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                                                                                                  iii. proposals to be Considered by the General Topics Committee

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                                                                                                                                                                                             application of distributed lag
                                                                                                                                                                                             model to estimation
4   Atif Ali Yassin Ali                             atifyassin2@yahoo.com                           9/23/2004                                 iii                                            consumption function
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                                                                                                                                                                                             the concepts, and                Generally for the derivation of                Q5
                                                                                                                                                                                             orgumentents on atomic           energy, radius and velocity of an
                                                                                                                                                                                             models,and the theory based      electron are caliculated by
                                                                                                                                                                                             on the circular motion of        equlising the centrifugal and                General proposition, ISI,
5   G.V. Sekhar                                                                                   11/11/2004                               i , iii                                           atoms                            coulombic attraction forces.                 Indian

                                                                                                                                        ISI/IASS/IAOS member                                                                               More: See
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Statistical offices have more and            Eric Schulte Nordholt /
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              more information and researchers             Dutch / Senior
                                                                                                                                                                                             Remote access and remote         want this information for their              statistician at Statistics
6   Eric Schulte Nordholt                           ESLE@CBS.NL                                   11/18/2004                                   ii                                            execution                        analyses.                                    Netherlands



                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Karl Pearson can be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              characterized as the father of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              statistics. 2007 is his 150th                Ida H. Stamhuis, Vrije
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              birthyear. In 2004 a biography of            Universiteit, The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Karl Pearson written by Theodore             Netherlands, Vice
7   Ida H. Stamhuis                                 stamhuis@few.vu.nl                              12/3/2004                                 iii                                            Karl Pearson's 150th birthday    M. Porter has been published.                President IAOS




                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The purpose of this invited paper session
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              is to bring together researchers whose
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              recent theoretical and applied work is of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              interest to both survival analysis and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              econometrics. These two areas share
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Dorota M. Dabrowska
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              many non- and semiparametric regression
                                                                                                                                                                                             Non-and semiparametric           models, as well as special observational     from University of
                                                                                                                                                                                             regression models in survival    schemes accouting for missing data and       California, Los Angeles
8   Dorota M. Dabrowska                             dorota@brahms.ph.ucla.edu                       12/7/2004                                  ii                  Bernoulli Society         analysis and econometrics        biased sampling problems.                    (nationality - USA)




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4   Atif Ali Yassin Ali                                                                             x        x                    x
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                                                                                                                                                                                            But according to Loney's, Zemansy's theory the caliculation is done in slight converse. They said that in circular motion See
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                                                                                                                                                                                            centrifugal force is not equal to coulombs force. Since the cetrifugal force is pseudo force. It consisted only to the mass
                                                                                                                                                                                            of the electron.and we neglect the motion of nucles. But actually nucles has some osscilation. It is negleted only when
                                                                                                                                                                                            the mass is negligable or infinetily. But the mass of the electron considered to be 1/1836 of the photon. So we must
                                                                                                                                                                                            consider the mass of the nucles. So, we take the mass of the electron as reduced mass mM/(M+m),to consider the mass
5   G.V. Sekhar                                     G.Veera Sekhar, Indian                          x                                                                                       of the nuclues. And about the energy states there are more concepts to discuss like this.                   See G6

                                                                                                                                                                                      To protect the
                                                                                                                                                                            ISI/IASS/IAOS member           confidentiality of the respondents statistical disclosure control techniques More: Seedeveloped.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         have been
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Q6
                                                                                                                                                                                            Traditionally only tables had to be protected. Additionally some statistical offices have delivered (partly) protected
                                                                                                                                                                                            microdata. At some institutes also the possibility exists to work on-site on microdata. With the new remote techniques
                                                    Speakers of e.g. Statistics                                                                                                             the data stay at the premises of the statistical institutes and the researchers stay at their institutes. Protected data could
                                                    Denmark, Australian Bureau of                                                                                                           be analysed with remote access (direct access to statistical data without a check) and other data could be analysed with
                                                    Statistics and many other                                                                                                               remote execution (only safe results of the analyses will be sent back). The organisational and technical aspects of the
6   Eric Schulte Nordholt                           organisations                                   x                    x        x                                                         different remote options is an interesting topic for an IP session in Lisbon in 2007.



                                                    Theodore M. Porter, Professor of History,
                                                    University of California in Los Angelos;
                                                    Stephen M. Stigler, Professor of Statistics,
                                                    University of Chicago, and President ISI;
                                                    Eileen Magnello, Wellcome Institute
                                                    London; Ida H. Stamhuis, Vrije Universiteit
7   Ida H. Stamhuis                                 Amsterdam and Vice President IAOS               x
                                                                                                   More: See Q8                                                                                                                                                                                       See i8
                                                    Four researchers accepted
                                                    invitation.
                                                    Gang Li from University of
                                                    California, Los Angeles (Chinese),
                                                    Michael Kohler from Stuttgart
                                                    University (nationality -German),                                                                                                       Gang Li (UCLA) will present work on partial linear regression with censored data and applications to analysis of health
                                                    Joel Horowitz from Northwestern                                                                                                         insurance data. Michael Kohler (Stuttgart University) will present work on nonparametric regression estimation from
                                                    University, Chicago (nationality -                                                                                                      censored data and applications to prediction.
                                                    USA) and Jens Perch Nielsen                                                                                                             Joel Horowitz (Northwestern University) will discuss estimation in nonparametric additive models with known and
                                                    from Codan in Copenhagen                                                                                                                unknown link function. Jens Perch Nielsen (Codan) will talk about estimation of extremes from filtered data with a view to
8   Dorota M. Dabrowska                             (nationality -Danish)                                    x                                                                              fire insurance in London commercial market.




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                                                                                                                                                                         The topic of this section consists          More: See
                                                                                                                                                                         in statistical methods for                  Q9
                                                                                                                                                                         regression models under shape
                                                                                                                                                                         restrictions. This includes
                                                                                                                                                                         estimation (i.e. parametric
                                                                                                                                                                         nonparametric estimation under
                                                                                                                                                                         monotonicity, convexity or other
                                                                                                                                                                         constraints) and testing (i.e.
                                                                                                                                                                         testing for monotonicity or other
                                                                                                                                                                         shape restrictions) in such
                                                                                                                                                                         models. Particular emphasiz is
                                                                                                                                                                         put methods for (nonparametric)
                                                                                                                                                                         regression models with
9    Holger Dette           holger.dette@rub.de                         12/14/2004                 ii           Bernoulli Society        Shape-Restricted Regression     multivariate predictors.               Holger Dette, Germany
                                                                                                                                                                         Longitudinal studies have
                                                                                                                                                                         received intensive attention               More: See
                                                                                                                                                                         recently. Many efforts have been           Q10
                                                                                                                                                                         devoted to statistical modelling
                                                                                                                                                                         Clearly, to avoid the wrong
                                                                                                                                                                         conclusions due to the use of
                                                                                                                                                                         improper models, model checking        Lixing Zhu, Chinese,
                                                                                                                                         Model Checking and              for the established models is          The University of Hong
10   Lixing Zhu             lzhu@hku.hk                                 12/15/2004                 ii           Bernoulli Society        Longitudinal Studies            important.                             Kong

                                                                                                                                                                         There has recently been a large            More: See
                                                                                                                                                                         published literature on new                Q11
                                                                                                                                                                         objective Bayesian methods
                                                                                                                                                                         (where, as in frequentist
                                                                                                                                                                         statistics, the result only depends
                                                                                                                                                                         on the assumed model and the           Jose M. Bernardo,
11   Jose M. Bernardo       jose.m.bernardo@uv.es                       12/16/2004               ii, iii        ISI, Bernoulli Society   Objective Bayesian Statistics   observed data).                        Spain, ISI
                                                                                                                                                                                       More: See
                                                                                                                                                                                       Q12


                                                                                                                                                                         Semi-supervised learning refers
                                                                                                                                                                         to classification problems in
                                                                                                                                                                         which the training data contains
                                                                                                                                                                         both labeled as well as unlabeled
                                                                                                                                                                         observations. Such problems
                                                                                                                                                                         arise naturally in many contexts,      Bin Yu (China)
                                                                                                                                                                         such as handwriting recognition        University of California,
12   Bin Yu                 binyu@stat.berkeley.edu                        1/4/2005              ii, iii        Bernoulli Society        Semi-Supervised Learning        and document classification.           Berkeley
                                                                                                                                                                                    More: See
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                                                                                                                                                                         We are concerned by multiple
                                                                                                                                                                         table analysis and the exploratory
                                                                                                                                                                         side of the analysis. This implies
                                                                                                                                         Exploratory multiple table      that we are going to deliberatedly A Morin french IRISA
13   Annie Morin            amorin@irisa.fr                                1/4/2005                ii           ISI                      analysis                        avoids the PLS methods.            Rennes




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                                                                                                                                      References:
                                                                                                                                      Ghosal, Subhashis; Sen, Arusharka; van der Vaart, Aad W.
                                                                                                                                      Testing monotonicity of regression. (English) Ann. Stat. 28, No.4, 1054-1082 (2000)

                                                                                                                                      Hall, Peter; Huang, Li-Shan
                                                                                                                                      Nonparametric kernel regression subject to monotonicity constraints. (English) Ann. Stat. 29, No.3, 624-647 (2001)

                            J. Wellner, P. Hall, V. Spokoiny, L.                                                                      Hall, Peter; Müller, Hans-Georg
                            Duembgen, E. Mammen, L.                                                                                   Order-preserving nonparametric regression, with applications to conditional distribution and quantile function estimation.
9    Holger Dette           Davies, A. Van der Vaart                         x                                                        (English) J. Am. Stat. Assoc. 98, No.463, 598-608 (2003).

