Keynote and Invited Sessions

IPS001: President's Invited Papers

Communicating Risk and Uncertainty
David Spiegelhalter      Abstract       Video

Fostering the Statistical Development of African Countries: Potential Role of the International Statistical Institute
Dimitri Sanga      Abstract       Paper       Video

IPS002: Energy Markets

Modelling Electricity Spot and Forward Prices by Ambit Fields
Ole E. Barndorff-Nielsen, Fred E. Benth, Almut E.D. Veraart      Abstract       Paper      

A Comparison of Reduced-Form Permit Price Models and Their Empirical Performances
Georg Gruell, Luca Taschini      Abstract       Paper      

IPS003: Statistical approach to turbulence

Ambit Fields and Turbulence
Juergen Schmiegel, Ole E. Barndorff-Nielsen, Emil Hedevang      Abstract       Paper      

Towards Turbulent Turbulence Modeling
Emil Hedevang      Abstract      

Applications of Ambit Fields
Fred E. Benth, Ole E. Barndorff-Nielsen, Almut Veraart      Abstract       Paper      

IPS004: Likelihood Methods in Finance

Asymptotic Theory of Maximum Likelihood Estimator for Diffusion Model
Joon Y. Park      Abstract      

A Quasi-Maximum Likelihood Method for Estimating the Parameters of Multivariate Diffusions
Stan Hurn, Kenneth Lindsay, Andrew McClelland      Abstract      

Density Approximations for Multivariate Affine Jump-Diffusion Processes
Damir Filipovic, Eberhard Mayerhofer, Paul Schneider      Abstract      

IPS005: Estimation under long-range dependence

Asymptotic Properties of U-Processes under Long-Range Dependence and Applications
Celine Levy-Leduc, Murad S. Taqqu, Eric Moulines, Helene Boistard, Valderio A. Reisen      Abstract       Paper      

Nonstationary Models with Long Memory
François Roueff      Abstract       Paper      

Detrended Fluctuation Analysis and Wavelet Hurst Exponent Error
Michael A. Cohen, Can O. Tan, J. Andrew Taylor      Abstract      

IPS006: Statistics in Neuroscience

A Bayesian Spatial Model for Brain Activation and Functional Connectivity
DuBois Bowman      Abstract      

Applications and Extensions of Granger Causality in Neuroimaging: Inferences on Information Flow over the Brain
Joao R. Sato      Abstract       Paper      

A Spatio-Temporal Analysis for Detecting Neural Activation in the Imaging Data
Fumikazu Miwakeichi, Yoshitaka Oku, Yasumasa Okada, Shigeharu Kawai, Yoshiyasu Tamura, Makio Ishiguro      Abstract       Paper      

IPS007: Inference for Stochastic Processes

Statistical Inference for Integrated Diffusion Processes
Michael Sørensen      Abstract       Paper      

Numerical Aspects of Simulation and Inference for Stochastic Differential Equations: A Review
Stefano M. Iacus      Abstract      

On Quasi-Likelihood Analyses for Stochastic Differential Equations with Jumps
Hiroki Masuda      Abstract       Paper      

IPS008: Forecasting using massive amount of data

Seasonal Unit Root Tests in Long Periodicity Cases
David A. Dickey      Abstract       Paper      

Dynamic Forecasting of Bus Arrivals to Stations
Carlos M. Hernandez-Suarez      Abstract       Paper      

Harmonization of Economic Cycles: Methods of Statistic Research and Econometric Modeling
Elena Zarova      Abstract       Paper      

IPS009: Panel discussion: New challenges in Mathematical Statistics

Panel Discussion: Future Directions and New Challenges in Mathematical Statistics
Peter McCullagh, Rosemary Bailey, Xiao-li Meng, Joan del Castillo, Elvira DiNardo      Abstract      

Panel member
Xiao-li Meng       Video

Panel member
Rosemary Bailey       Video

Panel member
Elvira DiNardo       Video

Panel member
Joan del Castillo       Video

Discussant & Chair
Peter McCullagh       Video

IPS010: Models for financial markets with transactions costs

Asymptotic Arbitrage in Large Financial Markets with Friction
Emmanuel Denis, Lavinia Ostafe      Abstract      

Asymptotics and Duality in Portfolio Optimization with Transaction Costs
Stefan Gerhold, Johannes Muhle-Karbe, Walter Schachermayer      Abstract       Paper      

Multivariate Utility Maximization with Random Endowment under Proportional Transaction Costs
Luciano Campi      Abstract      

IPS011: Stereology, Image analysis

Flowers and Wedges for Stereology
Luis M. Cruz-Orive      Abstract      

The Semi-Automatic Nucleator
Linda V. Hansen, Jens R. Nyengaard, Johnnie B. Andersen, Eva B.V. Jensen      Abstract      

Tensorial Minkowski Functionals of Anisotropic Spatial Structures
Klaus Mecke, Gerd Schroeder-Turk      Abstract      

IPS012: Population genetics

Improving Common Population Genetic Estimators by Using Shrinkage
Andreas Futschik      Abstract       Paper      

The Infinitely Many Genes Model for Diversity in Bacterial Genomes
Franz Baumdicker      Abstract       Paper      

Rate of Adaptation under Weak Selection
Feng Yu      Abstract       Paper      

IPS013: Random Evolution of Populations

Historical Processes and Their Diffusion Limits for Modeling Populations with Past Dependence
Sylvie Méléard, Viet Chi Tran      Abstract       Paper      

Neutrality, Epistasis & Evolvability: What Can Random Networks Tell Us about Molecular Evolution?
Todd L. Parsons      Abstract      

Mutation and Selection in Age-Structured Populations
David Steinsaltz, Steve N. Evans, Ken Wachter      Abstract       Paper      

IPS014: Improving International Comparisons of Prices and Sizes of Economies

Within-Country Price Variations: Evidence from ICP and CPI Data
Yuri Dikhanov, Eileen P. Capilit      Abstract       Paper      

Increasing the Efficiency of Price Survey Frameworks in the ICP
Frederic A. Vogel      Abstract       Paper      

Data Access and Archiving Policy and Principles for the International Comparison Program
Dennis J. Trewin      Abstract       Paper      

Improving the Quality of GDP Expenditure Estimates under the ICP
Paul J. McCarthy, Michel Mouyelo-Katoula      Abstract      

IPS015: Reflections on the Past, Present and Future of Statistics

Evdokia Xekalaki       Video

The Evolution of the Field of Statistics
Donald B. Rubin      Abstract       Video

Prolegomena to the Theory and Practice of Data Analysis
Peter J. Huber      Abstract       Paper       Video

Current Challenges in the Theory of Statistics
David Cox      Abstract       Video

Steve Stigler       Video

Discussion       Video

IPS016: Implementation of FAO modular approach to Integrated Agricultural Census/Survey Programme: Lessons learned, issues and challenges

Implementation of the Modular Approach of the World Programme of Census of Agriculture 2010 Review of the implementation of WCA2010 in countries: successes, issues, challenges
Naman Keita, Hiek Som      Abstract       Paper      

Implementation of the Modular Approach of the World Programme of Census of Agriculture 2010 in Mozambique Issues, challenges and innovative features of the Second Census of Agriculture and Livestock
Camilo Amade      Abstract       Paper      

Implementation of World Census of Agriculture FAO Programme 2010 in Latin American Countries: Innovations, Issues, Challenges
Miguel A. Galmes      Abstract       Paper      

IPS017: Risk communication to a lay audience reflecting uncertainty and variability issues

Use and Application of the G-and-H Distribution in the Financial Risk Management
Kabir Dutta      Abstract      

Risk Assessment
Edward L. Melnick      Abstract      

Communicating Health Risk Uncertainty: Myths and Fallacies
Cindy Jardine, S. Michelle Driedger, Lisa Given      Abstract      

IPS018: Statistical risk assessment in trustworthy computing

Stopping Rules in Security Testing Using a Combined Logistic-MESAT (Compound Poisson) Approach
Susan J. Simmons, Mehmet Sahinoglu, James Matis      Abstract       Paper      

Multivariate Statistical Inference on the 3-State Availability of Repairable Sytems Using the Sahinoglu-Libby Probability Model
Mehmet Sahinoglu, YangLin Yuan, Sedat Capar      Abstract       Paper      

A Quantitative Security and Privacy Risk Assessment and Management Method for Social Networks

IPS019: Adversarial risk analysis in counterterrorism

Adversarial Games
David Banks      Abstract      

Adversaral Risk Analysis: The Somali Pirates Case
Jesus Rios, David Rios Insua, Juan Carlos Sevillano      Abstract      

Probabilistic Aspects of Exploration Risk
Nozer D. Singpurwalla      Abstract      

IPS020: Stochastic modelling in systems biology

Modelling Prion Dynamics in Yeast
Martin S. Ridout, Vasileios Giagos, Byron J.T. Morgan, Wesley R. Naeimi, Mick F. Tuite      Abstract       Paper      

Bayesian Inference for Markov Processes with Application to Biochemical Network Dynamics
Darren J. Wilkinson      Abstract      

Identifiability of Aggregated Markov Models of Single Ion Channels
Frank G. Ball      Abstract       Paper      

IPS021: Statistics of extremes in today's world

Computational Validation of an Adaptative Choice of Optimal Sample Fractions
Frederico Caeiro, M. Ivette Gomes      Abstract       Paper      

Trends and Change Points in the Tail Behavior of a Heavy Tailed Distribution
Goedele Dierckx, Jef Teugels      Abstract       Paper      

Statistical Modeling of Spatial Extremes
Mathieu Ribatet, Anthony C. Davison, Simone A. Padoan      Abstract      

IPS022: Integrating biological knowledge in gene expression data analysis

Shrinkage Covariance Estimation Incorporating Prior Biological Knowledge (SHIP) with Applications to High-Dimensional Data
Vincent Guillemot, Monika Jelizarow, Arthur Tenenhaus, Anne-Laure Boulesteix      Abstract       Paper      

Assessing the Role of Multi-Protein Complexes in Determining Phenotype
Nolwenn Le Meur, Robert Gentleman      Abstract       Paper      

Dissecting Variability in High-Dimensional Genomic Data
Jeff Leek      Abstract      

IPS023: Algebraic Statistics

Betti Numbers, Models and Experimental Designs
Henry P. Wynn, Hugo Maruri-Aguillar, Eduardo Saenz de Cabezon      Abstract       Paper      

Testing Algebraic Hypotheses
Mathias Drton      Abstract      

Monte Carlo Sampling and Algebra
Ian H. Dinwoodie      Abstract      

Sampling Contingency Tables Using Markov Moves Based on Linear Programming
Lawrence H. Cox      Abstract       Paper      

IPS024: Causal inference from observational studies

External Validity and Transportability: A Formal Approach
Judea Pearl, Elias Bareinboim      Abstract       Paper      

The G-Formula for Causal Inference
Miguel Hernan      Abstract      

Estimation of Direct Effects for Survival Data Using the Aalen Additive Hazards Model
Stijn Vansteelandt      Abstract      

IPS025: Women's role in fighting poverty and the informal economy

Gender Differences in Employment in the Informal Economy
Ralf Hussmanns      Abstract       Paper      

Challenges of Measuring Women Involvement Informal Economy in Adverse Conditions
Luay A. Shabaneh      Abstract       Paper      

The Role of the Informal Economy in Helping Women Fight Poverty
Yandiswa Mpetsheni      Abstract      

IPS026: Astrostatistics: Statistical challenges for the new data-intensive astronomy

Extra-Solar Planet Detection Via Bayesian Fusion MCMC Modeling
Philip C. Gregory      Abstract      

Recent Advances in Bayesian Inference in Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics Thanks to the Multinest Algorithm
Roberto Trotta, Farhan Feroz, Mike P. Hobson, Roberto Ruiz de Austri      Abstract       Paper      

Benjamin D. Wandelt      Abstract      

IPS027: Is there economic order within the natural system, and if yes how can we use it to measure and manage poverty?

Nature's Economic and Financial Order, and the Natural Solution of Poverty
Helmut Maier      Abstract       Paper      

Fundamental Law of Information and Its Impact on Quality of Statistics in Information Society and Knowledge-Based Economy
Jozef Olenski      Abstract       Paper      

IPS028: Statistical analysis of non-linear water systems

Geophysical and Spatial Statistical Approaches to Understanding Recent Complex Changes in Greenland Glaciers at Centimeter to Ice-sheet-Wide Scales
Ute C. Herzfeld      Abstract      

Statistical Outliers or Extremes, Dragon-Kings or Dragon-Fools?
Daniel Schertzer      Abstract      

Global Space-Time Cascades and Multifractals in Precipitation: Basic Issues and Empirical Status
Shaun Lovejoy, Julien Pinel, Daniel Schertzer      Abstract       Paper      

IPS029: Social problems, official statistics and social science

The Modernisation of European Social Statistics
Inna Steinbuka      Abstract       Paper      

Re-Engineering Dutch Social Surveys: From Single-Purpose Surveys to an Integrated Design
Wim van Nunspeet, Paul van der Laan      Abstract       Paper      

Developing Attitudinal Indicators of Societal Wellbeing
Roger Jowell, Eric Harrison, Elissa Sibley      Abstract      

European Social and Labour Market Index: Enhancing the Labour Market Policy Debate by Making Use of Official Statistics
Austrian Chamber of Labour, Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Grete Epler, Eva Rueckert      Abstract       Paper      

IPS030: Research on the use of registers in producing statistics

Topics of Statistical Theory for Register-Based Statistics
Li-Chun Zhang      Abstract       Paper      

Estimation of the Validity of Administrative Variables
Bart F.M. Bakker      Abstract       Paper      

The Impact of the Quality of Administrative Sources on Differents Phases of Statistical Process
Metka Zaletel, Rudi Seljak, Tatjana Novak      Abstract       Paper      

IPS031: Recession and Recovery – measuring the impact and situation in cities, neighbouring areas and regions within countries

European Metropolises: Recession and Recovery
Asta Manninen      Abstract       Paper      

Comparison of Regional Economy Development in China
Xiaolin Pang, Xiaolong Chen, Bingjie An      Abstract       Paper      

European Metro Regions: Explaining the Growing and Shrinking Productivity Gaps between the Capital and the Other Metro Regions
Lewis W. Dijkstra, Lewis Dijkstra, Lewis Dijkstra, Lewis Dijkstra, Lewis Dijkstra      Abstract      

IPS032: Using the Internet as a Data Collection Mode

Web Panels and Population Statistics
Arie Kapteyn, Bas Weerman      Abstract      

Keeping Up Appearances: Maintaining Standards during Strategic Changes in Electronic Reporting
Emma Farrell, Kettie Hewett      Abstract       Paper      

Issues, Challenges and Experiences of the Internet as a Data Collection Mode at the U.S. Census Bureau
Amy E. Anderson, Jennifer Guarino Tancreto      Abstract       Paper      

IPS033: The use of paradata in response analysis, response monitoring and responsive design

Optimal Scheduling of Contact Attempts in Mixed-Mode Surveys
Melania Calinescu, Sandjai Bhulai      Abstract       Paper      

LOE Paradata Quality and Its Effect on Nonresponse Adjustments Using Callback Models
Paul P. Biemer, Patrick Chen, Kevin Wang      Abstract       Paper      

Using Paradata and Responsive Design To Manage Survey Nonresponse
James Wagner, Mick P. Couper      Abstract       Paper      

Interviewer Effects on the Process Leading to Cooperation or Refusal Using Interviewer Call Record Data
Gabriele B. Durrant, Julia D'Arrigo      Abstract      

IPS034: Legal, ethical and privacy issues arising out of increasing use of linked administrative files

A Canadian Perspective on the Use of Administrative Information for Statistical Purposes
Philip Giles      Abstract       Paper      

Decision on Using More Administrative Data: Problems and Challenges Faced by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics
Zelia M. Bianchini, Sidnéia R. Cardoso      Abstract       Paper      

Statistics New Zealand's Experience of Data Integration – A Policy and Legislative Perspective
Andrew D. Hunter, Vince C. Galvin      Abstract       Paper      

IPS035: Setting priorities for a statistics service across government

Inspiring Statistics
Jason Bradbury      Abstract       Paper      

Integrating Statistical and Administrative Records – The Current Challenge of Coordination of Statistical Systems
Eduardo P. Nunes, Wasmalia Bivar, Zelia Bianchini      Abstract       Paper      

From the Expression of Social Needs to the Drawing of a Programme for Official Statistics
Jean-Pierre Le Gléau      Abstract       Paper      

IPS036: Autonomous Statistical Agencies: Lessons learnt and new challenges

Autonomy of a National Statistical Agency: The Ugandan Model
Ben Kiregyera      Abstract       Paper      

Building Trust in Official Statistics – A Shared Responsibility
Denise Lievesley      Abstract      

NSO's autonomy: The Mexican experience
Eduardo Sojo, Gerardo Leyva      Abstract       Paper      

IPS037: Fundamental challenges for international official statistics

Challenges for Official Statisticians
Brian Pink      Abstract      

Same, Same … but Different. Challenges to Statistics as a Basis for Longitudinal and Cross-Cultural Comparisons
Ann R. Saetnan      Abstract      

A Comprehensive Balance Sheet Structure To Show Intergenerational Imbalances
Robert Gilhooly, Matthew Corder, Martin Weale      Abstract      

IPS038: Measuring well-being

Moving from a GDP-Based to a Well-being-Based Metric of Economic Performance and Social Progress in OECD Countries, 1980-2009: Results from the Index of Economic Well-Being
Andrew Sharpe      Abstract       Paper      

Innovations in the Measurement of Human Development: Tools for Assessing Achievements and Gaps in the Enlargement of People's Choices
Jeni Klugman, Milorad Kovacevic      Abstract       Paper      

Measuring Wellbeing in Theory and Practice
David Gruen, Shane Johnson, Stephanie Gorecki      Abstract       Paper      

IPS040: Estimating and visualising high dimensional cluster structure

Discovering Clustering Structure in High-Dimensional Metabolomic Data
Isobel Claire Gormley      Abstract      

Using Self-Tuning Diffusion Maps To Reduce Dimensionality and Find Clustering Structure
Rebecca Nugent, David Friedenberg      Abstract       Paper      

Comparing Different Clustering Models on the Unit Hypercube
Nema Dean, Rebecca Nugent      Abstract       Paper      

IPS041: Analysis of Insurance Risk Models with Dependence

Applications of Time-Series Models To Ruin Theory with Dependent Classes of Business
Kam P. Wat, Wai K. Li, Kam C. Yuen      Abstract       Paper      

A Copula Approach To Test Asymmetric Information with Applications to Predictive Modeling
Emiliano A. Valdez, Peng Shi      Abstract      

Predicting Multivariate Two-Part Health Outcomes
Edward W. Frees, Xiaoli Jin, Xiao (Joyce) Lin      Abstract      

Ruin Theory with Dependent Risks
Hansjoerg Albrecher      Abstract      

IPS042: New generations and algorithms of principal component analysis

On Generalized Canonical Correlation Analysis
Michel van de Velden      Abstract       Paper      

A Fixed Factor Analysis Procedure as an Extension of Principal Component Analysis
Kohei Adachi      Abstract       Paper      

Principal Components Based on a Subset of Qualitative Variables and Its Accelerated Computational Algorithm
Masahiro Kuroda, Masaya Iizuka, Yuichi Mori, Michio Sakakihara      Abstract       Paper      

Exploratory Multilevel Redundancy Analysis
Yoshio Takane, Lixing Zhou      Abstract       Paper      

IPS043: Statistical Shape and Functional Data Analysis

How New Shape Analysis and Directional Statistics Are Advancing Modern Life-Sciences
Kanti V. Mardia      Abstract       Paper      

Focusing on Structural Asumptions in Regression on Functional Variable
Laurent Delsol      Abstract       Paper      

Factor Models and Variable Selection in High Dimensional Regression Analysis
Alois Kneip, Pascal Sarda      Abstract      

IPS044: Fast computation for Bayesian inference

Fast Bayesian Estimation in Sparse Contingency Tables
Jonathan J. Forster      Abstract      

Fast Approximate Inference with INLA: The Past, the Present and the Future
Daniel Simpson, Finn Lindgren, Håvard Rue      Abstract       Paper      

Inference for Discrete Latent Time Series Processes
Arnab Bhattacharya, Simon Wilson      Abstract       Paper      

IPS045: Detection of Structural Changes of statistical models with applications in hydrology

Estimation of Multiple Changepoints in Climatic Time Series
QiQi Lu, Robert B. Lund, Thomas C.M. Lee      Abstract       Paper      

Change Point Detection in the Carbon Cycle: Methodologies and Applications
Claudie Beaulieu      Abstract      

Detection of Changes in Mean of Vectors with Application to Hydrology
Daniela Jaruskova      Abstract      

IPS046: Array methods for efficient smoothing of space-time data on grids.

An Introduction to Generalized Linear Array Models
Iain D. Currie      Abstract       Paper      

Flexible Spatio-Temporal Smoothing with Array Methods
Dae-Jin Lee      Abstract       Paper      

Seasonal Models for Life Tables
Paul H.C. Eilers      Abstract      

Generalized Array Models as Mixed Models
Maria Durban      Abstract       Paper      

IPS047: Applying results of statistics education research to teaching statistics.

Research and Recent Developments in Probability Education: An Interactive and Electronic Approach
Ramesh Kapadia, Manfred Borovcnik      Abstract       Paper      

A Research-Based Statistics Course for Tertiary Students
Jiyoon Park, Robert delMas, Andrew Zieffler, Joan Garfield      Abstract       Paper      

Exploring Student Understanding of Significance in Randomization-Based Courses
John P. Holcomb, Allan Rossman, Beth Chance      Abstract       Paper      

IPS47 – Applying Results of Statistics Education Research to Teaching Statistics in Irish Primary Schools
Finbarr C. Sloane, Aisling M. Leavy      Abstract      

IPS048: Teaching Courses in Probability Modelling

Re-Connecting Probability and Reasoning about Data in Secondary School Teaching
Dave Pratt      Abstract       Paper      

Applied Probability at the Sophomore Level: An Opportunity and a Challenge
Matthew A. Carlton      Abstract       Paper      

Probability Models for Beginners
Adrian W. Bowman      Abstract       Paper      

Probability Learning for Statistics and the Real World
Helen L. MacGillivray      Abstract      

IPS049: Integrating qualitative research methods in introductory statistics courses: reflections and directions

In Search of the 5 Biggest Qualitative-Methods Messages for Statistics
Chris Wild      Abstract      

Integrating Qualitative Research Approaches in Traditional Introductory Statistics Courses: Pros and Cons
Irena Ograjenšek, Iddo Gal      Abstract       Paper      

IPS050: Opportunities and pitfalls of e-learning, virtual learning environments and open education resources

Designing and Evaluating an E-Learning Environment for Supporting Students' Problem-Oriented Use of Statistical Tool Software
Rolf Biehler, Tobias Hofmann      Abstract       Paper       Video

Virtual Environment Support of Statistical Literacy at Basic Education
Irene Cazorla, Verônica Yumi Kataoka, Claudia Borim da Silva, Hugo Hernandez      Abstract       Paper       Video

Collaborative Development of a Virtual Environment To Support Learning in Experimental Design and Statistical Analysis
Michael Bulmer      Abstract       Paper       Video

Bestsellers in the Business Statistics Classroom
Michelle Sisto      Abstract      

Floor Discussion       Video

IPS051: Enhancing statistics education through international cooperation and the use of international data (joint with IAOS)

Statistical Literacy, Globalisation, and the Internet
Jim Ridgway, Sean McCusker, James Nicholson      Abstract       Paper      

Integrated Content for Statistical Literacy and User Engagement
Alan Smith      Abstract       Paper      

Visualisation and Social Media as Educational Tools of National Statistical offices, Examples and Best Practices
Minna M. Korhonen      Abstract       Paper      

IPS052: Teaching sampling techniques in agriculture, biology and social sciences

Teaching Inference for Capture-Recapture Data: Populations, Samples, Probabilities, Parameters and Models
Kenneth P. Burnham      Abstract      

Some ideas on teaching capture{recapture techniques in epidemiologyand the social sciences
Maarten Cruyff, Peter G.M. van der Heijden, Dankmar Böhning      Abstract       Paper      

On Applying Area and Multiple Frame Sampling Methods in a Wide Range of Baseline Agricultural and Rural Survey Programmes
?lvaro González Villalobos, William H. Wigton      Abstract       Paper      

IPS054: Complex analysis for longitudinal data

Adjusting for Measurement Error and Misclassification in Longitudinal Multilevel Models
Maria Eugénia Ferrão      Abstract       Paper      

The Manifest Association Structure of Structural Equation Models for Longitudinal Data: Insights from Partial Correlations
Peter W.F. Smith, Maria de Fátima Salgueiro      Abstract      

The Analysis of Longitudinal Survey Data under Complex Sampling – A Review
Gad Nathan      Abstract      

IPS055: Inference for linked data

Regression Analysis for Longitudinally Linked Data
Gunky Kim, Ray Chambers      Abstract       Paper      

Using Administrative Data To Enhance Policy Relevant Analysis: Experience from the ADMIN Research Centre
James J. Brown, Lorraine Dearden      Abstract      

New Bootstrap Bias Corrections with Application to Estimation of Prediction MSE in Small Area Estimation
Solange Correa      Abstract      

IPS056: Estimation & inference in complex survey sampling

Log Linear Modeling with Complex Survey Data
Chris Skinner      Abstract       Paper      

Resampling and Estimation of Variance Components
Mary E. Thompson, Zilin Wang      Abstract       Paper      

Variance Estimation of Inequality Indexes Via Different Methods in Complex Sampling Design
Erika Antal, Matti Langel, Yves Tillé, Yves Tillé, Yves Tillé      Abstract       Paper      

IPS057: Data mining & machine learning in statistics organisations

Use of Machine Learning for Automated Survey Coding
Frederic R. Clarke, Steven Brooker      Abstract      

Data-Driven System Level Mapping for Strategic Decision Support
Fionn Murtagh      Abstract      

Machine Learning and Record Linkage
William E. Winkler      Abstract       Paper      

IPS059: Record linking and imputation in administrative data

Study of Record Linkage Software for the 2010 Brazilian Census Post Enumeration Survey
Andrea Diniz da Silva, Otavio Santana Martins Romeo, Thaigo Silva Soares, Vinicius Layter Xavier      Abstract       Paper      

A Hierarchical Bayesian Model for Record Linkage and Population Size Estimation
Andrea Tancredi      Abstract      

Multiple Record Linkage: Generalizing the Fellegi-Sunter Approach to K > 2 Datafiles
Mauricio Sadinle, Rob Hall, Stephen E. Fienberg      Abstract       Paper      

IPS060: Applying and measuring confidentiality methods

A Method for Confidentialising User-Defined Tables: Statistical Properties and a Risk-Utility Analysis
Jennifer K. Marley, Victoria L. Leaver      Abstract       Paper      

Disclosure Control by Computer Scientists: An Overview and an Application of Microaggregation to Mobility Data Anonymization
Josep Domingo-Ferrer, Michal Sramka      Abstract       Paper      

Verification Servers: Enabling Analysts To Assess the Quality of Inferences from Public Use Microdata
Alan F. Karr, Anna Oganian, Jerome P. Reiter      Abstract       Paper      

IPS061: New approaches for agricultural statistics

Drowning in Data, Coming up Dry: Making Connections for Meaningful Water Policy Analysis
Roger Claassen, Mary Bohman      Abstract       Paper      

Agricultural Statistics: A Case Apart?
Flavio Bolliger      Abstract       Paper      

How To Measure the Water Usage in Agriculture
Eva Laczka      Abstract      

Water Quality and Quantity and Their Implication on Future Agricultural Productivity in South Africa
Moses B. Mnyaka      Abstract       Paper      

IPS062: Small area estimation for complex surveys

Robust Small Area Estimation
Julie Gershunskaya, Partha Lahiri      Abstract       Paper      

An Application of Bayesian Small Area Estimation for Circular Data
Jean Opsomer, Jay Breidt, Daniel Hernandez-Stumpfhauser      Abstract       Paper      

Design Consistent Small Area Estimators Based on M-quantile Regression
Enrico Fabrizi, Monica Pratesi, Nicola Salvati, Nikos Tzavidis      Abstract       Paper      

IPS063: Managing the effects of changing measurement technologies on environmental longitudinal surveys.

