Keynote talk 2 Saturday 12.12.2015 10:05 - 10:55 Room: Beveridge Hall
Random projection ensemble classification
Speaker: R. Samworth   Chair: Byeong Park
Keynote talk 4 Monday 14.12.2015 12:05 - 12:55 Room: Beveridge Hall
Distributed estimation and inference with statistical guarantees
Speaker: J. Fan  Co-authors: H. Battey, H. Liu, J. Lu, Z. Zhu Chair: Hans-Georg Mueller
Keynote talk 5 Monday 14.12.2015 18:10 - 19:00 Room: Beveridge Hall
Model-based geostatistics for prevalence mapping in low-resource settings
Speaker: P. Diggle  Co-authors: E. Giorgi Chair: Yi Li


Parallel session D: CMStatistics Saturday 12.12.2015 11:25 - 13:05

Session EI010 Room: CLO B01
Special session on robustness for functional and complex data Saturday 12.12.2015   11:25 - 13:05
Chair: Graciela Boente Organizer: Graciela Boente
  EI0333:  H. Cardot
  Fast estimation of the geometric median in Hilbert spaces: An application to robust online principal components analysis
  EI0967:  J. Romo, A. Arribas-Gil
  Robust analysis of high-dimensional functional data
  EI1064:  P. Rousseeuw
  Robustness against cellwise outliers
Session EO040 Room: CLO 102
Topics in directional statistics Saturday 12.12.2015   11:25 - 13:05
Chair: Toshihiro Abe Organizer: Toshihiro Abe
  EO0647:  H. Ogata, T. Abe, T. Shiohama, H. Taniai
  A circular autocorrelation of stationary circular Markov processes
  EO0857:  T. Shiohama, T. Abe, H. Ogata, H. Taniai
  Modeling circular Markov processes with time varying autocorrelation
  EO0250:  C. Ley, T. Abe
  The WeiSSVM: A tractable, parsimonious and highly flexible model for cylindrical data
  EO0921:  E. Garcia-Portugues, M. Sorensen, K. Mardia, T. Hamelryck
  Exact and approximate inference for toroidal diffusions
Session EO058 Room: MAL 402
Change point analysis Saturday 12.12.2015   11:25 - 13:05
Chair: Pierre Bertrand Organizer: Pierre Bertrand, Serguei Dachian
  EO1585:  D. Hadouni, P. Bertrand
  Change point detection by filtered derivative with $p-$Value: Choice of the extra-parameters and the impact on MISE
  EO1490:  G. Paugam, P. Bertrand
  MUTATIS Software presentation
  EO1294:  S. Dachian, L. Yang
  On parameter estimation and hyphothesis testing for Poisson processes in case of a change-point with variable jump size
  EO1461:  P. Bertrand, M.E. Dury
  Model selection for multifractional Brownian motion
Session EO060 Room: MAL B29
Applications of empirical measures and empirical processes Saturday 12.12.2015   11:25 - 13:05
Chair: Eric Beutner Organizer: Eric Beutner, Henryk Zaehle
  EO0223:  W. Lu
  Concordance-assisted learning for estimating optimal individualized treatment regimes
  EO0345:  D. Varron
  Donsker and Glivenko-Cantelli theorems for a class of processes generalizing the empirical process
  EO0471:  H. Zaehle
  A refined notion of qualitative robustness for estimators derived from empirical measures
Session EO096 Room: MAL B34
Dependence models and copulas I Saturday 12.12.2015   11:25 - 13:05
Chair: Fabrizio Durante Organizer: Wolfgang Trutschnig, Fabrizio Durante
  EO0311:  G. Salvadori
  Failure probabilities and Hazard scenarios in environmental sciences: A multivariate perspective via copulas
  EO0771:  C. Czado
  Conditional copula simulation for systemic risk stress testing
  EO0925:  A. Dias, S. Pazzi
  Working capital and market risk
  EO0808:  W. Trutschnig
  On sharp inequalities between Kendall's tau and Spearman's rho
Session EO136 Room: MAL B33
Methods for the analysis of semi-competing risks data Saturday 12.12.2015   11:25 - 13:05
Chair: Sebastien Haneuse Organizer: Sebastien Haneuse
  EO0359:  Q. Pan, J. Gastwirth
  Estimating restricted mean job tenures in semi-competing risks data compensating victims of discrimination
  EO0493:  V. Rondeau, T. Emura, M. Nakatochi, K. Murotani
  A joint frailty-copula model between tumour progression and death for meta-analysis
  EO0895:  N. Keiding
  Effects of unobserved heterogeneity on methods for analysing prevalent cohort and current duration designs
Session EO138 Room: MAL 421
Clustering mixed data Saturday 12.12.2015   11:25 - 13:05
Chair: Julien Jacques Organizer: Julien Jacques
  EO0261:  M. Marbac
  Mixture model of Gaussian copulas to cluster mixed-type data
  EO0248:  C. Bouveyron
  Kernel discriminant analysis with parsimonious Gaussian process models
  EO0656:  C. Biernacki
  Model-based clustering with mixed/missing data using the new software MixtComp
  EO1117:  Y. Tang, P. McNicholas
  The moneyball effect: How statistical analysis can transform the sports industry
Session EO180 Room: MAL G15
Inference in multiple and matrix graphical models Saturday 12.12.2015   11:25 - 13:05
Chair: Anna Gottard Organizer: Anna Gottard, Giovanni Marchetti
  EO0706:  F. Stingo, Y. Ni, V. Baladandayuthapani
  A Bayesian approach for array-variate biological networks
  EO0479:  D. Macleod
  Differential networks: Interpretation of an edge
  EO1367:  S.L.L. Tan, A.H. Chan, T. Zheng
  Topic-adjusted visibility metric for scientific articles
  EO1210:  J.Q. Smith
  Efficient model search over DAG causal hypotheses about brain connectivity within a given population
Session EO182 Room: MAL 540
Statistics for cosmological data Saturday 12.12.2015   11:25 - 13:05
Chair: Domenico Marinucci Organizer: Domenico Marinucci
  EO0219:  T. Kitching
  The challenge of weak lensing
  EO0396:  J. McEwen
  Sparsity in astrophysics: Astrostatistics meets astroinformatics
  EO0654:  A. Jaffe
  Cosmostatistics in a random Universe
  EO0990:  D. Marinucci, C. Durastanti, Y. Fantaye
  Wavelets for cosmological data analysis: From the sphere to the 3-dimensional case
Session EO184 Room: CLO 101
Object oriented data analysis I Saturday 12.12.2015   11:25 - 13:05
Chair: John Kent Organizer: Steve Marron
  EO0414:  I. Dryden
  Principal nested shape spaces, with applications to molecular dynamics data
  EO0416:  B. Eltzner
  Backward nested subspaces: Asymptotics, two-sample tests and applications
  EO0464:  F. Telschow
  Marker invariant analysis of gait data and its applications
  EO1157:  S. Vantini, A. Pini
  Inference for functional data using the adjusted $p$-value function
Session EO206 Room: MAL B35
Stochastic processes with applications Saturday 12.12.2015   11:25 - 13:05
Chair: Simone Padoan Organizer: Simone Padoan
  EO0524:  F. Lindgren
  Stochastic boundaries and other techniques for stochastic PDE models
  EO0641:  E. Thibaud
  Efficient likelihood-based inference for the Brown-Resnick process
  EO0815:  I. Antoniano-Villalobos, S. Walker
  A nonparametric model for stationary time series
  EO0834:  B. Beranger, S. Padoan, S. Sisson
  Extremes of Skew-Symmetric distributions
Session EO222 Room: MAL B36
Statistical methods for big data and antifraud analysis Saturday 12.12.2015   11:25 - 13:05
Chair: Domenico Perrotta Organizer: Marco Riani
  EO1185:  A. Cerioli, D. Perrotta, L. Barabesi, A. Cerasa
  Goodness-of-fit testing for the Newcomb-Benford law
  EC1310:  F. Torti, M. Riani
  Analysing large datasets with the forward search in SAS
  EO1325:  F. Laurini, A. Corbellini
  Robustness for multilevel models: Fraud detection with the forward search
Session EO288 Room: CLO 203
Recent development on single index models Saturday 12.12.2015   11:25 - 13:05
Chair: Jianhui Zhou Organizer: Jianhui Zhou
  EO0406:  L. Wang, G. Cao
  Polynomial spline estimation for generalized partially linear single-index models
  EO0490:  X. Yin
  A new estimation procedure for single index models
  EO1172:  V. Patilea
  A new inference approach for varying-coefficient single-index models
  EO0554:  J. Zhou, M. Lu
  A single index model for censored quantile regression
Session EO294 Room: CLO 306
Statistical evaluation of medical diagnostic tests Saturday 12.12.2015   11:25 - 13:05
Chair: Christos T Nakas Organizer: Maria del Carmen Pardo, Christos T Nakas
  EO0674:  V. Inacio, M.D. Carvalho
  Bayesian bootstrap inference for the ROC surface
  EO0724:  M.D.C. Pardo, C.T. Nakas, A. Franco-Pereira
  Assessment of diagnostic markers subject to limit of detection
  EO1055:  J.-H. Won, Y. Lu
  Statistical evaluation of low cost non-inferior imaging diagnostic tests
  EO1852:  C.T. Nakas
  Inference issues for true-class fractions in 2D and 3D ROC analysis
Session EO312 Room: CLO 204
Recent developments in optimal design of experiments Saturday 12.12.2015   11:25 - 13:05
Chair: Chiara Tommasi Organizer: M Jesus Rivas-Lopez, Chiara Tommasi
  EO0774:  V. Casero-Alonso, J. Lopez-Fidalgo, B. Torsney
  MV-optimization in binary response models
  EO0931:  E. Perrone, W. Mueller
  Optimal discrimination design between copula models
  EO0894:  B. Torsney
  Optimal design, Lagrangian and linear model theories: A fusion
  EO1244:  N. Youssef
  Approximate optimal design for generalised linear mixed effects models
Session EO314 Room: MAL 414
High dimensions and small sample sizes in multivariate inference Saturday 12.12.2015   11:25 - 13:05
Chair: Markus Pauly Organizer: Markus Pauly
  EO0877:  R. Dezeure, P. Buehlmann, C.-H. Zhang
  Bootstrapping the de-sparsified Lasso
  EO0893:  L. Duembgen
  Regularized M-estimation of multivariate scatter
  EO0451:  A. Bathke, S. Harrar
  Non- and semiparametric ways to infer from multivariate data: Asymptotics, and approximations
  EO0168:  M. Pauly, E. Brunner, S. Friedrich
  Permuting repeated measures data despite all the dependencies
Session EO322 Room: MAL 415
Methodology and applications of latent variable models Saturday 12.12.2015   11:25 - 13:05
Chair: Silvia Pandolfi Organizer: Silvia Pandolfi
  EO0550:  P. Kuruppumullage Don, F. Bartolucci, F. Chiaromonte, B. Lindsay
  Estimating discrete latent models for two-way data arrays: A composite likelihood approach
  EO0579:  S. Cagnone, C. Viroli
  A multivariate latent variable model for the analysis of health status over time
  EO1000:  B. Francis, S. Walby, J. Towers
  A latent variable approach for dealing with heaping and ``too many to count'' in domestic violence counts
  EO1078:  F. Pennoni, G. Elisei
  A discrete-valued latent stochastic process for the estimation of credit migration matrices
Session EO635 Room: MAL B20
Bayesian semi- and nonparametric modelling I Saturday 12.12.2015   11:25 - 13:05
Chair: Li Ma Organizer: Li Ma, Antonio Lijoi, Matteo Ruggiero
  EO0448:  C. Gao
  A general framework for Bayes structured linear models
  EO0868:  J.-B. Salomond, S. van der Pas, J. Schmidt-Hieber
  Sparsity party in a haystack
  EO0874:  B. Kleijn
  Priors for the frequentist, consistency beyond Schwartz
  EO1096:  L. Ma, J. Soriano
  Multi-resolution scanning for distributional variation via the $k$-group design
Session EC039 Room: MAL 539
Contributions on regression analysis Saturday 12.12.2015   11:25 - 13:05
Chair: Juhyun Park Organizer: CMStatistics
  EC1441:  E. Fiserova
  On the accuracy of conics and quadric surfaces parameters estimators
  EC1579:  N. Asin, J. Johannes
  Adaptive nonparametric instrumental regression in the presence of dependence
  EC1451:  J.A. Visek
  Tailor the estimator to data
  EC1560:  S. Turkan, G. Ozel
  Jackknifed estimators for the negative binomial regression model
Parallel session E: CMStatistics Saturday 12.12.2015 14:25 - 16:05

Session EO048 Room: CLO 306
Statistics for genomics Saturday 12.12.2015   14:25 - 16:05
Chair: Christophe Ambroise Organizer: Christophe Ambroise
  EO0270:  K.-A. Do
  DINGO: Differential network analysis in genomics
  EO0714:  P. Nicolas, B. Mirauta, H. Richard
  Transcriptional landscape reconstruction from high-throughput sequencing count data via state space models
  EO0734:  W. Wang, A. Nikooienejad, V. Johnson
  Bayesian variable selection for binary outcomes in high dimensional settings
  EO1265:  G. Rigaill
  Fast tree inference with weighted fusion penalties
Session EO082 Room: Woburn
Multi-state models Saturday 12.12.2015   14:25 - 16:05
Chair: Jacobo de Una-Alvarez Organizer: Jacobo de Una-Alvarez
  EO0594:  A. Titman
  Testing for informative observation in multi-state models subject to panel observation
  EO1366:  D. Commenges
  Multistate models and causality
  EO1352:  J. de Una-Alvarez
  Recent advances in nonparametric estimation of a non-Markov transition probability matrix
  EC1335:  L. Azarang
  Direct modeling of regression effects for transition probabilities in the non-Markov illness-death model
Session EO100 Room: Senate
Advances in robust data analysis Saturday 12.12.2015   14:25 - 16:05
Chair: Luis Angel Garcia-Escudero Organizer: Luis Angel Garcia-Escudero, Agustin Mayo-Iscar, Alfonso Gordaliza
  EO0227:  A. Garcia-Perez, Y. Cabrero-Ortega
  A spatial influence function and local outliers: Applications with geographical information systems
  EO1002:  A. Marazzi, M. Amiguet, V. Yohai
  Highly robust and efficient negative binomial regression
  EO1203:  F. Dotto, A. Farcomeni, L.A. Garcia-Escudero, A. Mayo-Iscar
  Robust switching models and fuzzy clustering: A robust approach based on trimming
