The 27th New England Statistics Symposium
The Department of Statistics of the University of Connecticut will host the 27th New England Statistics Symposium on Saturday, April 27, 2013, to bring together statisticians from all over New England at a central location. Invited keynote speakers are Richard Bass of University of Connecticut and Mike West of Duke University. There will be three full day short courses, entitled “Bayesian Dynamic Models, Time Series Analysis & Forecasting” presented by the Arts & Sciences Professor of Statistical Science, Mike West, “An Introduction to the Analysis of Incomplete Data” presented by Professor Ofer Harel of University of Connecticut and Research Fellow Gregory J. Matthews of the School of Public Health at the University of Massachusetts – Amherst, and “Statistical Analysis of Spatial Data and Visualization with Google Map” presented by Professor Jun Yan of University of Connecticut and Professor Marcos O. Prates of Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil, on Friday, April 26, 2013. There will also be several arranged special theme sessions. In addition, there will be contributed paper and posters sessions. We invite talks on all aspects of statistics and probability. Students are encouraged to submit papers for consideration of one of three Student Awards that are sponsored by the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center. Students must submit an application for consideration of award no later than Monday, April 8, 2013. Contact Professor Ming-Hui Chen, NESS, Department of Statistics, University of Connecticut, 215 Glenbrook Road, U-4120, Storrs, CT 06269-4120, telephone (860) 486-6984, for messages (860) 486-3414, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Fax: (860) 486-4113. The 27th NESS is sponsored by ISBA/EFaB.