Fishnets, Stocks, and Time: A Bayesian Perspective on Modeling and Sampling Issues That Arise When Evaluating Sockeye Salmon Migration Patterns
Carolyn Huston, Steven Thompson, Carl Schwarz      Abstract      

Broad Scale Monitoring of Land Cover Change Using Remotely Sensed Data – Some Issues and Challenges
Peter A. Caccetta, Norm A. Campbell, Simon Collings, Suzanne L. Furby, Xiaoliang Wu      Abstract      

Wavelet-based Multiresolution Analysis of Water Temperatures
Ross Darnell, Don Percival      Abstract      

IPS064: Census strategies

Censuses in a Register-Based Statistical System: Norwegian Experiences
Espen Andersen, Harald Utne      Abstract       Paper      

Conducting Censuses under Challenging Situations, Crisis and Post Conflict
Rogelio E. Fernandez-Castilla      Abstract       Paper       Video

Beyond 2011 – Future Population Statistics for the UK
Frank Nolan      Abstract       Paper       Video

IPS065: Current Developments in Healthcare Engineering

The Challenges of Measuring Health Care Quality
Jaap Van den Heuvel, Ronald J.M.M. Does      Abstract      

Process Management in Healthcare (An Improvement Journey with Lean Six Sigma)
Albert Trip      Abstract       Paper      

Measurement for Improvement in Healthcare
Shirley Y. Coleman      Abstract      

IPS066: Boundary crossing probabilities and their applications

Sensitivity Problems for Boundary Crossing
Konstantin Borovkov, Andrew N. Downes, Alexander Novikov      Abstract      

Linear and Non-Linear Boundary Crossing Probabilities for Brownian Motion and Their Applications to Predicting the Bankruptcy of Manufacture Companies
James C. Fu      Abstract       Paper      

Estimating Boundary Crossing Probabilities by Control Variables
Klaus Poetzelberger      Abstract       Paper      

IPS067: New Applications of System Signatures in Reliability

Network Reliability: A Fresh Look at Some Basic Questions
Francisco J. Samaniego      Abstract      

Mixture Representations Based on Signatures for Coherent Systems with Heterogeneous Components
Jorge Navarro, Francisco J. Samaniego, Narayanaswamy Balakrishnan      Abstract      

Stochastic Comparison of Multiple Systems
Myles Hollander, Francisco J. Samaniego      Abstract      

Coherent Systems with Shared Components and Joint Signature
Jorge Navarro, Francisco Samaniego, Narayanaswamy Balakrishnan      Abstract      

IPS068: Statistical Perspectives to Social Network Analysis

Probabilistic Models of Growth of Networks
Vladimir Batagelj, Nataša Kejzar      Abstract       Paper      

The Impact of Non-Response Treatments on the Stability of Blockmodels
Anja Znidarsic, Anuska Ferligoj, Patrick Doreian      Abstract       Paper      

Statistical Models for Dynamics of Social Networks: Inference and Applications
Tom A.B. Snijders      Abstract       Paper      

IPS069: Sequential aspects in computer experiments

Sequential Search Based on Kriging: Convergence Analysis of Some Algorithms
Emmanuel Vazquez, Julien Bect      Abstract       Paper      

A Discussion of Fully Adaptive Design for Computer Experiments
Henry P. Wynn, Noha Youssef      Abstract       Paper      

IPS071: Understanding water resources and quality through analysis of massive data sets

Design and Analysis of Genomic Studies for Understanding Adaptability of Daphnia to Water Environments
Karen Kafadar, Guilherme V. Rocha, John Colbourne      Abstract      

QA/QC of Measurements Collected on Very Large Scale Rainfall and Stream Flow Data Sets
Ross Sparks      Abstract       Paper      

Analysis of Massive Microarray Data for Understanding Effects of Water Environments to Beetle Tissues
Guilherme V. Rocha, Karen Kafadar, Justen Andrews      Abstract      

IPS072: Space-time modeling

High Resolution Bayesian Space-Time Modelling for Ozone Concentration Levels
Sujit K. Sahu      Abstract      

Modeling Misaligned Spatio-Temporal Data
Alexandra M. Schmidt, Alexandre S. Silva, Paulo J. Ribeiro Jr.      Abstract      

A Bayesian Hierarchical Model for Joint 3D Ocean Properties Reconstructions
Ricardo Lemos, Bruno Sanso      Abstract      

Bayesian Models for Multicategory Spatial Data
Candace Berrett, Catherine Calder      Abstract      

IPS073: Statistical downscaling

Regional Climate Modeling: The Technique, Possibilities and Limitations
Markku Rummukainen      Abstract      

A Statistical Analysis of Regional Climate Models: Connecting Physics to Model Output
Steve Sain      Abstract      

Climate Change and Precipitation Extremes in Regional Climate Models
Hayley J. Fowler, Marie Ekstrom, Stephen Blenkinsop, Elisabeth Kendon, Mari Jones      Abstract      

IPS074: Sensor networks

Wireless Sensor Networks and the Statistical Sciences
Peter J. Toscas      Abstract       Paper      

Distributed and Sequential Detection of Many Interacting Change Points
Long Nguyen      Abstract      

Spatial Sampling Design and Wireless Sensor Networks
Zhengyuan Zhu      Abstract      

IPS075: Endocrine disruptors in the environment

An Integrative Approach for Assessing and Comparing Contaminant Accumulation through Aquatic Food Webs
Karen Kidd, Katrine Borga, Derek Muir, David Powell      Abstract      

The Role of Statistics in the Development of National Fish Monitoring Programs for Endocrine Disruption in Canada
Kelly R. Munkittrick, Tim J. Barrett      Abstract      

Environmetrical Approach To Analyze Endocrine Disruptors in the Environment and Human Body
Kristina Voigt, Rainer Bruggemann, Hagen Scherb, Karl-Werner Schramm      Abstract       Paper      

Effects of Pharmaceuticals in the Environment
Joanne Parrott, Mark McMaster, Gerald Tetreault      Abstract      

IPS076: Fuzzy data and statistics

Statistics with Fuzzy Data by Using Random Fuzzy Sets
Maria A. Gil      Abstract       Paper      

Hurst Exponents for Non-Precise Data
Mayer Alvo, François Theberge      Abstract       Paper      

Fuzzy Data and Imprecise Probabilities in Engineering
Michael Beer      Abstract       Paper      

IPS077: Environmental epidemiology

An Extended Conditional Autoregressive Model for Bayesian Disease Mapping
Duncan Lee, Richard Mitchell      Abstract       Paper      

A Bayesian Model of Time Activity Data To Investigate Health Effect of Air Pollution in Epidemiological Studies
Marta Blangiardo, Sylvia Richardson      Abstract       Paper      

A Bayesian Model for Cluster Detection
Jonathan C. Wakefield, Albert Y. Kim      Abstract      

IPS078: Environmental sampling

Performance of 'Gamma-Shaped' Detection Functions in Aerial-Line Transect Surveys of Large Terrestrial Mammals
Joel H. Reynolds, Anna-Marie Benson      Abstract      

IPS079: Indicators and their role in environmental accounting

Weights as Importance in Composite Indicators
Andrea Saltelli, Michaela Saisana, Paolo Paruolo      Abstract       Paper      

Statistical Considerations in the Development of Environmental Indices: The Example of the Canadian Water Quality Index
Sylvia R. Esterby, Abdel H. El-Shaarawi      Abstract       Paper      

Statistical Issues in the Creation of Environmental Indicators
Daniela Cocchi      Abstract      

IPS080: Plenary opening to Water Theme Day

Managing Water Resources in a Changing World under Conditions of Risk and Uncertainty
Olcay Ünver      Abstract      

Water Security in a Changing World
Howard Wheater      Abstract      

Water for Food: Statistical Structure and Prediction of the Global Virtual Water Trade Network
Carole Dalin, Megan Konar, Samir Suweis, Andrea Rinaldo, Ignacio Rodriguez-Iturbe      Abstract      

IPS081: Vulnerability of Water Resources to Climate Variability

Spatial and Temporal Bias Correction of Regional Climate Model Output for the Assessment of Hydrological Consequences of Climate Change
Andras Bardossy, Geoffrey Pegram      Abstract      

Detection of Climate Change and Climate Variability Signals in Colombia and the Amazon River Basin through Empirical Mode Decomposition
Alejandra M. Carmona, Germán Poveda      Abstract       Paper      

Shall We Care about Optimal Statistical Decision Theory When Designing a Flood Protection Dike under Climate Variability?
Jacques Bernier, Eric Parent, Merlin Keller, Kouloud Ghorbel      Abstract      

IPS082: Three different water issues in Venezuela

Monitoring Variables at the Outlet of a Clarified Water Loop through Multivariate Extension of Real Process Capability Index
Maura L. Vasquez, Teodoro R. Garcia, Guillermo Ramirez, Jose R. Garcia, Carlos M. Martinez, Alberto Camardiel      Abstract       Paper      

Water Characteristics for Human Consumption and Its Relations with Emerging and Re-Emerging Diseases
Richard Mora, Lisbeth Manganiello, Cristobal Vega, Maria L. Vega, Samar Mouhtar, Nancy Mendoza      Abstract       Paper      

Forecasting Venezuelan Caroni River Flow through Support Vector Machines
Cesar O. Seijas, Sergio Villazana, Jorge Guevara, Edilberto Guevara      Abstract       Paper      

IPS083: Statistical methods for the physical and biological structure of the European Seas

Evaluation Tools of Phytoplankton Biodiversity
Cristina Mazziotti, Margherita Benzi, Francesca Bruno, Fedele Greco, Daniela Cocchi, Claudio Silvestri      Abstract      

Satellite Measurements Based Chlorophyll-a Trends Estimation in European Seas
Giovanni Coppini, Nadia Pinardi, Vladyslav Lyubartsev, Rosalia Santoleri, Simone Colella      Abstract      

Sampling and Monitoring in Ireland According to European Union Water Based Directives
Glenn Nolan, Shane O'Boyle      Abstract      

IPS084: Surveys of Aquatic Resources: Statistical Issues

Trend Evaluation Using a Rotating Panel Design and Multiple Imputation
Don L. Stevens      Abstract      

Cetacean Abundance Estimation: Novel Applications of Distance Sampling, Mark-Recapture and Survival Analysis Methods
David L. Borchers      Abstract      

Dealing with the Pseudo-Replication Problem in Longitudinal Data from Posidonia Oceanica Surveys: Modeling Dependence vs. Subsampling
Gianfranco Lovison, Mariangela Sciandra      Abstract      

IPS085: Statistical Modelling and Analysis of Lake Ice Formation and Its Environmental and Economic Impact

Ice Cover of Eurasian Lake and Inland Seas from Satellite and In Situ Observations
Alexei V. Kouraev, Mikhail N. Shimaraev, Frederique Remy, Nelly M. Mognard, Peter I. Bukharizin, Mikhail A. Naumenko, Andrey Yu Ivanov      Abstract      

Regime Shift Analysis of Lake Baikal Ice Phenology Data
Kimihiro Noguchi, Yulia R. Gel, Claude R. Duguay      Abstract      

Bootstrap Nonparametric Test for Trends in the Presence of ARCH/GARCH Effects
Bei Chen, Yulia R. Gel, Bovas Abraham, Abdel H. El-Shaarawi      Abstract      

IPS086: Approaches to Estimate the Burden of Waterborne Disease

The True Efficacy of a Water Quality Intervention: Accounting for Systematic Bias
Joseph N.S. Eisenberg, Kyle Enger, Kara Nelson      Abstract      

Issues in the Estimation of Disease Burden Associated with Waterborne Disease
Paul R. Hunter      Abstract      

IPS087: What is in your water?

Statistical Models for Developing U.S. National Limitations on Water Pollution Discharges by Industry
Marla Smith, David A. Marker, John Rogers, Robert Clickner      Abstract      

Monitoring of Impingement of Fish at Power Plant Cooling Water Intakes on the Ohio River
Douglas A. Dixon, Timothy W. Lohner, Elgin S. Perry      Abstract      

Laboratory and Field Evaluations of Wedgewire Screens for Protecting Early Life Stages of Fish at Cooling Water Intake Structures
Stephen V. Amaral, Douglas A. Dixon, Elgin S. Perry      Abstract      

Water Quality Control in the Portuguese North Rivers
Ines Sousa      Abstract      

IPS089: Hydrological Processes

Mixtures of Experts for Prediction and Understanding Model Discrepancy in Dynamic Computer Models
David Nott, Lucy Marshall, Mark Fielding, Shie-Yui Liong      Abstract      

Statistical Methods for Understanding Hydrologic Change
Chiara Bocci, Enrica Caporali, Alessandra Petrucci      Abstract       Paper      

Challenges in the Interpretation of River Water Quality Time Series
Per Stålnacke, Eva Skarbøvik      Abstract      

IPS090: Modelling and Monitoring Water Quality of Large Lakes and River Basins

A Numerical Study of Accounting for Structural Error and Uncertainty in Environmental Models
Zhulu Lin, Bruce M. Beck, Gang Shen      Abstract       Paper      

Ecological Effects of Long-Term Warming in the World's Largest Lake – Lake Baikal, Siberia
Stephanie E. Hampton, Marianne V. Moore, Lyubov R. Izemst'eva, Stephen L. Katz      Abstract       Paper      

Trend and Seasonal Analysis of Dissolved Inorganic Nutrients in the Elkhorn Slough National Stuary
Lelys Guenni, Bruno Sans?, Marc Los Huertos      Abstract      

Methods To Address Systematic Errors in Hydrology and Water Quality Modeling
Peter Reichert      Abstract      

Joint Deterministic and Stochastic Modelling of Amazonian Discharges
Sílvia R.C. Lopes, T.S. Prass, R. Clarke, W. Collischonn      Abstract       Paper      

IPS091: Filling the gaps: Improving coverage, data quality, and institutional arrangements for water statistics

Global Water Quality Data and Statistics for Inland Waters – The UNEP GEMS/Water Programme
Richard D. Robarts, Kelly M. Hodgson, Yvonne Stokker      Abstract      

Managing Reporting, Assessment and Dissemination of Data on Quality Status and Emissions for Europe's Waters – The WISE Context
Bo N. Jacobsen      Abstract       Paper      

Water Statistics – Data Compilation on River Basin Level
Miloslava Veselá      Abstract       Paper      

Freshwater Supply and Demand in Canada: Statistics and Accounts
François Soulard      Abstract       Paper      

IPS093: Making every drop count: Experiences with water accounts

Eurostat's Activities in the Domain of Water Accounts
Stephan Moll      Abstract      

Towards Harmonisation and Standardisation: SEEA-Water
Peter Harper      Abstract      

Development and Application of SEEAW in China
Hong Gan      Abstract      

IPS094: Water statistics, policy and integrated water resource management

Information for Water Policies in Mexico
Ricardo Pizzuto      Abstract      

EU Water Policy and Related Data Needs
Jacques Delsalle      Abstract      

Which Indicators for Whose Policies? Some Challenges of Global Water Monitoring
Mike Muller      Abstract       Paper      

Living with Water: Not without Water Statistics
Kees Baas, Cor Graveland      Abstract       Paper      

IPS095: Modern multivariate statistics in hydrological frequency analysis

A General Probability Distribution for Hydrologic Frequency Analysis
Vijay P. Singh      Abstract      

Investigation of Unusual Hydrological Events Defined on Different Spatial and Temporal Scales
Andras Bardossy      Abstract      

A Copula-Based Multivariate Frequency Analysis for Hydrological Applications
Sander Vandenberghe, Niko E.C. Verhoest, Bernard De Baets      Abstract      

Multivariate Regional Flood Frequency Analysis
Taha Ouarda, Fateh Chebana      Abstract      

Statistical Diagnostic Tests for Multivariate/MultiSite Hyrological Time Series
Ian McLeod, Esam Mahdi      Abstract      

IPS096: Model natural resources with uncertainty

Estimating the Net Primary Production of Chinese Forest Ecosystem with Spatial Statistical Methods
Tonglin Zhang      Abstract      

Insights into Co-Limitation of Aquatic Consumers
Alexander Wacker      Abstract      

Understanding the Water Crisis in Northern China: What Government and Farmers Are Doing
Jinxia Wang, Jikun Huang      Abstract      

Measuring the Adoption of Conservation Practices by U.S. Farmers in the Upper and Lower Chesapeake Bay Watersheds
Christina S. Messer, Julia Klapproth      Abstract       Paper      

Imputing Potential Productivity of Pacific Northwest Forests over Space and Time
Temesgen Hailemariam, Greg Latta, Tara Barrett, Darius Adams      Abstract      

IPS097: Water - extremes

Floods and Streamflow Droughts in Europe under Climate Change
Rutger Dankers, Luc Feyen      Abstract       Paper      

Spatial Hierarchical Models for Extremes: Modeling Both Climate and Weather Effects
Daniel S. Cooley, Mathieu Ribatet      Abstract       Paper      

Multivariate Extreme Value theory in Flood Mapping
Caroline Keef, David Kearney, Philip Emonson, Duncan S. Faulkner      Abstract       Paper      

IPS098: Modeling waves and sea surface dynamics

Modeling Lagrange Sea Waves by Laplace Moving Averages
Krzysztof Podgorski      Abstract      

Modelling Sea Surface Dynamics
Anastassia Baxevani      Abstract      

Estimation of Return Values for Significant Wave Height from Satellite Data
Igor Rychlik      Abstract      

IPS099: Diffussed Water Pollution Sources: Modeling and Control

Development of Exposure-Response Relationships between Indicators of Water Quality and Swimming-Associated Illness
Timothy J. Wade, Alfred P. Dufour, Larry Wymer      Abstract      

Applications and Some Theory for a Nonparametric Approach Based on a Markov-Like Property for Classification with Water Applications
Clifford Spiegelman, EunSug Park, Jeongyoun Ahn      Abstract      

Collapsing Ordered Categories for Detecting the Emergence of toxic Chemical in Fresh Water by Using Dose-Response Curves
Takashi Yanagawa, Yoshiko Aoyama      Abstract       Paper      

Statistical Challenges in Monitoring and Modeling Agricultural Diffuse Pollutions
Hao Zhang      Abstract      

IPS100: Copula-based advances in hydrologic engineering

Multivariate Return Periods and Hazard Measures: The Copula Approach
Gianfausto Salvadori, Fabrizio Durante      Abstract      

Detection of Change-Points in Dependence Structures
Anne-Catherine Favre, Jean-François Quessy, Mériem Saïd, Maryse Champagne      Abstract       Paper      

Copula-Based Downscaling of Rainfall
Martinus J. van den Berg, Bernard De Baets, Niko E.C. Verhoest      Abstract      

IPS101: Stochastic modeling for water-related environmental problems

Comparison of Spatial Methods for the Assessment of Shape and Size of Planktonic Patches
Carlos Diaz      Abstract      

Spatial Modelling in a Marine Environment When Sampling with Unknown Inclusion Probabilities
Janine B. Illian, David L. Borchers      Abstract      

A Kernel Indicator Variogram and Its Application to Groundwater Pollution Data
Raquel Menezes, Pilar Garcia-Soidán      Abstract       Paper      

IPS102: Spatial Analysis of Waterborne Toxins: Statistical Issues and Challenges

Flexible Spatio-Temporal Models for the Analysis of River Network Water Quality Data: Recent Development and a Case Study
Olivier Thas, Lieven Clement      Abstract      

A Moving Average Approach for Spatial Statistical Models of Stream Networks
Jay M. Ver Hoef      Abstract      

IPS103: Water supply and demand development in China: building an innovative country

Water Resource Development and Regional Innovation Capacity of China
Xu Qin, Jiebiao Wang      Abstract       Paper      

The Dynamic Change of Water Resource Utilization in China with the Influence factors Analysis – Evidence from Input Output Tables 2002 and 2007
Yun Yan Zhao, Lin Chen      Abstract      

Water Resource Development and National Innovation Competitiveness – Evidence from Countries' Comparison
Yilin Wu, Yao Wei      Abstract       Paper      

IPS104: The Economic and Social Impact of the Water Problem in China

Water Resource Accounting and Statistical Analysis of Water Use in Beijing
Yachun Gao, Minxue Gao, Xiaozhen Wei, Ping Yan      Abstract       Paper      

Analysis on the Effect of China's Urban Household Water Pricing: On the Perspective of Public Finance
Zhong Ma, Dunhu Chang      Abstract       Paper      

Water Resource Utilization and the Agricultural Economy Development in Rural China
Yin Lin, Hao Chen      Abstract       Paper      

Empirical Research on Utilization and Protection of Water Resources in China
Yanyun Zhao, Qian Guo      Abstract       Paper      

IPS105: Statistical Challenges in Trend Detection and Quality Assessments for Water Resources

Delivering Evidence of Performance and Effect for the Water Environment
Marian Scott, Campbell Gemmell      Abstract      

Ensuring We Know When the Glass Is Half Full: Some Statistical Challenges in Water Resources in Australia
Brent Henderson      Abstract      

Generalized Least Squares Regression Applied to Emerging Trend Detection in Streamflow and 21st Century Streamflow Projections in the Northern Rocky Mountains under Greenhouse Forcing Scenarios
Jeannine-Marie St. Jacques, Yang Zhao, Suzan L. Lapp, Elaine M. Barrow, David J. Sauchyn      Abstract      

Statistical Modeling of Intermittent Zero Flow Streams in Canadian Prairie Provinces
Melody Ghahramani, Charmaine B. Dean, Paul Whitfield, Hua Zheng      Abstract      

IPS106: Fisheries Modelling

Prior Probability Distributions for Demographic Variables, Application to Tunas
Maximilien Simon, Jean-Marc Fromentin, Sylvain Bonhommeau, Daniel Gaertner, Marie-Pierre Etienne      Abstract      

A Shared Component Hierarchical Model To Represent How Fish Assemblages Vary as a Function of River Temperatures and Flow Regimes. Application to Three Groupings of Juveniles in the Upper River Rhone during the 1980-2005 Period
Jeremy Piffady, Eric Parent      Abstract      

Accounting for Interspecific Competition and Empty Hooks When Building Relative Abundance Indices from Longline Catch
Marie-Pierre Etienne, Shannon Obradovich, Lynne Yamanaka, Murdoch McAllister      Abstract      

IPS107: Teaching and education amongst the youth

Teaching and Education Amongst the Youth
Delia North      Abstract      

IPS108: Careers for Youth

Career Opportunities for Statisticians in the World of Business Analytics
Robert N. Rodriguez      Abstract      

Actuarial Career for Statistics Graduates
F.K. Louis Ng      Abstract       Paper      

Statistical Challenge for Geophysical Sciences
Hee-Seok Oh      Abstract      

IPS109: ISI: where are all the young people?