  EO1676:  D. Perrotta, M. Riani, A. Cerioli, F. Torti
  Tools for simulating and contaminating clustering data
Session EO126 Room: Montague
Modelling and computation in statistics of extremes Saturday 12.12.2015   14:25 - 16:05
Chair: Ivette Gomes Organizer: Ivette Gomes
  EO0667:  G. Stupfler, J. El Methni
  Extreme versions of Wang risk measures and their estimation
  EO0993:  J. Beirlant, T. Rey, I. Fraga Alves
  Fitting tails truncated at high levels for Pareto or light tails
  EO1012:  F. Caeiro, I. Gomes
  Mean of order $p$ reduced bias estimation of the extreme value index: A computational study
  EO1224:  H. Rootzen
  Extreme episodes and multivariate peaks over thresholds modelling
Session EO140 Room: Bedford
Multiple tests I Saturday 12.12.2015   14:25 - 16:05
Chair: Arnold Janssen Organizer: Arnold Janssen
  EO0381:  A. Janssen
  Martingale approach for multiple testing and FDR control
  EO0520:  P. Heesen, A. Janssen
  Robust estimation and FDR control of adaptive multiple tests
  EO0818:  T. Dickhaus
  Multiple hypothesis testing in multivariate copula models
  EO0898:  H. Finner, K. Strassburger
  On the Simes test under dependence
Session EO142 Room: Holden
Nonparametric Bayesian methods and inverse problems Saturday 12.12.2015   14:25 - 16:05
Chair: Jan Johannes Organizer: Jan Johannes
  EO0991:  N. Bochkina, J. Rousseau
  Nonparametric Bayesian posterior contraction rates for possibly unbounded densities
  EO0937:  J. Johannes, A. Simoni, R. Schenk
  Adaptive Bayesian estimation in indirect Gaussian sequence space models
  EO1814:  A. Simoni, J.-P. Florens
  Gaussian processes and Bayesian moment estimation
  EC1307:  S. Favaro, J. Arbel, B. Nipoti, Y.W. Teh
  Bayesian nonparametric inference for discovery probabilities: Credible intervals and large sample asymptotics
Session EO160 Room: Court
Bayesian analysis of missing data and longitudinal data Saturday 12.12.2015   14:25 - 16:05
Chair: Jaeyong Lee Organizer: Jaeyong Lee
  EO0200:  M. Daniels
  Bayesian pattern mixture models for the analysis of repeated attempt designs
  EO1243:  Y. Si, J. Reiter, S. Hillygus
  Bayesian latent pattern mixture models for handling attrition in panel studies with refreshment samples
  EO0151:  K. Lee, J. Kim
  Analysis of longitudinal ordinal data with general random effects covariance matrix
Session EO168 Room: CLO 203
Recent advances in statistical modeling and computation Saturday 12.12.2015   14:25 - 16:05
Chair: Tsung-I Lin Organizer: Tsung-I Lin
  EO0361:  A. Roy, I. Zezula, D. Klein, R. Leiva
  Hypothesis test for the equality of two population mean vectors for doubly multivariate data
  EO0963:  M. Castro
  Bayesian semiparametric longitudinal modeling for censored data under skewness
  EO1144:  V.H. Lachos Davila, L. Avila Matos, L.M. Castro Cepero
  Heavy-tailed longitudinal regression models for censored data
  EO0358:  T.-I. Lin
  Truncated multivariate $t$ distributions and its applications
Session EO174 Room: CLO 204
Optimal designs in non-standard situations Saturday 12.12.2015   14:25 - 16:05
Chair: M Jesus Rivas-Lopez Organizer: M Jesus Rivas-Lopez, Chiara Tommasi, Jesus Lopez-Fidalgo
  EO0920:  J. Lopez-Fidalgo, M. Amo-Salas
  Optimal designs for nonlinear calibration models
  EO1189:  R. Harman, G. Sagnol
  On convex programming methods for computing optimal designs of experiments under non-standard constraints
  EO1292:  J.M. Rodriguez-Diaz, M.J. Rivas-Lopez
  Optimal designs for corrected criteria
  EO1182:  H. Maruri
  Optimal design for smooth supersaturated models
Session EO192 Room: Jessel
Applications of mixture models Saturday 12.12.2015   14:25 - 16:05
Chair: Paul McNicholas Organizer: Paul McNicholas
  EO1090:  A. Cheam, P. McNicholas
  Modeling the receiver operating characteristic curve using Gaussian and non-Gaussian mixture models
  EO1133:  R. Browne
  On the interpretation of multiple clusterings
  EO1023:  V. Vandewalle, C. Biernacki
  An efficient SEM algorithm for Gaussian Mixtures with missing data
  EO1080:  A. White, J. Wyse
  Examining service utilisation among the frail elderly using latent class analysis
Session EO196 Room: CLO B01
Theory and applications of functional data analysis Saturday 12.12.2015   14:25 - 16:05
Chair: Hans-Georg Mueller Organizer: Hans-Georg Mueller
  EO0910:  G. Boente, M. Salibian-Barrera, D. Tyler
  Elliptical distributions and outlier detection for functional data
  EO0978:  B. Park, H.-G. Mueller, K. Han
  Additive functional prediction models with multiple predictors
  EO0456:  J.-M. Chiou, H.-G. Mueller
  A pairwise interaction model for dependent functional data
  EC0212:  C. Happ, S. Greven
  Multivariate functional principal component analysis for data observed on different (dimensional) domains
Session EO204 Room: CLO 101
Blind source separation models for time series and functional data Saturday 12.12.2015   14:25 - 16:05
Chair: Hannu Oja Organizer: Hannu Oja
  EO0514:  S. Taskinen, J. Miettinen, K. Nordhausen
  Efficient second order blind identification (SOBI) method for separation of uncorrelated stationary time series
  EO0536:  J. Miettinen, R. Boubela, K. Nordhausen, S. Taskinen
  Comparison of estimators in performing temporal ICA for fMRI data
  EO0590:  P. Ilmonen, N. Lietzen
  On complex valued time series ICA
  EO1278:  G. Van Bever, H. Oja, F. Critchley, B. Li, R. Sabolova
  Hilbertian fourth order blind identification
Session EO208 Room: Beveridge Hall
High-dimensional statistics Saturday 12.12.2015   14:25 - 16:05
Chair: Davy Paindaveine Organizer: Davy Paindaveine
  EO0942:  K. Liang
  False discovery rate estimation with covariates
  EO0768:  Y. Qin
  Testing the order of a population spectral distribution for high-dimensional data
  EO0779:  T. Wang, Q. Berthet, R. Samworth
  Statistical and computational trade-offs in estimation of sparse principal components
  EO0664:  T. Verdebout, D. Paindaveine, C. Cutting
  High-dimensional tests for principal component analysis
Session EO276 Room: Bloomsbury
Graphical Markov models and totally positive dependences Saturday 12.12.2015   14:25 - 16:05
Chair: Nanny Wermuth Organizer: Nanny Wermuth
  EO1141:  G. Marchetti
  Palindromic distributions and some of their properties
  EO1188:  C. Uhler
  On $MTP_2$ distributions
  EO1167:  P. Zwiernik, C. Uhler
  Brownian motion tree models
  EO1190:  D. Cox
  Invited discussant
Session EO326 Room: Athlone
Statistics for fuzzy- or set-valued data I Saturday 12.12.2015   14:25 - 16:05
Chair: Angela Blanco-Fernandez Organizer: Angela Blanco-Fernandez, Ana Belen Ramos-Guajardo
  EO1081:  R. Seri
  Statistical tests and confidence intervals for the Aumann mean
  EO1026:  B. Sinova, S. Van Aelst
  On the robustness of fuzzy-valued M-estimators
  EO1646:  A. Blanco-Fernandez, G. Gonzalez-Rodriguez
  Robust techniques to estimate linear regression models for interval-valued data
  EC1480:  R. Cao, M. Reyes, M. Francisco-Fernandez
  Nonparametric estimation of emergence curves in weed science
Session EO336 Room: Torrington
Generalized linear models and beyond Saturday 12.12.2015   14:25 - 16:05
Chair: Christian Kleiber Organizer: Christian Kleiber, Achim Zeileis
  EO0783:  I. Kosmidis, A. Zou
  Beyond Beta regression: Modelling percentages and fractions in the presence of boundary observations
  EO1127:  J.W. Messner, N. Umlauf, A. Zeileis
  Bayesian distributional regression in R
  EO1108:  A. Zeileis, C. Kleiber
  Count data regression with excess zeros: A flexible framework using the GLM toolbox
  EO1097:  C. Kleiber, A. Zeileis
  (Quasi-)complete separation in count data regressions with excess zeros
Session EO342 Room: CLO 102
Recent advances in functional data analysis and Bayesian statistics Saturday 12.12.2015   14:25 - 16:05
Chair: Han Lin Shang Organizer: Han Lin Shang
  EO0703:  J. Wang, B. Loong, A. Westveld, A. Welsh
  A copula-based imputation model for multilevel data
  EO0383:  T. Cheng, X. Zhang, J. Gao
  Semiparametric localized bandwidth selection for kernel density estimation
  EO0698:  J. Goldsmith
  Variable selection in the concurrent functional linear model
  EO1166:  T. Ogden, A. Ciarleglio, T. Tarpey, E. Petkova
  Functional and imaging data in precision medicine
Session EO645 Room: Chancellor's Hall
Dependence models and copulas II Saturday 12.12.2015   14:25 - 16:05
Chair: Wolfgang Trutschnig Organizer: Wolfgang Trutschnig, Fabrizio Durante
  EO0308:  R. Zitikis, E. Furman, J. Su
  Paths and indices of maximal tail dependence
  EO0413:  O. Okhrin, S. Zhang, P. Song, Q. Zhou
  Goodness-of-fit test for specification of semiparametric copula dependence models
  EO1072:  G. Rivieccio, G. De Luca
  A three-stage estimation of copula-based VAR model
  EO0681:  P. Jaworski
  On the conditional value at risk (CoVaR) and tail dependence of copulas
Session EC038 Room: Gordon
Contributions on semi- and non-parametric statistics Saturday 12.12.2015   14:25 - 16:05
Chair: Thomas Kneib Organizer: CMStatistics
  EC0242:  C. Muller
  A particular form of non-constant effect in two-stage quantile regression
  EC1731:  M. Mittlboeck, H. Heinzl
  Testing the difference between two quantiles from independent populations
  EC1749:  A. Soberon, W. Stute, J.M. Rodriguez-Poo
  Efficient estimation and testing of varying coefficient panel data models
  EC1431:  T. Yoshida
  Semiparametric estimation for model structure discovery
Session EG099 Room: SH349
Contributions on independence and distance-based methods Saturday 12.12.2015   14:25 - 16:05
Chair: Xiangrong Yin Organizer: CMStatistics
  EC1600:  A. Baillo, J. Carcamo
  Estimating the Zolotarev distance to the class of exponential distributions
  EC0565:  M.G.M. Khan
  Calibration estimator with new distance functions
  EC0700:  Q. Yuan, X. Yin
  A new measure for testing independence
  EC1747:  K. Facevicova, K. Hron
  A general approach to orthonormal coordinate representation of compositional tables
Session EG123 Room: G21A
Contributions on networks Saturday 12.12.2015   14:25 - 16:05
Chair: Yi Yu Organizer: CMStatistics
  EC1583:  P. Vicard, D. Marella
  Modeling measurement error via non parametric Bayesian belief nets
  EC1781:  L. Waldorp, J. Kossakowski
  Dynamics of networks: The mean field approach for probabilistic cellular automata on random and small-world graphs
  EC1675:  A. Caimo
  Estimating exponential random graph models for large networks
  EC1541:  V. Batagelj
  Corrected network measures
Session EP653 Room: Macmillan Hall and Crush Hall
Poster Session I Saturday 12.12.2015   14:25 - 16:05
Chair: Francisco Torres-Ruiz Organizer: CMStatistics
  EP1370:  F. Bertrand, P. Bastien, M. Maumy-Bertrand
  Cross validating extensions of kernel, sparse or regular partial least squares regression models to censored data
  EP1393:  M. Maumy-Bertrand, S. Ferrigno, B. Foliguet, A. Muller-Guedin
  Certainty bands for the conditional cumulative distribution function and applications
  EP1445:  W.J. Low, P. Wilson, M. Thelwall
  Stopped sum model variants
  EP1523:  J. Linares-Perez, R. Caballero-Aguila, A. Hermoso-Carazo
  Optimal filtering algorithm with stochastic nonlinearity, random parameter matrices, sensor delays and correlated noises
  EP1525:  F. Torres-Ruiz, V. Giorno, P. Roman-Roman, S. Spina
  A non-homogeneous Gompertz process with jumps as model of tumor dynamics
  EP1622:  M.J. Garcia-Ligero, A. Hermoso-Carazo, J. Linares-Perez
  Fusion fixed-point smoothing in systems with random losses and correlated noises
  EP1522:  A. Hermoso-Carazo, J. Linares-Perez, R. Caballero-Aguila
  Multi-sensor fusion filtering problems with random measurement matrices, cross-correlated noises and packet dropouts
  EP1515:  R. Caballero-Aguila, A. Hermoso-Carazo, J. Linares-Perez
  Distributed fusion signal filter from uncertain observations subject to random transmission delays and packet dropouts
  EP1640:  J. Martin Jimenez, L. Naranjo Albarran, C.J. Perez Sanchez, A. Rubio Leal
  Bayesian estimation of a GARCH(1,1) model with asymmetric Student$-t$ innovations
  EP1642:  Y. Dominicy, M. Heikkila, P. Ilmonen
  Asymptotic theory of elliptical moment based extreme value index estimators
  EP1684:  J. Magnanensi, M. Maumy-Bertrand, N. Meyer, F. Bertrand
  New developments of sparse PLS regressions
  EP1725:  D. Ding, A. Gandy
  Using tree-based sampling algorithms in hidden Markov models
  EP1748:  K. Abramowicz, S. Sjostedt de Luna
  Inference for censored mixture data applied to wood fibre length estimation
  EP1776:  E. Delgado-Marquez, M. Amo-Salas, J. Lopez-Fidalgo, L. Filova
  Experimental design to discriminate between models
  EP1730:  I. Papageorgiou
  Optimal estimation and sampling allocation in survey sampling under a general correlated superpopulation model
  EP1742:  L. Schelin, K. Abramowicz, C. Hager, A. Pini, S. Sjostedt de Luna, S. Vantini
  Analysis of kinematic data using functional-on-scalar linear models
  EP1495:  Y. Kawasaki, M. Ueki
  Sparse predictive modeling for bank telemarketing success using smooth-threshold estimating equations