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           See G10           More: See
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                                                                                                                                      In this session, the newly developed approaches of goodness-fit-testing will be introduced, which are used to test
                                                                                                                                      whether some covariate effects in the model follow certain parametric forms, or more generally, to check the adequacy of
                                                                                                                                      a parametric model. References: 1).Crainiceanu, C. M. and Ruppert, D. (2004). Restricted likelihood ratio tests in
                            Dr. Colin Wu, Dr. C. M.                                                                                   nonparametric longitudinal models, Statistica Sinica, 713-730. 2).Xu, W, L. and Zhu, L. X.(2004). Goodness-of-fit Tests
10   Lixing Zhu             Crainiceanu, and Dr. W. L. Xu                    x                                                        for a Varying-Coefficients Model in Longitudinal Studies. Submitted for publication.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  See G11
                                                                                                                                      This includes the development of a general theory (Berger, Bernardo and Sun, 2004) which permits the definition of More: See
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              a
                                                                                                                                      reference prior from first principles, the analysis of the behaviour under repeated sampling of objective Bayesian      Q11
                                                                                                                                      procedures (Datta and Sweeting, 2004), the development of new powerful methods in model selection (Bayarri, 2004;
                            James O. Berger, USA, ISI;                                                                                Pericchi, 2004) model criticism (Bernardo and Rueda, 2002) and applications with complex, often hierarchical models in
                            Trevor Sweeting, UK; Susie                                                                                many different fields (eg climatology, image analysis, metrology, bioinformatics or reliability). An invited paper session
                            Bayarri, Spain; Raul Rueda,                                                                               focusing on Objective bayesian methods would give delegates an opportunity to get acquainted with the latest
11   Jose M. Bernardo       Mexico                                  x        x                                                        developments in this emerging topic.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 More: See
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Q12 See G12


                            Mikhail Belkin (University of
                            Chicago), David Mease (University
                            of California, Berkeley), Peter                                                                            In most cases, unlabeled observations are relatively easy to obtain, while the labeled observations are quite costly and
                            Bickel (University of California,                                                                         consequently relatively scarce. The main objective in such problems is to learn classification rules using information
                            Berkeley), Neil Lawrence                                                                                  from the unlabeled observations in some way to provide lower misclassification error rates than rules learned using only
                            (Sheffield University), Yaacov                                                                            the labeled documents. Some researchers have had success using ideas from spectral graph theory. Other approaches
                            Ritov (The Hebrew University of                                                                           include EM-based methods and transductive support vector machines. This session will focus on new practical and
12   Bin Yu                 Jerusalem)                                       x                                                        theoretical advances for problems in semi-supervised learning.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               More: See See G13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Q13

                                                                                                                                      We want to focus on the use of factorial analysis and clustering methods for multiple table. It is not a new area but the
                                                                                                                                      applications are increasing in sensorial analysis, marketing and so on and the exploratory methods are still there with
                                                                                                                                      some new developments even if many users focus on Path modelling.

                            H Kiers Netherlands , J Pagès                                                                             References : Escofier B, Pagès J multiple factor analysis in computational statistics and data analysis in 1994
                            France, A Lazraq Marocco, V                                                                               Caroll J D A generalization of canonical correlation analysis
13   Annie Morin            Vinzi Italy                                                           x                                   to three or more sets of variables 1968




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                                                                                                                                                                              Once, a politician declared : ―I
                                                                                                                                                                              don‘t need statistics; I only need
                                                                                                                                                                              indicators‖ ! Among some
                                                                                                                                                                              categories of users, the opinion is
                                                                                                                                                                              generally received that simple
                                                                                                                                                                              and synthetic indicators are more
                                                                                                                                                                              useful than complex and multi-
                                                                                                                                                                              dimensional statistics that are
                                                                                                                                                Do users need indicators or   supposed to be designed for
14   Jean-Louis Bodin        jean-louis.bodin@adetef.finances.gouv.fr              1/7/2005                ii           IAOS, IASS              statistics ?                  researchers.                        Jean-Louis Bodin
                                                                                                                                                                                             More: See
                                                                                                                                                                                             Q15

                                                                                                                                                                              Over the last decade wavelets
                                                                                                                                                                              have revolutionized
                                                                                                                                                                              nonparametric regression,
                                                                                                                                                                              especially for non-homogeneous
                                                                                                                                                                              functions and begun to make a
                                                                                                                                                                              large impact for locally stationary
                                                                                                                                                                              time series. However, it is not
                                                                                                                                                                              always clear how to apply wavelet
                                                                                                                                                                              (and Fourier) methods to
                                                                                                                                                                              irregularly spaced data especially Guy Nason, British,
15   Guy Nason               g.p.nason@bristol.ac.uk                              1/10/2005                ii           Bernoulli Society       Lifting in Statistics         in higher dimensions.               University of Bristol, UK

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                                                                                                                                                                              Over the last three decades there
                                                                                                                                                                              is a growing interest in
                                                                                                                                                                              stochastic analysis due to its
                                                                                                                                                                              broad applications on financial
                                                                                                                                                                              market. The main focus of this       Ching-Tang Wu
                                                                                                                                                                              section is on stochastic analysis    (Taiwan; National
                                                                                                                                                Stochastic Analysis and       and its application on financial     University of Kaohsiung,
16   Ching-Tang Wu           ctwu@nuk.edu.tw                                      1/11/2005                ii           Bernoulli Society       Financial Mathematics         mathematics.                         Kaohsiung, Taiwan)
                                                                                                                                                                              Recent SPRUCE workshop which
                                                                                                                                                                              was held in Lisbon, March 2004,         More: See
                                                                                                                                                                              identified current issues in space      Q17
                                                                                                                                                                              time modelling
                                                                                                                                                                              (http://spruce.deio.fc.ul.pt ;
                                                                                                                                                                              reports of the working groups) as
                                                                                                                                                                              being:
                                                                                                                                                                              1) Change of support (Data
                                                                                                                                                                              collected at different levels of
                                                                                                                                                                              aggregation)
                                                                                                                                                                              2) Misaligned and incompatible
                                                                                                                                                                              data
                                                                                                                                                                              3) Data Measured or simulated at Kamil Feridun Turkman
                                                                                                                                                Spatial/Temporal Models and   different space-time scales        University of Lisbon,
17   Kamil Feridun Turkman   kfturkman@fc.ul.pt                                   1/11/2005              ii, iii        ISI                     Methods                       ...                                Portugal




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                             There will be ideally three papers :                                                                                                                                                                  Q14
                             - one promoter of a well-known                                                                            Statisticians are used to calculate synthetic indicators for many years (GDP, or CPI are synthetic indicators) but there is
                             synthetic indicators: the Indicator                                                                       a growing tendency to introduce more and more indicators, not only quantitative but also qualitative.
                             of Human Development (Dr.
                             Amatya Sen or Ms Sakiko Fukuda-                                                                           The use of synthetic indicators may raise many questions :
                             Parr)                                                                                                     - what are the characteristics of a ―good‖ synthetic indicator (in particular qualitative indicators) ?
                             - one politician aware of these                                                                           - is their apparent simplicity an illusion or reality ?
                             problems (Michel Rocard, Member                                                                           - is benchmarking, based on a comprehensive system of several key indicators, may be effective for policy purposes
                             of the European Parliament)                                                                               (see the Palermo Forum on ―Statistics, Knowledge and Policy‖ recently organised by OECD)
                             - one staff member of the                                                                                 - indicators are pushing users – in particular the media - to make rankings : are such rankings really useful ? are they
                             statistics department of the                                                                              dangerous ?
                             European Central Bank or of the                                                                           - indicators may lead to ―statistically driven decisions‖ (e.g. Maastricht indicators), which confuses the relations and the
                             statistics department of OECD.                                                                            debate between decision-makers and statisticians and paves the way to political pressures on statisticians
                                                                                                                                       - etc.
                             The discussants being persons                                                                             The proposed session will try to better define the respective role of synthetic indicators and more complex statistics with
                             responsible of National Statistical                                                                       the idea of demonstrating that users (businesses, governments, non-profit organisations, advocacy groups, citizens)
14   Jean-Louis Bodin        Councils or Heads of NSOs.              x                   x                                             need both tools to make informed decisions.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       More: See
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                             Bernard Silverman, British,
                             University of Oxford, UK; Rainer                                                                          Lifting is a new (late '90s) generalization of wavelets that allows multiscale decompositions of irregularly spaced data
                             von Sachs, German, Universitie                                                                            (also in higher dimensions) that is generating great excitement in the statistical multiscale community. Lifting has great
                             Catholique de Louvain, Belgium;                                                                           potential for irregularly spaced data for regression and time series analysis but also for spatial data and the multiscale
                             Guy Nason, British, University of                                                                         analysis of networks.
                             Bristol, UK; Maarten Jansen,
                             Belgian, T.U. Eindhoven,                                                                                  A Lisbon 2007 session would possibly be one of the 1st at a major conference. This would permit interaction between
                             Netherlands; Veronique Delouille,                                                                         experts but also publicising the benefits of lifting to a wider audience.
                             Belgian, Royal Observatory of
15   Guy Nason               Belgium.                                         x                                                        This is a very new area with new methods developing but with wide potential applicability.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            See G16            More: See
                             Professor Dr. Hans Foellmer                                                                                                                                                                                                       Q16
                             (German; Humboldt Universitaet
                             zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany),                                                                              The most important scholars in this subject will publish their new findings. Their works are expected to shed lights on risk
                             Professor Dr. Marc Yor (France;                                                                           management and other related financial and insurance issues.
                             Universite Pierre et Marie Curie,
                             Paris, France), Professor Dr.                                                                             The key references include: H. Foellmer and A. Schied: "Robust Preferences and Convex Risk Measures", M. Atlan, H.
                             Walter Schachermayer (Austria;                                                                            Geman, D. B. Madan, and M. Yor: "Correlation and the pricing of risks", W. Schachermayer and F. Delbaen: "The
                             University of Technology Vienna,                                                                          Fundamental Theorem of Asset Pricing for Unbounded Stochastic Processes", and W. Schachermayer:
16   Ching-Tang Wu           Vienna, Austria)                                 x                                                        "Optimal Investment in Incomplete Financial Markets".

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          See G17
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  More: See
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Q17

                             Christopher Wikle, University of                                                                          ...
                             Missouri, USA; Doug Nychka                                                                                4)Extremes of Random fields
                             National Center for Atmospheric                                                                           5)Non-separable space-time covariance models
                             Research, USA; Jef Teugels,                                                                               6)Principles for selecting the appropriate levels of aggregation
                             Katholieke Universiteit Leuven,                                                                           7) Non-Gaussian data
                             Belgium; Jim Zidek, University of                                                                         8) Useful metrics for comparing different models and assessing adequacy of models
                             British Columbia, Canada; Noel                                                                            9) Computationally efficient implementation of space-time models
                             Cressie, Ohio State University,
                             USA; Patrick Brown , University of                                                                        This reseach field is very active and no doubth all these issues will be pursued durig the coming years. It is therefore
                             Lancaster, UK; Valerie Isham,                                                                             usefull and desirable to include a session in the 56th ISI session in Lisbon to assess the advances made in this area.
17   Kamil Feridun Turkman   University College, UK.                 x




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                                                                                                                                                                           Adequate bias reduction in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      More: See
                                                                                                                                                                           semi-parametric estimation of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Q18
                                                                                                                                                                           rare events‘ parameters provides
                                                                                                                                                                           usually smoother paths, smaller
                                                                                                                                                                           mse at optimal levels and a
                                                                                                                                                                           smaller sensitivity to changes in
                                                                                                                                                                           location. One then needs to
                                                                                                                                                                           estimate properly the bias
                                                                                                                                                                           function, or the second order
                                                                                                                                                                           parameters in that bias. The
                                                                                                                                             Bias Reduction in the         adequate accommodation of the           Jan Beirlant, Katholieke
                                                                                                                                             Estimation of Parameters of   bias of Hill‘s estimator has been       University Leuven,
18   M. Ivette Gomes           ivette.gomes@fc.ul.pt                           1/11/2005                ii                                   Rare Events                   extensively addressed.                  Belgium
                                                                                                                                                                           Spatial Extrmes is the next
                                                                                                                                                                           challenge for research in extreme
                                                                                                                                                                           value theory, now that the finite-
                                                                                                                                                                           dimensional case is well
                                                                                                                                                                           understood. The theoretical
                                                                                                                                                                           foundations have been laid and a
                                                                                                                                                                           number of models have been
                                                                                                                                                                           developed. But the area still has
                                                                                                                                                                           to grow to maturity. Applied data
                                                                                                                                                                           are waiting for proper analysis      Thomas Mikosch,
                                                                                                                                                                           (rainfall, pollution data). The main university of
19   Laurens de Haan           ldhaan@few.eur.nl                               1/11/2005                ii           Bernoulli               Spatial Extremes              argument is "new area".              Copenhagen, Denmark

