The 10th Tartu Conference on
Multivariate Statistics
28 June - 1 July 2016, Tartu, Estonia

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The 10th Tartu Conference on
Multivariate Statistics

28 June - 1 July 2016, Tartu, Estonia

The conference is hosted by the Institute of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Tartu, Estonia. Tartu University is among the oldest universities in the Nordic-Baltic area, founded in 1632 by the Swedish king Gustav II Adolph. Nowadays it is a modern, fast-growing university with high academic standards for both teaching and research.

Keynote Lecturer

Anthony Atkinson (UK), "Optimum experiments with sets of treatment combinations: univariate or multivariate?"
Thomas Mathew (USA), "Statistical methods for cost-effectiveness analysis: a selected review"

Invited speakers

Hansjörg Albrecher (Switzerland), "Level crossing identities under discrete observation with applications in insurance"
Elja Arjas (Finland), "Learning from rank data"
Barbara Bogacka (UK), "Design of experiments issues for pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic responses in clinical trials"
Abdelhamid Hassairi (Tunisia), "Beta-hypergeometric probability distribution on symmetric matrices"
Yuriy Kharin (Belarus), "Statistical analysis of high-order Markov dependencies"
Tomasz Kozubowski (USA)"Multivariate models connected with random sums and maxima"
Yakov Nikitin (Russia), "Tests based on characterizations, and their efficiencies"
Hannu Oja (Finland), "Third and fourth cumulants in search of independent components"
Wojciech Pieczynski (France), "Triplet Markov models"
Mogens Steffensen (Denmark), "Consumption, insurance, and health decisions under life-time uncertainty"
Aila Särkkä (Sweden), "Estimating compression of polar ice"
Chris Watkins (UK), "Is non-parametric Bayesian MCMC a good model of evolutionary computation?"
Nanny Wermuth (Germany), "On palindromic Ising models with graph structure"
Silvelyn Zwanzig (Sweden), "On highdimensional data analysis in case of no sparsity"

Conference Subject Areas

  • Applications of Multivariate Statistics
  • Statistical Learning
  • Estimation and Testing Problems
  • Multivariate Mixed Models
  • Multivariate Distributions
  • Survey Statistics
  • Stochastic Models in Finance and Insurance
  • Applied Probability Models
  • Experimental Design

Programme Committee

  • Dietrich von Rosen (Chair, Sweden)
  • Tõnu Kollo (Vice-Chair, Estonia)
  • Tomáš Cipra (Czech Republic)
  • Krista Fischer (Estonia)
  • Simo Puntanen (Finland)
  • Remigius Leipus (Lithuania)
  • Julia Volaufova (USA)

Organizing Committee

  • Kalev Pärna (Chair, Estonia)
  • Meelis Käärik (Vice-Chair, Estonia)
  • Kristi Kuljus (Secretary, Estonia)