History of ISM

2003
September
  • The Prediction and Knowledge Discovery Research Center was instituted.
2004
April
  • The Institute was reorganized into the Institute of Statistical Mathematics, part of the Research Organization of Information and Systems of the Inter-University Research Institute based on the National University Corporation Law. The Planning Coordination Chief System was abolished and the position of Vice Director-General was instituted instead. The Dept. of Statistical Science in the School of Mathematical and Physical Science, SOKENDAI, was reorganized. In addition, the Dept. of Statistical Science and the School of Multidisciplinary Sciences were instituted.
2005
April
  • The research organization was reorganized into three research departments (the Department of Statistical Modeling, the Department of Data Science, and the Department of Mathematical Analysis and Statistical Inference). The affiliated Center for Development of Statistical Computing, the Center for Information on Statistical Sciences, and the Engineering and Technical Services Section were integrated into the Center for Engineering and Technical Support. The Risk Analysis Research Center was instituted.
2008
April
  • The Research Innovation Center was instituted.
  • The Intellectual Property Unit was instituted.
2009
October
  • The Institute was moved to 10-3 Midori-cho, Tachikawa, Tokyo.
2010
June
  • Officially opened the Akaike Guest House.
July
  • Reorganized the Administration Office to create the NIPR/ISM Joint Administration Office and launch the General Service Center. The NOE Forwarding Unit (now we call “NOE Promotion Unit”) was instituted within the Administration Planning and Coordination Section.
2011
January
  • Research and Development Center for Data Assimilation was instituted. Survey Science Center was instituted.
2012
January
  • Research Center for Statistical Machine Learning, Service Science Research Center and School of Statistical Thinking were instituted.
2014
July
  • The URA Station was instituted within the Planning Unit.
December
  • The Office of Female Researcher Development was instituted within the Planning Unit.

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