ISBA-George Box Research Workshop on Frontiers of Statistics: Call for Papers

Author: Irena Ograjenšek, Created 2013/11/14 09:56, Last updated: 2013/11/14 10:00

The ISBA-George Box Research Workshop on Frontiers of Statistics will take place at The George Washington University in Washington, DC in the period May 20-22, 2014. The workshop is endorsed by ISBA, co-organized by the ISBA Section on Economics, Finance and Business, the Section on Industrial Statistics, and the Section on Objective Bayes, and co-sponsored by the Institute for Integrating Statistics in Decision Sciences at The George Washington University.

The program will highlight currently topical and challenging research linked to many of the areas Box worked in. In part, this will recognize the
contributions of George Box in Bayesian statistics and his legacy in terms of impact and connections with many other scientific research areas. Focus areas include:

  • Dynamics and Control; 
  • Design and Experimentation;
  • Time Series and Forecasting;
  • Industrial, Commercial and Other Applications;
  • Model Assessment and Criticism;
  • Objective Bayes and Bayes/frequentist Interfaces;
  • and others.

The workshop will feature invited and contributed talks as well as contributed poster presentations. Some preliminary information about the
workshop can be found online.

People interested in presenting a contributed paper or poster are kindly invited to send an abstract by December 15th, 2013  to soyer@gwu.edu. A limited number of papers will be selected by the organizing committee as contributed talks, while all others will be presented at the evening poster session and workshop reception.

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