                                                                                                                                                        More: See                                                  Ray Hilborn - School of
                                                                                                                                                        Q20                Exploitation of wild animal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Aquatic and Fishery
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Sciences, University of
                                                                                                                                                                           populations requires quantitative       Washington, Box 357980,
                                                                                                                                                                           scientific advice, to prevent stock     Seattle, WA 98195-79800,
                                                                                                                                                                           depletion. Preservation of natural      USA.
                                                                                                                                                                           habitats and of high levels of          rayh@u.washington.edu;
                                                                                                                                                                           biodiversity is a concomitant key       Nancy Lo - NOAA
                                                                                                                                                                           issue. Recently, it has been            Southwest Fisheries
                                                                                                                                                                           recognized the importance of            Science Center, P.O. Box
                                                                                                                                                                           providing measures of uncertainty       271, Lajolla, California
                                                                                                                                                                           in outputs from assessment              92038 nlo@ucsd. edu;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Ransom A. Myers -
                                                                                                                                                                           models and also of including in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Department of Biological
                                                                                                                                                                           them the possibility of changes in      Sciences, Life Sciences
                                                                                                                                                                           environment. Uncertainty has            Centre 1355 Oxford Street
                                                                                                                                                                           been incorporated mainly through        Dalhousie University
                                                                                                                                             Recent Developments in        sensitivity analysis, bootstrap,        Halifax, Nova Scotia,
                                                                                                                                             Management of Animal          bayesian methods and spatio-            Canada, B3H 4J1
20   M. Lucilia Carvalho       mlcarvalho@fc.ul.pt                             1/11/2005                ii           ISI or Bernoulli        Populations                   temporal analysis.                      Ransom.Myers@dal.ca
                                                                                                                                                                           The application of design of
                                                                                                                                                                           experiment methods to large
                                                                                                                                                                           computer experiments is a new
                                                                                                                                                                           chalange emerging from
                                                                                                                                                                           physical simulation. First, there is
                                                                                                                                                                           no measurement errors and
                                                                                                                                                                           second the size of the designs is
                                                                                                                                                                           usually very large (more than
                                                                                                                                                                           10^5 units and more than 50
                                                                                                                                                                           variables). This session will try to
                                                                                                                                             Design for large computer     give an overview of the state of        Azais J.M. and Gamboa
21   Azais J.M and Gamboa F.   gamboa@cict.fr                                  1/11/2005                ii           Bernoulli               experiments                   art in the area.                        F.




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                               Beirlant, Jan — Katholieke
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Q18
                               Universiteit Leuven, Belgium;
                               Feuerverger, Andrei — University
                               of Toronto, Canada; Gomes, M.
                               Ivette — University of Lisbon,
                               Portugal; Hall, Peter — Canberra
                               University, Australia; Martins, M.                                                                       The external estimation of the shape second order parameter enables us keeping under adequate control the asymptotic
                               João — Technical University of                                                                           variance of the tail index reduced bias‘ estimators. Only quite recently attention has been paid to the scale second order
                               Lisbon, Portugal; Neves, M.                                                                              parameter. The external estimation of such a parameter enables us to estimate, in a bias reduced way, any rare events‘
                               Manuela — Technical University                                                                           parameter, without increasing the optimal asymptotic variance. This is a way to overpass the old trade-off between
                               of Lisbon, Portugal; Peng, Liang                                                                         variance and bias. Further work is expected in the next years, together with applications in the fields of insurance and
18   M. Ivette Gomes           — Atlanta University, USA.                      x                                                        finance.




                               J.Einmahl, university of Tilburg,
                               The Netherlands; T.T. Pereira,
                               University of Lisbon, Portugal; L.
                               de Haan, Erasmus university, The
                               Netherlands; J. Tawn, university of
19   Laurens de Haan           Lancaster, UK.                                  x
                                                                                                                                                                                                  More: See                             See G20
                               M. K. McAllister - Renewable                                                                                                                                       Q20
                               Resources Assessment Group,
                               Department of Environmental
                               science and Technology, Imperial
                               College, Royal School of mines
                               Building, Prince Consort Road,
                               London, SW7 2BP, U.K; A. Punt -
                               School of Aquatic and Fishery
                               Sciences, University of
                               Washington, Box 355020, Seattle,
                               WA 98195-5020, USA.
                               aepunt@u.washington.edu; H.
                               Caswell. - Biology Department,
                               Woods Hole Oceanographic                                                                                 As a result models have been growing in complexity and in basic internal assumptions, often not clearly stated and
                               Institution, Woods Hole, MA                                                                              without explicit relationships with the biology and dynamics of the resources. Those highly complex models become then
                               02543-1049, USA.                                                                                         less transparent and difficult to access by the users. We intend to promote a debate on the trade off between the use of
20   M. Lucilia Carvalho       hcaswell@whoi.edu                      x        x                                                        such highly structured models as key tools for management or as a test tool to evaluate robustness of simpler models.




                               Santner T. (Ohio state University),
                               Owen A .B (Stanford University),
21   Azais J.M and Gamboa F.   Dette H (Bochum University),                    x




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                                                                                                                                                                    In statistics, the term "official            More: See
                                                                                                                                                                    data" denotes data collected in              Q22
                                                                                                                                                                    censuses and statistical surveys
                                                                                                                                                                    by National Statistics Institutes,
                                                                                                                                                                    as well as administrative and
                                                                                                                                                                    registration records collected by
                                                                                                                                                                    government departments and
                                                                                                                                                                    local authorities. They are used to      Donato Malerba,
                                                                                                                                                                    produce "official statistics" for the    Dipartimento di
                                                                                                                                                                    purpose of making policy                 Informatica, University of
22   Paula Brito             mpbrito@fep.up.pt                               1/12/2005                ii           IAOS or ISI             Mining Oficial Data      decisions.                               Bari, Italy

                                                                                                                                                                                                         More: See
                                                                                                                                                                    The need to extend standard          Q23
                                                                                                                                                                    exploratory, statistical and
                                                                                                                                                                    graphical data analysis methods
                                                                                                                                                                    to more complex data, has been
                                                                                                                                                                    increasing. This is the case of
                                                                                                                                                                    data concerning more or less
                                                                                                                                                                    homogeneous classes or groups
                                                                                                                                                                    of individuals - second-order
                                                                                                                                                                    objects or macro-data - instead of
                                                                                                                                                                    single individuals - first-order
                                                                                                                                                                    objects or micro-data. Symbolic
                                                                                                                                                                    Data Analysis allows the
                                                                                                                                                                    extension of classical data        Paula Brito, Faculdade de
                                                                                                                                                                    analysis techniques to the         Economia, Universidade do
23   Paula Brito             mpbrito@fep.up.pt                               1/12/2005                ii           IASC                    Symbolic Data Analysis   analysis of second-order objects. Porto, PORTUGAL
                                                                                                                                                                              More: See
                                                                                                                                                                              Q24

                                                                                                                                                                    In Statistics of Extremes it is
                                                                                                                                                                    always assumed the validity of a
                                                                                                                                                                    first order condition. i.e., it is
                                                                                                                                                                    assumed that the model
                                                                                                                                                                    underlying data is in the domain
                                                                                                                                                                                                             M. Isabel Fraga Alves,
                                                                                                                                                                    of attraction of an Extreme Value
                                                                                                                                                                                                             DEIO, Faculdade de
                                                                                                                                                                    distribution. And, whenever we
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Ciências, Universidade de
                                                                                                                                                                    intend to accommodate bias of            Lisboa, Portugal (or
                                                                                                                                                                    estimators, we need to go further,       Laurens de Haan,
                                                                                                                                                                    assuming second order                    Erasmus University of
                                                                                                                                           Testing Extreme Value    conditions, specifying the rate of       Rotterdam, The
24   M. Isabel Fraga Alves   isabel.alves@fc.ul.pt                           1/12/2005                ii           ISI or Bernoulli        Conditions               convergence in the first order.          Netherlands)




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                             David J. Hand, Imperial College,
                             London, UK; Michael May,
                             Fraunhofer Institute for                                                                                   Very few applications of data mining techniques in the discovery of new models or patterns in official data sets have
                             Autonomous Intelligent Systems,                                                                            been reported. Although the application of data mining techniques to official data has great potential both in the public
                             Sankt Augustin, Germany; Carlos                                                                            and in the private sectors, mining official data requires a challenging methodological research in AGGREGATED DATA,
                             Marcelo, National Institute of                                                                             GEO-REFERENCIATION, DATA QUALITY, TIMELINESS, METADATA. This is only a sample of the most challenging
22   Paula Brito             Statistics (INE), Lisbon, Portugal       x                   x                                             problems. The Invited Paper Meeting aims to draw added attention to this field and stimulate further research.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         See G23            More: See
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Q23




                             Edwin Diday, University of Paris-
                             IX Dauphine , Paris, France;
                             Lynne Billard, University of
                             Georgia, Athens, USA; Carlo
                             Lauro, Università degli Studi di                                                                           Symbolic data extend the classical tabular model, allowing multiple, possibly weighted, values for each descriptive
                             Napoli "Federico II", Naples , Italy;                                                                      attribute. Symbolic data occur when summarising huge sets of data or describing the underlying concepts - a town, a
                             Francisco de Carvalho, Federal                                                                             scenario of accidents - of a database. Symbolic Data Analysis provides useful tools to analyse aggregated data in the
                             University of Pernambuco (UFPE),                                                                           field of official statistics. Symbolic Data Analysis underwent great improvement with the European projects ―SODAS‖ and
23   Paula Brito             Recife, Brazil                                               x         x                                   ―ASSO‖ and the development of a software package.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               More: See
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Q24      See G24
                             De Haan, Laurens — Erasmus
                             University of Rotterdam, Holland;
                             Falk, M. — Wurzburg University,
                             Germany; Fraga Alves, M. Isabel
                             — Lisbon University, Portugal;
                             Hasofer, A. M. — Victoria
                             University of Technology; Husler,
                             Jurg — Bern University,
                             Switzerland; Mahron, F. —                                                                                  Testing the first order condition has been performed a few years ago, under a parametric framework, and methodology
                             Eichstat University, Germany;                                                                              for the separation of three regions, negative, null and positive tail index, has then been advanced. More recently, this
                             Teugels, Jef; Katholieke                                                                                   trilemma has been partially solved under a semi-parametric framework. A lot of work on the topic has been recently
                             Universiteit Leuven, Belgium;                                                                              under development and the portuguese research team in this area even thinks sensible to revisit, now under a semi-
                             Wang, J. Z. — University of                                                                                parametric framework, most of the topics developed in a parametric set-up. This will for sure lead to further important
24   M. Isabel Fraga Alves   Western Sydney, Australia                x        x                                                        developments in the next few years.