  EP1542:  J. Tarrio-Saavedra, M. Flores, S. Naya, R. Fernandez Casal
  Functional data analysis approach of Mandel $h$ and $k$ statistics in interlaboratory tests
  EC1540:  S. Naya, A. Meneses, J. Tarrio-Saavedra
  Reliability of materials through the TTS R library
  EC1645:  M.P. Frias Bustamante, M.D. Ruiz-Medina
  Model selection problem in wavelet shrinkage and wavelet nonparametric estimation of correlated functional data
  EP1625:  A. Lara-Porras, Y. Roman-Montoya
  Evolution of HIV diagnoses in AIDS patients
  EP1850:  A. van Delft, M. Eichler
  Data-adaptive estimation of time-varying spectral densities
  EC1851:  E. Stoimenova
  Comparison of partially ranked lists
  EC0863:  P. Cizek
  Robust quantile regression estimation and variable selection
  EC1635:  M. Chaouch, N. Laib, D. Louani
  Rate of uniform consistency for a class of mode regression on functional stationary ergodic data
Parallel session F: CMStatistics Saturday 12.12.2015 16:35 - 18:40

Session EI008 Room: CLO B01
Special session on statistics for functional data Saturday 12.12.2015   16:35 - 18:40
Chair: Byeong Park Organizer: Byeong Park
  EI0204:  H.-G. Mueller, H. Ji
  Optimal designs for longitudinal and functional data
  EI1383:  A. Kneip, H. Wagner
  Nonparametric registration to low-dimensional function spaces
  EI1750:  F. Ferraty
  Regression on functional data: Methodological approach with application to near-infrared spectrometry
  EI1137:  J. Aston, C.-R. Jiang, J.-L. Wang
  Functional data analysis for positron emission tomography
Session EO046 Room: CLO 101
Resampling procedures for dependent data Saturday 12.12.2015   16:35 - 18:40
Chair: Andres M Alonso Organizer: Andres M Alonso
  EO0155:  H.L. Shang
  Resampling techniques for dependent functional data
  EO0502:  J.H. Goncalves Mazzeu, E. Ruiz, H. Veiga
  Model uncertainty and the forecast accuracy of arma models: A survey
  EO0509:  D. Fresoli, E. Ruiz
  Bootstrap VAR forecasts: The effect of model uncertainties
  EO0683:  C. Garcia-Martos, A.M. Alonso, G. Bastos
  Bootstrap-based bias correction for dynamic factor models
Session EO070 Room: MAL 414
Model asessment Saturday 12.12.2015   16:35 - 18:40
Chair: Maria Dolores Jimenez-Gamero Organizer: Maria Dolores Jimenez-Gamero
  EO0348:  A. Batsidis, M.D. Jimenez-Gamero, F. Novoa-Munoz
  Minimum distance estimators for count data based on the probability generating function with applications
  EO0718:  J.-C. Pardo-Fernandez, G. Boente
  Robust testing for superiority between two regression curves
  EO1102:  A. Fernandez-Fontelo, P. Puig
  New models for underdispersed count data based on M/M/1 queues
  EO1086:  I. Serra, P. Rochet
  On how to distinguish between tail distribution with right-truncated or with exponential decay
  EO1062:  M.D. Jimenez-Gamero, J.L. Moreno-Rebollo, J.A. Mayor-Gallego
  On the estimation of the characteristic function in finite populations with applications
Session EO076 Room: MAL B36
Machine learning, approximation and robustness Saturday 12.12.2015   16:35 - 18:40
Chair: Andreas Christmann Organizer: Andreas Christmann
  EO0279:  D.-X. Zhou
  Approximation theory viewpoints of some learning algorithms
  EO0374:  A. Christmann
  On robustness properties of kernel based methods
  EO0606:  Z. Szabo, B. Sriperumbudur, B. Poczos, A. Gretton
  Learning theory for vector-valued distribution regression
  EC0468:  N. Muecke, G. Blanchard
  Optimal rates for regularization of statistical inverse problems
Session EO092 Room: MAL B35
Spatial extremes and max-stable processes Saturday 12.12.2015   16:35 - 18:40
Chair: Clement Dombry Organizer: Clement Dombry
  EO0271:  S. Buhl, C. Klueppelberg
  Estimation and assessment of anisotropic Brown-Resnick space-time models
  EO0278:  Y.B. Cho, R. Davis, S. Ghosh
  Asymptotic properties of the empirical spatial extremogram
  EO0447:  B. Shaby
  Spatial extremes for fire risk assessment
  EO1160:  M. Oesting, A. Stein
  Spatial modeling of drought events using max-stable processes
  EO0890:  M. Zott, C. Dombry, M. Falk
  On functional records and champions
Session EO098 Room: MAL 421
Statistical modelling Saturday 12.12.2015   16:35 - 18:40
Chair: Jochen Einbeck Organizer: Jochen Einbeck
  EO0202:  A. van den Hout, L. Sanchez-Romero
  Continuous-time multi-state survival models for cross-sectional data
  EO0428:  J.-F. Dupuy, R. Ben Elouefi
  A goodness-of-fit test for the stratified proportional hazards model for survival data
  EO1015:  F. Louzada
  A unified multivariate survival model in presence of a cure fraction
  EC0633:  A.H. Marques da Silva Junior, J. Einbeck, P. Craig
  The gradient test for generalised linear models with random effects
  EO0806:  P. Wilson, J. Einbeck
  A new test for number inflation or number deflation
Session EO116 Room: CLO 203
Asymptotic properties in nonparametric problems Saturday 12.12.2015   16:35 - 18:40
Chair: Sophie Dabo Organizer: Sophie Dabo, Ghislaine Gayraud
  EO0437:  S. Bouzebda
  Strong approximation of multidimensional P-P plots processes by Gaussian processes with statistical applications
  EO0540:  G. Gayraud, N. Limnios, I. Votsi
  Concentration rates in semi-Markov models
  EO0725:  A. Adekpedjou, S. Dabo
  Semiparametric estimation with spatially correlated recurrent events
  EO0715:  E. Gautherat
  Asymptotic properties of quasi-empirical likelihood with functional constraints
  EO1170:  C. Butucea, N.A. Stepanova
  Adaptive variable selection in nonparametric sparse models
Session EO144 Room: MAL G15
Spatial and spatio-temporal processes and their applications Saturday 12.12.2015   16:35 - 18:40
Chair: Jooyoung Jeon Organizer: Mikyoung Jun
  EO0512:  E. Hanks
  A constructive spatio-temporal approach to modeling spatial covariance
  EO0660:  E. Anderes
  Quadratic estimation of random field non-stationarity
  EO1198:  T. Apanasovich
  Cauchy cross-covariance functions for multivariate random fields
  EO0998:  I. Okhrin, Y. Okhrin, W. Schmid
  Semiparametric modeling of intraday temperature data
Session EO150 Room: MAL B29
Convex optimization in statistics Saturday 12.12.2015   16:35 - 18:40
Chair: Keith Knight Organizer: Keith Knight
  EO0395:  R. Koenker
  Convex optimization for models of unobserved heterogeneity
  EO1134:  M. Bogdan, W. Su, E. Candes
  Early false discoveries along Lasso path
  EO1060:  S. Lee
  Accelerated proximal point methods for solving penalized regression problems
  EO0799:  S. Sardy
  A simple selection of threshold for estimators defined as a solution to convex optimization
  EO1084:  K. Knight
  Minimum integrated $L_p$ norm estimation
Session EO166 Room: CLO 306
Recent development of experimental designs Saturday 12.12.2015   16:35 - 18:40
Chair: Chang-Yun Lin Organizer: Chang-Yun Lin
  EO1351:  C.-Y. Lin, P. Yang
  Response surface methodology using split-plot definitive screening designs
  EO0410:  U. Groemping
  Generalized resolution for factorial designs
  EO0317:  P. Yang, C.-Y. Lin, W. Li
  Blocked semifoldovers of two-level orthogonal designs
  EC1462:  S. Ghosh
  Near optimum estimation of variance components in mixed effects models
  EO1743:  S. Kawasaki, G.-Y.T. Watanabe-Chang, T. Takahashi
  An analysis of the career checkup using selective multi-group principal component regression and ridge regression
Session EO176 Room: MAL B33
High-performance computing for statistics, ML and big data Saturday 12.12.2015   16:35 - 18:40
Chair: Alireza Mahani Organizer: Alireza Mahani
  EO0158:  A. Posekany, S. Fruehwirth-Schnatter
  Yin-Yang sampling: Merging parallel MCMC output
  EO0160:  D. Hendry, J. Doornik
  Statistical model selection with Big Data
  EO0274:  A. Mahani, M. Sharabiani
  SIMD parallel MCMC sampling with applications for big-data Bayesian analytics
  EO0389:  N. Whiteley, A. Lee, K. Heine
  Distributed particle filters: Alpha SMC and forest resampling
  EO0694:  W. Rudnicki, S. Migacz, K. Mnich, A. Rosciszewski, A. Sulecki, P. Tabaszewski
  Variable selection in high-dimensional data sets using GPU
Session EO210 Room: MAL B20
Modeling and statistical inference of recurrent events Saturday 12.12.2015   16:35 - 18:40
Chair: Maria del Carmen Pardo Organizer: Maria del Carmen Pardo, Jean-Yves Dauxois, Laurent Bordes
  EO0415:  J.T. Kvaloy, B.H. Lindqvist
  Tests for monotonic and nonmonotonic trend in time censored recurrent event data
  EO0559:  E. Beutner, L. Bordes, L. Doyen
  A large class of models for recurrent events for which profile likelihood inference fails
  EO0679:  N. Savy, V. Gares, J.-F. Dupuy, S. Andrieu
  On the use of Fleming and Harrington's test to detect late effects in clinical trials
  EO0751:  S. Sarah Lemler
  Estimation for counting processes with high-dimensional covariates
Session EO234 Room: MAL B34
R packages for multivariate outlier detection Saturday 12.12.2015   16:35 - 18:40
Chair: Anne Ruiz-Gazen Organizer: Klaus Nordhausen, Anne Ruiz-Gazen
  EO0349:  S. Liebscher, T. Kirschstein
  The restlos package: Robust estimation of location and scatter
  EO0460:  K. Nordhausen, D. Fischer, A. Berro, A. Ruiz-Gazen
  Using projection pursuit for outlier detection in R: The package REPPlab
  EO0646:  K. Hron, P. Filzmoser
  Intepretation of outliers in compositional data using the R-package mvoutlier
  EO0766:  A. Archimbaud, A. Ruiz-Gazen, K. Nordhausen
  Comparison of statistical methods for multivariate outlier detection
  EO1033:  V. Todorov
  Practical outlier detection in business surveys using robust estimation
Session EO266 Room: MAL 415
Statistical methods for actuarial sciences and finance Saturday 12.12.2015   16:35 - 18:40
Chair: Tim Verdonck Organizer: Tim Verdonck
  EO0662:  T. Rey, J. Beirlant, K. Antonio, R. Verbelen
  Extreme value theory for (re-)insurance applications: Truncation, interval censoring and splicing
  EO1138:  D. Benedetti, E. Biffis
  Some new insights into large commercial risks
  EO0908:  Y. Yang, K. Boudt, S. Vanduffel, T. Verdonck
  The minimum shrinkage covariance determinant estimator
  EO0821:  S. Russo, A. Pagano, J. Cariboni
  Copula-based joint distributions of extreme bank losses: Single country versus European Union
  EO1043:  P. Segaert, T. Verdonck, S. Van Aelst, K. Peremans
  Robust bootstrap techniques for claims reserving
Session EO302 Room: CLO 204
Designs for nonlinear mixed effect models Saturday 12.12.2015   16:35 - 18:40
Chair: France Mentre Organizer: France Mentre
  EO0708:  T.T. Nguyen, T.H.T. Nguyen, F. Mentre
  Bayesian Fisher information matrix for predicting estimation error and shrinkage of individual parameters
  EO0955:  A. Hooker
  Optimal design calculations for nonlinear mixed effect models with long computation times
  EO0936:  S. Ueckert, F. Mentre
  Computation of the Fisher information matrix for discrete nonlinear mixed effect models
  EO1274:  E.S. Matthews
  Supersaturated split-plot screening experiments
  EO1403:  R. Drikvandi
  Assessing the random effects part of mixed models
Session EO452 Room: MAL B30
Computational approaches in financial economics Saturday 12.12.2015   16:35 - 18:40
Chair: Marcel Gorenflo Organizer: Peter Winker, Dietmar Maringer, Sandra Paterlini
  EO0576:  P.J. Kremer, S. Paterlini, M. Gorenflo, B. Craig
  Portfolio diversification in financial banking networks
  EO0472:  S. Paterlini, Y. Yang, F. Gao, Z. Wang
  Adaptive regression selection and estimation under sparse $\ell_q$-constraints
  EO0581:  M. Giuzio, S. Paterlini
  Risk diversification in portfolio selection
  EO1470:  C. Oesch, D. Maringer
  Low-latency liquidity inefficiency strategies
Session EC036 Room: MAL 539
Contributions in applied statistics and data analysis Saturday 12.12.2015   16:35 - 18:40
Chair: Yves Berger Organizer: CMStatistics
  EC1669:  M. Restaino, A. Amendola, F. Giordano, M.L. Parrella
  Variable selection in high dimensional regression: A non-parametric procedure for business failure prediction
  EC1654:  E.S. Fianu
  The delay vector variance (DVV) method and recurrence quantification analysis of energy markets
  EC1390:  A. Jakaitiene, D. Stumbriene, R. Zelvys
  Towards an education monitoring index
  EC1407:  M.C. Anastasiade, Y. Tille
  Decomposition of gender wage inequalities through calibration: Application to the Swiss structure of earnings survey
  EC1797:  L. Schnegelsberg, S. Liebscher, T. Kirschstein
  How to find the best publication strategy
  EC0266:  S.J. Villejo
  Modelling rice yield in the Philippines using dynamic spatio-temporal models
Session EG011 Room: MAL 402
Contributions on Bayesian computations Saturday 12.12.2015   16:35 - 18:40
Chair: Michael Daniels Organizer: CMStatistics
  EC1656:  K. Lee
  Reparameterisations for location-scale mixtures
  EC1805:  M. Riabiz, F. Lindsten, S. Godsill
  Pseudo-marginal MCMC for parameter estimation in $\alpha$-stable distributions
  EC1298:  K. Ducinskas, L. Dreiziene
  Classification of Gaussian Markov random field observations based on Bayes discriminant functions