ISI: Where Are All the Young People?
Claire Gormley      Abstract      

IPS110: Measuring global external imbalances

Using External Balance Sheets To Identify Macro-Economic Imbalances in the Euro Area
Mary M. Everett      Abstract       Paper      

The U.S. Net Income Puzzle
Stephanie E. Curcuru, Stephanie E. Curcuru, Charles P. Thomas,      Abstract       Paper      

Analysing Worldwide Asymmetries on Cross-Border Investments: The Euro Area in Prespective
Rodrigo Oliveira-Soares      Abstract       Paper      

Real or Mock Surplus? Uncertainties in Measuring Goods and Current Account Balance
Péter Bánhegyi      Abstract       Paper      

Ultimate Controlling Parent Versus Immediate Investor: The Italian Experience
Valeria Pellegrini, Silvia Sabatini      Abstract       Paper      

IPS111: Challenges in improving the measurement of the government financial position and in the classification of units as public or private

Treatment of Special Bank Interventions in Irish Government Statistics
Mary Cussen, Mick Lucey      Abstract       Paper      

Differences in the Design of Rescue Units and Its Impact on Government Finance Data
Albert Braakmann, Thomas Forster      Abstract      

Financial Pressures from Indebtedness of Mexican's States: Potential Risks for the Mexican Economy
Andre Martinez Fritscher, Carolina Rodriguez Zamora, Manuel Sanchez Valadez      Abstract       Paper      

Spanish Economy Sectorisation Database
John Orowetz      Abstract       Paper      

The Balance Sheet Approach and the Public Debt Stock Analysis: The Case of Lebanon
Sana A. Souaid      Abstract       Paper      

Measuring Government's Contingent Positions in Japan's Flow of Funds Accounts: Implications for GFSM
Satoru Hagino, Chihiro Sakuraba      Abstract       Paper      

IPS112: Integration of financial and balance sheet accounts (incl. Flow of funds integrated with the real economy)

Integrated Compilation of Financial and Non Financial Accounts: Chilean Experience
Josué Pérez, Claudia Henríquez      Abstract       Paper      

New Developments in the Euro Area Accounts
Celestino Giron-Pastor, Andreas Hertkorn, Tjeerd Jellema, Gabriel Quiros, Nuno Silva      Abstract       Paper      

An Integrated Analysis of the Portuguese Economy: The Financial and the Real Economy
Filipa Lima, Olga Monteiro      Abstract       Paper      

Comparing MFI Balance Sheet Data with Supervisory Data: Are Statistical Revaluations Data Relevant To Gauge Information on Banks' Gain/Losses?
Antonio Colangelo, Marco Burroni      Abstract       Paper      

The Integrated Macroeconomic Accounts for the United States
Susan Hume McIntosh      Abstract       Paper      

IPS113: Revision of financial accounts in conformity with the SNA2008.

Issues in Implementing SNA2008: Looking for the Data
Paula Menezes, Sílvia Fonte Santa, Filipa Lima      Abstract       Paper      

New Financial Sector Delineation in SNA 2008: How To Compile and How To Analyse – First Assessment for Austria
Michael Andreasch      Abstract       Paper      

Pension Fund Measurement in a Contribution Pension Scheme. The Chilean Experience
Carmen Gloria Escobar, Ana Luz Bobadilla, Antonio Escand?n, René Luengo      Abstract       Paper      

Implementation of SNA 2008 in Japan's Flow of Funds Accounts
Satoru Hagino, Takeshi Sakuramoto      Abstract       Paper      

IPS114: The Diversity of Biometry

Formulating Mixed Models for Experiments, Including Longitudinal Experiments
Chris Brien, Clarice G.B. Demétrio      Abstract      

Statistical Modelling for Real-Time Spatial Surveillance and Forecasting
Peter J. Diggle, Barry S. Rowlingson      Abstract      

Agri-Environmental Informatics: The Contribution of Statistical Science and Statisticians
Bronwyn D. Harch      Abstract      

IPS115: Recent Advances in Time Series

Approximations and Expansions for Locally Stationary Processes
Rainer Dahlhaus      Abstract      

Generalized Likelihood Ratio Test for Nonstationary Time Series
Zhou Zhou      Abstract      

Time-Threshold Decompositions for Time Series Data
Piotr Fryzlewicz      Abstract      

IPS116: Read Paper Meeting

Vignettes and Health Systems Responsiveness in Cross-Country Comparative Analyses
Nigel Rice, Silvana Robone, Peter C. Smith      Abstract       Paper      

IPS117: Understanding Complex Data

A Second Opinion: An Expert System for Data Analysis
Leland Wilkinson      Abstract      

RnavGraph: A Visualization Tool for Navigating through High-Dimensional Data Spaces
Adrian Waddell, Wayne Oldford      Abstract       Paper      

Approaches to Text Mining that Preserve Semantic Content
Yasmin H. Said      Abstract      

IPS118: Role of Statisticians in Policy

The Role of Statisticians in Policy
Peter Guttorp, Dennis Trewin, Denise Lievesley, Steve Pierson, Bronwyn Harch      Abstract       Video

Panel member
Dennis Trewin       Video

Panel member
Denise Lievesley       Video

Panel member
Steve Pierson       Video

Panel member
Bronwyn Harch       Video

Panel Discussion
panel and floor discussion       Video

Floor Discussion
floor discussion - Daniella Cocchi       Video

Floor Discussion
floor discussion - incl Steve Pierson       Video

IPS119: Trust, Risk and Uncertainty

Let Me Get Back to You on That – Error Cost, Uncertainty and the Management of Extreme Events
Denis Fischbacher-Smith, Moira Fischbacher-Smith      Abstract      

Building Trust in Climate Science: Data Products for the 21st Century
Richard Chandler, Peter Thorne, Jay Lawrimore, Peter Stott, Kate Willett      Abstract      

Trustworthy Statistics – Avoiding Deadly Sins, Statistical Lacunae and Public Misunderstanding
Sheila M. Bird      Abstract       Paper      

IPS120: Contributions to Statistics and Probability: David Blackwell, Erich Lehmann and John Nelder

In Memoriam: David H. Blackwell
David R. Brillinger      Abstract      

John Ashworth Nelder: 1924-2010
Rosemary Bailey      Abstract      

Hodges-Lehmann Inverse Likelihood Estimators
Kjell Doksum      Abstract      

IPS121: Contributions to Statistics and Probability: Hirotogu Akaike, Julian Besag and Jagadish Srivastava

Contributions of Professor Hirotugu Akaike: Statistical Modelling of Complex Systems
Genshiro Kitagawa      Abstract      

Julian Besag FRS, 1945-2010
Peter Green      Abstract      

Multivariate Analysis, Design of Experiments, and Survey Sampling-Contributions of Jagdish N. Srivastava in Statistical Planning and Inference
Subir Ghosh      Abstract      

IPS122: Maximising the Potential of Administrative Data for Public Policy Needs

Public Administration Analytics in Action: Identifying factors to help predict employment of individuals over time
Mary Lee Rhodes      Abstract       Paper      

Exploiting administrative data to investigate where those leaving jobs get re-employed
John Dunne      Abstract       Paper      

Results of a Project on Record Linkage, Statistical Matching and Micro Integration: The ESSnet on Data Integration
Mauro Scanu      Abstract       Paper      

Developing Quality Indicators for Business Statistics Involving Administrative Data: Work of the ESSnet on Administrative Data
John-Mark Frost      Abstract       Paper      

IPS123: Social Networks and Social Media Analysis

The Challenge of Privacy Protection for Statistical Network Data
Stephen E. Fienberg      Abstract      

Fast Inference for Model Based Clustering Of networks Using an Approximate Case Control Likelihood
Adrian E. Raftery      Abstract      

Clustering-by-Role: Modelling Ego Networks as mixtures of ERGMs
Michael Salter-Townshend      Abstract      

IPS124: Social Networks and Social Media Analysis

The Statistical Service in 20 Years Time
Richard Laux, Richard Alldritt      Abstract       Paper      

Building a Better Linkage between Statistics and Policy
Choi Yeonok      Abstract       Paper      

Official Statistics between User Requirements and Feasibility: The European Statistical System Facing Shortage of Resources
Margit Epler      Abstract      

Can Official Statistics Deliver in Times of Rapid Change: Risks and Prospects
Pali Jobo Lehohla      Abstract      

Changes of Chinese Official Statistics and Main Data Performance Since 2000
Zude Xian      Abstract       Paper      

STS001: Theory and Practice of Randomized Response

Protection of Privacy in Randomized Response Techniques from the Participants' Point of View
Tasos C. Christofides      Abstract      

Unequal Probability Sampling: Analyzing Optional Randomized Response on Qualitative & Quantitative Variables Bearing Social Stigma
Arijit Chaudhuri      Abstract       Paper      

A Magical Talk: Estimating at Least Seven Measures of Qualitative Variables from a Single Sample Using Randomized Response Technique
Cheon Sig Lee, Stephen A. Sedory, Sarjinder Singh      Abstract       Paper      

A Family of Randomized Response Designs – Efficiency and Privacy Protection
Andreas Quatember      Abstract      

A Review of Regression Procedures for Randomized Response Data, Including Univariate and Multivariate Logistic Regression, the Proportional Odds Model and Item Response Models
Peter van der Heijden, Ardo van den Hout, Laurence Frank, Maarten Cruyff, Ulf Bockenholt      Abstract       Paper      

STS002: Uncertainty and Industry and Statistics

Performances of Kriging on Several Industrial Case Studies: From Low to High Dimensional Hyperspaces
Celine Helbert, Delphine Dupuy      Abstract      

Sensitivity Analysis Should Go Global
Stefano Tarantola      Abstract       Paper      

Should Industrial Uncertainty Analysis Be Bayesian?
Merlin Keller, Eric Parent, Alberto Pasanisi      Abstract       Paper      

A Bayesian Solution to Characterizing Uncertainty in Inverse Problems
Shuai Fu, Mathieu Couplet, Nicolas Bousquet      Abstract       Paper      

Taming Uncertainty in Financial Forecasting
Michael Cox, Ciaran Browne, Lisa Brown      Abstract      

STS003: The roles of tax data in official statistics

Use of Tax Data in Official Statistics – The Canadian Experience
Gaetan St-Louis, Wesley Yung, Dave LeBlanc      Abstract       Paper      

Tax Statistics in South Africa
Deon Breytenbach, Randall Carolissen, Mamiky Leolo, Cristina Da Silva      Abstract       Paper      

eIncome Register in Denmark – Advantages and Constraints of Using a Unique New Tax Data Source in Official Statistics
Karin H. Duer      Abstract       Paper      

Making Tax Data Count – Uses in Official Statistics and Microdata Research
Michael Slyuzberg, Neil Kelly      Abstract       Paper      

STS004: Interfacing astrophysics and statistics - forging the discipline of astrostatistics

Independent Component Analysis for Dimension Reduction Classification: Hough Transform and Mixture Modeling
Asis Kumar Chattopadhyay, Tanuka Chattopadhyay, Tuli Ghosh, Saptarshi Mondal      Abstract      

Subspace Methods for Anomaly Detection in High Dimensional Astronomical Databases
Marc Y.R. Henrion, David J. Hand, Axel Gandy, Daniel J. Mortlock      Abstract       Paper      

Topographic Mapping and the visualization and classification of Astronomical Light Curves
Somak Raychaudhury, Nikolaos Gianniotis, Peter Tino      Abstract      

BEAMS: separating the wheat from the chaff in supernova analysis
Martin Kunz, Renee Hlozek, Bruce Bassett      Abstract      

Incorporating Bayesian approaches into modelling astrophysical data
Stefano Andreon, Merrilee Hurn      Abstract      

STS005: Applied Sequential Methodologies - 1

Adaptive Group Sequential Three-Arm Trials Including Placebo for Showing Noninferiority of a New Drug
Guido Knapp, Joachim Hartung      Abstract       Paper      

On Recovering Lost Information for Sequentially Estimating by the Sample Mean in a Population
Nitis Mukhopadhyay, Debanjan Bhattacharjee      Abstract       Paper      

Functional Change-Point Asymptotics and Applications
Ansgar Steland      Abstract      

Estimation Following Adaptively Randomised Clinical Trials
Steve Coad      Abstract       Paper      

Locally Most Powerful Sequential Tests for One-Sided Alternatives Based on Independent Observations
Andrey Novikov, Petr Novikov      Abstract      

STS006: Applied Sequential Methodologies - 2

Multivariate Sequential Surveillance
Marianne E. Frisén      Abstract      

Calculating ARL and Other Control Chart Performance Measures – Numerics and Software
Sven Knoth      Abstract      

On Two-Stage Fixed-Width Confidence Interval Procedures for the Mean of a Normal Distribution
Nitis Mukhopadhyay, Bhargab Chattopadhyay      Abstract       Paper      

Distributions of Stopping Times in Sequential Analysis
Shelemyahu Zacks      Abstract      

A Partially Sequential Test for Phase-II Monitoring of Location Parameter Based on Right Censored Data
Amitava Mukherjee      Abstract      

STS007: Toward the Development of Training and Education Course Modules on Tourism Statistics

Tourism Statistics in Introductory and Advanced Tourism Courses
Joseph T. O'Leary      Abstract       Paper      

Tourism Statistics for Users. From Different Educational Backgrounds to Job-Relevant Skills: Hints from the CISET – Ca' Foscari University Master's Experience
Simona Cappi, Silvia Conte, Mara Manente, Federica Montaguti      Abstract      

Exploratory Responses to Challenges in Teaching Tourism Statistics and Tourism Satellite Accounts
Tadayuki (Tad) Hara      Abstract       Paper      

Statistics Austria's Experience in Providing Training in Tourism and Travel Statistics
Johanna Ostertag-Sydler, Peter Laimer      Abstract      

Tools for Harmonising Tourism Statistics and Educating Users and Producers in the European Union
Christophe Demunter      Abstract      

STS008: Statistical Literacy, Critical Numeracy and Social Statistics

Making Sense of Statistical Studies
Roxy Peck      Abstract      

Statistics in the News
Jean-François Plante, Nancy Reid      Abstract      

Interpreting Economic and Social Data
Othmar W. Winkler      Abstract       Paper      

Enhancing Statistical Literacy: Multivariate Thinking in Precollege Social Sciences
James R. Nicholson, Jim E. Ridgway, Sean McCusker      Abstract       Paper      

Model-Based Rankings, Estimates, Predictions and Classifications in Everyday Life
Milo Schield      Abstract       Paper      

STS009: Advances Techniques for Modelling Maternal and Child Health in Africa

Structured Additive Regression Modelling of Levels and Trends of Fertility in Nigeria: Guiding Tools towards Attaining MDGs
Samson B. Adebayo, Ezra Gayawan      Abstract      

Geoadditive Latent Variable Models of Childhood Diseases: Case Study for Nigeria
Khaled Khatab, Ngianga-Bakwin Kandala      Abstract       Paper      

Children Nutritional Status and Low Haemoglobin Level in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Ngianga (Shadrack) II Kandala      Abstract       Paper      

A Joint Spatially Correlated Survival Model for Timing of Childbirth and Marriage in South Africa
Samuel O. Manda      Abstract      

STS010: Developments & Extensions to Tourism Satellite Account

The Tourism Satellite Account: What's the Use?
Calvin Jones      Abstract       Paper      

An Examination of Different Approaches to Measuring Same Day Visits (SDVs) within the Republic of Ireland
James Dalton      Abstract      

Comparison of Different Approaches in Compiling Regional Tourism Satellite Accounts for Austria
Johanna Ostertag-Sydler      Abstract      

STS011: Developments in Consumer Price Index methodology

Financial Intermediation Services Indirectly Measured (FISIM) in the CPI
Lewis Conn, Marko Barosevic, Derick Cullen      Abstract       Paper      

Seasonal Adjustment of Harmonised Indices of Consumer Prices – Main Findings of an ECB Task Force
Martin Eiglsperger      Abstract       Paper      

The Treatment of Owner Occupied Housing in the CPI
Paul J. Crowley      Abstract       Paper      

Brazilian Consumer Price Index
Eduardo Pereira Nunes      Abstract      

STS012: House Price Indices

Why Country House Price Indices May Differ
Mick Silver      Abstract       Paper      

On the Evolution of the House Price Distribution
Takaaki Ohnishi, Takayuki Mizuno, Chihiro Shimizu, Tsutomu Watanabe      Abstract       Paper      

Hedonic Imputation with Geospatial Data: An Application of Splines to the Housing Market
Robert J. Hill, Daniel Melser, Bryan Reid      Abstract      

Dutot and Jevons Hedonic House Price Indexes: Functional Forms and Methods
Esmeralda A. Ramalho, Joaquim J.S. Ramalho      Abstract      

STS013: Web based Statistical Knowledge Management : Virtual Statistical System

VSS – Tip of the Iceberg
Willem F. de Vries      Abstract      

The Management of ICT and the VSS
Hermann Habermann      Abstract      

The Virtual Statistical System as Training and Communication Tool in Africa – It's Application in Africa
Oliver J.M. Chinganya      Abstract       Paper      

The Virtual Statistical System as a Knowledge Organising Tool in a National Statistical Office
Grace Bediako      Abstract      

STS014: Non-parametic analysis in astrostatistical research

Dancing in the Dark: Non-Parameteric Dark Energy Degeneracies with Cosmological Parameters
Renée Hlozek, Marina Cortes, Chris Clarkson, Bruce Bassett      Abstract      

Study of Stellar Initial Mass Function through Markov Chain Monte Carlo Simulation
Tanuka Chattopadhyay, Asis Kumar Chattopadhyay, Abisa Sinha      Abstract      

Non-parametirc reconstruction of expansion history of the Universe
Arman Shafieloo, Tim Clifton, Pedro Ferreira      Abstract       Paper      

To Infinity and beyond: Dealing with Unknown Unknowns in Cosmological Data
Thomas D. Kitching, Andy N. Taylor      Abstract      

STS015: What it takes to Improve a Statistical System

Developmental Sustainability:Meeting Georgian Millenium Development Goals
Fritz Scheuren, Miranda Berishvili      Abstract       Paper      

Integrating Sectoral Statistics into the National System – The Agriculture Proposal
Frederic A. Vogel, Misha Belkindas      Abstract       Paper      

Complementarity of Best Practices as the Stimulus of Capacity Building of NSI's
Jozef Olenski      Abstract       Paper      

STS016: Understanding Changes in Purchasing Power Parities Over time

Price Levels and Economic Growth: Making Sense of Revisions to Data on Real Incomes
Martin Ravallion      Abstract       Paper      

International Relative Price Levels: An Empirical Analysis
Charles P. Thomas, Jaime Marquez, James Coonan, Corinne Land      Abstract       Paper      

Extrapolation of PPPs over Time Using CPIs: Methods and Interpretation
Luigi Biggeri, Tiziana Laureti      Abstract       Paper      

Interim PPP Updates: Experience Gained from the 2009 Asian and African Comparisons
Yuri Dikhanov      Abstract      

STS017: Standardization and integration of statistical production processes

Standardisation of Methods and Integration in the European Statistical System
Katalin Szép, Ildik? Szücs, Wim Kloek      Abstract       Paper      

Standardised Approaches – A Driver of Efficiency
Stephen Penneck      Abstract       Paper      

Laying the Foundation for Standardisation in the European Statistical System
Raoul Depoutot      Abstract       Paper      

The Use of International Statistical Standards
Ricardo Rodriguez Lopez      Abstract       Paper      

STS018: Migration statistics

Immigration, Labour Market and Welfare State: Different Articulations in Europe and the Case of Southern Countries
Miguel Laparra      Abstract       Paper      

Mainstreaming Migration Statistics
Bettina Knauth      Abstract       Paper      

Methodological Issues in Surveying Migration across EU Countries
Vijay Verma, Gianni Betti      Abstract       Paper      

Use of Survey Rotation Patterns in the Estimation of Population Flows: An Application to International Migration to/from Mexico
Victor A. Bustos, Sara Mera      Abstract      

Statistical Modelling of International Migration Flows
Jakub Bijak, Nico Keilman, Solveig Christiansen, Rob van der Erf, Joop de Beer      Abstract       Paper      

STS019: Spatial statistics and its applications

Geostatistics: The Global Perspective
Lars H. Backer      Abstract       Paper      

Opportunities and Challenges of Grid-Based Statistics
Marja Tammilehto-Luode      Abstract       Paper      

Use of Commuting Data for Functional Urban Areas – Example of Local Data Integration
Sandra Di Biaggio, Marjan van Herwijnen, Didier Peeters      Abstract       Paper      

Using Laplace Approximations To Estimate the Variogram Robustly by (Restricted) Maximum Likelihood
Hans R. Künsch, Andreas Papritz, Cornelia Schwierz, Werner A. Stahel      Abstract       Paper      

Enhancing Use of Geographic Statistics through Visualisation – The Danish Experience
Lars Thygesen, Jarl Quitzau      Abstract       Paper      

The Benefits of Visualization – How To Explore a Municipality
Marie Haldorson      Abstract       Paper      

STS020: Statistical cooperation after the financial crisis

Rising Demands in the Era of Shrinking Budgets
Misha V. Belkindas      Abstract       Paper      

The European Statistical System's Experience in Dealing with Financial Crisis and Its Implications for Statistical Cooperation
Pieter Everaers, Roberto Barcellan, James Whitworth, M.J. Santos      Abstract      

Statistical Cooperation after the Financial Crisis: Rwanda's Perspective and Experience
Diane Karusisi      Abstract      

Funding Statistical Development: Obstacles, Challenges, and Solutions
Eric Bensel      Abstract       Paper      

STS021: Modern dissemination and communication tools (outcomes of the sponsorship)

Tools for Communicating on New Challenges for Official Statistics Measuring Progress, Well Being and Quality of Life: Challenges for Communicating Official Statistics
Pieter Everaers      Abstract      

Measuring Progress in the UK: From Round-Table to Forum to National Debate
Paul V. Allin      Abstract      

Tools for Communicating on New Challenges in Official Statistics: Examples from Bulgaria
Mariana Kotzeva      Abstract      

Measuring Well-Being in Germany – Communication Strategy To Raise the Awareness of Our Statistical Expertise
Sibylle von Oppeln-Bronikowski      Abstract       Paper      

STS022: Key indicators as main tools for communicating statistics to policy makers

Derived Classifications for Industrial Performance Indicators
Shyam Upadhyaya      Abstract       Paper      

Economic and Financial Indicators for Multilateral Surveillance
Werner Bier      Abstract       Paper      

Statistical Indicators for Europe 2020: Development and Use
Ales Capek, Pieter Everaers      Abstract       Paper      

Statistical Story Telling
Symon Algera      Abstract       Paper      

STS023: Statistical indicators for monitoring of sustainable development

The Role of EU Sustainable Development Indicators – Reflection before Rio+20
Viktoria J. Bolla      Abstract      

Sustainable Development Indicators: The Austrian Approach
Ingeborg Fiala      Abstract       Paper      

Indicators for Measuring and Fostering Sustainable Development: Fifth Belgian Federal Report on Sustainable Development-2009
Natacha Zuinen      Abstract      

Conceptualisation of the Global Dimension of Sustainable Development
Jana Wachtl, Anne Boesch      Abstract      

STS024: Quality assurance in official statistics: recent developments and challenges

