups. Here are a few that I like:

(Postscript: September 26, 2006) The American Statistical Association has number of email discussion groups of interest to statisticians. The page that lists these groups is at

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