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                                                                                                                                                                                         Teaching statistics, we use real-
                                                                                                                                                                                         world problems and data.
                                                                                                                                                                                         1) Using random number tables,                   More: See
                                                                                                                                                                                         each student may build his own                   Q25
                                                                                                                                                                                         sample from the real dataset and
                                                                                                                                                                                         gets his own estimation of a
                                                                                                                                                                                         statistic of interest. We merges
                                                                                                                                                                                         all the results using a
                                                                                                                                                                                         spreadsheet. Using a macro-
                                                                                                                                                                                         instruction, each student is able
                                                                                                                                                                                         to simulate a number of random
                                                                                                                                                                                         samples and to calculate the
                                                                                                                                                                                         statistics value of each sample;
                                                                                                                                                       Teaching inferential statistics   he can study the distribution,
                                                                                                                                                       and demography with               calculate confident intervals, test            Jean-Hugues CHAUCHAT,
                                                                                                                                                       simulations involving real-       different hypothesis, draw the                 French, Université Lumière-
25   Jean-Hugues Chauchat              Jean-Hugues.Chauchat@univ-lyon2.fr                1/12/2005                ii           IASE                    world data and problems           power curve, and so on.                        Lyon2
                                                                                                                                                                                         Much of statistical inference
                                                                                                                                                                                         defies exact analysis, and relies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              More: See
                                                                                                                                                                                         on asymptotics. The usual first
                                                                                                                                                                                         order asymptotics based primarily                    Q26
                                                                                                                                                                                         on the central limit theorems and
                                                                                                                                                                                         laws of large numbers allow
                                                                                                                                                                                         many competing candidates
                                                                                                                                                                                         which are all first order efficient.
                                                                                                                                                                                         Higher order asymptotics enables
                                                                                                                                                                                         one to distinguish between all
                                                                                                                                                                                         these candidates. Such
                                                                                                                                                                                         asymptotics is relevant both in
                                                                                                                                                                                         frequentist and Bayesian
                                                                                                                                                                                         frameworks, and has many                       Malay Ghosh; American;
26   Malay Ghosh                       ghoshm@stat.ufl.edu                               1/13/2005                ii           Bernoulli Society       Higher Order Asymptotics          potential applications.                        University of Florida



                                                                                                                                                                                         Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Statistics
                                                                                                                                                                                         have become the most important
                                                                                                                                                                                         methodologies for a large diversity of
                                                                                                                                                                                         disciplines (Climatology, Environmental
                                                                                                                                                                                         Science…). The most important feature
                                                                                                                                                                                         that must be taken into account when
                                                                                                                                                                                         working with spatial data is the
                                                                                                                                                                                         dependence structure that observed data
                                                                                                                                                                                         may exhibit. Scientists from other areas
                                                                                                                                                                                         are not always aware of this fact and
                                                                                                                                                                                         spatially dependent data have been
                                                                                                                                                                                         thought as independent. This situation no
                                                                                                                                                                                         longer subsists and Spatial Statistics are
                                                                                                                                                                                         nowadays playing a leading role. Apart
                                                                                                                                                                                         from the practical implications, many
                                                                                                                                                                                         efforts have been devoted to the
                                                                                                                                                                                         development of different techniques for
                                                                                                                                                                                         estimation and prediction with spatial data.
                                                                                                                                                                                         Estimation of the variogram, non-
                                                                                                                                                                                         stationary processes analysis, goodness-of-
                                                                                                                                                                                         fit testing and resampling methods for
                                                                                                                                                                                         spatial data have become research topics
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Wenceslao González-
                                                                                                                                                                                         of great interest. The latest advances and     Manteiga. Full professor.
                                                                                                                                                                                         applications of these methodologies in         Department of Statistics.
                                                                                                                                                       Recent Advances in Spatial        different fields would be described and        University of Santiago de
27   Dr. Wenceslao González-Manteiga   wences@zmat.usc.es                                1/14/2005                ii           Bernoulli Society       Statistics                        discussed in this meeting.                     Compostela.




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                                                                                                                                                   (1) Doing things by him-self from a real population, and not only to use computers to simulate a theoretical distribution,
                                       J-H CHAUCHAT, French,                                                                                       students understand each concepts of inference.
                                       Univ.Lyon2; M BOURDEAU,                                                                                     2) In order to understand utility of statistics on social life, it is useful to simulate demographic forecasting for different real
                                       Canadian, Univ.Montréal; E                                                                                  countries, using real mortality and fecundity tables for each country. Such notion as active/inactive ratio and its evolution
25   Jean-Hugues Chauchat              NEUWIRTH, Austria, Univ.Vienna                                                    x                         in different countries became easily understandable.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     See G26
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   More: See
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Q26




                                       Gauri Sankar Datta; American,
                                       Univ. of Georgia; Rahul Mukerjee,
                                       Indian, Indian Institute of                                                                                 The proposed session covers both frequentist and Bayesian higher order asymptotics, and includes some of the current
                                       Management; Trevor Sweeting,                                                                                active areas of research such as small area estimation, empirical likelihood and inference based on partial prior
26   Malay Ghosh                       British, University College, London.               x                                                        information.

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                                       NOEL CRESSIE. Affiliation:                  Q27
                                       Distinguished professor of
                                       Mathematical and Physical
                                       Sciences. Department of
                                       Statistics. The Ohio State
                                       University. Nationality: Australian
                                       citizen with permanent immigrant
                                       status in the USA. Research
                                       topics: theory and applications of
                                       spatial and spatio-temporal
                                       stochastic modeling; Bayes and
                                       empirical Bayes methods.                                                                                    MONTSERRAT FUENTES.Affiliation: Associate professor.Department of Statistics. North Carolina State University.
                                       MICHAEL STEIN. Affiliation:                                                                                 Nationality: Spanish citizen with permanent Immigrant status in the USA.Research topics: Spatial-temporal models,
                                       Director of CISES (Center for                                                                               spatial statistics, spectral methods, computational methods for large data sets, applications in climate and air quality
                                       Integrating Statistical and                                                                                 modeling, oceanography, atmospheric and environmental science.
                                       Environmental Science) and full                                                                             PETER J. DIGGLE. Affiliation: Professor.Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Lancaster University. Nationality:
                                       professor at the Department of                                                                              British citizen.Research topics: Point processes. Most of the research is motivated by applications in the biomedical or
                                       Statistics.Department of Statistics.                                                                        environmental.
                                       University of Chicago. Nationality:                                                                         SOUMENDRA N. LAHIRI. Affiliation: Professor.Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Iowa State University.
                                       USA.Research topics: statistical                                                                            Nationality: Indian citizen. (No information about immigrant status)Research topics: Environmental Statistics.
                                       models and methods for spatial                                                                              Resampling
27   Dr. Wenceslao González-Manteiga   and spatial-temporal processes.                    x                                                        methods for dependent data. Spatial Statistics.




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                                                                                                                                                                                        In multivariate stat and
                                                                                                                                                                                        econometrics, boundary                              More: See
                                                                                                                                                                                        estimation (support of a                            Q28
                                                                                                                                                                                        multivariate pdf) is important. In
                                                                                                                                                                                        production analysis, the frontier is
                                                                                                                                                                                        the locus of optimal production
                                                                                                                                                                                        plans. In finance, it corresponds
                                                                                                                                                                                        to efficient assets combinations.
                                                                                                                                                                                        Nonparametric estimators are
                                                                                                                                                                                        based on the idea of enveloping
                                                                                                                                                                                        at best the cloud of the                       Léopold SIMAR,
                                                                                                                                                                                        multivariate observations (Data                Belgian, Institute of
                                                                                                                                                                                        Envelopment DEA, Free Disposal                 Statistics, University of
28   Léopold Simar                       simar@stat.ucl.ac.be                              1/14/2005                ii           Bernoulli Society        Boundaries Estimation         Hull FDH).                                     Louvain-la-Neuve

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                                                                                                                                                                                        This session is intended to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Q29
                                                                                                                                                                                        present (1) new statistical models
                                                                                                                                                                                        for describing two-loci genetic
                                                                                                                                                                                        interaction in complex binary
                                                                                                                                                                                        traits and their Bayesian analysis
                                                                                                                                                                                        by MCMC methods;
                                                                                                                                                                                        (2) new methods towards
                                                                                                                                                                                        identification of differentially               Carlos Daniel Paulino/
                                                                                                                                                                                        expressed genes in Cystic                      Portuguese/ Instituto
                                                                                                                                                                                        Fibrosis(according an empirical                Superior Técnico,
                                                                                                                                                          Bayesian Methods in           Bayes approach);                               Technical University of
29   Carlos Daniel Paulino               dpaulino@math.ist.utl.pt                          1/14/2005              ii, iii        ISI, Bernoulli Society   Biostatistics                 ...                                            Lisbon



                                                                                                                                                                                        Efficiency of a statistical test is a very
                                                                                                                                                                                        useful notion for
                                                                                                                                                                                        practitioners when they must select the
                                                                                                                                                                                        best test among many competitors.
                                                                                                                                                                                        For theoreticians its calculation poses
                                                                                                                                                                                        many interesting challenging problems
                                         yanikit47@pisem.net OR                                                                                                                         connected with convex analysis, large
                                                                                                                                                                                        deviations, variational calculus,etc.
                                                                                                                                                                                        The aim of the session is to present and to
                                                                                                                                                          Efficiency of Tests: Recent   discuss the developments in the                Yakov Nikitin, Russia,
30   Yakov Nikitin                       Yakov.Nikitin@pobox.spbu.ru                       1/14/2005                ii           Bernoulli Society        Advances                      efficiency theory obtained in last years.      St.Petersburg University


                                                                                                                                                                                        The papers and possible a panel
                                                                                                                                                                                        discussion could address some of the
                                                                                                                                                                                        following points:
                                                                                                                                                                                         A brief description of the available
                                                                                                                                                                                        technologies; their impact on the courses;     Eric Sowey (Australian);
                                                                                                                                                                                        course as problem-driven rather than           David Green (British);
                                                                                                                                                                                        technique driven; the use of exploratory
                                                                                                                                                          How have modern                                                              Neville hunt (British);
                                                                                                                                                                                        data analysis; the choice of data; the time
                                                                                                                                                          technologies changed the      devoted to computer use; simulation for        Adrian Bowman
                                                                                                                                                          curriculum in introductory    theorem verification; personnal work on        (British); J.P. Florens
31                                      l
     Catherine Pardoux and Lucette Carterucette.carter@wanadoo.fr                          1/14/2005          i: GdSF ii          IASE; IASC              courses                       real data analysis; problem of evaluation.     (French).