Romanian Official Statistical Approach and Practice to Quality Assurance Framework
Vergil Voineagu, Ilie Dumitrescu, Daniela Stefanescu, Gabriela Popa      Abstract       Paper      

Assuring Quality in the Statistics Production of Statistics Sweden
Eva Elvers      Abstract       Paper      

Quality Management at the Office for National Statistics (UK)
Ceri Regan, John-Mark Frost, Jennet Woolford      Abstract       Paper      

Quality Evaluation of Employment Status in Register-Based Census
Johan Fosen, Li-Chun Zhang      Abstract       Paper      

STS025: Analysing Internet Traffic Flows and digital footprints for statistical purposes

Electronically Observed Data and Official Statistics
Svein Nordbotten      Abstract       Paper      

What You Need Is What You Know: Policy Drivers for the Use of Internet-Based Statistics
Joost van der Vleuten      Abstract      

Quality of Internet-Based Statistics: Comparative Study on Media Use Measurement
Yong Chan Jung      Abstract      

The Feasibility of Producing Relevant Indicators about the Information Society Using Internet Traffic Flows as a Data Source
Lucilla Sioli, Stefano Abruzzini      Abstract      

STS026: Multidimensional measures of quality of life

Implementing the Stiglitz Report's Recommendations: The Insee Eurostat Sponsorship Proposals – Following the Publication of the Stiglitz-Sen-Fitoussi (SSF) Report, One of the Task Forces Set up Was To Consider How These Recommendations Concerning Quality of Life (QoL) Could Be Implemented. The Stiglitz Commission Identified Its Key Conceptual Dimensions and Highlighted the Need To Improve Measures of QoL, Especially Those Relating to Social Connections, Polical Voice and Insecurity. Last September, the Sofia Memorandum Recognised That the European Survey on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC) Should Be Developed as a Core Instrument and Be Complemented by Other European Statistical System (ESS) Data Sources When Necessary
Claire Plateau      Abstract      

Making Happiness Count: Four Myths about Subjective Measures of Well-Being
Conal H.L. Smith      Abstract       Paper      

“Good Life Time” (GLT): Health, Income, and the Time to Enjoy Them, New Indicators of Social Progress
Michael Wolfson, Geoff Rowe      Abstract      

Measurement of Quality of Life in the European Context: Approaches and Challenges
Aura Leulescu, Jean-Louis Mercy, Fabienne Montaigne, Pascal Wolff      Abstract       Paper      

STS028: Creators of Statistics - the Irish Connection

Sir Thomas Larcom – The Social Surveyor
Thomas P. Linehan      Abstract       Paper      

The Paradoxical Mr. Edgeworth
Stephen M. Stigler      Abstract       Paper      

William Sealy Gosset – An Inspiring “Student”
Philip J. Boland      Abstract       Paper      

Roy Geary: Innovator in Official Statistics and Econometrics
Colm Harmon, Denis Conniffe      Abstract      

STS029: Census Data Capture Issues in the 2010 Population and Housing Censuses

The 2010 Brazilian Population Census: Innovations and Impacts in Data Collection
Zélia M. Bianchini      Abstract       Paper      

Thailand Experience in Multi-Modal Data Capturing for Population and Housing Census 2010
Malee Wongsaroje      Abstract       Paper      

Census Data Capture in the 2010 Population and Housing Censuses: The Indonesian Case
Indra Cahyono, Michael J. Levin      Abstract       Paper      

Challenges in Census Data Processing Using Contemporary Technologies: The Case of Malawi
Angela Msosa      Abstract       Paper      

Data Capture Issues in the 2010 Round of Population Censuses: The Case of Kenya
Collins O. Opiyo, Samuel Kipruto      Abstract      

STS030: Seasonal adjustment in practice

How To Monitor and Improve Seasonal Adjustment Quality – Statistics Canada's Practical Experience
Susie Fortier, Benoit Quenneville, Claude Julien      Abstract      

Applying and Interpreting Model-Based Seasonal Adjustment. The Euro-Area Industrial Production Series
Agustin Maravall, Bernardi Cabrer, Jose M. Pavia      Abstract       Paper      

The Role of Outlier Detection and Replacement in Practical Seasonal Adjustment
Robert Kirchner, Jens Mehrhoff      Abstract       Paper      

Trading-Day Adjustment as a Practical Problem
Dominique Ladiray, Ketty Attal-Toubert      Abstract       Paper      

Extension of X-12-ARIMA to Seasonally Adjust Mixed Frequency Stock and Flow Time Series
Tucker S. McElroy, Brian C. Monsell      Abstract       Paper      

STS031: Modeling and Analysis of Complex Data Objects

Statistical Multiscale Analysis and Biophotonic Imaging
Axel Munk, Kaus Frick, Phillip Marnitz, Alexander Egner, Andreas Schoenle      Abstract      

A Gradient Field Approach to Modelling Fibre-Generated Spatial Point Processes
Bryony Hill, Wilfrid S. Kendall, Elke Thoennes      Abstract       Paper      

An Analysis of Spatial Patterns of PET-FDG Uptake in Human Sarcoma
Finbarr O'Sullivan, Eric Wolsztynski, Janet N. O'Sullivan, Todd Richards, Ernest C. Conrad, Janet F. Eary      Abstract       Paper      

STS032: Measuring the Risk of Disclosure

Issues with Measures of Disclosure Risk
Joe Fred Gonzalez      Abstract      

Disclosure Risk and Data Quality
Lawrence Cox      Abstract       Paper      

Individual Disclosure Risk Measures Based on Log-Linear Model
Daniela Ichim      Abstract       Paper      

Formalizing the Selection of Key Variables in Disclosure Risk Scenarios
Mark Elliot      Abstract       Paper      

STS033: Statistical models for marketing research

To Scobit or not to Scobit: the Potentials of Scobit Models in Marketing Research
Christelle Garrouste      Abstract      

Modelling Individual Heterogeneity in Ordered Choice Models: The Anchoring Vignettes Approach
Omar Paccagnella      Abstract      

Profiling Financial Asset Holders across Europe
Roberta Varriale, Omar Paccagnella      Abstract      

Analyzing Experimental Market Research Data by Multilevel Latent Class Models
José G. Dias      Abstract      

STS034: The role of subject attitudes in learning statistics: empirical evidence

Attitudes toward Statistics: The Effort of Learning
Nel Verhoeven      Abstract       Paper      

A Meta-Analysis on Students' Attitudes toward Statistics
Esma Emmioglu, Yesim Capa-Aydin      Abstract       Paper      

Changes in U.S. Students' Attitudes toward Statistics across Introductory Statistics Courses
Candace Schau      Abstract       Paper      

The Development of Students' Subject Attitudes When Taking a Statistics Course
Dirk Tempelaar, Sybrand Schim van der Loeff      Abstract       Paper      

STS035: Current Trends in Statistical Analysis for Marketing Problems

Do We Halo or Form? A Bayesian Mixture Model for Customer Satisfaction Data
Joachim Bueschken, Thomas Otter, Greg M. Allenby      Abstract      

An Analysis of Multi-Category/Brand Purchase Behavior with Hierarchical Bayes Multivariate Poisson Autoregressive Models
Kei Miyazaki      Abstract       Paper      

The Optimal Design of Choice Experiments That Incorporate Ties
Stephen Bush      Abstract       Paper      

A Nonparametric Model of Attribute Based Inter-Product Competition
Sudhir Voleti, Pulak Ghosh, Praveen Kopalle      Abstract      

Dynamic Bayesian Models for Continuous Proportions
Helio S. Migon, Cibele Q. daSilva, Joao B. Pereira      Abstract      

Hierarchical Dynamic Models To Study the Role of Customer Attitudes in CRM Activities
Nalini Ravishanker, Rajkumar Venkatesan, Werner Reinertz      Abstract      

STS036: Democracy and Statistics

Statistics and Democracy: Friend and Foe
Robert C. Luskin      Abstract      

Statistics for the People? The Role of Official Statistics in the Democratic Debate
Rob Bumpstead, Layla Boulaich      Abstract       Paper      

European Statistics: People Count
Walter Radermacher      Abstract       Paper      

Deliberative Democracy and Random Sampling
James S. Fishkin      Abstract      

STS037: Census Evaluation in the 2010 round of Population and Housing Censuses

Innovations in the Post-Enumeration Survey in Australia
Jill Charker      Abstract       Paper      

2010 Brazilian Census Post Enumeration Survey
Andrea Diniz Da Silva      Abstract       Paper      

The Post Enumeration Survey of the 2010 Census, an Experience of Indonesia
Anna Triana Falentina      Abstract       Paper      

Methods of Coverage Assessment and Adjustment in the UK 2011 Census of the Population
Alan Taylor, Owen Abbott, Christins Sexton, Mark Baillie, James Brown      Abstract       Paper      

STS038: Quality of Life and Daily Routines During Times of Change

Measuring Societal Well-Being: The Value of Diary Data
Kimberly Fisher      Abstract      

Money and Time Transfers within European Families
Elsa Fontainha      Abstract      

Empowerment among Women and Malnutrition among Children: Which Role for Time Use Data?
Cecilia Tinonin      Abstract      

Does Being Well-Off Make Us Happier? Problems of Measurement
Jiri Zuzanek      Abstract      

The Contribution of Co-Presence to 'Unhappy' Time
Roger Patulny, Kimberly Fisher      Abstract      

Water Quality Assessment in Nigeria: Statistical Perpective

STS039: Women in the Labor Market - Facts and Challenges in the Arab Region

Work Pattern of Jordanian Women, Women in Informal Work & Home Based Entrepreneurship
Manal George Sweidan      Abstract       Paper      

Women's Labor in Iraq: Facts & Figures
Mahdi M. Alalak      Abstract       Paper      

Omani Women in the Labor Force: Facts and Challenges
Sawsan Dawood Al-Lawati      Abstract       Paper      

Women labor Status in the Palestinian Territory
Jawad Al-Saleh      Abstract       Paper      

Determinants of Women Labor Force Participation in Morocco
Mohamed Taamouti      Abstract       Paper      

STS040: Statistical analysis of extremes and its application

Nonparametric Estimation of a Heavy-Tailed Density
Natalia M. Markovich      Abstract       Paper      

Spectral Density Ratio Models for Multivariate Extremes
Miguel de Carvalho, Anthony C. Davison      Abstract       Paper      

Maximum Likelihood Estimators in a Statistical Model of Natural Catastrophe Claims with Trend
Alexander G. Kukush      Abstract       Paper      

On a New Class of the Tail Index Estimators Adapted to the High Frequency Financial Data
Vygantas Paulauskas      Abstract       Paper      

Small Sample Estimation and Testing for Heavy Tails
Milan Stehlík      Abstract       Paper      

Right Endpoint of a Distribution in Gumbel Domain of Attraction – Statistical Inference
Isabel Fraga Alves, Laurens de Haan, Cláudia Neves      Abstract       Paper      

STS041: Statistical Process Control (SPC) Research: Recent Advances and Future Directions

Shewhart-Type Q Charts for the Exponential Distribution
Schalk Human, Subha Chakraborti      Abstract      

The Max-CUSUM Chart
Keoagile Thaga, Smily Cheng      Abstract       Paper      

Monitoring Location: A Nonparametric Control Chart Based on the Signed-Rank Statistic
Marien A. Graham, Subhabrata Chakraborti, Schalk W. Human      Abstract       Paper      

STS042: Developments in epidemiological and statistical modeling relating to the control of bovine TB in cattle and wildlife badgers.

Spatial Association of Bovine TB in Wildlife Badgers (Meles Meles) and Cattle
Gabrielle E. Kelly      Abstract       Paper      

The Impacts of Badger Culling on Cattle TB Incidence: During Culling and after Culling Has Ceased
Christl A. Donnelly, Helen E. Jenkins, Rosie Woodroffe      Abstract      

Tuberculous Lesions and Bite Wounds in Badgers: Implications for the Transmission of Mycobacterium bovis
Helen E. Jenkins, W.I. Morrison, D.R. Cox, R.J. Delahay, C.A. Donnelly, W.T. Johnston, F.J. Bourne, C. Cheeseman, R.S. Clifton-Hadley, G. Gettinby, J.P. McInerney, G. Watkins, R. Woodroffe      Abstract      

STS043: : Global Adult Tobacco Survey: Findings from BRIC countries

Global Adult Tobacco Surveillance
Samira Asma, Krishna Palipudi      Abstract      

Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) in Brazil
Eduardo Nuñes      Abstract      

Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) in Russian Federation
Tatiana Konik      Abstract      

Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) in India
Sulabha Parasuraman      Abstract      

Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) China 2010 Country Report
Gonghuan Yang, Jason Hsia      Abstract       Paper      

STS044: Methodological aspects on the architecture of official statistics production

Implementing Standardised Systems, Processes, Tools and Methods with the ONS Design Charter
Hannah K. Finselbach      Abstract       Paper      

The Integration of Statistical Processes through IT Support, Methodological Support and Standards Development
Marlize Pistorius, Jairo Arrow      Abstract       Paper      

Methodological Infrastructure from the National and International Perspectives
Geoff Lee, Frank Yu      Abstract       Paper      

Standard Process Steps Based on Standard Methods as Part of the Business Architecture
Astrea Camstra, Robbert H. Renssen      Abstract       Paper      

Industrialisation of Statistical Processes, Methods, and Technologies
Lisa Apted, Philip Carruthers, Geoff Lee, Daniel Oehm, Frank Yu      Abstract       Paper      

STS045: Obtaining weights: from objective to subjective approaches in view of more participative methods in the construction of composite indicators of well-being

Statistical Properties of Equal-Weights Estimators of Composite Quality-of-Life Indices
Kenneth C. Land, Michael R. Hagerty      Abstract      

Composite indicators of well-being: the relative importance of weights
Stefano Tarantola, Elena Giachin Ricca      Abstract       Paper      

Constructing Composite Indicator of Wellbeing for Chinese People
Zhanjun Xing, Lei Chu      Abstract       Paper      

Visual Aggregation of a Sustainable Development Indicators System (MONET)
Anne Boesch      Abstract       Paper      

The Weighting Issues in Composite Indicators: The Experience of the Index of Economic Well-Being
Andrew Sharpe      Abstract      

STS046: Benefits and Challenges of Providing Online Systems that Analyze Confidential Survey and Census Microdata in Real Time

On-Line Access of Micro Data at the Australian Bureau of Statistics – Challenges and Future Directions
Siu-Ming Tam      Abstract       Paper      

The Current Stage of the Microdata Analysis System at the U.S. Census Bureau
Jason Lucero, Laura Zayatz, Lisa Singh, Jiashen You, Michael DePersio, Michael Freiman      Abstract       Paper      

Real Time Remote Access at Statistics Canada: Development, Challenges and Issues
Michelle Simard      Abstract       Paper      

A Real-Time Online System for Analyzing Restricted Data from the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics' National Health Interview Survey
Jane F. Gentleman      Abstract       Paper      

STS047: Asymptotic properties of Bayesian nonparametric models

Convergence of Posterior Distributions in Infinite Dimension – A Decade of Success Stories
Subhashis Ghosal      Abstract      

A General Bernstein - von Mises Theorem for Finite Dimensional Functionals of the Parameter
Judith N. Rousseau      Abstract      

Bayesian Asymptotics with Misspecified Models
Stephen G. Walker, Pierpaolo De Blasi      Abstract      

Density Regression with Gaussian Process Priors
Surya T. Tokdar      Abstract      

Consistency of Discrete Nonparametric Priors for Continuous Data
Pierpaolo De Blasi, Antonio Lijoi, Igor Pruenster      Abstract       Paper      

STS048: Statistical Support for Social Cohesion Policy

Uses of Parametric Modelling of Income and Direct Estimates of Aggregate Income Indicators from EU-SILC Data and the Derived Synthetic Dataset AMELIA with Focus on the Generalized Beta Distribution of the Second Kind (GB2). Derivation of Design-Based Estimation
Monique Graf, Desislava Nedyalkova      Abstract      

Robust Semi-Parametric Estimation of Social Cohesion and Poverty Indicators
Matthias Templ, Andreas Alfons, Peter Filzmoser      Abstract      

Variance Estimation for Indicators of Social Cohesion
Ralf T. Münnich, Stefan Zins      Abstract       Paper      

Small Area Estimation for Poverty Indicators under Outlier Contamination
Risto Lehtonen, Ari Veijanen      Abstract      

Robust Multivariate Methods for Income Data
Beat Hulliger, Tobias Schoch      Abstract       Paper      

STS050: Methods and quality of administrative data used in a census

Research on the Quality of Registers To Make Data Decisions in the Dutch Virtual Census
Eric Schulte Nordholt, Saskia Ossen, Piet Daas      Abstract      

Quality Measurement of Administrative Data – Methods and Results for the Register-Based Census in Austria
Christopher Berka, Stefan Humer, Manuela Lenk, Mathias Moser, Henrik Rechta, Eliane Schwerer      Abstract       Paper      

Building av Maintaining Quality in Register Populations
Coen Hendriks, Johan Amberg      Abstract       Paper      

Administrative Data Use in a Traditional Census
David Dolson      Abstract       Paper      

STS051: Quality Management in Statistics Production

Quality Assurance Framework in the Hungarian Central Statistical Office
Kornélia Mag, Erika Földesi, Katalin Szép, Judit Vigh      Abstract       Paper      

Implementing Standard Quality Indicators of MERCOSUR at the NSI of Uruguay
Lucía Pérez      Abstract       Paper      

Quality Assessment of Statistical Processes and Products at SORS
Rudi Seljak      Abstract       Paper      

Certifying the Quality and Information Security Management Systems of the NSO According to the International Standards ISO 9001, ISO 20252 and ISO 27001
Federico Segui      Abstract       Paper      

Recent developments in Istat quality control activity
Giovanna Brancato      Abstract      

STS052: Inferential tools based on model selection, shrinkage and related methods

Confidence Sets Based on Penalized Maximum Likelihood Estimators
Ulrike Schneider, Benedikt M. Poetscher      Abstract      

Confidence Intervals in Regression That Utilize Uncertain Prior Information
Paul Kabaila      Abstract      

Inference after Variable Selection Using Restricted Permutation Methods
Rui Wang, Stephen W. Lagakos      Abstract       Paper      

Shrinkage Estimation of a Univariate Normal Mean
Hannes Leeb, Adityanand Guntuboyina      Abstract      

Adaptive Estimation for High Dimensional Regression Based on Model Selection
Yuhong Yang      Abstract      

STS053: Does international statistics belong to a special branch of statistics?

National and International Statistics: Differences and Similarites
Hermann Habermann      Abstract      

Measuring the Progress of Societies: The Role of International Statistics and International Statisticians
Enrico Giovannini      Abstract      

Promoting the Development of International Statistics: Standards and Priorities
Angela Me      Abstract      

Aspirations, Opportunities and Challenges of Working in International Statistics: Views of a Younger Statistician
Elisa Benes      Abstract      

STS054: Hierarchical models for large environmental spatio-temporal databases

Space-Time Dynamic Factor Analysis for Speciated Particulate Matter
Esther Salazar, Montse Fuentes      Abstract      

The Predictive Spatial Dirichlet Process with Application to Downscaling
Veronica J. Berrocal, Sudipto Banerjee, Alan E. Gelfand      Abstract      

Computationally Feasible Hierarchical Modeling Strategies for Large Spatial Datasets
Sudipto Banerjee, Andrew O. Finley      Abstract      

Spatio-Temporal Models for a Satellite Derived Chlorophyll Index
Petrutza C. Caragea, Jeganathan Chockalingam, Peter Atkinson, Wendy Meiring, Jadu Dash      Abstract      

STS055: Measuring Globalisation Effects on Employment and Growth by Using Linked Employer-Employee Microdata of Enterprises, Jobs & Persons.

World Markets and Local Markets: Using Integrated Employer-Employee Data for the Unites States To Study the Effects of Globalization on Local Labor Markets
John M. Abowd, Kevin L. McKinney, Lars Vilhuber      Abstract      

International Trade and Employment: Analyzing the Socio-Economic Consequences of Globalization Using Linked Employer-Employee Data
Fabienne Fortanier, Sandra Genee, Marjolein Korvorst      Abstract      

Impacts of International Sourcing – Experiences from an European Project on Micro Data Linking
Peter B. Nielsen, Samuli Rikama, Johanna Sisto, Zuzanna Tilewska      Abstract       Paper      

The Role of Administrative Data in New Zealand's Household Labour Force Survey
Chris M.H. Hansen      Abstract       Paper      

STS057: Visualisation of Complex Data Sets

Agreeing To Disagree: Graphics for Comparing Expert Classifications
Antony Unwin      Abstract       Paper      

Improving Data Visualisation Using a New Flexible Dendrogram Seriation Algorithm
Denise Earle, Catherine Hurley      Abstract       Paper      

Matrix Visualization: Approaching Statistics and Statistical Approach
Chun-houh Chen      Abstract      

Visual Clustering of High-Dimensional Data by Navigating Low-Dimensional Spaces
Wayne Oldford, Adrian Waddell      Abstract       Paper      

tourr: An R Package for Exploring Multivariate Data with Projections
Hadley Wickham, Dianne Cook, Heike Hofmann, Andreas Buja      Abstract      

STS058: Sampling Skewed Populations

A General Algorithm for Univariate Stratification
Sophie Baillargeon, Louis-Paul Rivest      Abstract      

Indirect Sampling Applied to Skewed Populations
Pierre Lavallée, Sébastien Labelle-Blanchet      Abstract      

Computational Methods for Optimum Stratification: A Review
Sebnem Er      Abstract       Paper      

On Estimating Quantiles Using Auxiliary Information
Yves G. Berger, Juan F. Muñoz      Abstract       Paper      

Geometric Stratification Revisited
Jane M. Horgan      Abstract       Paper      

STS059: R at the introductory level

R Commander and Plugins
John D. Fox      Abstract       Paper      

Applied Econometrics with R
Achim Zeileis, Christian Kleiber      Abstract      

Essential 3rd World Epidemiology with R
Virasakdi Chongsuvivatwong, Edward McNeil      Abstract      

Visualization in the Statistics Course
Deborah Nolan, Jamis Perrett, Duncan Temple Lang      Abstract      

R at the Introductory Level
Peter Dalgaard      Abstract      

STS060: Establishing “agile” statistical tools such as micro databases to facilitate responses to changing user demands.

Macro from Micro: New Horizons for Financial Statistics
Francis J. Gross      Abstract      

Securities Holdings Statistics in Germany: A Flexible Multi-Dimensional Approach for User-Targeted Data Provision
Matthias Schrape      Abstract       Paper      

Promoting Enhanced Responsiveness to Users' Data Needs – Banco de Portugal's Experience in Exploring the Statistical Potential of Micro-Databases
Ana de Almeida, Luis d'Aguiar, Paula Casimiro      Abstract       Paper      

Use of Credit Registers for Financial and External Statistics in Lithuania
Rimantas J. Vaicenavicius      Abstract       Paper      

Guidelines for a Flexible and Resilient Statistical System: The Architecture of the New Portuguese bop/iip System
Carla Sofia Marques      Abstract       Paper      

Collecting Micro Data from MFIs for Frequent User Demands
Kimmo Koskinen      Abstract       Paper      

Measuring the Access To Finance of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises across the Euro Area through a Flexible Survey
Sébastien Perez-Duarte      Abstract       Paper      

Can We Employ Time Use Survey Data To Forecast Fluctuations in Macroeconomic Aggregates?
Adrian G. de la Garza      Abstract      

The Forward-Looking Nature of Relative-Price Changes
Cevriye Aysoy, Semih Tumen      Abstract      

STS061: Tracking financial behaviour of investors (households, financial investors) and measurement of risk behaviour and aversion.