  EC1598:  C. Grazian
  Approximate Bayesian computation for model choice
  EC1582:  A. Caldwell, D. Greenwald, K. Kroeninger, F. Beaujean, O. Schulz
  The Bayesian analysis toolkit version 1.0
Session EG041 Room: CLO 102
Contributions in computational and numerical statistics Saturday 12.12.2015   16:35 - 18:40
Chair: Lutz Duembgen Organizer: CMStatistics
  EC1394:  E. Kuhn, S. Allassonniere
  A stochastic estimation algorithm with efficient sampling in high dimension: Application to deformable template model
  EC1802:  I. Demetriou
  Piecewise monotonic approximation for estimating the extreme values of a function from large sets of noisy measurements
  EC1485:  M. Wilhelm, L. Dede, L. Sangalli, W. Pierre
  IsoGeometric Smoothing: A new approach for smoothing on surfaces
  EC0424:  D. Brunner
  Simulation and quadrature rules: Implications on the performance of random coefficient models of demand
  EC0208:  K. Reddy, M.G.M. Khan, D. Rao
  Computation of optimal stratum boundaries using multiple auxiliary variables
Session EG263 Room: MAL 540
Contributions on censored data Saturday 12.12.2015   16:35 - 18:40
Chair: Claudia Czado Organizer: CMStatistics
  EC1297:  A. Lopez-Cheda, R. Cao, M.A. Jacome Pumar
  Nonparametric estimator of the latency in a mixture cure model
  EC1555:  N. Barthel, C. Czado, P. Janssen, C. Geerdens
  Vine copula based inference of multivariate survival data
  EC1735:  S. Perez-Fernandez, P. Martinez-Camblor
  Cumulative/dynamic ROC curve estimation
  EC1425:  S. Scolas, A. El Ghouch, C. Legrand, A. Oulhaj
  Diagnostic checks for mixture cure models with interval censored data
  EC1474:  K. Hayashi
  Computing C-statistic with interval-censored data
Parallel session G: CMStatistics Sunday 13.12.2015 08:45 - 10:25

Session EO072 Room: SH349
Theoretical foundation of big data Sunday 13.12.2015   08:45 - 10:25
Chair: Hao Chen Organizer: Guang Cheng
  EO0206:  M.-G. Xie
  Fusion learning by individual to clique (FLIC): Enhancing inference by adaptive combination of confidence distributions
  EO0980:  H. Chen
  Sequential change-point detection based on nearest neighbors
Session EO074 Room: Court
Advances in Bayesian nonparametric methods Sunday 13.12.2015   08:45 - 10:25
Chair: Taeryon Choi Organizer: Taeryon Choi
  EO0405:  B. Wang, J.Q. Shi
  Generalised Gaussian process regression model for non-Gaussian functional data
  EO0786:  P. De Blasi
  On the two-parameter Poisson-Dirichlet process truncation error
  EO0813:  J. Hart, T. Choi
  Nonparametric goodness of fit via cross-validation Bayes factors
  EO0992:  F. Komaki
  Iterative algorithms for constructing priors
Session EO080 Room: Woburn
Multivariate survival models Sunday 13.12.2015   08:45 - 10:25
Chair: Roel Braekers Organizer: Roel Braekers, Jacobo de Una-Alvarez
  EO0608:  T. Emura, C.-H. Pan
  Parametric maximum likelihood inference for copula models with dependently left-truncated data
  EO0792:  C. Geerdens
  A new nonparametric copula estimator for clustered right-censored event time data
  EO0791:  L. Prenen
  Using Archimedean copulas to model multivariate survival data with multilevel clustering
  EO1453:  C. Moreira, J. de Una-Alvarez, R. Braekers
  Copula-based estimation of a distribution function under interval sampling
Session EO110 Room: CLO 306
Model selection with applications in genetics Sunday 13.12.2015   08:45 - 10:25
Chair: Florian Frommlet Organizer: Florian Frommlet
  EO0588:  A. Dehman, C. Ambroise, P. Neuvial
  Performance of a blockwise approach in variable selection using linkage disequilibrium information
  EC0231:  G. Nuel, F. Alarcon
  Detection of gene-environment effects in GWAS using logistic regression with latent exposure
  EO1333:  D. Brzyski
  Adaptive selection via SLOPE
  EC1533:  A. Hubin, G.O. Storvik
  Variable selection in binomial regression with latent Gaussian field models for analysis of epigenetic data
Session EO112 Room: Torrington
Recent advances in time series analysis Sunday 13.12.2015   08:45 - 10:25
Chair: Piotr Fryzlewicz Organizer: Piotr Fryzlewicz
  EO0668:  D. Stoffer
  Estimation for nonlinear state space models
  EO0835:  Y. Chen
  Log-concavity and quasi-maximum likelihood estimation
  EO0871:  P. Fryzlewicz, R. Baranowski
  Multiscale autoregression in time series modelling
  EO0761:  J.-P. Kreiss, E. Paparoditis, H. Xiao
  Bootstrap-based simultaneous confidence bands for sample autocorrelations
Session EO114 Room: Senate
Advances in latent variable models Sunday 13.12.2015   08:45 - 10:25
Chair: Angela Montanari Organizer: Giuliano Galimberti, Angela Montanari
  EO0492:  G. McLachlan
  On the adoption of a mixed effects model to classify multiple samples represented by mixture distributions
  EO0722:  G. Galimberti, G. Soffritti
  Using mixtures in seemingly unrelated linear regression models with non-normal errors
  EO0580:  S. Bianconcini, S. Cagnone, D. Rizopoulos
  Approximate likelihood inference in generalized linear latent variable models based on integral dimension reduction
  EO1135:  M. Farne
  Estimating large covariance matrices via low rank plus sparse decomposition
Session EO122 Room: Holden
Methods and models for social networks data Sunday 13.12.2015   08:45 - 10:25
Chair: Giuseppe Giordano Organizer: Giuseppe Giordano, Maria Prosperina Vitale
  EO1109:  J. Koskinen
  Large-scale Bayesian estimation for component exponential random graph models
  EO1050:  F. Rossi, D. De Stefano, M. Russo, A. Caloffi, S. Zaccarin
  A stochastic actor oriented approach to model policy-driven innovation network dynamics
  EO0830:  T. Shafie
  Exploring and modelling multigraphs
  EO1321:  G. Giordano, G. Saporta, M.P. Vitale
  Exploratory data analysis and contiguity relations: An outlook
Session EO130 Room: Bedford
Robustness, bias reduction, multivariate extreme Sunday 13.12.2015   08:45 - 10:25
Chair: Armelle Guillou Organizer: Armelle Guillou
  EO0515:  M. Zhelonkin
  Outlier detection for generalized Pareto distribution
  EO0319:  Y. Goegebeur, C. Dutang, Y. Goegebeur, A. Guillou
  Robust and bias-corrected estimation in multivariate extreme value statistics
  EO0170:  E. Di Bernardino
  Estimation of the multivariate conditional-tail-expectation for extreme risk levels: Illustration on a rainfall data-set
  EO0398:  Y. He, J. Einmahl
  Estimation of extreme depth-based quantile regions
Session EO152 Room: Chancellor's Hall
Estimation and inference in high dimensional and mixture copulas Sunday 13.12.2015   08:45 - 10:25
Chair: Robert Kohn Organizer: Robert Kohn
  EO0218:  U. Schepsmeier, A. Prokhorov, Y. Zhu
  Generalized information matrix tests for copulas
  EO0240:  G. Peters, F. Septier
  Estimating high dimensional skew-t copulas using Langevin and Hamiltonian based Sequential MCMC
  EO0427:  M. Khaled, R. Kohn
  On copulas and finite mixtures
  EO0532:  M.-N. Tran, R. Kohn
  Fast estimation for copula models by Variational Bayes
Session EO170 Room: Jessel
Bayesian methods in official statistics Sunday 13.12.2015   08:45 - 10:25
Chair: Brunero Liseo Organizer: Brunero Liseo
  EO0438:  S. Arima, S. Polettini
  Unit level small area model with covariates perturbed for disclosure limitation
  EO0458:  L. Dalla Valle, R. Kenett
  Enhancing information quality via official statistics data integration
  EO1099:  S. Polettini, C. Carota, M. Filippone
  Assessing good fitting models in nonparametric disclosure risk estimation
  EO1070:  C. Franco, S. Arima, W. Bell, G. Datta, B. Liseo
  Bayesian treatment of a multivariate Fay-Herriot functional measurement error model with applications
Session EO214 Room: Gordon
Wavelet methods in statistics Sunday 13.12.2015   08:45 - 10:25
Chair: Jean-Michel Poggi Organizer: Jean-Michel Poggi
  EO0194:  F. Picard
  Poisson functional regression for the analysis of Next Generation Sequencing data
  EO0312:  A. Antoniadis, U. Amato, I. De Feis
  Wavelet estimation and variable selection for additive partial linear models
  EO0390:  G. Nason
  Robust and efficient regression
  EO1200:  I. Eckley
  Locally stationary approaches to complex time series
Session EO226 Room: CLO 101
Depth and functional data analysis Sunday 13.12.2015   08:45 - 10:25
Chair: Juan Romo Organizer: Juan Romo
  EO0584:  P. Mozharovskyi
  Exact computation of the Tukey depth via linear optimization
  EO0663:   , N. Tarabelloni
  Robust outlier detection methods for functional data
  EO0918:  R. Flores, R. Lillo, J. Romo
  Homogeneity test for functional data
  EO1124:  S. Lopez Pintado
  Depth-based ordering of general functions and applications
Session EO238 Room: CLO B01
Functional and object data with complex dependencies Sunday 13.12.2015   08:45 - 10:25
Chair: Laura Sangalli Organizer: Laura Sangalli
  EO0302:  B. Reich, K. Jian, A.-M. Staicu
  Spatial variable selection via soft-thresholded Gaussian processes
  EO0763:  J.Q. Shi, Y. Cheng
  Analysis of big medical motion data using functional LARS
  EO1300:  F. Scheipl, J. Gertheiss, S. Greven
  Additive mixed models for generalized functional data
  EO1787:  S. Boudaoud
  On averaging a set of biomedical curves
Session EO290 Room: CLO 203
Advanced methods for neuroimaging data analysis Sunday 13.12.2015   08:45 - 10:25
Chair: Hongtu Zhu Organizer: Hongtu Zhu
  EO0314:  T. Johnson, S. Montagna, T. Nichols
  Spatial Bayesian latent factor regression modeling of multiple sclerosis lesion data
  EO0417:  M. Lindquist
  Evaluating dynamic bivariate correlations in resting-state fMRI
  EO0640:  H. Zhu
  SILFM: Single index latent factor model based on high-dimensional features
  EO0795:  T. Nichols
  Modelling time-varying brain connectivity using multiregression dynamic models
Session EO308 Room: Montague
Topics on distance correlation Sunday 13.12.2015   08:45 - 10:25
Chair: Konstantinos Fokianos Organizer: Konstantinos Fokianos
  EO0364:  D. Edelmann, J. Dueck, D. Richards
  Distance correlation coefficients for Lancaster distributions
  EO0152:  V. Lacal Graziani
  Local Gaussian autocorrelation and tests of serial independence
  EO0362:  K. Fokianos
  Consistent testing for pairwise dependence in time-series
  EC1504:  A. Veraart
  Modelling multivariate serially correlated count data in continuous time
Session EO328 Room: Bloomsbury
Graphical models and causality Sunday 13.12.2015   08:45 - 10:25
Chair: Dominik Rothenhaeusler Organizer: Marloes Maathuis
  EO1104:  K. Mohan
  Recovering Information from Missing Data using Graphical Causal Models
  EO0855:  T. Claassen
  Causal discovery from real-world data sets: The next big challenge
  EO1320:  J. Textor
  Conditional instrumental variables: What they are and how to find them
  EO1322:  P. Nandy, A. Hauser, M. Maathuis
  Understanding consistency in hybrid causal structure learning
Session EO340 Room: CLO 204
Design and analysis of clinical trials Sunday 13.12.2015   08:45 - 10:25
Chair: Sergei Leonov Organizer: Sergei Leonov
  EO0625:  S. Kirby
  A comparison of five approaches to decision making for a first clinical trial of efficacy
  EO0695:  A. Metelkina, L. Pronzato
  Asymptotic properties of certain compromise-optimal covariate-adjusted allocations in clinical trials
  EO1136:  B. Bogacka
  Constrained dose selection and estimation of pharmacokinetic parameters in adaptive clinical trials
  EO1067:  S. Leonov
  Modelling of correlated random variables in clinical trials
Session EO598 Room: G21A
Matrix computations and parallelism in statistics Sunday 13.12.2015   08:45 - 10:25
Chair: Cristian Gatu Organizer: Erricos John Kontoghiorghes
  EO1291:  A. Karaivanova, V. Alexandrov, O. Esquivel
  Efficient scalable Monte Carlo and quasi-Monte Carlo preconditioners and hybrid methods for solving SLAE
  EC1498:  K. Adachi, N. Trendafilov
  Comprehensive factor analysis by a matrix decomposition approach
  EC1732:  A.K.H. Kim, A. Carpentier
  An iterative hard thresholding estimator for low rank matrix recovery with explicit limiting distribution
  EC1838:  C. Gatu, M. Hofmann, E.J. Kontoghiorghes, A. Zeileis
  lmSubsets: An R package for regression subset selection
Session EO611 Room: Athlone
Statistical methods for imperfect data Sunday 13.12.2015   08:45 - 10:25
Chair: Andrea Wiencierz Organizer: Marco Cattaneo, Andrea Wiencierz
  EO1089:  J. Plass, T. Augustin, M. Cattaneo, G. Schollmeyer
  Reliable analysis of categorical data under epistemic data imprecision
  EO1353:  M. Cattaneo
  M-estimation when data values are not completely known
  EC1092:  G. Schollmeyer, T. Augustin
  Partial identification in linear models: Regression with interval-valued data
  EC1746:  S. Destercke, O. Strauss, H. Saulnier
  Cramer-Von Mises test for interval data
Session EO615 Room: CLO 102
Advanced computational methods for complex data Sunday 13.12.2015   08:45 - 10:25
Chair: Eva Petkova Organizer: Yihong Zhao, Eva Petkova
  EO0283:  T. Tarpey, E. Petkova, T. Ogden
  Identifying biosignatures for placebo response using high dimensional functional data
  EO0342:  A. Ciarleglio, E. Petkova, T. Tarpey, T. Ogden