                                                                                                                                                                                        Information theory, a study on data
                                                                                                                                                                                        compression and
                                                                                                                                                                                        transmission, has its root in mathematical
                                                                                                                                                                                        probability and
                                                                                                                                                                                        statistics. It shares some fundamental
                                                                                                                                                                                        ideas with statistical
                                                                                                                                                                                        inference and it should be of interest to
                                                                                                                                                                                        statisticians. Talks in this
                                                                                                                                                                                        session will cover applications of
                                                                                                                                                                                        information theory both in
                                                                                                                                                                                        theoretical statistics (such as estimation
                                                                                                                                                                                        and model selection) and in
                                                                                                                                                          Information Theory and        empirical statistical analysis (such as        Feng Liang, ISDS, Duke
32   Feng Liang                          feng@stat.duke.edu                                1/14/2005                ii           Bernoulli Society        Statistics                    network tomography).                           University




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                                        Alois Kneip, German, Univeristy of                                                                      The statistical properties of these estimators are difficult to handle and the bootstrap is one way to produce practical
                                        Mainz, A. Tsybakov, Russian,                                                                            inference. New nonparametric estimators with better statistical performances have been proposed. Hall-Simar (2002)
                                        University of Paris VI, Paul                                                                            Estimating a Changepoint, Boundary or Frontier in the presence of noise, JASA. Kneip-Park-Simar (2003) Asymptotics
                                        Wilson, US, University of Texas,                                                                        for DEA estimators in nonparam front models. Aragon-Daouia-Thomas-Agnan (2005), Nonparametric Front Estim: a
                                        A. Daouia, Marocco, University of                                                                       conditional quantile approach, Econometric Theory. Jeong-Simar (2005), Linearly interpolated FDH estimator for
                                        Toulouse, S-O Jeong, Korean,                                                                            nonconvex frontiers
28   Léopold Simar                      University of Seoul                            X
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       See G29                                         More: See
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                                        Nuno Sepúlveda/ Portuguese/
                                        Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência;
                                        Lisete Sousa/ Portuguese/
                                        University of Lisbon; Giovani
                                        Silva/ Portuguese/ IST, Technical                                                                       ...
                                        University of Lisbon; Paulo                                                                             (3) a new semiparametric regression analysis of marked point processes in survival settings;
                                        Soares/ Portuguese/ IST,                                                                                (4) new Bayesian methods of log-linear analysis for informatively incomplete categorical data with prior information
29   Carlos Daniel Paulino              Technical University of Lisbon        X        X                                                        about the original parameters of the Multinomial model for the observable counts.


                                        T.Ledwina,T.Inglot
                                        (Poland,Wroclaw),
                                        W.Kallenberg (The Netherlands,
                                        Twente), M.Arcones (USA,
                                        Binghampton),
                                        Q.-M.Shao(USA, Oregon),
                                        M.Hallin (Belgium, Brussels),
                                        N.Stepanova (Canada, Carleton),
                                        A.Mogulski (Russia, Novosibirsk),
30   Yakov Nikitin                      etc.                                  X        X




31   Catherine Pardoux and Lucette Carter                                     X                             X        X




                                        Yuhong Yang, University of
                                        Minnesota; Gang Liang, University
                                        of California, Irvine; Peter
                                        Grunwald, CWI, Netherlands;
32   Feng Liang                         Feng Liang, Duke University;                   X




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                                                                                     submission             representation                              Invited Paper Meeting
                                                                                                                                                                                        incl references                                 organiser(s)
3                                                                                                                                                                                       In recent years, the quality of
                                                                                                                                                                                        data available in finance has
                                                                                                                                                                                        improved                                               More: See
                                                                                                                                                                                        substantially, especially with the                     Q33
                                                                                                                                                                                        advent of high freqency data (in
                                                                                                                                                                                        some cases observations as
                                                                                                                                                                                        often as several times per
                                                                                                                                                                                        second). This provides new
                                                                                                                                                                                        opportunities for using
                                                                                                                                                                                        sophisitcated statistcal
                                                                                                                                                                                        approaches to such data.
                                                                                                                                                                                        The three proposed speakers are
                                                                                                                                                                                        leaders in this effort, a revolution
                                                                                                                                                                                        that is in the process of                       Per Mykland (Norway
                                                                                                                                                                                        transforming transforming                       USA), University of
33   Per Mykland                     mykland@galton.uchicago.edu                          1/14/2005                 ii          Bernoulli Society       Statistics and Finance          financial econometrics.                         Chicago



                                                                                                                                                                                        Interacting particle systems is now an
                                                                                                                                                                                        important area of Probability Theory.
                                                                                                                                                                                        This session will present a few topics
                                                                                                                                                                                        of new researchs. In particular, the
                                                                                                                                                                                        relation of these systems and quasi
                                                                                                                                                                                        stationary distributions, with queing
                                                                                                                                                                                        theory and with fase transition in
34   Pablo A. Ferrari                pablo@ime.usp.br                                     1/14/2005                 ii                                  Interacting particle systems    Statistical Mechanics.                 Pablo A. Ferrari
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       More: See
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Q35
                                                                                                                                                                                        Data Mining, Quality-Control Mining,
                                                                                                                                                                                        and Text Mining make use of all the
                                                                                                                                                                                        'traditional statistical procedures' plus
                                                                                                                                                                                        the newer Artificial Intelligence /
                                                                                                                                                                                        Machine Learning Algorithms.
                                                                                                                                                                                        Although a very small segment of the
                                                                                                                                                                                        business-world has used this
                                                                                                                                                                                        technology, to its clear advantage, for
                                                                                                                                                                                        10 years, most of the business,
                                                                                                                                                                                        governmental,and industrial world has
                                                                                                                                                                                        only started using "data mining
                                                                                                                                                                                        technology" during the past four
                                                                                                                                                                                        years, and academia is only beginning
                                                                                                                                                        DATA MININER, QC-Mining,        to discover the 'distinct advantages'           Gary Miner, Ph.D.;
                                                                                                                                                        Text Mining and Comparison                                                      Linda A. Miner, Ph.D.;
     Gary D. Miner, Ph.D. and                                                                                                                           of AI / Machine Learning
                                                                                                                                                                                        and enhanced predictive power of
                                                                                                                                                                                        these technologies, utilizing various           Paolo F. Ricci, Ph.D.
35   Linda A. Winters-Miner, Ph.D.   gary@statsoft.com                                    1/14/2005                iii                                  Statistical Algorithms          areas of Bayesian statistics.                   LLM


                                                                                                                                                                                        The speakers of this session will present
                                                                                                                                                                                        research in which robustness will be a
                                                                                                                                                                                        basic philosophical approach to statistics,
                                                                                                                                                                                        motivated by the realities of data analysis.
                                                                                                                                                                                        Both theoretical and applied research will
                                                                                                                                                                                        be presented, and the interaction between
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Luisa T. Fernholz
                                                                                                                                                                                        statistical theory and statistical computing
                                                                                                                                                                                        will be highlighted as a way to create new      (Temple University,
                                                                                                                                                                                        methodologies that offer powerful tools for     USA,
36   Graciela Boente                 gboente@dm.uba.ar                                    1/14/2005               ii,iii        Bernoulli Society       Robustness and Data Analysis    analyzing data.                                 fernholz@temple.edu)


                                                                                                                                                                                        Soft indicators of public sector                       More: See
                                                                                                                                                                                        performance (such as satisfaction and                  Q37
                                                                                                                                                                                        trust, and as opposed to "hard" indicators
                                                                                                                                                                                        such as budget and output) more and
                                                                                                                                                                                        more influence the debate on reforms of
                                                                                                                                                                                        government (Bouckaert & Van de Walle,
                                                                                                                                                                                        2003). In order to measure changes of
                                                                                                                                                                                        satisfaction and trust, governments
                                                                                                                                                                                        increasingly apply surveys. In this
                                                                                                                                                                                        contribution, we point at a fundamental
                                                                                                                                                                                        weakness of soft indicators, which is their
                                                                                                                                                                                        sensitivity to the mode of data collection
                                                                                                                                                                                        (face-to-face, mail) and to the context of
                                                                                                                                                        The Impact of Survey            surveying (e.g., government initiative
                                                                                                                                                        Methodology and Context on      versus university initiative; long versus
37   Dr. Jarl K. Kampen              jarl.kampen@soc.kuleuven.ac.be                       1/15/2005                iii                                  Soft Indicators of Government   short survey).




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                                                                                                                                            Technicques that have been invented by the proposed speakers draw
                                                                                                                                            heavily on both finance, nonparametric statistics, and insights from,
                                     Jianqing Fan (USA, Princeton),                                                                         probability, such as stochastic calculus. Topics that have been pursued
                                     Lan Zhang (China, Carnegie                                                                             by the speakers include the combination of localization in time and
                                     Mellon University), Michael                                                                            space, the insight that securities prices have ``measurement error'',
33   Per Mykland                     Sorensen (Denmark)                            X                                                        and the theory of likelihood inference and estimating equations.




                                     Errico Presutti (Roma Tor
                                     Vergata), Stefano Olla (Paris
                                     Dauphine), Amine Asselah
                                     (marseille), James Martin (CNRS),
                                     Serguei Popov (Sao Paulo),
34   Pablo A. Ferrari                Servet Martinez (Chile)                       X
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                See G35
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                                     Gary Miner and Linda Miner -
                                     USA; Paolo Ricci, Italy, USA &
     Gary D. Miner, Ph.D. and        Australia; Sachin Lahoti, India;
35   Linda A. Winters-Miner, Ph.D.   Kiron Mathew, India                  X                                                                 Thus, it is important that the statistical world becomes fully congnizant of the usefulness of these technologies.




                                      1. David Tyler, Rutgers
                                     University, USA
                                     2. J. Cabrera (Spain) Rutgers
36   Graciela Boente                 University                           X        X

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                                                                                                                                            Statistical analyses reveal that the mode effect could amount upto a 10% change of item nonresponse and a 9% change
                                                                                                                                            of the level of trust, whereas the context effect could lead upto a 19% change of the bivariate associations of trust. The
                                                                                                                                            observed changes of both measures of central tendency and of associations affect conclusions of survey research in
37   Dr. Jarl K. Kampen                                                   X                                                                 isolated studies.