Financial Investment and Financing in a From-Whom-to-Whom Framework
Reimund Mink      Abstract       Paper      

Measurement of Household Risk with the Survey of Household Finances
Rodrigo Cifuentes, Carlos Madeira, Felipe Martínez, Rubén Poblete      Abstract       Paper      

Speculator Identification: A Microstructure Approach
Ben Z. Schreiber      Abstract       Paper      

Insurance Companies and Pension Funds: Assessing the Dynamics of Their Assets and Liabilities
Filipa Lima, Paulo David      Abstract       Paper      

Non-Bank Financial Institutional Investment Behaviour in the South African Market
Nombulelo Gumata, Nonhlanhla Nhlapo      Abstract       Paper      

Investors' Attitude towards Risk in Periods of High Market Volatility
Lígia M. Nunes      Abstract       Paper      

STS062: Measuring capital flows (including speculative flows)

Lessons Drawn from Our Neighbor
Qizheng Mao      Abstract       Paper      

Expansion of Inter-Sectoral Flow of Funds and Compiling Inter-Sectoral Investment Risk Data
Satoru Hagino, Itofumi Takeuchi      Abstract       Paper      

“Agile” Estimates of Private Capital Flows
Lydia Lydia Troshina      Abstract       Paper      

STS063: Short and Long Term Forecasting of Avalanche Hazard

Analysis, Modeling and Spatio-Temporal Prediction of Avalanches Using Support Vector Machines
Giona Matasci, Mikhail Kanevski, Alexei Pozdnoukhov      Abstract       Paper      

Application of Hierachical Bayeasian Modelling to Long Term Avalanche Forecasting
Nicolas Eckert      Abstract       Paper      

On Probabilities of Avalanches Triggered by Alpine Skiers. An Empirically Driven Decision Strategy for Backcountry Skiers Based on These Probabilities
Christian Pfeifer      Abstract       Paper      

Assessing Snow Avalanche Risk in the Alpin zone
Orietta Nicolis, Renato Assunção      Abstract       Paper      

STS064: African Demography: Structure, Change and Continuity

Profiling the Elderly: Understanding Recent Trends in Acceleration of African Population Ageing
Henry V. Doctor      Abstract       Paper      

Religious variation in completed fertility in sub-Saharan Africa
Ivy A. Kodzi      Abstract      

Fertility Transition in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Role of Modernization and Family Planning
William Muhwava, Martin E. Palamuleni      Abstract      

Household and Family Structure in Africa: Trends and Patterns
Latifat Ibisomi, Clifford Odimegwu, Nicole de Wet      Abstract      

Child Mortality and Health in Africa
Collins O. Opiyo, Vincent Otieno, Michael J. Levin      Abstract      

Trends, Patterns and Implication of Living Arrangment in Africa
Esther W. Dungumaro, Maurice C.Y. Mbago      Abstract      

Orphaned Children in Africa: What Can We Learn from Census Data?
Abdramane B. Soura, Bruno Masquelier      Abstract      

Estimates and Correlates of Maternal Mortality in Africa: a focus on Kenya and Mozambique
Nelago I. Indongo, Kefiloe Matsiteng      Abstract      

STS065: Future microdata access

The Future of Access to European Confidential Data for Scientific Purpose
Jean-Marc Museux      Abstract      

Towards a European Distributed Remote Access: Main Issues and Future Challenges
Paola Tubaro      Abstract      

IPUMS-International; Free, Worldwide Microdata Access Now for Censuses of 60 Countries, 80 by 2015
Robert McCaa, Steven Ruggles, Matthew Sobek      Abstract       Paper      

Morpheus – An Innovative Approach to Remote Data Access
Julia Höninger      Abstract       Paper      

STS066: Firm's Competitiveness and Entrepreneurship: Methods, Sources and Statistical Analysis

When “Face to Face” Matters: Do Italian FDI in Business Services “Follow” FDI in Manufacturing?
Massimo Armenise, Ilaria Cingottini, Giorgia Giovannetti, Margherita Velucchi      Abstract       Paper      

Business Demography – A Way To Measure Entrepreneurial Performance
Aleksandra Stawinska      Abstract       Paper      

Total Factor Productivity Gap between Internationalized and Domestic Firms: Net Premium or Heterogeneity Effect?
Maria R. Ferrante, Maria Freo      Abstract       Paper      

Industry Profiles and Economic Performance. A Firm-Data Based Study for Italian Industries
Leopoldo Nascia, Alessandro Zeli, Matilde Bini      Abstract       Paper      

Official Firm Data – New Options for Analysing Firm Data on Micro Level
Anja Malchin, Julia Höninger      Abstract       Paper      

STS067: Statistical Validation and Application of Socioeconomic Data from Household Surveys in Less Developed Countries

Impact of Poverty on Women's Nutritional Status in India. Application of Finite Mixture Models
Leandro P. Pontes, Sabu S. Padmadas, José G. Dias      Abstract       Paper      

Modelling the Impact of Poverty on Contraceptive Choices in Indian States: A Multilevel Analysis
Isabel Tiago Oliveira, Sabu S. Padmadas, José G. Dias      Abstract       Paper      

The Effect of Women's Work outside the Home on Palestinian Society
Faisal Awartani, Mary W. Gray      Abstract      

Discrimination of Salaries and Segregation Against Women in the Cameroon's Labor Market
Dongmo Nandong Gustave Guillaume      Abstract       Paper      

STS068: State Of The Art In Communicating Statistics

Communicating Statistics: Making Sense of Statistics in a Dynamic World
Per Nymand-Andersen      Abstract       Paper      

Adapting to Recent Change in It Environments in Communicating Statistics
Inho Park, Hyuk C. Kwon      Abstract       Paper      

Modern Art in Communicating Statistics – The Case of the Bank of Russia
Ekaterina Prokunina      Abstract       Paper      

The Banco de Portugal's Experience in Communicating Statistics
José Manuel Faustino      Abstract       Paper      

Meeting the Challenges of Communicating Central Bank Statistics: The Philippine Experience
Rosabel B. Guerrero      Abstract       Paper      

STS070: State Of The Art In Communicating Statistics

OECD Work on Measuring Trust in Official Statistics
David Brackfield      Abstract       Paper      

Why Measure Trust in Official Statistics?
Richard Alldritt, Jacob Wilcock      Abstract       Paper      

Measuring Trust in Official Statistics – Conceptual Framework, Measurement and Results
Siu-Ming Tam      Abstract      

Statistics Finland – An Example of a 360° Assessment of Trust in Official Statistics
Heli Jeskanen-Sundström, Heli Mikkelä      Abstract       Paper      

Trust in Official Statistics – New Zealand's Experience
Gary R. Dunnet, Geraldine Needham-Girven      Abstract       Paper      

Trust in Statistics in the Netherlands
Peter N.J. Spannenburg, Gosse van der Veen, Carina M. Fransen      Abstract      

STS071: State Of The Art In Communicating Statistics

MCMC for Doubly Intractable Distributions
Nial Friel      Abstract      

Markov Chain Monte Carlo on Riemann Manifolds
Mark Girolami      Abstract      

Markov Chain Monte Carlo for Exact Inference for Diffusions
Giorgos Sermaidis, Omiros Papaspiliopoulos, Gareth O. Roberts, Alex Beskos, Paul Fearnhead      Abstract      

STS072: State Of The Art In Communicating Statistics

CIID Portfolio Default Models Based on Lévy Subordinators (and Some Extensions)
Jan-Frederik Mai, Matthias Scherer, Rudi Zagst      Abstract       Paper      

Levy Processes and the Financial Crisis: Can We Design a More Effective Deposit Protection?
Jessica Cariboni, Sara Maccaferri, Wim Schoutens      Abstract       Paper      

Multivariate Option Pricing Models: Some Extensions of the ?VG Model
Florence M.Y. Guillaume      Abstract       Paper      

CPS002: Estimation and Inference

Sampling Design Using Remote Sensing in Korea
Pyong Namkung, Jong-Seok Byun, Joon-Suk Lee, Chan-soo Lim      Abstract       Paper      

Estimation of the True Intake Distribution from Recall Data with Measurement/Response Errors
Timo Alanko      Abstract       Paper      

Principal Component Regression with Survey Data Application on the French Media Audiance
Camelia Goga, Muhammad Ahmed Shehzad, Aurelie Vanheuverzwyn      Abstract       Paper      

Nonparametrics for Complex Parameters Estimation in Finite Population. Application to the Estimation of the Gini Index with Survey Data
Camelia Goga, Anne Ruiz-Gazen      Abstract       Paper      

Empirical Likelihood Ratio Confidence Intervals for Unequal Probability Sampling
Yves G. Berger, Omar De La Riva      Abstract       Paper      

A Semiparametric Propensity Score Weighting Method To Adjust for Nonresponse Using Multivariate Auxiliary Information
Damiao N. da Silva, Chris Skinner      Abstract       Paper      

Efficiency of Sampling Designs with Respect to the Multinomial Design
Imbi Traat      Abstract      

CPS003: Statistical Modelling for Time Series: 2

On the Estimation of Periodic ARMA Models with Uncorrelated but Dependent Errors
Christian Francq, Roch Roy, Abdessamad Saidi      Abstract       Paper      

Stationarity Domains of Power Threshold GARCH Time Series with Heavy Tailed Generator Processes
Esmeralda Gonçalves, Joana Leite, Nazare Mendes-Lopes      Abstract       Paper      

Wavelets, Long Memory and Bootstrap – An Approach to Detecting Discontinuities
Jan Beran, Yevgen Shumeyko      Abstract       Paper      

Segmentation of Time Series with Heteroskedastic Components
Christian Derquenne      Abstract       Paper      

Modeling Swedish Electricity Prices for 2005-2009
Kristi Kuljus, Bo Ranneby      Abstract      

CPS004: Statistical Applications k: Statistical Methods

Maximum Entropy Estimators To Assess Technical Efficiency with State-Contingent Production Frontiers
Pedro Macedo, Elvira Silva, Manuel Scotto      Abstract       Paper      

Adjusting for Nonignorable Nonresponse Using a Latent Modeling Approach
Alina Matei, Giovanna Ranalli      Abstract       Paper      

Sensitivity Analysis for Critical Control Points Determination and Uncertainty Analysis To Establish a Link between FSO and Process Criteria: Methodology and Application to QMRA Model of L. monocytogenes in Soft Cheese
Matieyendou Lamboni, Moez Sanaa, Fanny T. Aziza      Abstract      

Disclosing Diversity in Populations with Large Number of Subclasses
Kalev Pärna, Mihhail Juhkam      Abstract      

Confidence Bands for Horvitz-Thompson Estimators of Sampled Noisy Functional Data
Hervé Cardot, David Degras, Etienne Josserand      Abstract       Paper      

The Effect of Shape: Comparing Different Presentations of Response
Maria do Carmo Botelho, Madalena Ramos, Teresa Calapez      Abstract       Paper      

CPS005: Methods and Models for Extremes: 1

On the Pickands stochastic process
Adja Mbarka Fall, Gane Samb Lo      Abstract       Paper      

Marshall-Olkin Family of Distributions and Their Applications in Reliability Theory, Time Series Modelling and Stress-Strength Analysis
Jose K. Kanichukattu      Abstract       Paper      

Characterising the Shape of the Generalized Lamba Distribution Using LQ Moments
Robert A.R. King      Abstract      

Regression Quantiles Methodology and the Peak-over-Threshold Method in Climate Change Simulations
Jan Picek, Jan Kysely, Martin Schindler      Abstract      

CPS006: Statistical Modelling: Environment

Regional Variation of Seasonal Behaviour for Indoor Radon Levels
Órlaith Burke, Patrick Murphy      Abstract       Paper      

A Hierarchical Spatio-Temporal Dynamical Model for Predicting Precipitation Occurrence and Accumulation
Ali Arab, Tolessa Deksissa      Abstract      

Validity of Homogeneity Tests for Meteorological Time Series Data: A Simulation Study
Ceylan Yozgatligil, Ceyda Yazici, Vilda Purutcuoglu, Inci Batmaz      Abstract       Paper      

Statistical Aspects of Analysing Effects of Rainfall on Water Quality
Spiridon Penev, Daniela Leonte, Zdravetz Lazarov      Abstract       Paper      

Some Nonparametric Regression Problems for Gaussian Subordinated Time Series Observations with Long-Memory
Sucharita Ghosh      Abstract       Paper      

Historical Temperature Reconstruction with a Computationally Efficient Stochastic Model
Finn Lindgren, Peter Guttorp, Håvard Rue      Abstract      

Using PCA and Global Smoothing To Explore Differences between Global Vegetation Models
Johan Lindström, Anders Ahlström, Emma Blom      Abstract       Paper      

CPS007: Data Strategies: 2

Transforming Survey Processing at a Federal Statistical Agency
Jack Nealon      Abstract       Paper      

A New Framework for Development of Japanese Official Statistics
Hirotaka Kato      Abstract       Paper      

Coding of Survey Responses – Quality Assurance Efforts at Statistics Sweden
Jörgen Svensson      Abstract       Paper      

Checking the Usefulness and Initial Quality of Administrative Data
Frank Verschaeren      Abstract       Paper      

Dissemination of Official Statistics as Open Government Data Strategy
Peter Lohauss      Abstract       Paper      

A Note on Assessing the Quality of Imputation for a Population Census Application
Pedro L.D.N. Silva      Abstract      

The Use of Handheld Computers in the 2010 Population Census: An Evaluation of Timing and Quality of the Results
Alicia M. Bercovich      Abstract      

Estimation Methods for Business Statistics Variables That Cannot Be Obtained from Administrative Data Sources
Pete Brodie      Abstract       Paper      

CPS009: Statistical Modelling: Distributions

Analysis of 3-Way Interactions in Contingency Table with One Dichotomous Response Category
Njoku O. Ama, D.K. Shangodoyin, K. Setlhare, L. Gabaitiri, K. Sediakgotla      Abstract      

The Theoretical Development of a New Multivariate beta Distribution
Karien Adamski, Schalk W. Human, Andriette Bekker      Abstract       Paper      

Bivariate Beta Distributions and Beyond
Rianne Jacobs, Andriette Bekker, Schalk W. Human      Abstract       Paper      

Comparison of the Singular Spectrum Analysis and ARIMA Models
Mohammad Zokaei, Rahim Mahmoudvand, Nader Najari      Abstract       Paper      

The Distribution of the Product of Beta Determinants
René Ehlers, Andriëtte Bekker, J.J.J. Roux, Mohammad Arashi      Abstract       Paper      

On Wishart Ratios with Dependent Structure
Andriëtte Bekker, M. Arashi, J.J.J. Roux      Abstract       Paper      

The Role of the Real Representation – In Quaternion Distribution Theory
M.T. Loots, A. Bekker, M. Arashi, J.J.J. Roux      Abstract       Paper      

CPS010: Sampling: Estimation and Inference

Reinterview: A Modified Approach
Dhiren Ghosh      Abstract       Paper      

Estimation for Ranked Set Sampling Under Complete and Censored Data
Didem Egemen, Sibel Balci, Baris Surucu      Abstract       Paper      

Alternative Determination of Cut-Off Point Based on MSE
Sang Eun Lee, Key-Il Shin      Abstract       Paper      

On Studying the Relationship between the Ratio and the Regression Estimators for a Population Proportion
Juan F. Muñoz, Antonio Arcos, Encarnaci?n ?lvarez      Abstract       Paper      

Quantile Model-Assisted Estimation Approach for Survey Data
Jose F. Zea, Leonardo Trujillo      Abstract       Paper      

Model Assisted Design Based Estimation of a Spatial Mean
Giuseppe Cicchitelli, Giorgio E. Montanari      Abstract       Paper      

CPS011: Business & Environment - Statistical Application

Factors Influencing Employee Retention in South African National Government Departments
Sagaren Pillay      Abstract       Paper      

Consumer Empowerment in Europe: Challenges Met in Measuring It
Luca Pappalardo, Michela Nardo      Abstract       Paper      

Measuring Business Cycles for Pacific Island Countries
Willie Lahari      Abstract       Paper      

Service Delievery in Postapartheid South Africa: What Has Changed? Measuring on Relative Basis
Remigius C. Nnadozie      Abstract       Paper      

Modeling West African Total Precipitation Depth: A Statistical Approach
Simon Sovoe      Abstract       Paper      

Measuring Well-Being by TOPSIS (Tecnique for Order Preference by Similarity to Ideal Solution) Method: Empirical Evidence for Italian Regions
Isabella Carbonaro      Abstract       Paper      

The Efficiency of Small Sized Farm Producers of Burkina Faso
Kabore Waog-Wendé Theophile      Abstract       Paper      

CPS012: Statistics and Society - Methods and Applications: 9

Is One Week Sufficient? On Measurements Errors in the Norwegian Consumer Expenditure Survey
Øyvin Kleven, Bjørn Are Holth, Frode Berglund, Bente Hole      Abstract       Paper      

Exploratory Non-Parametric and Graphical Procedures for Top-k Ranked Lists
Michael G. Schimek      Abstract       Paper      

Demographic Estimates and Projections Using Multiple Data Sources: A Bayesian Approach
John Bryant, Patrick Graham      Abstract       Paper      

Mapping out a Region of Interacting Standards
Wendy L. Thomas      Abstract       Paper      

Some Remarks on Pictorial Statistics
Klaus Rehkaemper      Abstract       Paper      

Development-Driven Recovery of Tropical Forests: The Tropical Forest Transition with Implications for REDD+
Sean P. Sloan      Abstract       Paper      

CPS013: Statistical Modelling for Time Series: 1

Time Series Sampling Rates for Wind Energy Forecasting
Idris A. Eckley, Guy P. Nason      Abstract       Paper      

Inference for Parameter Instability in Time Series Via Trending Regressions
Marie Huskova, Alexander Aue, Lajos Horvath      Abstract       Paper      

Bayesian Change-Point Mixed Models Applied to Data on Outpatient Antibiotic Use in Europe
Girma Minalu, Niel Hens, Marc Aerts, Samuel Coenen, Arno Muller, Niels Adriaenssens, Philippe Beutels, Geert Molenberghs, Herman Goossens      Abstract       Paper      

Efficient Detection of Multiple Changepoints within an Oceanographic Time Series
Rebecca Killick, Idris A. Eckley, Phil Jonathan      Abstract       Paper      

A Study on a Dynamic Stochastic Process for Traffic Congestion
Saebom Jeon, Yousung Park      Abstract       Paper      

CPS014: Statistical Modelling: Theory and Application

Invariant Theory for Hypothesis Testing on Graphs
Carey E. Priebe, Glen A. Coppersmith, Andrey Rukhin      Abstract       Paper      

A Multivariate Lifetime Model of Marshal-Olkin Type
Manuel Franco, Debasis Kundu, Juana-Maria Vivo      Abstract      

Rate of Decay of the Tail Dependence Coefficient and Modeling for Bivariate Financial Returns Distributions
Thomas Fung, Eugene Seneta      Abstract       Paper      

A Note on the Adaptive Choice of the Optimal Threshold in Extreme Value Analysis
M. Ivette Gomes, Dinis Pestana      Abstract       Paper      

False Discovery Rate and Related Analyses for Scan Statistics
David O. Siegmund      Abstract      

On Semiparametric Tail Index Estimation Using Exponential Families
Dieter Schell, Jan Beran      Abstract       Paper      

CPS015: Statistical Applications: Economy and Environment

Establishment of an Equilibrium Model for Analyzing Sectoral Agricultural Policy in Benin: The Role of National Agricultural Census and the Need for a National System for Collecting Agricultural Statistics
Felicien Accrombessy      Abstract       Paper      

Testing and Constraining Inter-Regional Trade Flows Using Supply and Use Framework
Steve MacFeely      Abstract       Paper      

The Importances of Water Quality Statistics for Decisions Makers
Abdel Aziz B. Ibrahim      Abstract      

Water Quality Assessment in Nigeria: Statistical Perspective
Edith Uzoma Umeh, Edith Uzoma Umeh      Abstract       Paper      

Modeling Dry and Wet Spells of Central Anatolia Region of Turkey
Özlem Türker Bayrak, Fetih Yildirim      Abstract       Paper      

Modeling Irrigation Water Consumption at Microdata Level in the Census of Agriculture 2009 (Spain)
Jorge Saralegui, Fernando Celestino-Rey      Abstract       Paper      

CPS016: Statistics and Society - Methods and Applications: 1

How Do Fixed Costs Affect a Survivor's Welfare in Germany?
Vera Hofer      Abstract       Paper      

A Weighted Score Derived from a Multiple Correspondence Analysis Solution
Márcio L.M. Souza, Ronaldo R. Bastos, Marcel De Toledo Vieira      Abstract       Paper      

The New Methodology for the UN Human Development Index: A Critique
Christopher Tofallis      Abstract      

A Fay-Herriot Model for Estimating the Proportion of Households in Poverty in Brazilian Municipalities
Viviane Quintaes, Nícia Hansen, Denise Silva, Djalma Pessoa, Pedro Silva      Abstract       Paper      

Estimating the Three Parameters of Zenga's Distribution for Income by Size
Michele Zenga, Alberto Arcagni      Abstract       Paper      

CPS017: Statistical Modelling: Bayesian Applications

A Statistical Registration of Scale-Changing and Moving Objects with Application to the Human Gait Authentication
Kosuke Okusa, Toshinari Kamakura      Abstract       Paper      

A Study on Human Activity Recognition Based on Acceleration-Angular Velocity Data and Link Mechanism
Yohei Sawai, Toshinari Kamakura      Abstract       Paper      

Bayesian Ranking Responses in Multiple Responses Questions
Hsiuying Wang, Shao-Yuan Chang      Abstract       Paper      

Bayes Linear Estimation for Finite Population with Emphasis on Categorical Data
Kelly C.M. Gonçalves, Fernando A.S. Moura, Helio S. Migon      Abstract       Paper      

Bayesian Sampling Plans for the Exponential Distribution with Adaptive Progressive Hybrid Censoring
Chien-Tai Lin, Yen-Lung Huang      Abstract       Paper      

Developing Local Environmental Decision Tools Using Bayesian Belief Networks
Rognvald I. Smith, Jan M. Dick      Abstract       Paper      

CPS018: New Developments in Statistical Modelling

A General Continuous Auction System in Presence of Insiders
José M. Corcuera      Abstract       Paper      

On the First Exit Time of a Nonnegative Markov Process Started at a Quasistationary Distribution
Moshe Pollak, Alexander G. Tartakovsky      Abstract       Paper      

Simulation of Tail Dependence in Cot-copula
Azam Pirmoradian, Aishah Hamzah      Abstract       Paper      

On Approximation of Correlations Using Bernstein Copula and Probabilistic Tools
Fentaw Abegaz, Vidhyadhar Mandrekar, Uttara V. Naik-Nimbalkar      Abstract       Paper      

Comparison of Approximations for Compound Poisson Processes
Christine Choirat, Raffaello Seri      Abstract       Paper      

Does Regime Switching in Pricing Kernel Help Explain Changes in Risk Behavior?
Wolfgang K. Härdle, Maria Grith      Abstract      

CPS019: Statistical Methods in Reliability

Statistical Tests To Compare k Survival Analysis Functions Involving Recurrent Events
Carlos M. Martinez, Guillermo Ramirez, Maura L. Vasquez      Abstract       Paper      

Mis-Specification Analysis of gamma and Inverse Gaussian Degradation Models
Sheng-T. Tseng      Abstract      

Reliability Studies of Bivariate Log-Normal Distribution
Pushpa L. Gupta      Abstract       Paper      

Random Effect Bivariate Survival Models and Stochastic Comparisons
Ramesh C. Gupta      Abstract       Paper      

Bootstrap-Based Bias Correction for Graphical Estimators from Probability Plots with Complete and Right-Censored Data
Anupap Somboonsavatdee      Abstract       Paper      

CPS021: Functions and Stochastic Processes

A Unifying Approach to the Shape and Changepoint Hypotheses
Chihiro Hirotsu      Abstract       Paper      

Application of Lifting Transform To Detect Change Points
Arunendu Chatterjee      Abstract       Paper      

Asymptotic Equivalence for Continuously and Discretely Sampled Jump-Diffusion Models
Irene G. Becheri, Feike C. Drost, Bas J.M. Werker      Abstract       Paper      

An Approach for Reference Curve Selection in Curve Registration
Yu-Hsiang Cheng, Tzee-Ming Huang      Abstract       Paper      

CPS022: Statistical Education

Continued Statistics Teachers' Formation at Colegio de Ciencias y Humanidades, Mexico
Hugo M. Hernandez, Roberto Avila, Veronica Y. Kataoka      Abstract       Paper      

Developing Web-Based Tools for the Teaching of Statistics: Our Wikis and the German Wikipedia
Sigbert Klinke      Abstract       Paper      

A Critical View on Indicator-Based Educational Reporting in Germany
Ulrike Rockmann      Abstract       Paper      

Teaching Styles Revisited – Teaching Statistical Modelling in R
John Hinde      Abstract       Paper      

Training Statisticians for Africa: Has the Programme Succeeded?
James P.M. Ntozi      Abstract       Paper      

Fourth Graders Engaged in Activities Involving Sampling: A Case Study
Eun-Sung Ko, Min-Sun Park      Abstract       Paper      

A New Family of Generalized Power Transformations and the Educational Ambassador ASA Program
Diana M. Kelmansky, Elena J. Martínez      Abstract       Paper      

CPS023: Statistical Applications: Using the Web

Unit Non-Response in a Finnish Security Survey by Three Survey Modes
Seppo S. Laaksonen      Abstract       Paper      

Evaluating Methodologies To Increase Internet Responses in Mixed-Mode Surveys
Virginia M. Lesser      Abstract       Paper      

The “Frequency Divide” on Web Surveys: Opinions, Behaviours and Demographics Differences among Internet Users
Paula Vicente, Elizabeth Reis      Abstract       Paper      

World Wide Web: Information Source or Computer Infection Hazard?
Natallia V. Katenka, Tom Britton, Eric D. Kolaczyk, Mark Crovella      Abstract      