  A functional data approach for using EEG Data to select treatment for major depressive disorder
  EO1801:  E. Petkova
  Nonparametric generated effect modifiers for placebo response
  EO0529:  Y. Cheng, I. Yavuz, A. Wahed
  Regression analysis of complex outcome data from two-stage randomized studies based on cumulative incidence function
Parallel session H: CMStatistics Sunday 13.12.2015 10:55 - 13:00

Session EI012 Room: CLO B01
Special session on optimal experimental design Sunday 13.12.2015   10:55 - 13:00
Chair: Alexander Donev Organizer: Alexander Donev
  EI0190:  A. Donev, C. Sammut-Powell
  Experimental designs attuned for time trends
  EI1205:  A. Atkinson
  Experiments with sets of treatment combinations
  EI1257:  R. Schwabe
  Cross-sectional versus longitudinal design for repeated measures: A comparison
  EI1372:  H. Dette
  Optimal designs for comparing curves
Session EO042 Room: CLO 102
Recent advances on functional data analysis and applications Sunday 13.12.2015   10:55 - 13:00
Chair: M Carmen Aguilera-Morillo Organizer: M Carmen Aguilera-Morillo, Ana Maria Aguilera
  EO0537:  J. Ortega, R. Barcenas, A. Quiroz
  The two-sample problem for functional data
  EO0702:  H. Sorensen
  Multinomial functional regression with application to lameness detection for horses
  EO0711:  M.C. Aguilera-Morillo, R. Lillo, J. Romo
  Using P-splines for variable selection in functional regression
  EO1153:  M.F. Carfora, A. Antoniadis, U. Amato, S. Pignatti, S. Pascucci
  Multivariate functional clustering: A comparison on remote sensing Landsat data
  EO1040:  B. Pumo
  Generalized functional linear models with derivative component
Session EO054 Room: CLO 203
Multivariate analysis Sunday 13.12.2015   10:55 - 13:00
Chair: Apostolos Batsidis Organizer: Apostolos Batsidis
  EO0655:  A. Toma, A. Keziou
  Empirical divergence estimates in moment condition models: Robustness properties
  EO0798:  J. Einbeck, S. Meintanis
  Self-consistency tests for bivariate distributions
  EO1059:  I. Papastathopoulos
  Efficient dependence modelling of random vectors given extreme components
  EO1041:  I.M. Rodrigues, A.M. Bianco, G. Boente
  Robust inference in generalized linear models with missing responses
  EO1343:  C. Franceschini, N. Loperfido
  MaxSkew: An R package for skewness-based projection pursuit
Session EO078 Room: MAL G15
Inference for large matrices with modern applications Sunday 13.12.2015   10:55 - 13:00
Chair: Igor Pruenster Organizer: Bertrand Clarke
  EO1653:  L. Levina
  Estimating network edge probabilities by neighborhood smoothing
  EO0731:  Z. Ren, M. Chen, C. Gao
  Robust covariance matrix estimation via matrix depth
  EO1199:  Y. Qiu, W. Zhou, J. Chang
  Statistical inference on the structures of large precision matrices with dependent data
  EO0828:  P.-S. Zhong, W. Lan, P. Song, C.-L. Tsai
  Tests for covariance structures with high-dimensional repeated measurements
  EO1272:  L. Xue
  Joint limiting laws for high-dimensional independence tests
Session EO102 Room: MAL B35
Multivariate extremes Sunday 13.12.2015   10:55 - 13:00
Chair: Michael Falk Organizer: Michael Falk
  EO0285:  C. Dombry, S. Engelke, M. Oesting
  Exact simulation of max-stable processes
  EO0600:  V. Fasen, B. Das
  Estimation of marginal expected shortfall under asymptotic independence
  EO0851:  G. Marcon
  Modelling the extremal dependence by Bernstein polynomials
  EO1057:  S. Aulbach, M. Falk
  Tests for neighborhoods of multivariate and functional generalized Pareto distributions
  EO1247:  C. Zhou
  Estimating systematic risk under extremely adverse market conditions
Session EO108 Room: MAL B36
Outliers and robustness in time series Sunday 13.12.2015   10:55 - 13:00
Chair: Roland Fried Organizer: Roland Fried
  EO0289:  C. Kustosz, A. Leucht, M. Wendler, C. Mueller
  Depth estimation for autoregressive models with explosion
  EO0499:  D. Vogel, C. Gerstenberger, M. Wendler
  Detecting scale changes using pairwise differences
  EO0869:  T. Voigt, R. Fried
  Classification of structural changes
  EO1042:  S. Fischer, A. Schumann, A. Schnurr
  Detecting patterns in time series with extreme events
  EO0764:  P. Ruckdeschel, S. Desmettre, B. Spangl, A. Maendle
  Measuring and combining different aspects of goodness of fit of dynamical extreme value models in hydrology
Session EO186 Room: MAL 414
Automatic bandwidth selection for kernel estimators Sunday 13.12.2015   10:55 - 13:00
Chair: Lola Martinez-Miranda Organizer: Lola Martinez-Miranda
  EO0626:  S. Sperlich
  Calibrating non- and semiparametric inference: Tests and confidence intervals
  EO0259:  J.E. Chacon
  Pilot pre-smoothing without reference distributions
  EO0535:  S. Richter, R. Dahlhaus
  Adaptive bandwidth selection with cross validation for locally stationary processes
  EO1110:  M. Conde-Amboage, C. Sanchez-Sellero
  A bandwidth selector for nonparametric quantile regression
  EO0853:  L. Martinez-Miranda, M.L. Gamiz, E. Mammen, J.P. Nielsen
  Do-validating local linear hazards
Session EO202 Room: CLO 101
Applications of functional data analysis Sunday 13.12.2015   10:55 - 13:00
Chair: Alicia Nieto-Reyes Organizer: Alicia Nieto-Reyes
  EO1460:  J.-M. Loubes, E. del Barrio
  A functional deformation model with Wasserstein metrics
  EO1120:  A.Y. Park, J. Aston
  Predictive domain-selection for brain image data
  EO0976:  A. Qu
  Mixture modeling for longitudinal data
  EO0423:  A. Cuevas, J. Berrendero, B. Pateiro-Lopez
  Shape analysis and interpoint distance distributions
  EO1165:  P. Canas Rodrigues, P. Syrjarinne, J. Nummenmaa
  Analysis of traffic data using models for time series and functional data
Session EO216 Room: MAL 402
Change point analysis Sunday 13.12.2015   10:55 - 13:00
Chair: Zuzana Praskova Organizer: Zuzana Praskova
  EO0205:  D. Jaruskova
  Detecting non-simultaneous changes
  EO0233:  Z. Hlavka, M. Huskova
  Two-sample change-point analysis
  EO0859:  Z. Praskova
  Dependent wild bootstrap and its applications in change point monitoring
  EO0904:  A. Steland
  Change points in dependence structures of weak and strong dependent high-dimensional time series
  EO0935:  L. Trapani
  Testing for instability in covariance structures
Session EO228 Room: MAL B33
High-dimensional peaks over thresholds methods Sunday 13.12.2015   10:55 - 13:00
Chair: Holger Rootzen Organizer: Holger Rootzen
  EO0420:  J. Wadsworth, A. Kiriliouk, H. Rootzen, J. Segers
  Statistical modelling with multivariate generalized Pareto distributions
  EO1131:  A. Janssen, H. Drees
  Applications of the tail process for extremal inference
  EO1052:  S. Engelke, M. Oesting, C. Dombry
  Bayesian inference for multivariate extreme value distributions
  EO0933:  J. Einmahl, A. Kiriliouk, J. Segers
  Estimating tail dependence parameters by least-squares fitting of extremal coefficients
  EO0903:  A. Kiriliouk, J. Segers, J. Einmahl
  Estimating tail dependence parameters by least-squares fitting of extremal coefficients II
Session EO232 Room: MAL B20
Advances in survival and reliability Sunday 13.12.2015   10:55 - 13:00
Chair: Mariangela Zenga Organizer: Mariangela Zenga, Juan Eloy Ruiz-Castro
  EO0377:  P. Vassiliou
  Fuzzy semi-Markov migration processes within a fuzzy stochastic market in credit risk
  EO0682:  S. Mercier, Z. Al Masry, G. Verdier
  Technical tools for the use of extended gamma processes in reliability
  EO1171:  C. Donnelly, L. McCrink, A. Marshall, H. Mitchell
  A longitudinal model with individual repeated measures as predictors of a Coxian phase-type survival distribution
  EO0919:  R. Lillo, P. Ramirez Cobo, J. Rodriguez
  Influence of the dependence patterns in the reliability of the BMAP
  EO0994:  J.E. Ruiz-Castro, M. Zenga
  A discrete homogeneous Markov model with multiple absorbing states
Session EO246 Room: MAL 421
Multivariate survival data with latent variables Sunday 13.12.2015   10:55 - 13:00
Chair: Taeryon Choi Organizer: Xinyuan Song
  EO0165:  Y. Lin
  Robust estimation for general transformation models with random effects
  EO0344:  J. Cai, X. Song
  Analysis of proportional mean residual life model with latent variables
  EO0370:  J. Pan, J. Cai, X. Song
  A Bayesian analysis of generalized transformation latent variable models with heterogeneous censored data
  EO0452:  C. Wang
  A joint modeling approach for analyzing multivariate current status failure time data with latent risk factors
  EO0604:  Z. Wang, X.-H. Zhou
  A latent variable regression model with differential covariates effect
Session EO254 Room: MAL 540
Health Economics Sunday 13.12.2015   10:55 - 13:00
Chair: Michael Talias Organizer: Michael Talias
  EO0439:  P. Zervopoulos
  Bias-corrected performance measurement of health care units in the presence of targeted variables
  EO0477:  G. Baio, I. Manolopoulou, A. Heath
  Efficient Gaussian process regression to calculate the expected value of partial perfect information in health economics
  EO0739:  C. Conigliani, A. Tancredi, A. Manca
  Predictive model assessment for mapping between measures of health outcomes
  EP0713:  K. Kounetas
  Decomposing efficiency of Greek health system to input-output invariant components under technology heterogeneity
  EC1612:  M. Talias
  In search of realistic QALY models for optimal decisions under uncertainty
Session EO256 Room: MAL B34
Robust statistics in R Sunday 13.12.2015   10:55 - 13:00
Chair: Valentin Todorov Organizer: Valentin Todorov
  EO0875:  M. Gallo, M.A. Di Palma, V. Todorov
  Robust approaches for three-way compositional data
  EO1021:  L.A. Garcia-Escudero, A. Gordaliza, A. Mayo-Iscar
  On a more adaptive use of the tclust package
  EC0845:  M. Templ, P. Filzmoser, O. Dupriez
  Outlier detection in complex survey data including semi-continuous components and missing values
  EO1331:  H. Cevallos Valdiviezo, S. Van Aelst, M. Salibian-Barrera
  Least trimmed squares estimators for functional principal component analysis
  EO1379:  M. Hubert, P. Rousseeuw, P. Segaert, K. Vakili
  The mrfDepth package for multivariate, regression and functional depth
Session EO274 Room: MAL 541
Quantile regression in high dimension Sunday 13.12.2015   10:55 - 13:00
Chair: Jianhui Zhou Organizer: Huixia Judy Wang
  EO0429:  L. Kong
  Regularized quantile regression for quantitative genetic traits
  EO0673:  S. Ma
  Inference for single-index quantile regression models with profile optimization
  EO0701:  E. Barut
  Sparse trimmed regression
  EO0743:  A.-M. Staicu
  Functional quantile regression
  EO1233:  L. Wang
  Partially linear additive quantile regression in ultra-high dimension
Session EO278 Room: MAL B29
Inference for stochastic processes Sunday 13.12.2015   10:55 - 13:00
Chair: Michael Wiper Organizer: Michael Wiper
  EO0192:  C. Breto
  Closing the loop: Computational vs. analytical results in continuous-time modeling of infectious diseases
  EO0426:  S. Cabras, M.E. Castellanos Nueda, O. Ratmann
  The conditional predictive $p-$value in ABC
  EO0496:  P. Ramirez Cobo, R. Lillo, M. Wiper
  Bayesian analysis of the stationary MAP2
  EO0571:  I.M. del Puerto Garcia, M. Gonzalez Velasco, C. Minuesa Abril
  The role of summary statistics in ABC methodology for controlled branching processes
  EO0574:  M. Gonzalez Velasco, C. Minuesa Abril, I.M. del Puerto Garcia
  Minimum disparity estimators for the offspring parameters of controlled branching processes
Session EO338 Room: MAL 415
Statistical boosting Sunday 13.12.2015   10:55 - 13:00
Chair: Andreas Mayr Organizer: Andreas Mayr
  EO0624:  H. Seibold, A.-L. Boulesteix, R. De Bin
  On the choice and influence of the number of boosting steps
  EO0175:  R. De Bin
  Likelihood-based and model-based boosting for Cox models: A comparison with focus on the handling of mandatory variables
  EO0154:  T. Kneib, H. Reulen
  Boosting multi-state models
  EO1017:  E. Waldmann, A. Mayr
  Boosting joint models for longitudinal and time-to-event data
  EO0911:  A. Mayr, N. Klein
  Boosting distributional regression models for multivariate responses
Session EO607 Room: CLO 306
Statistical aspects of topological data analysis Sunday 13.12.2015   10:55 - 13:00
Chair: Bertrand Michel Organizer: Bertrand Michel
  EO1008:  A. Monod
  Random topology: A survey
  EO0819:  M. Carriere, S. Oudot, M. Ovsjanikov
  Statistical learning for shape analysis via persistence diagrams
  EO1032:  M. Sommerfeld, A. Munk
  Statistical inference with Wasserstein distances
  EO0896:  O. Bobrowski
  Topological consistency via kernel estimation
  EO0617:  Y.-C. Chen
  Asymptotic theory for density ridges
Session EO609 Room: MAL B30
Mixture models for non-vectorial data Sunday 13.12.2015   10:55 - 13:00
Chair: Charles Bouveyron Organizer: Charles Bouveyron
  EO0247:  J. Jacques, C. Bouveyron, E. Come
  The discriminative functional mixture model for a comparative analysis of bike sharing systems
  EO0340:  J. Velcin
  Joint extraction of topics and sentiments: An application to probabilistic topic modeling