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                                                                                                                                                                         Seasonal adjustment is still a        More: See
                                                                                                                                                                         challenging topic in particular for   Q38
                                                                                                                                                                         official statisticians and remains
                                                                                                                                                                         an active field for research. For
                                                                                                                                                                         example, 5 sessions were
                                                                                                                                                                         dedicated to seasonal adjustment
                                                                                                                                                                         during the last JSM in Toronto
                                                                                                                                                                         (August 2004).
                                                                                                                                                                         Every year, a lot of contributions
                                                                                                                                                                         are made in order to improve
                                                                                                                                                                         existing methods and to propose
                                                                                                                                             New Developements in        new solutions to seasonal           Dominique Ladiray,
38   Ladiray Dominique        dominique.ladiray@insee.fr                       1/19/2005                ii                                   Seasonal Adjustment Methods adjustment problems.                French, INSEE


                                                                                                                                                                                                                      More: See
                                                                                                                                                                           Assumptions on shapes and                  Q39
                                                                                                                                                                           constraints for multivariate
                                                                                                                                                                           inference can be viewed as an
                                                                                                                                                                           alternative to dimension
                                                                                                                                                                           reduction, or complexity
                                                                                                                                                                           reduction.
                                                                                                                                                                           Many fields fit into this
                                                                                                                                                                           framework. An example is
                                                                                                                                                                           functional data analysis, where it
                                                                                                                                                                           makes sense to align functions
                                                                                                                                                                           according to their shapes.
                                                                                                                                                                           Other work has qualitative
                                                                                                                                                                           features as target of the analysis.
                                                                                                                                                                           They can be seen as low
                                                                                                                                                                           dimensional objects, or
                                                                                                                                                                           functionals of the distribution,
                                                                                                                                             Shapes and constraints in     resulting in an implicit complexity
39   Wolfgang Polonik         wpolonik@ucdavis.edu                             1/27/2005                ii           Bernoulli Society       statistical inference         reduction.

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                                                                                                                                                                           Assumptions on shapes and
                                                                                                                                                                           constraints for multivariate
                                                                                                                                                                           inference can to a certain extend
                                                                                                                                                                           be viewed as an alternative to
                                                                                                                                                                           dimension reduction, or maybe
                                                                                                                                                                           better complexity reduction.
                                                                                                                                                                           This of course if of great
                                                                                                                                                                           importance in modern statistical
                                                                                                                                                                           inference. There are many fields
                                                                                                                                                                           in statistics which fit into this
                                                                                                                                                                           framework. An example is
                                                                                                                                                                           functional data analysis, where it
                                                                                                                                                                           makes sense to "align" functions
                                                                                                                                                                           according
                                                                                                                                                                           to their shapes. Another direction
                                                                                                                                                                           of work aims at qualitative
                                                                                                                                                                           features of the underlying
                                                                                                                                                                           distributions as target of the
                                                                                                                                                                           analysis. These features can be
                                                                                                                                                                           interpreted as "low dimensional
                                                                                                                                                                           objects", or functionals of the
                                                                                                                                             Shapes and constraints in     distribution, and hence there is
40   Wolfgang Polonik                                                                                   ii           Bernoulli Society       statistical inference         an implicit complexity reduction.




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                                                                                                                                       For just a few examples:
                                                                                                                                       1 - The US Bureau of Census will soon release the new version of X-12-ARIMA which incorporates both X-12 and
                                                                                                                                       SEATS,
                              David Findley (US Bureau of                                                                              2 - The OECD Task Force on Data Presentation and Seasonal Adjustment came up in 2004 with recommendations for a
                              Census), Agustin Maravall (Bank                                                                          metadata and reporting manual,
                              of Spain), Benoît Quenneville                                                                            3 - New methods to seasonally adjust daily, weekly and other periodic data are under development at the INSEE,
                              (Statistics Canada), Dominique                                                                           I already had contacts with A. Maravall (Bank of Spain), D. Findley (US Bureau of Census) and B. Quenneville (Statistics
38   Ladiray Dominique        Ladiray (INSEE, France)                                    X                                             Canada) who support this initiative and are ready to contribute to this session.

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                              G. Walther, Stanford University;
                              H.-G. Mueller, UC Davis, P. Hall,                                                                        One such methodology is bump hunting. A particular example is the PRIM algorithm of Friedman and Fisher. For
                              ANU,;A. B. Tsybakov, University                                                                          univariate cases see G. Walter, L. Davies and A. Kovac.
                              Paris VI; L. Davies, University of                                                                       Another shape aspect in PRIM is that the algorithm is working with rectangles which in itself constitutes a shape
                              Essen, Germany; Ming-Yen                                                                                 constraint. Other work using shape restrictions is related to classification, for a classifyer for a two class problem can be
39   Wolfgang Polonik         Cheng, National Taiwan University               X                                                        interpreted as a set (Tsybakov, 2004).

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                                                                                                                                       One particular instance of such an methodology is bump hunting, and an particular example for such a method is the
                                                                                                                                       PRIM algorithm of Friedman and Fisher. There is another shape aspect in PRIM, namely, the algorithm is working with
                                                                                                                                       rectangular shapes which in itself constitutes a shape constraint or complexity reduction. Other work using shape
                              G. Walther, Stanford University                                                                          restrictions in this sense are related to classification, since a classifyer for a two class problem can be interpreted as a
                              P. Hall, ANU                                                                                             set (see Tsybakov, 2004).
                              A. B. Tsybakov, University Paris VI
                              L. Davies, University of Essen                                                                           All the above are problems of multivariate nature. However, even in the univariate case there are interesting open
                              Ming-Yen Cheng, National Taiwan                                                                          problems in the area of bump hunting, as can be seen in recent work by G. Walter or L. Davies and A. Kovac. It is work
40   Wolfgang Polonik         University                                      X                                                        along these lines that I envision to be presented in this section.




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                                                                                                                                                                                   More: See Q41                   Organizer: Prof.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Michelle Liou, Institute
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   of Statistical Science;
                                                                                                                                                                            The use of modern techniques in        Chair: Prof. John Aston,
                                                                                                                                                                            brain science makes greater            Institute of Statistical
                                                                                                                                                                            demands on statistical                 Science
                                                                                                                                                                            methodologies, now more than
                                                                                                                                                                            ever. Research into brain              Discussants: Prof.
                                                                                                                                                                            structure/ connectivity and neural     Fernando Lopes da
                                                                                                                                                                            circuits has been conducted using      Silva, Swammerdam
                                                                                                                                                                            techniques such as magnetic            Institute for Life
                                                                                                                                                                            resonance imaging (MRI),               Sciences;
                                                                                                                                                                            positron emission tomography           Prof. Philip E. Cheng,
                                                                                                                                                                            (PET), and electro/                    Institute of Statistical
                                                                                                                                                                            magnetoencephalography                 Science, Academia
41   Michelle Liou            mliou@stat.sinica.edu.tw                                                ii           Bernoulli Society                                        (EEG/MEG).                             Sinica

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                                                                                                                                                                            The analysis of microarray data is
                                                                                                                                                                            the focus of much of recent
                                                                                                                                                                            statistical research. However,
                                                                                                                                                                            each microarray experiment is
                                                                                                                                                                            commonly viewed in isolation. It
                                                                                                                                                                            is generally believed that for a
                                                                                                                                                                            more thorough understanding of
                                                                                                                                                                            complex biological systems we          Rebecka Jornsten
                                                                                                                                                                            need to pool knowledge from            (Swedish), Department
                                                                                                                                                                            multiple microarray data sets as       of Statistics, Rutgers
42   Rebecka Jornsten         rebecka@stat.rutgers.edu                                                ii           Bernoulli Society                                        well as other data sources.            University, USA

                                                                                                                                                                           There is a long list of applications
                                                                                                                                                                           of information theoretic entropic-       More: See
                                                                                                                                                                           optimization principles in               Q43
                                                                                                                                                                           physical, biological, social,
                                                                                                                                                                           managemen, business and
                                                                                                                                                                           engineering sciences and
                                                                                                                                                                           technology.The reason for their
                                                                                                                                                                           versality is that all systems are
                                                                                                                                                                           information theoretic and any
                                                                                                                                                                           principle that helps us in              1. Dr. Om Parkash,
                                                                                                                                                                           measuring minimum and                   G.N.D. University,
                                                                                                                                                                           maximum information are bound           Amritsar, India.
                                                                                                                                                                           to be useful.The proposed               2. Dr. Parmil Kumar,
                                                                                                                                           Entropy Optimization            invitedpaper meeting will give          Jammu University,
                                                                                                                                           Principles with Applications in new insights into application of        Jammu
43   Prof. D.S.Hooda          ds_hooda@rediffmail.com                                                 iii          N.A.                    Statistics                      entropy optimisation principles.        (J&K)
                                                                                                                                                                           This session will not only
                                                                                                                                                                           describe the statistics training
                                                                                                                                                                           programs in major Latin                       More: See
                                                                                                                                                                           American countries, but also                  Q44
                                                                                                                                                                           emphasize the links (if any)
                                                                                                                                                                           among countries that share a
                                                                                                                                                                           common historical ancestry and
                                                                                                                                                                           language. The focus will be on          Shrikant I. Bangdiwala,
                                                                                                                                           Training of Statisticians in    relationships between Portugal          USA, University of
                                                                                                                                           Iberoamerica and Iberia:        with Brazil and between Spain           North Carolina at
                                                                                                                                           What are the links and what     and Spanish-speaking Latin              Chapel Hill - ISI
44   Shrikant I. Bangdiwala   kant@unc.edu                                   2/13/2005                ii           IASE                    are the gaps?                   American countries.                     member, IASE member




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                              Prof. Keith J Worsley, Department
                              of Mathematics and Statistics,
                              McGill University, ―Random fields,                                                                        Statistics must be able to identify scientific patterns inherent in noisily spatio-temporal data sets collected using modern
                              astrophysics, brain imaging and                                                                           imaging techniques This session will be concerned with recent topics and challenges in both statistical theory and
                              ‗bubbles‘‖                                                                                                methods for understanding brain structure and its dynamic systems.

