15th Young Statisticians Meeting

         Vorau, Austria, October 30 to 31, 2010

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Preliminary Scientific Programme

Saturday, October 30th, 2010
09:00 - 10:30 Chair: Herwig Friedl (Graz, Austria)
09:00 - 09:30 Herwig Friedl (Graz, Austria): Welcome and Opening
09:30 - 10:00 László Varga (Budapest, Hungary): Copula Fitting to Time-Dependent Data, with Applications to Wind Speed Modelling (Abstract)
10:00 - 10:30 Thorn Thaler (Lausanne, Switzerland): The Extended- Quasi-Likelihood-Function in Generalized Linear Models (Abstract)
Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30 Chair: Tibor Pogány (Rijeka, Croatia)
11:00 - 11:30 Nina Klenovšek (Ljubljana, Slovenia): Restricted Kernel Canonical Correlation Analysis (Abstract)
11:30 - 12:00 Tamás Szabó (Szeged, Hungary): Statistical inference for integer-valued autoregressive (INAR(p)) processes (Abstract)
12:00 - 12:30 Carel Peeters (Utrecht, The Netherlands): An Automated Candidate Estimator for Marginal Likelihood Estimation with Application to Factor Analytic Dimensionality Selection (Abstract)
14:00 - 15:30 Chair: Dario Gregori (Padova, Italy)
14:00 - 14:30 Maria Kohl (Vienna, Austria): Estimation of Nonlinear Interactions in Cox Regression (Abstract)
14:30 - 15:00 Drago Špoljaric (Zagreb, Croatia): Distribution of Palindromes in DNA (Abstract)
15:00 - 15:30 Johanna Bertl (Vienna, Austria): Can Cross-Validation help to tune an ABC algorithm? (Abstract)
Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:30 Chair: Tamás Rudas (Budapest, Hungary)
16:00 - 16:30 Gertraud Malsiner-Walli (Linz, Austria): Bayesian Variable Selection in Normal Regression Models (Abstract)
16:30 - 17:00 Ubaldo Saini (Bologna, Italy): The Statistical Analysis of Pizza Consumers: An Application of the Conjoint Analysis (Abstract)
Sunday, October 31st, 2010
09:00 - 10:30 Chair: Anuška Ferligoj (Lubljana, Slovenia)
09:00 - 9:30 Kristijan Breznik (Celje, Slovenia): Some networks generated by chess games (Abstract)
09:30 - 10:00 Anja Žnidaršic (Maribor, Slovenia): Non-response in Social Networks: The Impact of Different Non-Response Treatments on the Stability of Blockmodels (Abstract)
10:00 - 10:30 Giovanni Boscaino (Palermo, Italy): Italian University Student Evaluation Teaching: Does it Change over Time? (Abstract)



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