  EO0392:  F. Chamroukhi
  Robust non-normal mixture of experts
  EO0508:  E. Come
  Analyzing spatio-temporal behaviors of bike sharing systems through clustering and topic modelling: Some applications
  EO1299:  C. Friguet, L. Chapel
  A statistical test for anomaly detection using the reconstruction error of the Kernel PCA
Session EG013 Room: MAL 539
Contributions on dependence modelling Sunday 13.12.2015   10:55 - 13:00
Chair: Jun Yan Organizer: CMStatistics
  EC1736:  F. Leisen, J. Griffin
  Compound random measures
  EC1529:  T. Nagler, C. Czado
  Evading the curse of dimensionality in nonparametric density estimation with simplified vines
  EC1493:  M. Killiches, D. Kraus, C. Czado
  Model distances for vine copulas in high dimensions with application to testing the simplifying assumption
  EC1382:  D. Gaigall
  Comparison of statistical tests in the paired and independent survey sampling case
  EC1705:  I. Ghosh
  Some alternative bivariate Kumaraswamy models
Session EG015 Room: CLO 204
Contributions in time series and time-varying coefficients Sunday 13.12.2015   10:55 - 13:00
Chair: Jens-Peter Kreiss Organizer: CMStatistics
  EC1500:  S. Chretien, T. Wei, B. Al-sarray
  Joint estimation and model order selection for one dimensional ARMA models via convex optimization
  EC1499:  M. Ahkim, A. Verhasselt, I. Gijbels
  Shape testing in varying coefficient models
  EC1710:  K. Yamaguchi
  Diagnostic testing for nonstationary fractional cointegration
  EC1769:  S. Sjostedt de Luna
  Measuring cloud workload burstiness
  EC0380:  M. Costa, A.M. Goncalves
  Distribution-free estimation in multivariate state space models with a stationary VAR(1) state equation
Parallel session I: CMStatistics Sunday 13.12.2015 14:30 - 16:10

Session EO064 Room: MAL B20
Calibration of misspecified Bayesian models Sunday 13.12.2015   14:30 - 16:10
Chair: Natalia Bochkina Organizer: Natalia Bochkina
  EO0687:  U. Mueller
  Risk of Bayesian inference in misspecified models, and the sandwich covariance matrix
  EO0692:  P. Grunwald, T. van Ommen
  Learning the learning rate: How to repair Bayes when the model is wrong
  EO0788:  P. Green, N. Bochkina
  The Bernstein-von Mises theorem and misspecified nonregular models
  EO1039:  J. Stoehr, N. Friel
  Calibration of conditional composite likelihood for Bayesian inference on Gibbs random fields
Session EO084 Room: MAL B35
Multiple tests II Sunday 13.12.2015   14:30 - 16:10
Chair: Jacobo de Una-Alvarez Organizer: Sebastian Doehler, Jacobo de Una-Alvarez
  EO0391:  E. Roquain, S. Delattre
  New procedures controlling the false discovery proportion under dependence
  EO0997:  V. Gontscharuk, H. Finner
  Union-intersection based goodness-of-fit tests in terms of local levels
  EO1339:  J. de Una-Alvarez, I. Castro-Conde
  The sequential goodness-of-fit multiple testing procedure revisited
  EC1289:  S. Doehler
  A discrete modification of the Benjamini-Hochberg procedure using a weighting approach
Session EO088 Room: CLO B01
Functional data and related topics Sunday 13.12.2015   14:30 - 16:10
Chair: Alicia Nieto-Reyes Organizer: Aurore Delaigle
  EO0481:  D. Gervini
  Independent component models for replicated point processes
  EO1196:  Y. Fan, A. Delaigle
  Clustering fragmentary functional data
  EO0960:  A. Nieto-Reyes, H. Battey
  Symmetry for distributions on functional spaces
Session EO118 Room: MAL 414
Statistical regularization Sunday 13.12.2015   14:30 - 16:10
Chair: Subir Ghosh Organizer: Subir Ghosh
  EO0785:  J. Berrendero, A. Cuevas, J.L. Torrecilla
  Functional Fisher rules and reproducing kernel Hilbert spaces
  EO1235:  M. Jansen
  Variable selection in high dimensional models using generalized cross validation
  EC0230:  F. Frommlet, G. Nuel
  An adaptive ridge procedure for $L_0$ regularization
Session EO128 Room: CLO 101
Statistics in functional and Hilbert spaces Sunday 13.12.2015   14:30 - 16:10
Chair: Gil Gonzalez-Rodriguez Organizer: Gil Gonzalez-Rodriguez
  EO0645:  H. Matsui
  Classification of functional data using bi-level selection
  EO0733:  M. Yamamoto, Y. Terada
  Canonical correlation analysis for multivariate functional data
  EO0833:  C. Ritz
  Using functional singular components to obtain correlations with an application to a dietary study
  EO0951:  X. Qiao, G. James, J. Lv
  Functional graphical models
Session EO132 Room: CLO 204
Statistics in imaging Sunday 13.12.2015   14:30 - 16:10
Chair: Michele Guindani Organizer: Michele Guindani
  EO0174:  S. Castruccio, M. Genton, H. Ombao
  A scalable multi-resolution model for activation and spatial connectivity in fMRI data
  EO1143:  I. Cribben
  Estimating sparse graphical models for neuroimaging data
  EO1262:  R. Shinohara
  Statistical methods for joint structural-functional connectomes
  EO1448:  M. Guindani
  A Bayesian approach to the study of dynamic functional connectivity networks in fMRI data
Session EO156 Room: MAL 421
Spatial statistics and econometrics Sunday 13.12.2015   14:30 - 16:10
Chair: Soumendra Lahiri Organizer: Soumendra Lahiri
  EO0558:  J. Guinness
  Circulant embedding of approximate covariances for inference from Gaussian data on large lattices
  EO0642:  A. Gupta
  Autoregressive spatial spectral estimates
  EO0721:  A. Schwartzman, M. Sommerfeld
  Confidence regions for excursion sets in asymptotically Gaussian random fields with an application to climate
  EO1140:  A. Kaplan, D. Nordman
  Goodness of fit tests for spatial Markov random fields
Session EO198 Room: CLO 203
In-Sample Forecasting in insurance, longevity and the labour market Sunday 13.12.2015   14:30 - 16:10
Chair: Jens Perch Nielsen Organizer: Jens Perch Nielsen
  EO0412:  R. Wilke
  Forecasting macroeconomic labour market flows: What we can learn from micro level analysis
  EO0513:  M. Hiabu, E. Mammen, L. Martinez-Miranda, J.P. Nielsen
  Prediction outstanding insurance claims via in-sample forecasting
  EO0575:  M. Vogt, L. Martinez-Miranda, J.P. Nielsen
  Calendar effect and continuous chain ladder
  EO0644:  Y.K. Lee, E. Mammen, J.P. Nielsen, B. Park
  Operational time and in-sample density forecasting
Session EO212 Room: MAL G15
Causal discovery in practice: Advances and challenges Sunday 13.12.2015   14:30 - 16:10
Chair: Jonas Peters Organizer: Jonas Peters
  EO0948:  K. Sadeghi
  Faithfulness of probability distributions to graphs
  EO1255:  E. Portugaly
  Challenges in experimenting across advertisers
  EO1800:  O. Stegle
  Modeling local causal gene networks to address the covariate dilemma in association genetics
  EO1842:  D. Rothenhaeusler, C. Heinze, J. Peters, N. Meinshausen
  backShift: Learning causal cyclic graphs from unknown shift interventions
Session EO220 Room: MAL 539
Text mining, network data and mixture modeling Sunday 13.12.2015   14:30 - 16:10
Chair: Annie Qu Organizer: Annie Qu
  EO0229:  G. Michailidis
  Joint estimation of multiple Granger causal network models
  EO0382:  J. Wang
  Classification with unstructured predictors and its application to sentiment analysis
  EO1834:  J. Shen
  Inference for logistic-normal mixtures with heterogeneous components
Session EO258 Room: MAL B36
Robust methods Sunday 13.12.2015   14:30 - 16:10
Chair: Stefan Van Aelst Organizer: Stefan Van Aelst
  EO0329:  A. Farcomeni, F. Dotto, L.A. Garcia-Escudero, A. Mayo-Iscar
  The rtclust procedure for robust clustering
  EO0677:  E. Ollila
  Multichannel sparse approximations of complex-valued signals using Huber's criterion
  EO1296:  T. Zhao, M. Kolar, H. Liu
  Robust testing and confidence regions in high-dimensional quantile regression
  EO1324:  K. Peremans, S. Van Aelst
  Fast and robust bootstrap of robust estimators in SUR models
Session EO260 Room: MAL B33
Model selection and comparison in highly-structured settings Sunday 13.12.2015   14:30 - 16:10
Chair: David van Dyk Organizer: David van Dyk
  EO1161:  S. Algeri, D. van Dyk, J. Conrad
  Comparing non-nested models in the search for new physics
  EO0367:  D. Rossell
  Robust sparse variable selection via flexible errors
  EO0585:  S. Jensen
  Power weighted densities for time series data
  EO1145:  N. Stein, X.-L. Meng, D. van Dyk
  Valid statistical comparisons without valid MCMC output
Session EO264 Room: CLO 102
Directional statistics Sunday 13.12.2015   14:30 - 16:10
Chair: Thomas Verdebout Organizer: Thomas Verdebout
  EO1847:  C. Cutting, D. Paindaveine, T. Verdebout
  Testing uniformity on high-dimensional spheres against rotationally symmetric alternatives
  EO0294:  D. Paindaveine, T. Verdebout
  Testing for spherical location in the vicinity of the uniform distribution
  EO0368:  T.M. Pham Ngoc, P.T. Kim, J.Y. Koo, C. Lacour
  Goodness-of-fit test for noisy directional data
  EO0870:  J. Ameijeiras-Alonso, R. Crujeiras, A. Rodriguez-Casal
  Multimodality tests for circular data
  EO0805:  P. Jupp, A. Kume
  Probability integral transforms in directional statistics
Session EO272 Room: MAL 402
Multivariate Analysis and change-point detection Sunday 13.12.2015   14:30 - 16:10
Chair: Daniel Vogel Organizer: Daniel Vogel
  EO0355:  I. Kojadinovic, A. Buecher
  Sequential bootstrap procedures for non-degenerate U-statistics under mixing with applications to change-point detection
  EO0953:  S. Schwaar
  Asymptotic distribution for a class of general change-point tests and estimators
  EO0940:  M. Huskova
  Multivariate procedures for detection of changes based on Fourier method
  EO1356:  H. Dehling, A. Schnurr
  Testing for structural breaks via ordinal pattern dependence
Session EO318 Room: CLO 306
Statistical inference for biomedical data Sunday 13.12.2015   14:30 - 16:10
Chair: Ming-Yen Cheng Organizer: Ming-Yen Cheng
  EO0450:  T. Yu
  Two-sample density estimation with likelihood ratio ordering
  EO0661:  Y. Zhu, A.T.L. Tan
  Penalized feature selection with an application to detection of herbal medicine
  EO0862:  X. Dou
  Noise cancellation and classification of mouse ultrasonic vocalization data
  EO1245:  M.-Y. Cheng
  Forward selection in varying coefficient models with application to genetic data
Session EO324 Room: MAL B30
Analysis of complex time series data Sunday 13.12.2015   14:30 - 16:10
Chair: Marina Knight Organizer: Marina Knight
  EO0394:  H. Cho
  Detecting multiple change-points in panel data via Double CUSUM Binary Segmentation
  EO1045:  M. Fiecas, I. Cribben
  On the impact of autocorrelation and heterogeneity on functional connectivity
  EO1085:  M. Knight, M. Nunes, G. Nason, R. Killick, I. Eckley
  Current challenges in the analysis and forecasting of time series
  EO0915:  M. Nunes, M. Knight, G. Nason
  Analysis of time series observed on networks
Session EO647 Room: MAL B34
Dependence models and copulas III Sunday 13.12.2015   14:30 - 16:10
Chair: Wolfgang Trutschnig Organizer: Wolfgang Trutschnig, Fabrizio Durante
  EO0872:  I. Gijbels
  Conditional, partial and average copulas and association measures
  EO0435:  R.A. Torres Diaz, R. Lillo, H. Laniado Rodas, C. De Michele
  Directional approach to identify extremes
  EO0341:  S. Moeller, T. Scheike, J. Hjelmborg
  Calculating the Linfoot correlation of Archimedean copulas
  EO0841:  F. Durante
  Extensions of subcopulas
Session EC034 Room: MAL B29
Contributions in methodological statistics Sunday 13.12.2015   14:30 - 16:10
Chair: John Hinde Organizer: CMStatistics
  EC1487:  V. Mameli, F. Giummole
  Scoring rules for prediction
  EC1665:  D. De Canditiis, M. Pensky
  Estimation of delta-contaminated density of the random intensity of Poisson data
  EC1216:  A. Weinstein, D. Yekutieli
  Confidence interval-driven selective inference
  EC1683:  T. Kollo
  Testing covariance structures: Non-normal approach
  EC1721:  S. Riaz
  A modified class of estimators for the population mean with auxiliary information in presence of non-response
Session EC035 Room: MAL 541
Contributions in computational statistics Sunday 13.12.2015   14:30 - 16:10
Chair: Axel Gandy Organizer: CMStatistics
  EC1458:  V. Avagyan, A.M. Alonso, F.J. Nogales
  D-trace precision matrix estimation using adaptive lasso penalties
  EC1739:  D.-H. Lau, A. Gandy
  The chopthin algorithm for resampling
  EC1314:  B. Choy
  Autoregressive conditional duration model with an extended Weibull error distribution
  EC1472:  Y. Larriba, C. Rueda, M. Fernandez
  A new method for circadian gene identification using order restricted inference
Session EG055 Room: MAL 540
Contributions in multivariate analysis Sunday 13.12.2015   14:30 - 16:10
Chair: Robert Serfling Organizer: CMStatistics
  EC1363:  S. Mazur, K. Podgorski, T. Bodnar
  Global minimum variance portfolio weights for small sample and singular covariance matrix: estimation and test theory
  EC1464:  M.L. Parrella, F. Giordano
  Bias-corrected inference for multivariate nonparametric regression
  EC1638:  S. Aerts, G. Haesbroeck
  Multivariate coefficients of variation: A full inference toolbox
  EC1761:  P. Groenen, J. Josse