Usage of Internet for Looking for a Job in European Countries: Multiple Regression and Cluster Analysis
Ksenija Dumicic      Abstract       Paper      

CPS024: High Dimensional Data: 1

Principal Component Analysis Applied to Polytomous Quadratic Logistic Regression
Inácio Andruski-Guimarães      Abstract       Paper      

Probabilistic Principal Component Analysis for 2D Data
Jianhua Zhao, Philip L.H. Yu, James T. Kwok      Abstract       Paper      

Variable Selections and Their Applications for Data Analysis in Principal Canonical Correlation Analysis
Toru Ogura, Yasunori Fujikoshi, Takakazu Sugiyama      Abstract       Paper      

High-Dimensional Approximations of the Coefficients on Linear Discriminant Functions and Canonical Correlation Variates
Yasunori Fujikoshi      Abstract       Paper      

Clustering High Dimension Low Sample-Size Data with Fuzzy Cluster-Based Principal Component Analysis
Mika Sato-Ilic      Abstract       Paper      

Validity of an Efficient Approach for Principal Component Analysis in High Dimensional Data with Mixed Variable Structure
Susumu Okada, Takakazu Sugiyama      Abstract       Paper      

Classification of Relevant Document Using the Multinomial Model
Jung Jin Lee      Abstract      

CPS025: High Dimensional Data: 2

Asymptotic Frameworks for High-Dimensional Two-Group Classification
Pedro Duarte Silva      Abstract       Paper      

Stochastic Differential Equations General Models of Individual Growth in Uncertain Environments and Application to Profit Optimization in Livestock Production
Carlos A. Braumann, Patrícia A. Filipe, Clara Carlos, Carlos J. Roquete      Abstract       Paper      

Adaptive Nonparametric Detection in Cryo-Electron Microscopy
Mikhail A. Langovoy, Michael Habeck, Bernhard Schoelkopf      Abstract       Paper      

On the Asymptotic Distribution of Likelihood Ratio Test When Both Nuisance Parameters and Parameters of Interest Lie on the Boundary
Leonid Kopylev, Bimal Sinha      Abstract      

Stochastic Modeling of the Earth's Crust and Upper Mantle with Genetic Algorithms: Real or Binary Valued Algorithms?
K.B. Boomer, Richard A. Brazier      Abstract       Paper      

CPS026: Challenges in Modelling: 1

Asymptotic Distribution for Latent Root of Covariance Matrix under Two-Step Monotone Incomplete Data
Shinichi Tsukada, Tomoya Yamada      Abstract       Paper      

Estimation on the Number of Shared Species Via a Jackknife Procedure
Tsung-Jen Shen, Wen-Han Hwang, Chia-Jui Chuang      Abstract       Paper      

A Volume-of-Tube Based Test for Penalized Splines Estimators
Manuel Wiesenfarth, Tatyana Krivobokova, Stefan Sperlich      Abstract       Paper      

On Information Criteria for Estimating the Number of Knots in Splines with Fractional Residuals
Jan Beran, Arno Weiershäuser      Abstract       Paper      

Determination of the Number of Clusters and Validation of Clustering through the Matrix of Distances
Luis F. Rivera-Galicia      Abstract      

CPS028: Statistical Modelling - Estimation and Inference: 1

An Assessment of the Impact of Two Distinct Survey Design Modifications on Health Care Utilization Estimates in a National Longitudinal Healthcare Survey
Steven B. Cohen, Trena M. Ezzati-Rice      Abstract       Paper      

Optimal Weighting and Overlap for Composite Estimation in Repeated Surveys
Farhad Mehran, Zoreh Fallah      Abstract       Paper      

Models for Survival in Matched Pairs
Per K. Andersen, Mette Gerster, Mia Madsen      Abstract       Paper      

The Use of Coxian Phase-Type Distribution To Model the University Student Progression and Drop out Rates: The Case of a Italian University
Adele H. Marshall, Mariangela Zenga, Filippo Domma, Sabrina Giordano      Abstract       Paper      

Fitting Regression Models to Complex Survey Data – Gelman's Estimator Revisited
Moshe Feder, Danny Pfeffermann      Abstract       Paper      

Estimation and Confidence Bands for the Mean Electricity Consumption Curve: A Comparison of Unequal Probability Sampling Designs and Model Assisted Approaches
Hervé Cardot, Alain Dessertaine, Etienne Josserand, Pauline Lardin      Abstract       Paper      

Estimation of Change in a Rotation Panel Design
Claes Andersson, Karin Andersson, Peter Lundquist      Abstract       Paper      

CPS029: Spatial Statistics and its Applications

A Valid Matern Class of Cross-Covariance Functions for Multivariate Random Fields with Any Number of Components
Tatiyana V. Apanaosvich, Marc G. Genton, Ying Sun      Abstract      

Effective Sample Size in Spatial Modeling
Ronny O. Vallejos      Abstract       Paper      

Estimating a Representative Value of Overall Air Quality and Its Effect on Human Health
Helen L. Powell, Duncan Lee      Abstract       Paper      

The Dynamic Coregionalization Model in Air Quality Modeling and Risk Assessment
Francesco Finazzi, Marian E. Scott, Alessandro Fassò      Abstract       Paper      

Spatio-Temporal Analysis for Small Area Data of Suicide in Japan
Takafumi Kubota, Fumio Ishioka, Makoto Tomita, Toshiharu Fujita      Abstract       Paper      

CPS030: Census and Survey: Methods

Housing Needs Framework and Its Operationalization Using Census Data
Mary Ann C. Magtulis      Abstract       Paper      

Last Population Census in Russia: Progress or Stagnation
Irina I. Eliseeva      Abstract       Paper      

Small Area Estimation Strategy for the 2011 UK Census
Bernard Baffour, Denise Silva, Christine Sexton, Alan Taylor, Alinne Veiga      Abstract       Paper      

A System Developed for Solving the Matching Problem in the Brazilian Census Evaluation Research
Vinicius L. Xavier, Djalma G. Pessoa, Fabio Figueiredo, Andrea Diniz      Abstract       Paper      

A Study on Census Supporting Method Using Aerial Image System
Kibong Park      Abstract       Paper      

CPS031: Multiple Dimensions

Nonparametric Principal Components Regression
Erniel B. Barrios, Jennifer D. Umali      Abstract       Paper      

Hyper-Parameter Estimation Involving High Dimensional Gaussian Distributions
Erlend Aune, Daniel P. Simpson      Abstract       Paper      

An Adjusted Maximum Likelihood Estimator for the Intra-Cluster Correlation Coefficient
Siegfried Gabler, Matthias Ganninger, Partha Lahiri      Abstract       Paper      

Generalised Confidence Intervals for Meta-Regression
Thomas Friedrich, Guido Knapp      Abstract       Paper      

Deciphering the Complexities in the Perception, Performance and Related Comparison of Musical Phrases Via Statistical Shape Analysis of the Fractal Nature of Music (Data)
Makarand V. Ratnaparkhi      Abstract       Paper      

Grade of Membership and Principal Components Analysis: A Comparative Empirical Study
Abdul Suleman      Abstract       Paper      

CPS032: Statistical Modelling: Stochastic Processes and Inference

Detection of Delays at the Registration of Events of a Point Process
Franz Streit      Abstract       Paper      

First Passage Times and Breakthrough Curves Associated with Interfacial Phenomena
Edward C. Waymire, Vrushali Bokil, Enrique Thomann, Brian Wood, Thilanka Appuhamillage      Abstract       Paper      

A Higher Order Approximation to the Distribution of a Non-Central t-Statistic under Non-Normality
Nao Ohyauchi, Masafumi Akahira, Shinichi Kawai      Abstract       Paper      

Asymptotic Optimality for Sliced Inverse Regression
François Portier, Bernard Delyon      Abstract       Paper      

On Cycle Representatins of Random Walks in Fixed, Random Environments
Chrysoula Ganatsiou      Abstract       Paper      

Parameter Estimation in Generalized Linear Models through Modified Maximum Likelihood
Evrim Oral      Abstract       Paper      

Outlier Detection for Covariance Estimation Via Feature Selection Algorithms
Rajiv S. Menjoge, Roy E. Welsch      Abstract       Paper      

CPS033: Society - Statistical Applications: 1

The Role of Parity Order and Other Socio-Demographic Characteristics in the Nutritional Status of Under-Five Children in Lesotho
Sasha A.P. Frade-Bekker, Chiweni Chimbwete, Clifford Odimegwu      Abstract      

Some Small Response Surface Designs for Three-Factor Experiments
Virgilio D. Espina, Rosadelima V. Lopez, Daisy Lou L. Polestico      Abstract       Paper      

Modeling Irrigation Water Consumption at Microdata Level in the Census of Agriculture 2009 (Spain)
Jorge Saralegui, Fernando Celestino-Rey      Abstract      

Research on Chinese Classification of Activities for Time Use Statistics
Fengdan Shi, Qingzhe Lv      Abstract      

Impact of Productivity and Real Effective Exchange Rate on the Competitiveness of Manufacturing Exports: The Case of Cameroon
Bodel Gnintedem Aymele      Abstract       Paper      

CPS034: Statistical Modelling - Estimation and Inference: 2

Robust Nonparametric Inference for the Median under a New Neighborhood Determined by Three Parameters
Itsuro Kakiuchi, Miyoshi Kimura      Abstract       Paper      

Robust Estimator Using Regression Depth in Logistic Regression Model
Mie Fujiki      Abstract       Paper      

A Nonparametric Approach of Estimating the Number of True Null Hypotheses in Multiple Testing
Mi-Chia Ma, Weng-Chang Chao      Abstract       Paper      

Monitoring Profiles Based on Simultaneous Confidence Bands for Penalized Spline Regression
Longcheen Huwang      Abstract       Paper      

Reparametrizing the Two-Parameter Gnedin-Fisher Partition Model in a Bayesian Perspective
Annalisa Cerquetti      Abstract       Paper      

CPS035: Data Strategies: 4

The Identification of the Nonprofit Sector in the Statistical Business Register of Germany – A Feasibility Study
Natalie Rosenski      Abstract       Paper      

An Overview of the Use of Administrative Data for Business Statistics in Europe
Luigi Costanzo, Grazia Di Bella, Elizabeth Hargreaves, Humberto J. Pereira, Sofia Rodrigues      Abstract       Paper      

Statistical Advocacy Tools Found Effective in a Developing Country
Romulo A. Virola, Lina V. Castro      Abstract       Paper      

A Meta-Analysis Method Based on Simulated Individual Patient Data
Yusuke Yamaguchi, Wataru Sakamoto, Shingo Sirahata, Masashi Goto      Abstract       Paper      

Progress in Statistical Harmonization in the MERCOSUR
María T. Carré, Patricio E. Repetto      Abstract       Paper      

Dual Frame Implementation for the Colombian National Agricultural Survey
Oscar F. Merchan, Cristiano Ferraz, Leonardo Trujillo      Abstract       Paper      

Measuring and Monitoring the Administrative Burden Caused by Official Statistics in Germany: Developing the Barometer of Burdens
Florian Spengler, Daniel Vorgrimler, Gorja Bartsch      Abstract       Paper      

CPS036: Computation and Inference

Beyond Fisher's Linear Discriminant Analysis – New World of Discriminant Analysis
Shuichi Shinmura      Abstract       Paper      

Predictive Performance of Bayesian Model Diagnostics
Naoki Isogawa, Masashi Goto      Abstract       Paper      

Balanced Arrays and Fractional Factorial Designs
Dharam V. Chopra, Richard M. Low      Abstract       Paper      

Numerical Computation on Distribution of Statistics Expressed by Generalized Hypergeometric Function
Yuichi Takeda, Hiroki Hashiguchi, Takakazu Sugiyama      Abstract       Paper      

Random Deformation of Gaussian Fields with an Application to Lagrange Models for Asymmetric Ocean Waves
Georg Lindgren, Finn Lindgren      Abstract       Paper      

CPS037: Casual Inference

Considerations on the UK Re-Arrest Hazard Data Analysis (How Model Selection Can Alter Conclusions for Policy Development)
Brett Houlding, Simon P. Wilson      Abstract       Paper      

Assessing the Impact of Financial Aids to Firms: Causal Inference in the Presence of Interference
Bruno Arpino, Alessandra Mattei      Abstract       Paper      

Multidimensional Predictive Path Modeling
Laura Trinchera, Giorgio Russolillo, Vincenzo Esposito Vinzi      Abstract       Paper      

Identifying Causal Effects in the Presence of Missing Outcome Values
Alessandra Mattei, Fabrizia Mealli, Barbara Pacini      Abstract       Paper      

Analyis of Observational Studies – An Example Using Data from the Irish Cancer Registry
Cara Dooley, John Hinde, John Newell      Abstract       Paper      

Actual Causation
Tim De Craecker      Abstract       Paper      

A Revisit to the Global Warming Phenomenon
Satyabrata Pal, Subhabaha Pal      Abstract       Paper      

CPS038: Statistical Production

Successful Co-Operation on Official Statistics: 30 Years' Experience in Connecting Administrative Registers
Mikko Pellinen, Vesa Ylönen      Abstract       Paper      

Modernisation of Statistics Production Process – The Case of Finnish National Accounts
Hilkka Vihavainen, Ari Tyrkkö      Abstract       Paper      

Trying To Improve the Efficiency of Statistical Production Processes through Selective Data Editing Methods
Pedro Revilla, Ignacio Arbués      Abstract      

Statistical Process Assessment and Re-Engineering – A Framework for Meeting Challenges of Statistical Production
Swaraj Kumar Nath      Abstract      

Experiences from the Participation-Oriented Quality Audit System and Its Extension to the Training Programme in Statistical Skills of Statistics Finland
Pasi Piela      Abstract       Paper      

Innovative Techniques That Can Be Used To Reduce Response Errors in Household Based Surveys
Dion D. Pietersen      Abstract       Paper      

Challenges of the Moldovan Official Statistics on the Implementation of the European Statistics Code of Practice
Oleg Cara      Abstract       Paper      

CPS040: Statistical Methods - Uncertainty and Industry: 2

Globalization, Innovation and Productivity in Chinese Firms: A Micro Study of Four Manufacturing Sectors
Feng Zhen      Abstract       Paper      

Ordanova: The Analysis of Ordinal Variation
Tamar Gadrich, Emil Bashkansky      Abstract       Paper      

Statistical Inference on Constant Stress Accelerated Life Tests under Generalized Gamma Lifetime Distributions
Tsai-Hung Fan, Yi-Jun Chen      Abstract       Paper      

Optimal Sample Size Allocation for Multi-Level Stree Testing with Exponential Regression under Type I Censoring
Ping Shing Chan, Hon Yiu So, N. Balakrishnan, Hon Keung Ng      Abstract      

A Test for Variability in the Two-Sample Case
Tzee-Ming Huang      Abstract       Paper      

How Ordinal Is Ordinal in Ordinal Data Analysis?
Vahid Nassiri, Jacques Tacq      Abstract       Paper      

CPS042: Statistical Applications: Quality

Evaluation of Proficiency Test in the Area of Seeds by Z-Score Method and Cluster Analysis
Verônica Yumi Kataoka, Marcelo Silva de Oliveira, Maria Laene Moreira de Carvalho      Abstract       Paper      

T2 Control Charts with Variable Dimension
Francisco Aparisi, Eugenio Epprecht      Abstract       Paper      

A New VSI EWMA Loss Chart
Su-Fen Yang      Abstract       Paper      

Control Charts for Health Care Monitoring under Intermittent Out-of-Control Behavior
Willem Albers      Abstract       Paper      

Guaranteed Conditional Performance of Control Charts Via Bootstrap Methods
Axel Gandy, Jan Terje Kvaløy      Abstract      

CPS043: Statistics and Society: Education

In Service Elementary School Teachers' Conceptions of the Arithmetic Mean
Evanthis Chatzivasileiou, Ioannis Michalis, Christina Tsaliki, Io Sakelariou      Abstract       Paper      

Improving Statistical Literacy through Graduate Programs in Ethiopia: The Case of North-South-South Collaborative Project in Jimma University
Yehenew Getachew Kifle, Luc Ducheatu      Abstract      

Misconceptions on the Use of Statistical Tools in Agricultural Researches in Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines: Basis for Professional Development
Craig N. Refugio, Craig N. Refugio      Abstract       Paper      

Towards Statistical Literacy
Liliana C. Severino, Nora M. Lac Prugent      Abstract       Paper      

What First Comes to Mind … with Basic Statistical Terms?
Ioannis Michalis, Evanthis Chatzivasileiou, Io Sakellariou, Cristina Tsaliki      Abstract       Paper      

The Census Data Wealth Index: An Application To Predict Education Outcomes in Developing Countries
Rodrigo Lovaton Davila, Dorothy Gondwe, Aine S. McCarthy, Phatta Kirdruang, Uttam Sharma      Abstract       Paper      

CPS044: Analyses for Longitudinal Data: 2

Modelling Satisfaction with Leisure Activities over Time Using Graphical Chain Models
Maria de Fatima Salgueiro, Peter W.F. Smith      Abstract       Paper      

Legislation and Smoking: Assessing the Impact of the English Smoking Ban on Smoking Behaviours
Carol M. Desousa      Abstract       Paper      

The Adjust and Unadjusted Medical Cost Estimators – An Application in Coloratal Cancer
Yi-Ting Hwang, Wan-Ling Yeh      Abstract       Paper      

Interviewer Effects on Wave Non-Response in a Longitudinal Survey: A Multilevel Analysis
Rebecca Vassallo, Gabriele B. Durrant, Peter W.F. Smith      Abstract       Paper      

Com-Poisson Model with AR(1)-Type Correlation Structure for Longitudinal Count Response Data
Vandna Jowaheer, Naushad Ali Mamode Khan      Abstract       Paper      

Joint Modelling of Longitudinal and Survival Data: A Comparison of Joint and Independent Models
Lisa McCrink, Adele Marshall, Karen Cairns      Abstract       Paper      

How To Predict Latent Variables
Esben Budtz-Jørgensen, Janne Petersen, Karen Bandeen-Roche      Abstract      

CPS045: Data Strategies: 3

The Optimal Cut-Off Point for Predictive Classification of Ungrouped Data with Binary Logistic Regression Model
Supol Durongwatana      Abstract       Paper      

Improving the Way We Measure Progress of Society: The Philippine Happiness Index among the Poor and the Unhappy
Romulo A. Virola, Jessamyn O. Encarnacion, Mark C. Pascasio      Abstract       Paper      

Using Register Information from Multiple Aggregation Levels for the Prediction of Small Area Counts and Means in the Swiss Structural Survey
Jan Pablo Burgard, Ralf T. Münnich      Abstract       Paper      

Short Term Turnover Estimates with Incomplete VAT Data
Pieter A. Vlag      Abstract      

Guidelines for Design and Analysis of Sample Surveys for Small Area Estimation
Stephen J. Haslett      Abstract      

An Imputation Method for Missing Covariate Data
Chiara Bocci, Emilia Rocco      Abstract       Paper      

Small Area Estimation of HIV Prevalence using National Survey data: South Africa case study
Lwando O. Kondlo, Samuel Manda      Abstract       Paper      

New Bootstrap Bias Correction with Application to MSE Estimation under a Basic Small Area Model
Solange Correa, Danny Pfeffermann      Abstract      

CPS046: Statistics and Society - Methods and Applications: 8

Optimal Stein Rule in Spherical Models
Mohammad Arashi      Abstract       Paper      

Wrapped Weighted Exponential Distributions
Shongkour Roy, Mian Arif Shams Adnan      Abstract       Paper      

Aspects of Responsive Design for the Swedish Living Conditions Survey
Peter M. Lundquist, Carl-Erik Särndal      Abstract       Paper      

Jackknife Variance Estimation for Functions of Horvitz-Thompson Estimators under Unequal Probability Sampling without Replacement
Emilio L. Escobar, Yves G. Berger      Abstract       Paper      

A Bayesian Hierarchical Model with Spatial Variable Selection: The Effect of Precipitations on Insurance Claims
Arnoldo Frigessi, Ida Scheel      Abstract      

Estimation of Distortion Risk Measures
Hideatsu Tsukahara      Abstract       Paper      

Developments on Coordinated Poisson Sampling
Lionel Qualité      Abstract       Paper      

CPS047: Modern Methods for Highly Structured

Vertex Nomination Via Attributed Random Dot Product Graphs
Carey E. Priebe, David J. Marchette, Glen Coppersmith      Abstract       Paper      

Multivariate Time Series Model with Hierarchical Structure for Over-Dispersed Discrete Outcomes
Nobuhiko Terui, Masataka Ban, Toshihiko Maki      Abstract       Paper      

A Proposed Discrete Distribution for the Statistical Modeling of Likert Data
Martin Kidd, Nico F. Laubscher      Abstract       Paper      

A Tree-Form Constant Market Share Analysis for Modeling Growth Causes in International Trade
Yuanhua Feng, Zhichao Guo, Christian Peitz, Xiangyong Tan      Abstract       Paper      

Graphical Diagnostic Methods in GEE
Maria del Carmen Pardo, Rosa Alonso      Abstract       Paper      

Avoiding Overfit by Restricted Model Search in Tree-Based EEG Classification
Jan Klaschka      Abstract       Paper      

Sensitivity Analysis for Multiple Similarity Method and Its Application
Kuniyoshi Hayashi, Yutaka Tanaka      Abstract       Paper      

CPS048: Statistical Applications: Finance

Simultaneous-Equations Model for Global-Flow-Funds Analysis
Nan Zhang      Abstract       Paper      

Did the Financial Regulators Appreciate the Meaning of the Data in the Sec V. Goldman Sachs Case?
Joseph L. Gastwirth      Abstract       Paper      

Implementation of International Standard “Government Finance Statistics” in Practice of Developing Countries (Ukraine as an Example)
Ruslan Motoryn, Tetiana Motoryna      Abstract       Paper      

Data Visualisation and Official Statistics: Providing New Evidence and Enhancing Understanding
Sharleen D. Forbes      Abstract       Paper      

Aggregate Properties of Two-Staged Price Indices
Jens Mehrhoff      Abstract       Paper      

CPS049: Astrostatistics

Mining Quasar Candidates from Large Sky Surveys
Yanxia Zhang, Ali Luo, Yongheng Zhao      Abstract       Paper      

Rare Objects Found in LAMOST Spectra by Data Mining
A-Li Luo, Yan-Xia Zhang, Jian-Nan Zhang, Liang-Ping Tu, Yue Wu, Bin Jiang      Abstract      

On Seemingly Unrelated Semiparametric Models
Mahdi Roozbeh, Mohammad Arashi      Abstract       Paper      

Statistical Estimation the Age of the Universe
Jørgen H. Petersen, Klaus K. Holst, Esben Budtz-Jørgensen      Abstract       Paper      

The 1905 Einstein Equation in a General Mathematical Analysis Model of Quasars II
Byron E. Bell      Abstract      

CPS052: Challenges in Modelling: 2

On Asymptotic Higher-Order Expansions by a Two-Stage Procedure
Chikara Uno, Eiichi Isogai      Abstract       Paper      

Application of Sequential Methods to Testlet Based Educational Testings
Yuan-chin I. Chang      Abstract       Paper      

Simultaneous Selection and Estimation of the Largest Normal Mean
Yoshikazu Takada      Abstract       Paper      

A Comparison of Three Approaches for Constructing Robust Experimental Designs
Vincent K. Agboto, William Li, Christopher Nachtsheim      Abstract       Paper      

Multivariate Outlier Detection for Regression – Imputation and Aggregation Weight Calibration by IRLS
Kazumi Wada, Yutaka Abe      Abstract       Paper      

CPS053: Analysing Structure in Data

Path Analysis for Recursive Generalized Linear Model Systems
Nobuoki Eshima, Minoru Tabata, Tetsuji Ohyama      Abstract       Paper      

Bootstrap Information Criteria for Linear Mixed Models
Yiping Tang, Jinfang Wang      Abstract       Paper      

Discovering Interaction in Structural Equation Models through a Diagnostic Plot
Giovanni C. Porzio, Maria P. Vitale      Abstract       Paper      

Principal Component Analysis of Model-Valued Data with Constant Numerical Characteristics
Huiweng Wang, Meiling Chen, Nan Li, Lanhui Wang      Abstract       Paper      

Dynamic Visualization of Changes in Association Patterns
Francesco Palumbo, Alfonso Iodice D'Enza      Abstract       Paper      

Predicting Ordinal Classes Via Classification Trees
Claudio G.E. Borroni, Paolo Radaelli, Mariangela Zenga      Abstract       Paper      

CPS054: Statistics and Society - Methods and Applications: 7

The Fitting of Subject-Specific Curves to Grouped Longitudinal Data
Viani B. Djeundje, Iain D. Currie      Abstract       Paper      