                              Prof. Tohru Ozaki, The Institute of                                                                       References:
                              Statistical Mathematics, ―Spatial                                                                         Martinex-Montes, E, Valdes-Sosa, PA, Miwakeichi, F, Goldman, RI & Cohen, M (2004). Concurrent EEG/fMRI analysis
                              temporal modeling of EEG/fMRI                                                                             by multiway partial least squares, NeuroImage, 22, 1023-1034.
                              for the study of brain connectivity‖
                                                                                                                                        Worsley, KJ, Taylor, JE & Tomaiuolo, F (2004). Unified univariate and multivariate random field theory. NeuroImage, in
                              Prof. Pedro A. Valdes-Sosa,                                                                               press.
                              Cuban Neuroscience Center,
                              ―Concurrent EEG/fMRI analysis‖                                                                            Yamashita, O, Galka, A, Ozaki, T, Biscay, R & Valdes-Sosa, PA (2004). Recursive least squares solution for dynamic
41   Michelle Liou                                                             X                                                        inverse problems of EEG generation, Human Brain Mapping, 21, 221-235.
                                                                                                                                        We list some important biological questions of interest here.                                           See G42
                                                                                                                                        1. Is gene co-expression conserved among organisms?                                         More: See
                                                                                                                                        Attempts have been made at answering these questions by looking at the relation between pairwise correlations between
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Q42
                                                                                                                                        genes in one organism and the pairwise correlations between their corresponding orthologoues in other species. This
                                                                                                                                        type of analysis may improve the functional annotation of genes.
                                                                                                                                        2. Are the regulatory regions of functional groups of genes conserved among organisms?
                                                                                                                                        This questions relates to investigating gene expression data and DNA sequence data jointly. This type of analysis may
                                                                                                                                        also shed light on phylogeny. Preliminary analysis suggests that phylogenetic distances cannot be inferred from
                                                                                                                                        expression data alone.
                                                                                                                                        3.Cross-species extrapolation.
                                                                                                                                        Many genomic studies focus on human diseases. However, human studies often have serious limitations. Can reliable
                                                                                                                                        and relevant information be extracted from large-scale animal model studies? To answer these types of questions,
                                                                                                                                        microarray data sets from multiple species have been analyzed. The experimental conditions, and set of genes in each
                                                                                                                                        study, have only partial overlap, which makes such cross-species analysis particularly challenging.
                              (to be expanded)
                              Sunduz Keles, Department of                                                                               Our goal for this session is to present a rich set of research problems related to the analysis of multiple platforms-
                              Statistics, University of Wisconsin,                                                                      multiple species data. The data formats present special challenges and much input is needed from the statistical
                              USA                                                                                                       community to develop better analysis methods.
                              Saeed Tavazoie, Department of                                                                             We propose to invite speakers from both statistics and biology, to present initial work and their view of the problems at
                              Molecular Biology, Princeton                                                                              hand.
42   Rebecka Jornsten         University, USA                                  X

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                              Prof. Aman Ullah, University of
                              California.
                              2.Prof. Lynne M.Batten, Deeakin
                              University, Australia.                                                                                    REFERENCES
                              3. Dr. Omparkash,                                                                                         1. D.V.Gokhale and S.Kullback: The information in contingency tables. Macel-Decker, New York, 1978.
                              G.N.D.University, Amritsar.                                                                               2. D.S.Hooda and B.K.Hooda:On measurement of stochastic dependence in multivariate data.Indian Journal of Pure and
                              4. Dr. Parmil Kumar, Jammu                                                                                Applied Mathematics, 32,2001, 801-16.
                              University, Jammu (J&K).                                                                                  3.J.N.Kapur and H.K.Keshavan: Generalized Entropy Optimization Principles with applications. Acdemic Press,New
                              5. Prof. B.K.Das, University of                                                                           yorl,1992.
43   Prof. D.S.Hooda          Delhi, Delhi (INDIA).                   X                                                                 4 S.Kullback: Information theory and statistics. John Wiley, New York,1959.                                        ISI Committee
                              1. Raul Mentz, Universidad
                              Nacional de Tucuman, Argentina;
                              2. Julio Singer, Universidade de                                                                                                                                                                                                      More: See
                              Sao Paulo, Brazil; 3. Sergio                                                                                                                                                                                                          Q44
                              Muñoz, Universidad de La
                              Frontera, Chile; 4. Victor Perez                                                                          Major themes to address:
                              Abreu, Instituto Nacional de                                                                              1. Why there are not many statisticians in Latin America and how to change it.                           See G44
                              Estadistica, Mexico; 5. Ma. Nelcy                                                                         2. Is the training too technical/theoretical, less applied?
                              Rodriguez, Universidad Nacional,                                                                          3. Who enters the field of statistics in such countries?
                              Colombia; 6. Carmen Batanero,                                                                             As ISI seeks to expand its membership in countries where there has been small representation, this topic is of special
                              Universidad de Granada, Spain; 7.                                                                         interest since the meeting is in Portugal                                                                                      IASE Organizing
44   Shrikant I. Bangdiwala   President - Portuguese Statistical                                             X                          Speakers will be invited from Portugal and Brazil; and Spain and Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Colombia, and Costa Rica            Committee




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                                                                                                                                                                   This session aims to use the                  Q45
                                                                                                                                                                   widespread interest in sport to
                                                                                                                                                                   demonstrate variability
                                                                                                                                                                   phenomena that arise in many
                                                                                                                                                                   fields of study. Instead of
                                                                                                                                                                   demonstrating statistical tools
                                                                                                                                                                   with sport applications, the
                                                                                                                                                                   session shows how, starting with
                                                                                                                                                                   a realistic sport situation or
                                                                                                                                                                   practical issue, investigation with
                                                                                                                                                                   simple tools can reveal surprising
                                                                                                                                                                   results, advancing students
                                                                                                                                                                   intuitive understanding of
45   Larry Weldon         weldon@sfu.ca                                  2/13/2005                ii           IASE                                                randomness.

                                                                                                                                                                   Curriculum in undergraduate                   More: See
                                                                                                                                                                   Statistics is often affected by               Q46
                                                                                                                                                                   advances in research and
                                                                                                                                                                   success in new fields of
                                                                                                                                                                   application. This topic explores
                                                                                                                                                                   ways in which the development of
                                                                                                                                                                   technology affects the curriculum,
                                                                                                                                                                   either by eliminating some topics,
                                                                                                                                                                   or adding topics, or moving topics
                                                                                                                                                                   or concepts earlier in the
                                                                                                                                                                   curriculum. A trivial example is
                                                                                                                                                                   the nearly complete elimination of      Robert Gould, USA,
                                                                                                                                                                   the "calculator" formula for            UCLA, Department of
46   Robert Gould         rgould@stat.ucla.edu                           2/13/2005                ii           IASE                    Technology and Curriculum   sample standard deviation.
                                                                                                                                                                   Abstract
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Statistics

                                                                                                                                                                   In the emerging field of statistical           More: See
                                                                                                                                                                   education research, more                       Q47
                                                                                                                                                                   attention is being paid to how
                                                                                                                                                                   students reason about data as an
                                                                                                                                                                   aggregate group, coming to
                                                                                                                                                                   understand a distribution in a
                                                                                                                                                                   global sense, rather than focusing
                                                                                                                                                                   on individual values. Students
                                                                                                                                                                   need a firm understanding of the
                                                                                                                                                                   concept of distribution in order to
                                                                                                                                                                   interpret graphical
                                                                                                                                                                   representations of data, to
                                                                                                                                                                   compare groups of data,
                                                                                                                                                                   recognize covariation, to think
                                                                                                                                                                   statistically about the role of
                                                                                                                                       Research on Reasoning       variation of data, and making           Joan Garfield, US,
47   Joan Garfield        jbg@umn.edu                                    2/14/2005                ii           IASE                    about Distribution          inferences about data.                  University of Minnesota

                                                                                                                                                                   Economists are faced with the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 More: See
                                                                                                                                                                   task of absorbing a constant flow
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Q48
                                                                                                                                                                   of new knowledge in their field of
                                                                                                                                                                   practice and conduct their own
                                                                                                                                                                   research.
                                                                                                                                                                   2.Economical students,
                                                                                                                                                                   postgraduate trainees must
                                                                                                                                                                   possess the tools and abilities to
                                                                                                                                                                   understand the issues related to
                                                                                                                                                                   designing a valid scientific study
                                                                                                                                                                   and to comprehend the
                                                                                                                                                                   quantitative aspects of
                                                                                                                                                                   economical research.
                                                                                                                                                                   They must also acquire the ability
                                                                                                                                                                   to interpret and critically evaluate
                                                                                                                                                                   this research in order to               Ruslan Motoryn,
                                                                                                                                                                   determine how and to what extent        Ukraine, Prof.,dr. of
                                                                                                                                       Statistical Training and    the findings can be applied to          Kiev National University
48   Ruslan Motoryn       motoryn@i-c.com.ua                             2/14/2005                ii           IASE                    Education of Economists     their own activities.                   of Economics




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                                                                                                                                  Some relevant references of the proposed speakers:
                                                                                                                                  1. de Silva, Basil M. , and Swartz, Tim B. (1997), ``Winning the coin toss and the home team advantage in one-day
                                                                                                                                  international cricket matches'', New Zealand Statistician [Became: @J(AusNZJSt)], 32 (2) , 16-22
                                                                                                                                  2. Clarke, Stephen R. , and Norman, John M. (1995), ``Home ground advantage of individual clubs in English soccer'',
                                                                                                                                  The Statistician, 44 , 509-521
                                                                                                                                  3. Lock, Robin (2002), ``Offense and defense as predictors of team success'', Stats. The Magazine for Students of
45   Larry Weldon                                                                                                                 Statistics, 0 (34) , 22-25


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                          Mark Hansen, US, UCLA; Arthur                                                                           A more controversial proposal (IASE Roundtable 2004) is the elimination of boxplots from middle-school curriculum.
                          Bakker, Netherlands, Utrecht; Tim                                                                       This topic will also welcome speculation about how the curriculum might be changed in the future to adapt to new
46   Robert Gould         Erickson, US, Fathom Software                                                X                          technologies to handling massive data and very fast computations.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    See G47
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Q47




                          Maxine Pfannkuch, NZ, University
                          of Auckland; Dani Ben-Zvi, Israel,
                          University of Haifa; Andee Rubin,
                          USA, TERC; Chris Reading, AU,
                          University of New England; Beth                                                                         The papers in the suggested session present current research on different aspects of reasoning about distribution. They
                          Chance, USA, Cal Poly San Luis                                                                          examine students at different age levels as well as secondary teachers' conceptions. The discussion will include uses of
                          Obispo; Dave Pratt, UK, University                                                                      technological tools to promote distributional reasoning, assessment of this reasoning, and curricular implications at all
47   Joan Garfield        of Warwick                                                                   X                          educational levels.                                                                                                           unknown at this time

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         More: See G48
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Q48




                          Members of ISI: Prof. Yury Ivanov
                          (Russia); Prof. Guido Ferrari
                          (Italy);Prof. Helmut Maier                                                                              3.This session offers views and experiences of leading economic statistical educators from various backgrounds who will
                          (Germany);Prof. Aleksandr Zelias                                                                        report on different approaches and styles of teaching economic statistics.
                          (Poland);Prof. Byung-Soo Kim                                                                            4.Relations between statistics and economics need to address statisticians as academics, teachers and professionals.
48   Ruslan Motoryn       (Korea).                                                                     X                          5.References: Economic statistics(2005)Textbook,Kyiv.                                                                         unknown at this time