  Multinomial multiple correspondence analysis
  EC1528:  V. Bazinas
  Causal transmission in reduced-form models
Session EG135 Room: MAL 415
Contributions in extreme values theory and applications Sunday 13.12.2015   14:30 - 16:10
Chair: Vicky Fasen Organizer: CMStatistics
  EC1497:  I. Gomes, L. Henriques-Rodrigues
  Application of the PORT methodology to recent extreme value index estimators
  EC1726:  C. Miranda, M. Souto de Miranda, I. Gomes
  Searching for robust estimates of the extremal index
  EC1613:  R.C. Noven, A. Gandy, A. Veraart
  A latent trawl process model for extreme values
  EC1494:  F. Palacios Rodriguez, E. Di Bernardino
  Nonparametric estimators for conditional extreme quantiles
Parallel session J: CMStatistics Sunday 13.12.2015 16:40 - 18:20

Session EI014 Room: Beveridge Hall
Special session in honor of H. Oja's 65th birthday Sunday 13.12.2015   16:40 - 18:20
Chair: Klaus Nordhausen Organizer: Sara Taskinen, Klaus Nordhausen
  EI0171:  M. Hallin
  Monge-Kantorovich ranks and signs
  EI0556:  R. Serfling
  On Liu's simplicial depth and Randles' interdirections
  EI1214:  B. Li, J. Song
  Nonlinear sufficient dimension reduction for functional data
Session EO086 Room: G21A
Statistical analysis of long-range dependent data Sunday 13.12.2015   16:40 - 18:20
Chair: Herold Dehling Organizer: Herold Dehling
  EC0470:  A. Rackauskas
  Some limit theorems for linear processes in a Hilbert space
  EO1387:  J. Tewes
  Weighted tests for distributional change in long-memory processes
  EO1389:  A. Skarnulis, D. Surgailis, I. Grublyte
  Quasi-MLE for quadratic ARCH model with long memory
  EO1647:  J. Buchsteiner
  The multivariate sequential empirical process under long-range dependence
Session EO120 Room: Chancellor's Hall
On quantiles, expectiles and extremiles Sunday 13.12.2015   16:40 - 18:20
Chair: Irene Gijbels Organizer: Irene Gijbels
  EO0593:  A. Daouia, I. Gijbels
  From quantiles and expectiles to extremiles
  EO0756:  P. Eilers
  Replacing moments by expectiles
  EO0929:  A. Guillou, Y. Goegebeur, M. Osmann
  A local moment type estimator for an extreme quantile in regression with random covariates
  EO1035:  F. Sobotka, G. Kauermann, T. Kneib, L. Schulze Waltrup
  On expectiles and quantiles
Session EO124 Room: Jessel
Time series: Nonparametrics and extremes Sunday 13.12.2015   16:40 - 18:20
Chair: Edit Gombay Organizer: Edit Gombay
  EO0241:  G. Rice, L. Horvath
  Testing for independence between two functional time series
  EO0510:  R. Fried, H. Dehling, M. Wendler
  Robust and nonparametric detection of shifts using two-sample U-statistics and U-quantiles
  EO0926:  N. Humphreys
  Modeling time series of house insurance claims due to extreme weather and climate events
  EO1054:  Y. Zhang
  Confidence intervals for time series using the Wilcoxon signed rank statistic with drug policy intervention applications
Session EO154 Room: Bedford
Methods and computations for dependence modelling Sunday 13.12.2015   16:40 - 18:20
Chair: Ivan Kojadinovic Organizer: Ivan Kojadinovic
  EO0298:  M. Hofert, M. Maechler
  Parallel and other simulations in R made easy: An end-to-end study
  EO0488:  J. Yan
  Spatial estimating equations and application to changes in climate extremes
  EO0533:  P. Kinsvater, A. Buecher, I. Kojadinovic
  Detecting breaks in the dependence of multivariate extreme-value distributions
  EO0794:  T. Erhardt, C. Czado, U. Schepsmeier
  A local C-vine copula based composite likelihood approach to spatial dependency modeling
Session EO178 Room: Montague
Robust statistical modelling Sunday 13.12.2015   16:40 - 18:20
Chair: Alfio Marazzi Organizer: Alfio Marazzi
  EO0740:  L. Ventura, V. Mameli, M. Musio
  Higher-order adjustments of the signed scoring rule root statistic
  EO0807:  E. Cantoni, W. Aeberhard, C. Field, J. Mills Flemming, X. Xu
  Robust state space models
  EO1323:  M. Riani, A. Atkinson, A. Corbellini
  Robust Bayesian regression
Session EO188 Room: Gordon
Computational aspects of estimating stochastic processes Sunday 13.12.2015   16:40 - 18:20
Chair: Kengo Kamatani Organizer: Hiroki Masuda
  EO0704:  N. Yoshida
  Quasi likelihood analysis for ultra high frequency data
  EO0984:  K. Kamatani
  On some ergodic properties of the MpCN algorithm
  EO0981:  T. Ogihara
  Maximum-likelihood-type estimation for diffusion processes with noisy, nonsynchronous observations
  EO0839:  M. Uchida
  Hybrid type estimation for stochastic differential equations based on sampled data
Session EO200 Room: CLO B01
Nonparametric functional data analysis Sunday 13.12.2015   16:40 - 18:20
Chair: Alicia Nieto-Reyes Organizer: Alicia Nieto-Reyes
  EO1179:  L. Sangalli, M.S. Bernardi, G. Mazza, J. Ramsay
  Modeling functional data with complex dependencies via partial differential regularizations
  EO1288:  A. Chakraborty, P. Chaudhuri
  Tests based on spatial signs and ranks for data in infinite dimensional spaces
  EO1312:  Y. Zemel, V. Panaretos
  Amplitude and phase variation of point processes
  EO0443:  H. Battey, A. Nieto-Reyes
  A topologically valid definition of depth for functional data
Session EO230 Room: Bloomsbury
Simpson's paradox Sunday 13.12.2015   16:40 - 18:20
Chair: Tamas Rudas Organizer: Tamas Rudas
  EO1195:  N. Wermuth
  On the Yule-Simpson paradox as a logical consequence of particular types of generating processes
  EO0720:  A. Klimova, T. Rudas
  Simpsons paradox: Polysemy or phantom
  EO0717:  T. Rudas
  On a linear concept of association
  EO0965:  P. Bandyopadhyay
  On some proposals to block Simpson's paradox
Session EO244 Room: CLO 203
Semi- and non-parametric estimation of frontiers Sunday 13.12.2015   16:40 - 18:20
Chair: Leopold Simar Organizer: Leopold Simar
  EO0442:  C. Mastromarco, L. Simar
  Cross-section dependence and latent heterogeneity to evaluate the impact of human capital: A robust nonparametric model
  EO0614:  L. Badin, V. Patilea, L. Simar
  Confidence intervals for efficiency scores in non-convex technologies
  EO0627:  J.-P. Florens, A. Daouia, L. Simar
  Nonparametric robust stochastic frontier analysis: A Tikhonov regularization approach
  EO0732:  C. Daraio, L. Simar, P. Wilson
  Testing the separability condition in two-stage nonparametric models of production
Session EO252 Room: Woburn
Statistical methods for complex longitudinal data Sunday 13.12.2015   16:40 - 18:20
Chair: Yanqing Sun Organizer: Yanqing Sun
  EO0153:  E. Kurum, R. Li, S. Shiffman, W. Yao
  Time-Varying coefficient models for joint modeling binary and continuous outcomes in longitudinal data
  EO0164:  Y. Sun, L. Qi, P. Gilbert
  Generalized semiparametric varying-coefficient model for longitudinal data with applications to treatment switching
  EO0220:  J. Sun
  Regression analysis of longitudinal data with informative and recurrent episode observation processes
  EO0797:  J. Pan
  Survival analysis with longitudinal covariates measured with correlated errors
Session EO268 Room: SH349
Analysis of data from complex surveys Sunday 13.12.2015   16:40 - 18:20
Chair: Paola Vicard Organizer: Paola Vicard
  EO0822:  Y. Berger
  Empirical likelihood approaches under complex sampling
  EO0610:  P.L. Conti, D. Marella, F. Fulvia Mecatti
  Resampling from finite populations: An empirical process approach
  EO0619:  D. Marella, P. Vicard
  PC algorithm for complex survey data via resampling
  EO1221:  N. Shlomo, D. Smith
  Principle component analysis under complex survey designs
Session EO310 Room: Torrington
Modern statistical regression Sunday 13.12.2015   16:40 - 18:20
Chair: Roy Welsch Organizer: Roy Welsch
  EO0291:  R. Freund, P. Grigas, R. Mazumder
  A new perspective on boosting in linear regression via subgradient optimization and relatives
  EO0371:  M. Copenhaver, D. Bertsimas
  The role of robustness in modern statistical regression
  EO0531:  R. Mazumder, D. Bertsimas
  Exact subset selection in regression
  EO0971:  P.-L. Loh
  Recent advances in high-dimensional robust regression
Session EO332 Room: Athlone
Statistics for fuzzy- or set-valued data II Sunday 13.12.2015   16:40 - 18:20
Chair: Ana Belen Ramos-Guajardo Organizer: Przemyslaw Grzegorzewski, Ana Belen Ramos-Guajardo
  EO0832:  P. Grzegorzewski, A. Kolacz
  Dispersion measures for interval data
  EO0801:  K. Kaczmarek, O. Hryniewicz
  Probabilistic and possibilistic representations of information entities about time series
  EO1071:  A.B. Ramos-Guajardo, P. Grzegorzewski
  On the extension of the Fisher linear discriminant model for interval data classification
  EC1601:  M. Garcia Barzana, A. Colubi, G. Gonzalez-Rodriguez, E.J. Kontoghiorghes
  Estimation of multiple linear regression models with random linear constraints
Session EO334 Room: CLO 306
Structured data anaysis Sunday 13.12.2015   16:40 - 18:20
Chair: Arthur Tenenhaus Organizer: Arthur Tenenhaus
  EO1130:  V. Guillemot, H. Abdi
  Applications of constrained generalized SVD to various multivariate techniques
  EO0848:  K. Van Deun, Z. Gu
  Sparse common and distinctive components for multi-set data analysis
  EO0825:  T.F. Wilderjans, E. Frutos Bernal, E. Ceulemans
  Data fusion of heterogeneous data sets: The Tucker3-PCA model as an illustrative example
  EO0539:  W. Bounliphone, A. Gretton, A. Tenenhaus, M. Blaschko
  Kernel non-parametric tests of relative dependency
Session EO592 Room: CLO 101
Advances in functional data analysis Sunday 13.12.2015   16:40 - 18:20
Chair: Jeng-Min Chiou Organizer: Jeng-Min Chiou
  EO0182:  J.-L. Wang, X. Zhang
  Varying-coefficient models for functional data
  EO0979:  P. Reiss, D. Miller, W.-Y. Hua
  Nonparametric scalar-on-function regression via regularized principal coordinates
  EO1194:  Y. Araki
  Intrinsic feature extraction via functional data analysis
  EO1818:  E. Lila, L. Sangalli, J. Aston
  Functional principal component analysis over two-dimensional manifolds
Session EO613 Room: Senate
Inference in latent variable models Sunday 13.12.2015   16:40 - 18:20
Chair: Estelle Kuhn Organizer: Estelle Kuhn
  EO0430:  C. Matias, V. Miele
  Statistical clustering of temporal networks through a dynamic stochastic block model
  EO0773:  P. Barbillon, C. Barthelemy, A. Leclercq-Samson
  Parametric estimation of complex mixed models based on meta-model approach
  EO0425:  E. Ionides
  Inference for dynamic and latent variable models via iterated, perturbed Bayes maps
  EO0729:  P. Pudlo
  Approximate Bayesian model choice via random forests
Session EO633 Room: Court
Bayesian semi- and nonparametric modelling II Sunday 13.12.2015   16:40 - 18:20
Chair: Matteo Ruggiero Organizer: Antonio Lijoi, Matteo Ruggiero, Li Ma
  EO0422:  H. Crane
  Modeling scale-free networks
  EO0505:  F. Camerlenghi, A. Lijoi, I. Pruenster
  Nonparametric hierarchical models based on completely random measures
  EO0602:  R. Argiento, A. Guglielmi, I. Bianchini
  Model-based clustering via normalized completely random measure mixtures
  EO1007:  C. Scricciolo
  Bayesian adaptive quantile estimation in deconvolution
Session EG045 Room: CLO 102
Contributions on computational methods for regression models Sunday 13.12.2015   16:40 - 18:20
Chair: Stefan Sperlich Organizer: CMStatistics
  EC1586:  S. Hadjiantoni, E.J. Kontoghiorghes
  A numerical method for the estimation of high-dimensional time-varying parameters models
  EC1643:  Y. Xu, G. Phillips
  Almost unbiased variance estimation in simultaneous equation models
  EC0905:  A.L. Stammann, D. McFadden, F. Heiss
  Estimating logit models with many fixed effects
  EC1809:  A. Amiri
  Regression estimation by local polynomial fitting for multivariate data stream
Session EG127 Room: Holden
Contributions on likelihood Sunday 13.12.2015   16:40 - 18:20
Chair: Alastair Young Organizer: CMStatistics
  EC1396:  G. Geenens, A. Charpentier, D. Paindaveine
  Probit transformation for nonparametric kernel estimation of the copula density
  EC1399:  Y. Sun
  Higher-order corrected likelihood for nonlinear models with fixed effects
  EC1486:  M. Bee, R. Benedetti, G. Espa
  Approximate likelihood inference for the Bingham distribution
  EC1516:  A. Young, S. Lee
  Distribution of likelihood-based $p-$values under the alternative hypothesis
Session EG297 Room: CLO 204
Contributions on missing data Sunday 13.12.2015   16:40 - 18:20
Chair: Christophe Biernacki Organizer: CMStatistics
  EC1512:  H. Wang, P.-S. Zhong
  Jackknife empirical likelihood for order-restricted statistical inference with missing data
  EC1722:  G. Albano, M. La Rocca, C. Perna
  Estimating exceedance probability in environmental data
  EC1373:  K. Takai, K. Hayashi
  An information criterion for a subset of MAR data
  EC1125:  M. Odejar
  Messy data analysis for endogenously allocated categories
Session EP001 Room: Macmillan Hall and Crush Hall
Poster Session II Sunday 13.12.2015   16:40 - 18:20
Chair: Panagiotis Paoullis Organizer: CMStatistics
  EC0449:  M. Elmi
  Multiple change points detection in weakly dependent random variables using FDqV method.