Statistical Estimation of the Gap of Decomposability for the General Poverty Index by Intervals Confidence
Mohamed Cheikh Haidara, Gane Samb Lo      Abstract       Paper      

Statistical Estimation of Poverty Bridging with Longitudinal Data or Pseudo-Panel Data
Pape Djiby Mergane, Gane Samb Lo      Abstract      

Price Rigidity in the Italian Grocery Retailing Sector: Evidence from Scanner Data
Raffaele Santioni, Isabella Carbonaro      Abstract       Paper      

Is HIV/AIDS Funding Justified in Developing Countries?
Casment C.S. Mahlwele, Casment C.S. Mahlwele      Abstract       Paper      

Past Challenges and Emerging Advances of Statistics of Tourism Labour and Employment
Igor Chernyshev, Scott M. Meis      Abstract       Paper      

CPS055: Data Strategies: 1

Human Capital and the Process of Integrating Young People into the Labor Market: The Case of the Township of Aboisso
Ibrahima Camara      Abstract       Paper      

Standard Error of an Estimated Difference between Countries When Countries Have Different Sample Designs: Issues and Solutions
Peter J. Lynn, Olena Kaminska      Abstract       Paper      

Statistical Approaches for Detecting Strategists and Non-Strategists in Austrian Enterprises
Christine Duller      Abstract      

The Impact of Labor Market Trends on the Employment Rates Using Time Series Analysis by SPSS Program
Embareka F. Abouellil      Abstract       Paper      

Creating a Business Sophistication Index for Small and Micro Businesses
Jacky S. Galpin      Abstract       Paper      

Research on Urban Poverty in Vietnam
Loan Thi Thanh Le      Abstract       Paper      

CPS056: Society - Statisical Applications: 3

Purchasing Power Parities between Japan and China by Industry
Yanjuan Dai, Jie Li, Hiroshi Izumi      Abstract       Paper      

New Industrial Confidence Indicators and Croatian Industrial Production
Mirjana Cizmesija, Natasa Erjavec, Vlasta Bahovec      Abstract       Paper      

Are Randomized Double-Blind Experiments Everything?
Frank Hampel      Abstract       Paper      

Analysis of HIV/AIDS Prevalence and Treatment Progress in Uganda
Alex Kagumba, Emile Kateregga      Abstract       Paper      

Estimation Accuracy of CPI: High Income Households' Expenditure Patterns Approach
Nataliia M. Romanchuk      Abstract      

CPS057: Stochastic Processes and Inference

Copula Based Probabilistic Measures of Uncertainty with Applications
Pranesh Kumar      Abstract       Paper      

Prediction of Finite Population Total under Nonignorable Nonresponse Using Response and Nonresponse Distributions
Abdulhakeem A.H. Eideh      Abstract       Paper      

Markov Switching Regular Vine Copulas
Jakob Stöber, Claudia Czado      Abstract       Paper      

Pair-Copula Constructions for Non-Gaussian DAG Models
Alexander Bauer, Claudia Czado, Thomas Klein      Abstract       Paper      

A Review of Tweedie Asymptotics for Lévy Processes
Bent Jørgensen      Abstract       Paper      

A Power Transformation Method for Incomplete Two Way Contingency Tables with Nonignorable Nonrespose
Seongyong Kim, Boseung Choi, Yousung Park      Abstract       Paper      

Fitting Skewed Distributions to Data: Estimation and Testing Problems
Tõnu Kollo      Abstract      

CPS058: Modern Methods and Applications: 1

Noncentral Limit Theorems for Statistical Functionals Based on Long-Memory Sequences
Henryk Zähle      Abstract       Paper      

Estimation of the Time between Repeated Events under Different Sampling Patterns
Niels Keiding      Abstract       Paper      

Inference for the Coefficient Parameters of the Logistic Regression from a Small Sample
Toshinari Kamakura      Abstract       Paper      

Using Counting Processes To Estimate the Number of Ozone Exceedances: An Application to Mexico City Ozone Measurements
Jorge A. Achcar, Eliane R. Rodrigues, Mario H. Tarumoto      Abstract       Paper      

Score Tests for Zero-Inflation and Overdispersion in Two-Level Count Data
Hwa-Kyung Lim, Juwon Song, Byoung Cheol Jung, Kee-Hoon Kang      Abstract       Paper      

Incorporating Covariates in the Analysis of Capture-Re-Encounter Data
Byron J.T. Morgan      Abstract       Paper      

Central Limit Theorem for Functions of Weakly Dependent Variables with Applications to Hidden Markov Models
Jens L. Jensen      Abstract       Paper      

CPS060: Complex Data Systems

Optimal DNA Pooling for the Detection of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms Using New Generation Genome Sequencers
David M. Ramsey, Andreas Futschik      Abstract       Paper      

The Analysis of Single-Index Models with Scale Mixture of Normals Errors and Using Bayesian P-Splines
Pedro A. Morettin, Marcelo M. Taddeo      Abstract       Paper      

Gene Coancestry in Pedigrees and Populations
Elizabeth A. Thompson, Chris Glazner      Abstract       Paper      

An Assessment of Deviations from Conditional Independence in Binary Data Fusion
Elsabe Smit      Abstract       Paper      

Propensity Score Matching and Genetic Matching: Monte Carlo Results
Laurent Donzé, Peychyn Lai      Abstract       Paper      

Mineral Rights Investment Risk Management Model and Software Implementation
Liming Liu, Wensi Wang, Huang Hengjun      Abstract       Paper      

On the Estimation of Entropy for Markov Chains
Valerie Girardin      Abstract       Paper      

CPS061: Society - Statistical Applications: 2

Derivation of Indicators To Measure the Achievement of Equality in the Field of Employment from a Gender Perspective: Case Study of the Palestinian Territory
Saleh M.L. Alkafri      Abstract       Paper      

Main Life Concerns of Elderly in Urban Slums of Surat City, Gujarat, India
Ajay B. Pawar, Naresh C. Jain, Rajkumar R. Bansal      Abstract       Paper      

Helsinki Region Infoshare – Open Access to Urban and Regional Statistics
Asta Manninen      Abstract       Paper      

A Proposal for the Treatment of Non Response To Improve the Quality of Business Census-Like Data in Italian National Accounts Estimations
Augusto Puggioni, Giuseppe Sacco      Abstract       Paper      

Factors That Influence Women's Employment Status in South Africa
Ziyanda Ntlebi      Abstract       Paper      

CPS062: Statistics in Industry and Enterprise

Age-Period-Environment Model for Analyzing Consumer Survey Data for Marketing Research
Nobutane Hanayama      Abstract       Paper      

No 'One Best Way' – Error Assessment of Imputation for Agricultural Production Data in FAOSTAT
Onno Hoffmeister, Mariana Campeanu, Hansdeep Khaira, Nicola Sakoff      Abstract       Paper      

Mixed Time Series, and Cross Section Analyses of Number of Mainland U.S. Visitors to Hawaii during Years 1993-2007
Larry A. Nelson      Abstract       Paper      

Comparing the Linear and Non-Linear Principal Component Analysis over Likert-Type Items: An Empirical Study Based on Balanced Bootstrap
Teresa Calapez, Madalena Ramos, Maria C. Botelho      Abstract       Paper      

Constructing and Updating a Cost-of-Living Index for the Purpose of Ensuring Purchasing Power Parity of the Remuneration of Expatriate Officials
Ibrahim S. Yansaneh, Roberto Pagan      Abstract       Paper      

Assessing the Effect of R&D Contributions to Luxembourgish Firms: A Non Parametric Approach through the Application of Spline and Kernel Estimators
Michela Bia, Alessandra Mattei      Abstract       Paper      

CPS063: Statistics and Society - Methods and Applications: 2

Quality and Level of Birth Registration in South Africa: 1998-2008
Mosidi S. Nhlapo      Abstract       Paper      

Determinants of Behaviour in Risky Situations
Manfred Borovcnik, Ramesh Kapadia      Abstract       Paper      

On Scenario Methods in Statistical Analysis and Decision Making
Thompson O. Ojo      Abstract      

The Long Run Sociodemographic Determinants of National Saving in the Countries of West African Economic and Monetary Union
Ariane Wakap Tchagang, Paul Brice Kenfac Dongmezo      Abstract      

HIV Prevalence Estimation in the Presence of Missing Data: A Bounding Approach
Bruno Arpino, Elisabetta De Cao, Franco Peracchi      Abstract       Paper      

Structured Expert Elicitation in the Medical Field: A Case Study on Xenotropic Murine Leukemia Virus-Related Virus (XMRV)
Susie ElSaadany      Abstract      

CPS064: Statistical Modelling: Stochastic Processes and Copulas

Bivariate Wavelet-Based Method for Estimating Copula Function
Nargess Hosseinioun      Abstract      

A Nonparametric Dependence Measure for Random Variables Based on the One-to-One Correspondence between Copulas and Markov Operators
Wolfgang Trutschnig      Abstract       Paper      

Realized Copulae
Matthias R. Fengler, Ostap Okhrin      Abstract       Paper      

Volatility of High-Frequency Returns on Foreign Exchange and Stable Innovations
Ece Oral, Evrim Oral      Abstract       Paper      

The Use of Copulas To Model Conditional Expectation for Multivariate Data
Meelis Käärik, Anne Selart, Ene Käärik      Abstract       Paper      

CPS065: Imprecisely Defined and Interval Data: 2

Simultaneous Confidence Regions in a Flexible Linear Regression for Random Intervals: A Bootstrap Approach
Angela Blanco-Fernandez, Ana Colubi, Gil Gonzalez-Rodriguez      Abstract       Paper      

A Consistent Bootstrap Linearity Test for a Regression Model with an Imprecise Response
Maria Brigida Feraro, Gil Gonzalez Rodriguez, Ana Colubi      Abstract       Paper      

A New Method for Means-End Chain Analysis: Genetic Algorithm-Based Fuzzy Association Mining (GAFAM) Rules
Nai-Hua Chen, Stephen C.T. Huang, Chi-Hsun Lee      Abstract       Paper      

Testing Empty Intersection between the Expected Value of a Random Interval and a Given Interval
Ana Belén Ramos-Guajardo, Gil González-Rodríguez, Ana Colubi, María ?ngeles Gil      Abstract       Paper      

Lasso-Based Linear Regression for Interval Valued Data
Paolo Giordani      Abstract       Paper      

A Function To Calculate the Median of a Sample of Fuzzy Numbers in R
Beatriz Sinova, M. Asunci?n Lubiano, Wolfgang Trutschnig      Abstract       Paper      

CPS066: Methods and Applications: 1

On Performance of Transformed ?-Divergence Goodness-of-Fit Statistic for Testing Logistic Regression Model
Nobuhiro Taneichi, Yuri Sekiya, Jun Toyama      Abstract       Paper      

Measuring an Equivalency about Purchasing Intervals Based on the Gini Index
Hiroyasu Abe, Yoshikazu Terada, Hiroshi Yadohisa      Abstract       Paper      

Robust Statistical Modelling Using the Multivariate Skew t Distribution with Complete and Incomplete Data
Tsung-I. Lin, Tzy-Chy Lin      Abstract       Paper      

Smoothing Parameter Selection for Spline Based Estimators
Tatyana Krivobokova      Abstract      

Analysis of Circular Data from Cell Cycle Transcripts Using Order Restricted Statistical Procedures
Miguel A. Fernández, Sandra Barragán, Cristina Rueda, Shyamal D. Peddada      Abstract       Paper      

Accurate and Powerful Multivariate Outlier Detection
Andrea Cerioli, Marco Riani, Francesca Torti      Abstract       Paper      

Hierarchical Bayes Analysis of the Lognormal Distribution under Quadratic Loss
Enrico Fabrizi, Carlo Trivisano      Abstract       Paper      

CPS067: Measuring Society - Work

Emerging Economies and Developing
Sylvie Senguet Tchana      Abstract       Paper      

Work and Schooling for Children Aged 5-17 in Togo: Approached by Recursive Bivariate Probit
Eric T.K. Tchawalassou      Abstract       Paper      

Impact of HIV/AIDS in the Workplace in South Africa
Anele Z. Sigcau, Zuko April      Abstract       Paper      

Measuring the Economic Contribution Ofvolunteer Work: The Philippine Experience
Romulo A. Virola, Christopher M. Reyes      Abstract       Paper      

CPS069: Statistical Applications: Health Care

Statistical Models for Biomarkers of Susceptibility for Treatment Decision
Wei-Jiun Lin, James J. Chen      Abstract       Paper      

Access to and Utilzation of Reproductive Health Services by Women with Disabilities in Rural Uganda
John Mushomi Atwebembeire      Abstract       Paper      

Health Data Mosaic from Lesotho: What Do We Need for Impact Evaluation of the Rehabilitation of Health Centers and Outpatient Department?
Safaa R. Amer, Arantxa Colchero      Abstract      

White Blood Cells and the Metabolic Syndrome – A Factor Analysis in Elderly from the General Population
John Ohrvik      Abstract       Paper      

Perceptions towards Human Rights and Sexual and Reproductive Health Services by Internally Displaced Persons in Northern Uganda
Juliet Faith Aporomon, Christopher Garimoi Orach, Annelie Rostedt, Nelson Musoba, Byamukama Nathan      Abstract       Paper      

CPS071: Statistical Applications: Credit

A Case Study on Using Generalized Additive Models To Fit Credit Rating Scores
Marlene Müller      Abstract       Paper      

Optimal Stopping for American Type Options
Dmitrii Silvestrov      Abstract      

A Regression for Modeling Credit Defaults: The Generalized Extreme Value Model
Raffaella Calabrese, Silvia Osmetti      Abstract       Paper      

Some Preliminary Considerations about Volatility and Hedging Effectiveness for Crude Oil Market
Andre A. Salles      Abstract       Paper      

Forecasting the Indonesian Government Securities Yield Curve Using Neural Networks and Vector Autoregressive Model
Dedi Rosadi, Yoga Aji Nugraha      Abstract       Paper      

CPS072: Modelling Complex Data Systems

Diagnosing Outbreaks: Multivariate, Spatio-Temporal Anomaly Detection for Presentations to Hospital Emergency Departments
Sarah Bolt, Ross Sparks, Chris Okugami, James Lind      Abstract       Paper      

Approximating Physiological Nonlinear Genotype-Phenotype Models by Linear-Bilinear Models
Paulo C. Rodrigues, Fred A. van Eeuwijk      Abstract      

Attacking Complex, Unstructured Problems with Statistical Engineering
Roger W. Hoerl      Abstract      

Monitoring of Volatility Forecasting Models
Vasyl Golosnoy, Iryna Okhrin, Wolfgang Schmid      Abstract       Paper      

A Bayesian Functional Data Model for Predicting Forest Variables Using High-Dimensional Waveform LiDAR over Large Geographic Domains
Andrew O. Finley, Sudipto Banerjee, Bruce Cook      Abstract      

Evaluating the Utility of ROC Analysis in Blinded Evaluation of an Ongoing Clinical Trial
Daniel C. Bonzo, Amy Bian, Tosh Kameda      Abstract       Paper      

CPS073: Statistics: Issues in Communication and Policy

Macroeconomic Indicators' Relations in the Light of Developmental Changes
Richard Hindls, Stanislava Hronova      Abstract       Paper      

Improvement of Data Access on the Way to Remote Data Access in Germany
Tim Hochguertel      Abstract       Paper      

A Note on FISIM
Itsuo Sakuma      Abstract       Paper      

CSO's Large Cases Unit – A Strategy for Dealing with Multinationals and Globalisation
Michael K. Connolly      Abstract       Paper      

Monetary Aggregates Forecasting of WAEMU for Inflationary Risks Analysis
Iris M. Konan      Abstract       Paper      

CPS074: Modern Methods and Applications: 2

Assessing GEE Models with Longitudinal Ordinal Data by Global Odds Ratio
Kuo-Chin Lin, Yi-Ju Chen      Abstract       Paper      

Prediction of the Future Risk of Endoleak Complications Based on Statistical Method
Fumio Ishioka, Hazuki Nakatamari, Hiroshi Suito, Takuya Ueda, Koji Kurihara      Abstract       Paper      

Evaluation of Variatal and Moisture Content Efftect on Angle of Repose and 1000 Grain Weight of Cowpea Variety (Vigna Unguiculata (L) Walp)
Thomas A. Adegbulugbe, Olugbemi A. Olujimi      Abstract       Paper      

Extending Bartlett Correction for the Two-Sample Empirical Likelihood Method
Sandra Vucane, Janis Valeinis      Abstract      

Random Forest Based on Pseudo-Values for Competing Risks Analysis
Ulla B. Mogensen, Thomas A. Gerds      Abstract      

Likelihood Ratio Test for the Nonnegative Polynomial Cone Hypotheses and Associated Confidence Bands
Naohiro Kato, Satoshi Kuriki      Abstract       Paper      

Two-Sample Plug-in Empirical Likelihood Method with Applications to Structural Relationship Models
Janis Valeinis      Abstract      

CPS075: Methods and Models for Extremes: 2

Identifying Multivariate Extremes on the Basis of Depth Functions
Fateh Chebana, Taha B.M.J. Ouarda      Abstract      

Classes of Multivariate Extreme Value Distributions
John P. Nolan      Abstract      

River Flow Series; Dynamics, Interdependences and Extremes
Lászl? Márkus      Abstract      

Estimation of the Third Order Parameter in Extreme Value Statistics
Yuri Goegebeur, Tertius de Wet      Abstract       Paper      

Strong Large Deviations for Arbitrary Sequences of Random Variables
Cyrille J. Joutard      Abstract       Paper      

Probabilities of Extreme Half-Spaces and Other Marginal Parameters of Multivariate Distributions
Stephan Morgenthaler      Abstract      

CPS076: Statistical Modeling - Estimation and Inference: 3

Informative Retesting Procedures To Assay High Volume Clinical Specimens
Christopher R. Bilder, Joshua M. Tebbs      Abstract       Paper      

Structural Changes in Models for I(1) and I(2) Converging Series
Giuliana Passamani      Abstract       Paper      

Estimating the Impact of Climatic Shocks on the Agricultural Production and the Income of Households in Burkina Faso
Dramane Bako      Abstract      

Using Ordinal Logistic Regression To Predict Terms of Payment in Shipbuilding Industry
Ante Rozga, Ante Luetic      Abstract       Paper      

Importance Estimation of the Aspects of a Concept in a Stratified Importance-Performance Analysis
Luigi Fabbris, Giovanna Boccuzzo      Abstract       Paper      

Adaptive Use of TRIPS (Transportation Resource Integrated Planning System) to Modeling Transport Planning and Management in a Manufacturing Firm
Joshua A. Magbagbeola, Jonathan A. Adetoso      Abstract       Paper      

Robustness of Likelihood Methods for Longitudinal Binary and Ordinal Data
Nina Breinegaard      Abstract      

CPS077: Imprecisely Defined and Interval Data: 1

A Least-Absolutes Approach to Multiple Fuzzy Regression
Jalal Chachi, S. Mahmoud Taheri      Abstract       Paper      

Statistical Graphics for Aggregated Symbolic Data
Yoshikazu Yamamoto, Junji Nakano      Abstract       Paper      

Principal Component Analysis on Interval-Valued Data Based on Complete Information in Hypercubes
Huiwen Wang, Rong Guan      Abstract      

A New Linear Regression Model for Histogram-Valued Variables
S?nia Dias, Paula Brito      Abstract       Paper      

The Data Accumulation Method for Symbolic Principal Component Analysis
Manabu Ichino, Paula Brito      Abstract       Paper      

Clustering for Histogram-Valued Observations – A Perspective
L. Billard, Jaejik Kim      Abstract       Paper      

Modeling Interval Time Series with Space-Time Processes
Paulo C. Teles, Paula M. Brito      Abstract      

CPS001: Poster Spotlight Session

Standard Days Method for Family Planning in Mali
Chimene Diane Djapou      Abstract       Paper      

The Effect of Mother's Age at First Birth on Under-Five Child Mortality in Egypt – The Study Shows the Important Effect of Mother's Age at First Birth, Concentrating on Young and Old Age of Mothers, on under Five Child Mortality Rate
Hoda Mostafa Attia      Abstract      

Family Dissolution and Demographic Outcomes in South Africa: 2002 - 2009
Leonard Ahuejere      Abstract       Paper      

What Drives Short Rate Dynamics? A Functional Gradient Descent Approach
Francesco Audrino      Abstract       Paper      

On Misspecification of Transition Models with GARCH Error Series: The Monte Carlo Evidence
OlaOluwa S. Yaya, Olanrewaju I. Shittu      Abstract       Paper      

Maximum Likelihood Estimation in the Logistic Regression Model with a Cure Fraction
Aba Diop, Aliou Diop, Jean-François Dupuy      Abstract       Paper      

Sentiment Analysis of Irish News Media
Michael Salter-Townshend, Thomas Brendan Murphy      Abstract       Paper      

Permutation Tests for Analysing Cospeciation in Multiple Phylogenies
Lazarus K. Mramba      Abstract       Paper      

A Bayesian Approach to Asymmetric Multidimensional Scaling
Kensuke Okada      Abstract       Paper      

Comparison of On-Line Design of Experiments Methods on Physical Models
Koen M. Rutten, Josse De Baerdemaeker, Bart De Ketelaere      Abstract       Paper      

Evaluation of Clustering with Categorical and Mixed Type Variables and Cluster Number Determination
Tomas Loster, Hana Rezankova      Abstract       Paper      

Markov Systems with Fuzzy States for Describing Students' Educational Progress in Greek Universities
Maria Symeonaki, Aglaia Kalamatianou      Abstract       Paper      

Explaining Income Inequality in Italy: Results from a Regression-Based Decomposition Approach
Rosalba Manna      Abstract       Paper      

Predicting the Risk of Coronary Heart Disease and Diabetes in Taiwan
Hsing-Yi Chang, Ching-Yu Huang, Hsin-Ling Fang      Abstract       Paper      

Finite Mixtures Analysis in Survey Sampling Problems
Artem Shcherbina, Rostyslav Maiboroda, Olena Sugakova      Abstract       Paper      

Frailty Models with a Cure Fraction for Modeling Clustered Discrete Survival Data
Yunchan Chi, Chia-Min Chen      Abstract       Paper      

A Scoring Model for Studying the Determinants of School Dropout before the Secondary Education in Cameroon
Christian Kapnang Nguenang      Abstract       Paper      

Generation of Business Statistics Micro Data
Jan-Philipp Kolb, Ralf Münnich, Thomas Zimmermann      Abstract       Paper      

Validity Evidences of the Attitudes towards Statistics Scale SATSPORTUGUESE: A Study with Brazilian Students
Claudette Maria Medeiros Vendramini, Cláudia Borim Silva, Verônica Yumi Kataoka, Irene Maurício Cazorla      Abstract       Paper      

A Study on Total Factor Productivity Changes by the Firm's Size in Korean Manufacturing
HeeKyung Son      Abstract      

A Logit Model of Electronic Banking Adoption: The Case of Komercijalna Banka AD Skopje
Jasmina Bucevska      Abstract       Paper      

The Matthew Effect in Adult Mortality Decline by Cause around the World
Alejandro Aguirre, Fortino Vela-Pe?n      Abstract       Paper      

Factors Affecting the Utilisation of Antenatal Care Services among Adolescent Pregnant Mothers (Case Study: Naguru Teenage Health Center)
Resty Nansubuga      Abstract       Paper      

Impact of the Tranferts of the Migrants on the WAEMU Countries
Antoine A. Djogbenou      Abstract       Paper      

CPS008: Poster Spotlight Session

Comparative Studies of the Biplot and Multidimensional Analysis in Experimental Data
Paulo S. Oliveira, Casimiro S. Munita      Abstract       Paper      

Wavelet Analysis of High Performance Liquid Chromatography Data
Jennifer H. Klapper, Stuart Barber      Abstract       Paper      

Detection of Aggregative Behaviour in Binary Choice Experiments
Yves Brostaux      Abstract       Paper      

Smoothing Parameter Selection and Outliers Accommodation for Smoothing Splines
Felipe Osorio      Abstract       Paper      

Bioassays with Natural Mortality: Handling Overdispersion Using Random Effects
Mariana R. Urbano, John Hinde, Clarice Demétrio      Abstract       Paper      

The Factor Analytic Method for Item Calibration under Item Response Theory: A Comparison Study Using Simulated Data
Sayaka Arai, Shin-ichi Mayekawa      Abstract       Paper      

Nonparametric Functional Classification of Timber Species from DTG Curves. Comparison with Multivariate Classification Methods Using a New Approach for DTG Curves Discretization
Salvador Naya, Javier Tarrío-Saavedra, Mario Francisco-Fernández, Ram?n Artiaga, Jorge L?pez-Beceiro      Abstract       Paper      