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                                                                                                                                                                                  Many teachers of statistics
                                                                                                                                                                                  believe that simulations help
                                                                                                                                                                                  students to understand
                                                                                                                                                                                  fundamental concepts of
                                                                                                                                                                                  probability and statistical                More: See
                                                                                                                                                                                  inference.                                 Q49
                                                                                                                                                                                  Empirical educational research
                                                                                                                                                                                  concerning this claim is rare. The
                                                                                                                                                                                  session should bring together
                                                                                                                                                                                  empirical researchers and initiate
                                                                                                                                                                                  in advance a collaborative review
                                                                                                                                                                                  of research that can be presented
                                                                                                                                                                                  in the session to a wider public.
                                                                                                                                                                                  Also, specific new reserach
                                                                                                                                                                                  approaches, namely qualitative
                                                                                                                                                                                  studies beside quantitative ones,      Rolf Biehler, University
                                                                                                                                                   Research on the use of         should be included and discussed       of Kassel, Dept of
                                                                                                                                                   simulation in teaching         with regard to their scope and         Mathematics /
49   Rolf Biehler                 biehler@mathematik.uni-kassel.de                   2/14/2005                ii           IASE                    statistics and probability     limitations.                           Informatics
                                                                                                                                                                                  In an ever evolving technological
                                                                                                                                                                                  world, statistics education is also        More: See
                                                                                                                                                                                  changing. The Internet alone               Q50
                                                                                                                           IASE                                                   provides a rich source of
                                                                                                                                                                                  resources for teaching statistics
                                                                                                                                                                                  and innovative teaching
                                                                                                                           Name of the Guest                                      approaches. This session
                                                                                                                                                                                  highlights recent projects which
                                                                                                                           Society: Consortium                                    assist statistics educators in
                                                                                                                           for the Advancement                                    facing the challenge of
                                                                                                                                                                                  determining the best approaches
                                                                                                                           of Undergraduate                                       for utilizing the diversity of
                                                                                                                                                   Optimizing Internet-based      teaching resources and methods
                                                                                                                           Statistics Education    Resources for Teaching         available through using the
50   Ginger Holmes Rowell         rowell@mtsu.edu                                    2/14/2004                ii           (CAUSE)                 Statistics                     Internet.                              Ginger Holmes Rowell




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Q51
                                                                                                                                                                                  In observational data, association
                                                                                                                                                                                  is certainly not a clear sign of
                                                                                                                                                                                  causation. Yet most students
                                                                                                                                                                                  studying statistics are in majors
                                                                                                                                                                                  such as business or the social
                                                                                                                                                   Observational Studies,         sciences where observationally     Milo Schield, USA, ASA
                                                                                                                                                   Confounding and Multivariate   based associations are used as     Section on Statistical
51   Milo Schield                 milo@pro-ns.net                                    2/14/2004                ii           IASE                    Thinking                       evidence for causal connections. Education




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                                                                                                                                                                                Some New Methods for Obtaining
                                                                                                                                                                                Baseline National Data in
                                                                                                                                                                                Developing Countries and in
                                                                                                                                                                                Some Countries of Europe, Mainly
                                                                                                                                                   Survey Methods for Obtaining Concerning Agricultural,         Alvaro González
52   Alvaro González Villalobos   alvarun@fibertel.com.ar                            2/14/2005                ii           IASS                    Baseline National Data       Population and Housing Data      Villalobos




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                                                                                                                                         The session should also reflect on the various computer programs that are available for simulation (from JavaApplets to
                                                                                                                                         tool software), identify most promising uses of simulation, and specify educational conditions under which simulation
                                                                                                                                         seems to have the most benefits.
                                  Joachim Engel (Hannover,                                                                               Also, specific new reserach approaches, namely qualitative studies beside quantitative ones, should be included and
                                  Germany), Carmen Batanero                                                                              discussed with regard to their scope and limitations.
                                  (Granda, Spain), Cliff Konold                                                                          The session should also reflect on the various computer programs that are available for simulation (from JavaApplets to
                                  (Univeristy of Massachusetts at                                                                        tool software), identify most promising uses of simulation, and specify educational conditions under which simulation
49   Rolf Biehler                 Amherst, USA)                                                               X                          seems to have the most benefits.                                                                                              IASC is a possibility

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                                                                                                                                         One of these projects is CAUSEweb, a digital library of undergraduate statistics education resources, which is being
                                  Neville Davies, Great Britain,                                                                         developed and operated by the Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education (CAUSE)
                                  Chris Wild, New Zealand, Jane                                                                          through funding from the US National Science Foundation. Presenters will describe issues related to providing teaching
                                  Watson, Australia, Jura Puranen,                                                                       resources via the Internet such as keeping resources current with rapidly changing technologies, facilitating learning with   I do not know of any
50   Ginger Holmes Rowell         Finland                              X                                      X                          a web-based environment, and training teachers to use available technology.                                                   at this time.


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                                                                                                                                         Unless they take a course in multivariate regression, students may never realize that an association can increase,
                                  Howard Wainer (US), James                                                                              decrease or even reverse (Simpson‘s paradox) after taking into account the influence of a confounder – or that a
                                  Nicholson (Ireland) & Jim Ridgway                                                                      statistically significant association can become statistically insignificant. Should students be taught these topics in the
                                  (UK), George Cobb (US), John                                                                           introductory course? Can these topics be taught without including a whole course in multivariate regression? Can
                                  Brignell (UK), Steve Raudenbush                                                                        students be considered statistically literate if they are unaware of these matters? Is multivariate thinking a key
                                  (US), Dick Frazer (US), Peter                                                                          component of statistical literacy? The speakers will comment on these questions and on the importance of confounding
51   Milo Schield                 Holmes (UK).                                                                X                          in statistical education.
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                                                                                                                                         References:
                                                                                                                                         Encuestas Agrícolas y Encuestas a Hogares: estrategias comunes (Sara Novaro), FAO Interamerican Meeting, Panama,
                                                                                                                                         2002
                                  Elisabetta Carfagna (ISI/IASS),                                                                        CPS Technical Paper 63-Appendix A (1997), "Maximizing PSU Overlap, http://www.bls.census.gov/cps
                                  Sara Novaro (IASS) and Mirane                                                                          Ernst, L.R. (1995), "Maximizing and Minimizing Overlap of Ultimate Sampling Units". Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2
52   Alvaro González Villalobos   M, Carrilho (IASS)                                                                    X                Massachusetts Ave, N.E, Room 3160, Washington DC 20212                                                            IAOS




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                                                                                                                                                                                9.Short description of the            10.Name(s) of the
                                                                           5.Date of             6.ISI/ISI Section                            8.Title of Proposed
     1.Name                 3.E-mail address                                                                          7.Name of the society                                     Invited Paper Meeting topic           proposed
                                                                           submission             representation                              Invited Paper Meeting
                                                                                                                                                                                incl references                       organiser(s)
3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Statistical
                                                                                                                                                                                            More: See                 Confidenciality,
                                                                                                                                                                                            Q53                       Research Purposes,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Anonymisation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Methodology
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Harala, R, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Reinikainen, A-L.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      (1994), ‗Statistical
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      confidentiality and the
                                                                                                                                                                                What procedures to keep the           use of
                                                                                                                                                                                safety of sensible records, either    statistical data for
                                                                                                                                                                                from business or personal             research purposes –
                                                                                                                                                                                registers. How far to go in the       Finnish aspects‘,
                                                                                                                                                                                anonymisation and what                Second International
                                                                                                                                              Statistical Confidentiality and   methodologies to use in the           Seminar on Statistical
                                                                                                                                              the Use of Statistical Data for   preparation of the information to     Confidentiality,
53   Pedro Corte Real       pedro.real@ine.pt                                   2/11/2005                                                     Research Purposes                 be used by researchers                Luxembourg 1994.




                                                                                                                                                                                The aim of the session is to share
                                                                                                                                                                                experiences amongst
                                                                                                                                                                                organizations concerning best
                                                                                                                                                                                practises in quality reporting in
                                                                                                                                                                                the statistical process.
                                                                                                                                                                                Key words: quality components;
                                                                                                                                                                                quality reports; quality indicators; Maria João Zilhão
     Maria João Zilhão      mjoao.zilhao@ine.pt                                                                                               Measuring Quality in              statistical process; quality         Margarida Madaleno,
54   Margarida Madaleno     margarida.madaleno@ine.pt                           2/10/2005                ii           IAOS                    Statistical Processes             assurance.                           both Portuguese
                                                                                                                                                                                The aim of the session/meeting is
                                                                                                                                                                                to share experiences amongst
                                                                                                                                                                                organizations concerning best
                                                                                                                                                                                practises in implementing
                                                                                                                                                                                systematic quality work:
                                                                                                                                                                                difficulties and resistances
                                                                                                                                                                                encountered; training; quality
                                                                                                                                                                                teams; general involvement of the
                                                                                                                                                                                employees; methods to overcome
                                                                                                                                                                                resistance; models used to
                                                                                                                                                                                implement systematic quality
                                                                                                                                                                                work (eg, ISO Norms; EFQM
                                                                                                                                                                                model; CAF, etc...).
     Maria João Zilhão                                                                                                                        Quality Management in             Key words: Systematic Quality         Maria João Zilhão
55   Margarida Madaleno     mjoao.zilhao@ine.pt                                 2/10/2005                ii           IAOS                    Official Statistics               Work; TQM                             Margarida Madaleno
                                                                                                                                                                                Customer Relationship
                                                                                                                                                                                Management (CRM)

                                                                                                                                                                                The aim of the session is to share
                                                                                                                                                                                experiences amongst
                                                                                                                                                                                Organizations concerning best
                                                                                                                                                                                practises in Customer
                                                                                                                                                                                Relationship Management of
                                                                                                                                                                                statistical organizations, and
                                                                                                                                                                                instruments used to access
                                                                                                                                                                                customer satisfaction of the
                                                                                                                                                                                statistical products.

                                                                                                                                                                                Key words: Customer satisfaction
     Maria João Zilhão                                                                                                                        Customer Relationship             surveys; Call centres; Customer  Maria João Zilhão
56   Margarida Madaleno     mjoao.zilhao@ine.pt                                 2/10/2005                ii           IAOS                    Management (CRM)                  satisfaction                     Margarida Madaleno

                                                                                                                                                                                International Cooperation in
                                                                                                                                                                                Statistics

                                                                                                                                                                                The aim of the session is to share
                                                                                                                                                                                experiences concerning
                                                                                                                                                                                international cooperation
                                                                                                                                                                                activities, including provision of
                                                                                                                                                                                technical assistance to strengthen
                                                                                                                                                                                statistical capacity of other
                                                                                                                                                                                countries and organizations.       Margarida Madaleno
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   and
     Margarida Madaleno                                                                                                                       International Cooperation in      Key words: international           Conceição Veiga, both
57   Conceição Veiga        margarida.madaleno@ine.pt                           2/11/2005                ii           IAOS                    Statistics                        cooperation; technical assistance Portuguese




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                                                                                                                                 Harala, R, and Reinikainen, A-L. (1996), ‗Confidentiality in the use of administrative
                                                                                                                                 data sources‘, Statistical Journal of the United Nations Economic Commission
                                                                                                                                 for Europe, 4/1996.
                            Riitta Harala                                                                                        Statistics Finland (2004), Use of Registers and Administrative Data Sources for
                                                                                                                                 Statistical Purposes, Best Practices of Statistics Finland, Handbooks 45, Helsinki
53   Pedro Corte Real       Anna-Leena Reinikainen                                                                               2004




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54   Margarida Madaleno                                                            X




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55   Margarida Madaleno                                                            X




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56   Margarida Madaleno                                                            X




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57   Conceição Veiga                                                               X




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