Calls & Announcements

Call for Submissions: Special Issue on Statistics for Large Language Models and Large Language Models for Statistics

28 March 2024

Stat is inviting submissions for a special issue focusing on "Statistics for Large Language Models and Large Language Models for Statistics." This special issue will be guest edited by esteemed scholars Weijie Su, Linjun Zhang, and David Banks.

What We Seek:

We welcome submissions across a diverse range of topics, encompassing but not limited to:

  1. The application of Large Language Models (LLMs) to statistical challenges, including text-based hypothesis testing, sentiment analysis, topic modeling, and text classification.
  2. Statistical viewpoints on LLMs, exploring the role of statistics in the development and evaluation of these models.
  3. Statistical interpretation of LLMs, delving into the probabilistic nature of LLMs and its implications for inference and uncertainty quantification.
  4. The utilization of LLMs in scientific discoveries across domains such as oceanographic, environmental, and biomedical sciences.
  5. The development of trustworthy LLMs, with a focus on statistical methods to ensure privacy, fairness, transparency, interpretability, and robustness.
  6. Statistics education in the era of LLMs and other generative AI, examining how statistics curricula can adapt to incorporate LLMs and their applications.
  7. AI governance and transparency, discussing the implications of LLMs on governance frameworks and the importance of transparency in AI development and deployment.

Submission Guidelines:

Submissions open on May 1, 2024, and the final submission deadline is November 1, 2024. Authors are encouraged to visit the Stat journal homepage for detailed submission guidelines and further information: Stat Journal Homepage

Why Submit Your Articles?

This special issue presents a unique opportunity to contribute to the evolving discourse on LLMs and their intersection with statistics. By sharing your research and insights, you can contribute to advancing our understanding of LLMs and their diverse applications across various fields.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to be part of an interdisciplinary exploration of statistics and large language models. Submit your articles now and be a part of shaping the future of statistical research.

Stat awaits your contributions to this important special issue of Stat. Submit your articles today and join us in pushing the boundaries of statistical science in the era of large language models.

Stephen Raywood
Senior Journals Publishing Manager