Some Properties of Barnard Convex Sets and Applications to Non-Inferiority Tests
Felix Almendra-Arao      Abstract      

Statistical Properties of Symmetrized Percent Change and Percent Change Based on the Bivariate Power Normal Distribution
Takaharu Yamabe, Naoki Isogawa, Kazushi Maruo, Masashi Goto      Abstract       Paper      

Biased Deconvolving Distribution Estimators
Dimitris A. Ioannides      Abstract       Paper      

Mixed Effects Models in Neurolinguistics: Is There a Way beyond Univariate Analysis?
Marco Marelli, Franca Crippa      Abstract       Paper      

General Stuttering Beta(p,q) Cantor-Like Random Sets
Sandra M. Aleixo, Maria de Fátima Brilhante, Dinis Pestana      Abstract       Paper      

Effects of Foreign Banks Entry on Efficiency of Chinese Commercial Banks
Wei Li      Abstract       Paper      

Structure and Efficiency of the WAEMU Banking Market
Christine Ernestine Alima Ndongo      Abstract       Paper      

The Project “Combined Firm Data for Germany” – New Steps in Combining Business Data over Different Data Producers
Christopher Gürke, Markus Zwick      Abstract       Paper      

The Effects of Premarital Cohabitation on the Timing of Family Formation in East Asia and the West
Hiroshi Kojima      Abstract       Paper      

Multivariate Indices for Analysing Correlation Structure in Environmental Datasets
Maria Ragosta      Abstract       Paper      

Using Meta-Analyses To Determine National Response Patterns in Fishes Exposed to Pulp and Paper Mill Effluents in Canada
Timothy J. Barrett, Kelly R. Munkittrick, Richard B. Lowell      Abstract      

Can Be Changes of Solar Radiation and Climate Associated to Landscape Drainage?
Milena Kovárová, Jan Pokorný, Dalibor Štys      Abstract       Paper      

An Analogous Downscaling Methodology for Predicting Daily Mean Wind Speed and Daily Gust Wind Speed over Iberia: Applications for Extremes
Amelia García, ?lvaro Pascual, María L. Martín, Luis I. Sebastián, Francisco Valero, Miguel A. Fernández      Abstract       Paper      

Information Loss under Projections from Seismic Data
Francisco J. Esquivel, Jose M. Angulo      Abstract       Paper      

Steadily Decreasing Prevalence of Dementia in the Community-Dwelling Japanese Elderly during Six-Year Follow-Up
Chisako Yamamoto, Tanji Hoshi      Abstract       Paper      

The Diagnostic Checking of the Lee-Carter Method
Josef Arlt, Markéta Arltová, Jindrich Klufa      Abstract       Paper      

Statistics and the Humanities: News and Numbers in Journalism as a Proof of Concept
John Bailer, Richard Campbell      Abstract       Paper      

Measuring Progress towards Eradication of Extreme Poverty and Hunger: Does Hunger Have a Greater Influence on Progress Than Is Currently Estimated?
Juliet N.K. Ssekandi      Abstract       Paper      

The Factors Responsible for the Failure of Agricultural Policies Implemented in Cameroon
Sandrine Nguiakam      Abstract       Paper      

A Catastrophic Model of Customer Brand Choice
Ryuichi Sawae, Yoshiyuki Mori, Minaru Kawamura, Hiroshi Kajimoto      Abstract      

Marker Selection by a Threshold Independent Measure Associated with Partial Area Under the ROC Curve
Eunsik Park, Wenbao Yu      Abstract       Paper      

Reflecting Trends in E-Commerce in the CPI
Kyunghee Kim      Abstract       Paper      

Development of Web-Based Platform for Test Analyses Based on the Item Response Theory
Tomoya Okubo, Takekatsu Hiramura, Yuichiro Wajima, Shin-ichi Mayekawa      Abstract       Paper      

A Random Effects Continuation-Ratio Model for Replicated Toxicological Data
Marie-José Martinez, John Hinde      Abstract       Paper      

Propensity Score Reweighted Regression in Gender Pay Gap Analysis
Philippe Van Kerm, Michela Bia      Abstract       Paper      

Investigation and Thoughts about Industrial Structure Optimization and Competitiveness Enhancement
Yalun Wei      Abstract       Paper      

Penalized Spline Additive Models: An application to study the wheat grain filling under different conditions
Ivana Florencia Scopetta, Cristina Cuesta      Abstract       Paper      

CPS020: Poster Spotlight Session

A Statistical Trend Model Based on a Fuzzy System
Norio Watanabe, Subaru Monobe      Abstract       Paper      

Local Characterization of a Time Series Model Using Generalized Tukey Depth
Daniel Kosiorowski      Abstract       Paper      

The Measurement of the Growth Stability
Vladimir Afanasiev      Abstract       Paper      

Transfer Function Models with Time-Varying Coefficients
Clélia M.C. Toloi, Maria Sílvia A. Moura, Pedro A. Morettin      Abstract       Paper      

Polyhazard Models with Dependent Causes
Luiz K. Hotta, Rodrigo Tsai      Abstract       Paper      

Nonparametric Wavelet Regression with Correlated Errors
Rogério Porto, Pedro Alberto Morettin, Donald Percival, Elisete Quintaneiro Aubin      Abstract       Paper      

Conditional Distributions of Incomes of Households in the Czech Republic
Ivana Malá      Abstract       Paper      

Small Area Methodologies for Poverty Estimation: An Application to Italian Data
Caterina Giusti, Stefano Marchetti, Monica Pratesi, Nikos Tzavidis      Abstract       Paper      

A Method to Quantitatively Assess Confidentiality and Potential Usage of Official Microdata in Japan
Shinsuke Ito, Masahiro Takano      Abstract       Paper      

Report on the Development of Small Towns in Ethnic and Border Areas of Yunnan Province
Wen Yang      Abstract       Paper      

Numerical Methods for Mathematical Models on Warrant Pricing
Mukhethwa M. Londani      Abstract       Paper      

Measuring Core Inflation in Iran and Compare It with Total Inflation
Behzad Mahmoodi      Abstract       Paper      

The Analysis of Czech Macroeconomic Time Series
Lubos Marek      Abstract       Paper      

Lag Weighted Sparse Regularization for Multivariate Time Series
Heewon Park, Fumitake Sakaori      Abstract       Paper      

Effect of Urbanization on Agriculture in India
Chanchal Pramanik, Ananta Sarkar      Abstract       Paper      

The Czech Labour Market in the Recent Economic Crisis: Does the Foreign Ownership Matter?
Katerina Duspivova      Abstract       Paper      

A Prognosis of the Human Capital of the Population of the Czech Republic
Tomas Fiala, Jitka Langhamrova      Abstract       Paper      

Lingering Failure of Sanitation and Growing City Pollutions in the Urban Areas of Nigeria: An Assessment Study of Major Cities of Southwestern Nigeria
Olasimbo M. Apata, Temidayo G. Apata, Oyeniyi Ogunrewo      Abstract       Paper      

Health Numeracy in General Educational Development Testing
Craig A. Molgaard, Amanda L. Golbeck      Abstract       Paper      

Statistical Methods To Improve the Accuracy of Retrieving Similar Images in Histopathological Information Database
Yuichi Ishibashi, Atsuko Hara, Isao Okayasu, Koji Kurihara      Abstract       Paper      

R for Undergraduate Statisticians
Teresa Gonzalez-Arteaga      Abstract       Paper      

Using Clustering To Detect Possible Collusion in an MCQ Test
Mark R. Dowdeswell      Abstract      

A New Test for a Unit Root in Dynamic Heterogeneous Panel Data Models
Hiroaki Chigira, Taku Yamamoto      Abstract       Paper      

Bayesian Spatial Analysis and Disease Mapping of Leishmaniasis Outbreak in Afghanistan, 2000-2010
Oyelola A. Adegboye      Abstract       Paper      

Generalized Whittle Estimate for Irregulaly Spaced Data
Yasumasa Matsuda      Abstract       Paper      

A Bayesian Estimation of the Number of Antarctic Blue Whales in the Austral Ocean Using Passive Acoustic Sensors
María Cruz Valsero Blanco, Rocio Prieto González, Flore Samaran, Olivier Adam      Abstract       Paper      

Generalized Madogram and Pairwise Dependence of Maxima over Two Disjoint Regions of a Random Field
Cecília Fonseca, Luísa Pereira, Helena Ferreira, Ana Paula Martins      Abstract       Paper      

Partitioning Uncertainty for Extremes of Model-Ensemble Climate Predictions Using Information Theory
Stan Yip      Abstract      

Zurich Gender Pay Gap: Gender-specific development of wages in the private sector
Roman Page      Abstract       Paper      

The System of Xiaokang Indicators: A Framework To Measure China's Progress
Qingzhe Lv, Gang Li, Fangchuan Shi, Jianjun Liu, Kuankuan Yang      Abstract       Paper      

Study on Industrial Investment Structure and Demonstration Analysis of Henan of China
Jianjun An      Abstract       Paper      

Application Study on Regional Optimization Model of Nonlinear Dynamic Input Covering Output of Hebei Province
Hui Song      Abstract       Paper      

Research of Urbanization Acceleration Impacts on Resources and Environment in Sichuan Province
Caimo Teng, Jianzhong Xiong      Abstract       Paper      

A Research on Heavy Natural Disaster Statistics Emergency Mechanism
Jianzhong Xiong      Abstract       Paper      

CPS027: Poster Spotlight Session

Nonparametric Transfer Function Models with Localized Temporal Effect
John Carlo P. Daquis, Erniel B. Barrios      Abstract       Paper      

Testing Hypotheses in the Birnbaum-Saunders Distribution under Type-II Censored Samples
Artur J. Lemonte, Silvia L.P. Ferrari      Abstract      

Measuring the Bullwhip Effect under a Generalized Demand Process
Marlene S. Marchena      Abstract       Paper      

Implementation of Ensemble Prediction Systems Post-Processing Methods, for Electric System Management
Adriana Gogonel-Cucu, Jérôme Collet, Avner Bar-Hen      Abstract       Paper      

Markov Chain Monte Carlo for Inference on Phase-Type Models
Louis J.M. Aslett, Simon P. Wilson      Abstract       Paper      

Strategies To Improve the Monitor and Supervision of Survey and Census Implementations in Iran
Banafshe Najafi      Abstract       Paper      

L-Moments and Their Use in Modeling the Distribution of Income and Wage
Diana Bílková      Abstract       Paper      

Overall Assessment of the Quality of Administrative Data Sources
Saskia J. Ossen, Piet J. Daas, Martijn Tennekes      Abstract       Paper      

On the Existence of Maximum Likelihood Estimators in Poisson-gamma HGLM and Negative Binomial Regression Model
Lucien Diégane Gning, Daniel Pierre-Loti-Viaud      Abstract       Paper      

Construction of a Composite Indicator for the Assessment of Quality of Life
Alina Mariuca Ionescu      Abstract       Paper      

Use of a National Home Health Care Patient Register in Producing Transition Statistics
Amanda L. Golbeck, Dianne Hansen      Abstract       Paper      

Very Satisfied with Current Job
Arto J. Miettinen      Abstract       Paper      

Comparative Study of Working Conditions of Children Coming from Farm Households in Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire and Mali
Kodzovi S. Abalo      Abstract       Paper      

The Paradoxical Decline in Diarrhea Prevalence among Under-Five Children in the DRC. What Can We Learn from Decomposition Analysis?
Jacques B.O. Emina      Abstract       Paper      

A Regression Model to Interval-Valued Variables Based on Copula Approach
Alisson de Oliveira Silva, Eufrásio de Andrade Lima Neto, Ulisses Umbelino dos Anjos      Abstract       Paper      

The Rank Problems of Multi-Array Data Analysis: Approaches from Complex Analysis, Algebra, Geometry and Computations
Toshio Sakata, Toshio Sumi, Mitsuhiro Miyazaki      Abstract       Paper      

Application of the Parallel Coordinate Plot for Ranking Comparison between Two Groups
Tomokazu Fujino, Yoshiro Yamamoto      Abstract       Paper      

Massively Multivariate Environmetrics: Understanding the Relationship between Ecogenomics and Abiotic Parameters in Estuarine Sediment
Maree O'Sullivan, Glenn Stone, Guy C. Abell, Stanley S. Robert, Lev Bodrossy      Abstract      

Contribution to Bandwidth Matrix Choice for Multivariate Kernel Density Estimate
Ivana Horova, Kamila Vopatova, Jiri Zelinka      Abstract       Paper      

Design of Polynomial Estimators Based on Covariances under Multiple Packet Dropouts
Raquel Caballero-?guila, Aurora Hermoso-Carazo, Josefa Linares-Pérez      Abstract       Paper      

A Bayesian Binary Regression Model with Exponential Power Link
Jacinto Martín, Lizbeth Naranjo, Carlos Pérez      Abstract       Paper      

Kurtosis and Semi-Kurtosis for Portfolios Selection with Fuzzy Returns
Louis Aimé Fono, Jules Kamdem Sadefo, Christian Deffo Tassak      Abstract       Paper      

Covariance Matrix of the Bias-Corrected Maximum Likelihood Estimator in Generalized Linear Models
Lucia P. Barroso, Gauss M. Cordeiro, Denise A. Botter, Alexsandro B. Cavalcanti      Abstract       Paper      

A Comparison of Weighted Pooled Results from a Cochrane Meta-Analysis with Likelihood Ratio Functions To Determine Strength of Evidence
Ronald L. Thomas, Marwan A. Zidan      Abstract       Paper      

Interval Estimation of the Cost-Effectiveness Ratio
Yuh-Ing Chen, Wen-Ming Lin      Abstract       Paper      

On Diagnostics in a Skew Version of Scale Mixtures of Normal Distribution
Clécio da Silva Ferreira, Heleno Bolfarine, Victor Hugo Lachos      Abstract       Paper      

Bayesian Joint Models for Longitudinal and Survival Outcomes in Oncology Trials
Laura A. Hatfield, James S. Hodges, Bradley P. Carlin      Abstract       Paper      

Employment among Children and Adolescents and It's Associations with Later Substance Use and Psychological Well-Being
Ella E. Iosua, Andrew Gray, Bob Hancox, Rob McGee      Abstract      

Measuring Poverty and Income Inequality Indicators and Their Evolution over Time from Complex Survey Samples
Stefan Zins, Jan Pablo Burgard, Ralf Münnich      Abstract       Paper      

Improved Short-Term Predictions of Hospital Demand by Including Meteorological Information
Bernard Baffour, Sujit Sahu, Paul Harper, John Minty      Abstract       Paper      

CPS039: Poster Spotlight Session

Estimation of District Level Poor Households in the State of Uttar Pradesh in India by Combining NSSO Survey and Census Data – An Application of Small Area Estimation
Hukum Chandra, Umesh C. Sud, Nicola Salvati      Abstract       Paper      

A Study of Korean Business Demography
Hyun Kyung Kim      Abstract       Paper      

The Study of Quality of Life Evaluation System in Hangzhou
Shedeng Huang      Abstract       Paper      

A Research of the Monitoring and Assessment Indicator System for Beijing as a World City
Ping Cui, Bodong Chen      Abstract       Paper      

An Analysis on Household Income and Consumption in Rural Hubei
Chuanqiang Fan, Haitao Wu, Shijun Ding      Abstract       Paper      

Comparison of the Predictive Values of Multiple Binary Diagnostic Tests
José Antonio Roldán Nofuentes, Juan de Dios Luna del Castillo, Miguel Angel Montero Alonso      Abstract       Paper      

On Multi-Objective Decision Modelling Approach in Multivariate Surveys
Showkat Maqbool, Nageena Nazir, Abdul Hameed Mir      Abstract       Paper      

On Measure of Departure from Uniform Association Based on Concordant and Discordant Pairs in Contingency Tables
Kouji Tahata, Sadao Tomizawa      Abstract       Paper      

Variable Selection for Decision Trees with Mixed Responses
Yi-Hung Gong, Yu-Shan Shih      Abstract       Paper      

FDR Control in the Presence of an Unknown Correlation Structure
Roy Cerqueti, Mauro Costantini, Claudio Lupi      Abstract      

Evaluation of the Quality of the elearning Teaching of Statistic Subjects in the Virtual Andalusian Campus
Miguel Angel M.A. Montero Alonso, Jose Antonio J.A. Roldan Nofuentes, Juan de Dios J.D. Luna del Castillo      Abstract       Paper      

Moving On: Migration in the Dual Relationship of Urban/Rural Development
Nancy N.G. Chin      Abstract       Paper      

Identification of the Exogenous Constructs Related to Different Dimensions of Students Satisfaction with Education
Josip Arneric, Anita Talaja      Abstract       Paper      

Comparative Research on Consumption Gap between Urban and Rural Residents of Hunan Province
Liguo Jiang      Abstract       Paper      

Developing Official Statistics on Accidents at Work in Norway
Arne Jensen, Remy Bråthen      Abstract       Paper      

The Demographic Impacts of Prolonged Famine in North Korea
Hyung-seog Kim      Abstract       Paper      

Exploring the Determinants of Becoming an Economic Short-Time Worker in Europe.
Massimiliano Mascherini, Irene Mandl, Donald Storrie      Abstract       Paper      

The Ways and Means of Increasing the Efficiency of the Statistical Office in Communicating with Users: INS Romania Experience
Vergil Voineaugu, Ilie Dumitrescu, Daniela Stefanescu      Abstract       Paper      

Sport Satellite Account for Poland
Barbara Zofia Liberda      Abstract       Paper      

The Use of International Statistical Standards
Alberto V. Ortega, Ricardo L. Rodriguez      Abstract      

Future Tertiary-Level Enrolments in Germany: Let's Calculate!
Holger Leerhoff      Abstract       Paper      

CPS070: Poster Spotlight Session

On the Usefulness of the Diebold-Mariano Test in the Selection of Prediction Models: Some Monte Carlo Evidence
Mauro Costantini, Robert M. Kunst      Abstract       Paper      

Generalized Logistic Models and Its Orthant Tail Dependence
Helena Ferreira, Luísa Pereira      Abstract       Paper      

K Sample Cramer-von Mises Tests for Grouped Data
Zheng Sun, Michael A. Stephens      Abstract       Paper      

Determinant Factors of Trade Dynamic within the West African Economic and Monetary Union: A Dynamic Panel Data Approach
Diderot Guy d'Estaing Sandjong Tomi      Abstract       Paper      

Regional Analysis for Rivers Low Flow Statistics Estimation
Giuseppe Rossi, Enrica Caporali      Abstract       Paper      

A Point Process Approach To Analyze Spatial Transformation Effects on Threshold Exceedances
Ana E. Madrid, José M. Angulo, Jorge Mateu      Abstract       Paper      

Mathematical and Intuitive Concepts of Probability in Decisions under Uncertainty in the Context of Cancer
Julia A. Brettschneider, Wendy N.C. Yeung, James Thomas      Abstract       Paper      

Regression Methods for Multiple Outcomes
Rosa Oliveira, A. Teixeira-Pinto      Abstract       Paper      

Difficulties in the Implementation of the Control Chart for the Coefficient of Variation with Gamma Observations
Marta M. Ruggieri, Marta B. Quaglino, Cristina A. Barbiero, Maria I. Flury, Jose A. Pagura      Abstract       Paper      

Application of Statistical Control Charts To Monitor Turbidity of Drinking Water
Nillo G. Araujo, Elisa Henning, Custodio C. Alves, Zvirtes Leandro      Abstract       Paper      

One-Sided EWMA Control Chart for Monitoring High Yield Processes
Mavroudis Eleftheriou, Nikolaos Farmakis      Abstract       Paper      

On Improving the Quality of Quarterly GDP in Japan
Naoto Kunitomo, Siesho Sato      Abstract       Paper      

Consequence of Climate Change on Nigerian Agriculture: An Empirical Analysis
Temidayo G. Apata, Adio O. Folayan, Kolawole F. Odunlami, Francis A. Ofere      Abstract       Paper      

Drawing Statistical Inferences from International Census Data
Lara L. Cleveland, Michael Davern, Steven Ruggles      Abstract       Paper      

Data Matching Methods for the 2011 UK Census
Mark Baillie, Paula McLeod, Amy Large, Shelly Gammon, Owen Abbott      Abstract      

Identifying Family Interrelationships in the World's Largest Census Microdata Collection
Matthew Sobek, Sheela Kennedy      Abstract       Paper      

A Comparison of Probabilistic Record Linkage Techniques in the Institute of Statistics of Andalusia
Rafael Pino Mejías, María Dolores Cubiles de la Vega, Elisa I. Caballero Ruiz, Francisco J. García González      Abstract       Paper      

Exploration and Practice of Sampling Survey of Agricultural Statistics of Jiangsu China
Liang Du      Abstract       Paper      

A Study on the Modern Information Technology Application in the Survey
Shengan Lian, Guangyu Zhang, Dexi Li      Abstract       Paper      

The Application of Dural-System Estimation in Population Census
Weizhong Zou      Abstract       Paper      

China: Population Census in Transition Period
Changsong Liu      Abstract      

Measuring Uncertainty in the Population Estimates for Local Government Areas in England and Wales
Ruth Fulton      Abstract       Paper      

Water and Development in the Palestinian Territory
Zahran N.G.H. Khaleef      Abstract       Paper      

Spatial Analysis of Access to Safe Water in Egypt
Eman Ahmed Orieby      Abstract       Paper      

Constructed Wetlands Efficiency in Removing Pollutants and Organic Matter
María Valsero Hijosa, M. Cruz Blanco Valsero, Ricardo Martínez Sidrach-Cardona, Javier Villacorta Martín, Josep M. Bayona, Eloy Bécares      Abstract       Paper      

Increasing Water Availability, Quality and Quantity through Public Expenditure. An Experience from the Public Service Delivery in Uganda
Galiwango Samuel      Abstract       Paper      

Comparing Quantitative and Qualitative Measurements of Water Quality by Using Geographic Information Systems
Rina Camporese      Abstract       Paper      

Multivariate Benchmark Dose Method for Monitoring Groundwater Quality
Hidenori Ito, Todd Saunders, Junya Miyamoto, Toshio Makie, Tsuyoshi Nakamura      Abstract       Paper      

The Issue of Access to Clean Water in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Nziki François Kabemba      Abstract       Paper      

A Study on the Test of the Number of Principal Components Using Measurements of Similarity between Matrices
SeongKeon Lee, SoYoung Kim, EunSeok Kim      Abstract       Paper      

Kernel Type Plug-In Estimators of Functions of Multidimensional Density Functionals and Their Derivatives
Anna V. Kitaeva, Gennady M. Koshkin      Abstract       Paper      

Pattern Recognition of Multivariate Time Series Using Wavelet Features
Elizabeth A. Maharaj, Pierpaolo D'Urso      Abstract       Paper      

Association Rule Based Characterization of Collective Text Data
Ken Nittono      Abstract       Paper      

Modeling Filtrate Processes in Pre-Treatment Experiments for Reverse Osmosis Desalination Plants
Kozo Nakamura, Junya Miyamoto, Todd Saunders, Tsuyoshi Nakamura      Abstract       Paper      

Sparse Parameter Estimation Approach To Change Point Detection
Jirí Neubauer, Vítezslav Veselý      Abstract       Paper      

Inference for Latent Variable Models with Many Hyperparameters
Ji Won Yoon, Simon P. Wilson      Abstract       Paper      

Dating, Detecting and Forecasting Financial Crises in the EU Candidate Countries
Vesna Bucevska      Abstract       Paper      

Realized Volatility Models for Electricity Markets
Luigi Grossi, Giorgio Gozzi, Angelica Gianfreda      Abstract       Paper      

Threshold Vector ARMA Forecasts under General Loss Functions
Marcella Niglio      Abstract       Paper      

Modeling of Variables Presenting Long Memory and Nonlinearity
Evrard J. Badji, Abdou K. Diongue      Abstract       Paper      

Forecast of the Total Carried Freights and Analysis of the Impact of Rural Exodus on the Level of Activities: Case of the Port of San Pedro
Moïse K. Kanga      Abstract       Paper      

Short-Term Traffic Flow Forecasting with Seasonal Vector Auto-Regressive Moving Average Model
Tiep Khac Mai      Abstract       Paper      

A Forecasting Model for Photovoltaic Module Energy Production
Paul Swanepoel, Igor N. Litvine, Ernst E. van Dyk      Abstract      

Forecasting Performance and M-Competition. Does the Accuracy Measure Matter?
Ana J. Lopez, Rigoberto Perez, Blanca Moreno      Abstract       Paper      

Functional Autoregressive Time Series with Dependence on Derivatives
José C.S. de Miranda      Abstract       Paper      

CPS001: Poster Spotlight Session

Analyzing the Fluctuations in Number of Births in Korea by Determining the Magnitudes of Tempo, Quantum and Mean Generation Size
Eunkoo Lee      Abstract       Paper