  EC1454:  M.M. Abril, M.B. Blanco
  The Argentine North Central Rail line in the 1920s. A time series analysis for the transported cargo
  EP1521:  A. Machno, H. Gurgul
  Prediction of number of trades
  EP1530:  Y. Binici, O. Ozdemir, S. Senturk
  Distribution and neural network based fuzzy time series forecasting for accident statistics
  EP1568:  G. Franco
  A model review and data analysis for time series of counts
  EC1702:  I.F. Oyenuga, B.A. Oyejola
  A comparison of the power of tests for heteroscedasticity in non-linear econometrics models
  EP1767:  E. Polat
  A comparison of biased estimation methods for predicting tourism income of Turkey
  EP1457:  J.A. Roldan Nofuentes, M.D.C. Olvera Porcel
  Comparison of the average kappa coefficients of two binary diagnostic tests subject to a paired design
  EP1527:  J. Kysely, A. Urban
  Spatial patterns of links between temperature extremes and mortality in the Czech Republic
  EC1547:  M. Cavus, B. Yazici, A. Sezer, O. Ozdemir
  Comparison of means under non-normality with outliers for unbalanced data
  EP1554:  G. Atalik, S. Senturk
  Modeling wind energy with ANFIS with different membership functions
  EP1574:  B. Kan Kilinc, M. Cavus
  Extracting the major factors affecting the traffic accidents using decision trees
  EP1651:  J. Rodriguez-Avi, M.J. Olmo-Jimenez
  A simulation study for the CTP regression model
  EP1670:  M. Czekala
  Distribution of inversions and the power of the $\tau-$Kendall test
  EP1719:  M. Bini, L. Masserini, M. Pratesi
  Quality of educational services, image, students satisfaction and loyalty in higher education
  EC1788:  R. Gaio, J. Silva, A. Oliveira, J. Costa
  Estimation of the AIDS incidence rate in Portugal
  EP1782:  T. Okubo
  Category prediction on short-answer question using dynamic scoring algorithm
  EP1649:  M. Heikkila, Y. Dominicy, P. Ilmonen
  Simulation results for elliptical moment based extreme value index estimators
  EP1621:  M.J. Rivas-Lopez, J. Lopez-Fidalgo, G. Ruiz, R.C. Yu
  Optimal design on loading frequency for a probabilistic fatigue model in concrete
  EP1839:  P. Paoullis, E.J. Kontoghiorghes, A. Colubi
  Efficient algorithm for solving the cumulative link model
  EP1799:  G. Perdona, F. Louzada, H.C. Cavenague de Souza, F. Maris Peria
  Exponentiated general hazard to compare risk of death for different states of breast cancer
  EC1771:  C. Drago
  Constrained clustering and anomaly detection on time series data
  EC1584:  L. Jaupi, P. Durand, D. Ghorbanzadeh
  Applications of influence functions and robustness in statistical process control
  EP1854:  C. Neves, I. Fraga Alves
  A general estimator for the right endpoint with application to supercentenarian women's records
  EC1502:  B. Al-sarray
  An evolution strategy for ARMA model selection and estimation
Parallel session L: CMStatistics Monday 14.12.2015 08:30 - 10:10

Session EO044 Room: Holden
Big data analysis: Statistical methodologies and applications Monday 14.12.2015   08:30 - 10:10
Chair: Abdulkadir Hussein Organizer: Ejaz Ahmed
  EO0169:  A. Hussein
  Shrinkage estimation in SAR spatial models
  EO0228:  A. Vidyashankar
  Post-model selection robust inference using empirical divergence statistics in ultra-high dimensional problems
  EO0282:  Y. Li
  Gateaux differential-based variable selection for analysis of gene-gene interactions
  EO0360:  B. Jiang
  Use of latent class models to identify an early placebo responder subgroup with matrix-valued EEG measurements
Session EO056 Room: Bloomsbury
Survey sampling for functional data and/or big data Monday 14.12.2015   08:30 - 10:10
Chair: Patrice Bertail Organizer: Patrice Bertail
  EO1229:  G. Papa, S. Clemencon
  SGD algorithms based on incomplete U-statistics: Large-scale minimization of empirical risk
  EO1305:  E. Chautru, S. Clemencon, P. Bertail, G. Papa
  Survey schemes for stochastic gradient descent with applications to M-estimation
  EO1819:  M. Zetlaoui
  Scaling by subsampling for big data
  EO1263:  A. Rebecq
  Using sampling methods to estimate rare stats on Twitter's graph
Session EO066 Room: CLO B01
Non- and semi-parametric functional statistics I Monday 14.12.2015   08:30 - 10:10
Chair: Enea Bongiorno Organizer: Enea Bongiorno, Aldo Goia
  EO0257:  O.Y. Chen, L. Xiao, M. Lindquist, B. Caffo, J. Schrack, L. Ferrucci, C. Crainiceanu
  A longitudinal functional data analysis for change of daily physical activity patterns
  EO0689:  S. Tavakoli, J. Aston, D. Pigoli
  Tests for separability in nonparametric covariance operators of random surfaces
  EO1116:  C. Preda
  Regression models with categorical functional data
  EO1447:  S. Wei, V. Panaretos
  Empirical evolution equations
Session EO106 Room: Torrington
Advances in fuzzy clustering Monday 14.12.2015   08:30 - 10:10
Chair: Maria Brigida Ferraro Organizer: Maria Brigida Ferraro
  EO0454:  M.B. Ferraro, P. Giordani
  A possibilistic and fuzzy clustering algorithm for imprecise data
  EO0914:  M. Sato-Ilic
  A fuzzy cluster scaling model
  EO1036:  F. Klawonn, R. Winkler
  Advantages and limits of fuzzy clustering
Session EO162 Room: Beveridge Hall
Analysis of toroidal and cylindrical data Monday 14.12.2015   08:30 - 10:10
Chair: Christophe Ley Organizer: Christophe Ley
  EO0323:  M. Wiper, C. Ausin
  Adapting the Bernstein copula to modeling cylindrical and spherical data with applications
  EO0402:  A. Pewsey
  A five-parameter bivariate wrapped Cauchy model for toroidal data
  EO0467:  I. Van Keilegom, E. Garcia-Portugues, W. Gonzalez-Manteiga, R. Crujeiras
  Testing parametric models in linear-directional regression
  EO0592:  T. Abe
  Length dependent models for cylindrical data through sine skewed wrapped Cauchy distribution
Session EO164 Room: Court
Bayesian semi- and nonparametric modelling III Monday 14.12.2015   08:30 - 10:10
Chair: Antonio Lijoi Organizer: Antonio Lijoi, Matteo Ruggiero, Li Ma
  EO0180:  J. Lee, P. Mueller, Y. Ji, S. Sengupta, K. Gulukota
  Bayesian inference for intra-tumor heterogeneity in mutations and copy number variation
  EO0927:  S. Bacallado, B. Ren, L. Trippa, S. Favaro, S. Holmes
  Bayesian ordination of species sampling from dependent populations with applications to microbiome studies
  EO0758:  R. Mena
  On some exchangeable increment processes derived from Bayesian ideas
  EO0983:  L. Liu, W.H. Wong
  Posterior concentration rate of a class of multivariate density estimators based on adaptive partitioning
Session EO172 Room: Woburn
Statistical inference and application in functional analysis Monday 14.12.2015   08:30 - 10:10
Chair: Catherine Liu Organizer: Catherine Chunling Liu
  EO0373:  C.T. Ng
  Functional factor analysis of spatial-temporal data
  EO0375:  C.-R. Jiang, L.-H. Chen
  Sensible functional linear discriminant analysis
  EO0901:  C. Liu, J. Yang, T. Zhang
  Testing equality of covariance operators/matrices for functional/high-dimensional data
  EO0489:  A. Petersen, H.-G. Mueller
  Frechet regression
Session EO194 Room: Bedford
Population models: Methods and computations I Monday 14.12.2015   08:30 - 10:10
Chair: Manuel Molina Organizer: Manuel Molina, Maria Conceicao Serra
  EO0551:  C. Minuesa Abril, M. Gonzalez Velasco, I.M. del Puerto Garcia
  Robust Bayesian estimation on controlled branching processes: The disparity approach
  EO0736:  P. Trayanov
  Simulating and forecasting human population with general branching process
  EO0947:  M. Slavtchova-Bojkova, P. Trayanov, D. Stoyan
  Algorithm for modeling of branching processes in continuous time as models of mutations
  EO0699:  M.C. Serra
  Quantifying stochastic introgression processes with hazard rates
Session EO218 Room: SH349
Analysis of survey data for unplanned domain Monday 14.12.2015   08:30 - 10:10
Chair: Monica Pratesi Organizer: Monica Pratesi
  EO1589:  M.G. Ranalli, G. Bertarelli, F. Bartolucci
  Time series small area estimation for unemployment rates using latent Markov models
  EO1681:  S. Marchetti, N. Salvati
  Two-level M-quantile model for poverty estimation
  EO1795:  G. Riccardi, C. Trivisano, E. Fabrizi
  Bayesian M-quantile regression in small area estimation
  EO1798:  A. Petrucci, C. Bocci, E. Rocco
  Geoadditive models for unplanned geographical domains
Session EO292 Room: Montague
Dynamic factor models and sufficient dimension reduction Monday 14.12.2015   08:30 - 10:10
Chair: Efstathia Bura Organizer: Efstathia Bura
  EO0730:  Z. Su, D. Cook, I. Helland
  Envelopes and partial least squares regression
  EO1148:  C. Tolmasky
  On the level, slope, curvature effect in yield curves and eventual total positivity
  EO1488:  A. DAgostino, D. Giannone, M. Lenza, M. Modugno
  Nowcasting business cycles: A Bayesian approach to dynamic heterogeneous factor models
  EC1764:  E. Bura, A. Barbarino
  Forecasting with sufficient dimension reductions
Session EO320 Room: Senate
Influence and robustness in statistical modeling Monday 14.12.2015   08:30 - 10:10
Chair: Andreas Alfons Organizer: Andreas Alfons
  EO0179:  J.-M. Poggi, A. Bar-Hen
  Influence measures and stability for graphical models
  EO1212:  A. Alfons, V. Oellerer, C. Croux
  Robust regression in high dimensions: Sparse S- and MM-estimation
  EC1751:  M. Avella Medina
  Influence functions for penalized M-estimators
  EC0566:  L. Chang, S. Roberts, A. Welsh
  Robust lasso regression using the Tukey's biweight criterion
Session EO330 Room: Chancellor's Hall
Copula models and applications Monday 14.12.2015   08:30 - 10:10
Chair: Claudia Tarantola Organizer: Luciana Dalla Valle, Claudia Tarantola
  EO0237:  J. Stander, L. Dalla Valle, C. Taglioni, M. Cortina Borja
  Bayesian copula modelling in the presence of covariates
  EO0494:  F. Bassetti, M.E. De Giuli, E. Nicolino, C. Tarantola
  Tree copula mixture distribution for multivariate dependence analysis: An application to energy data
  EO0543:  G. Farina, M.E. De Giuli, R. Giacometti
  Systemic default risk attribution in EU area
  EC1558:  A. Donov
  Modelling the dependence structure between international financial returns using regime switching vine copula
Session EO621 Room: Gordon
Covariance, volatility, and efficient inference Monday 14.12.2015   08:30 - 10:10
Chair: Roy Welsch Organizer: Roy Welsch
  EO0563:  T. Broderick, R. Giordano, M. Jordan
  Linear response methods for accurate covariance estimates from mean field variational Bayes
  EO0745:  D. Dupuis
  Measuring correlation in the presence of spikes
  EO1201:  S. Jegelka
  Fast inference with submodular functions
  EO1106:  V. Czellar, L. Calvet, C. Gourieroux
  Structural dynamic analysis of systematic risk
Session EO629 Room: Jessel
Mixture model and variable selection Monday 14.12.2015   08:30 - 10:10
Chair: Ryan Browne Organizer: Ryan Browne
  EO1128:  P. McNicholas
  Implicit versus explicit variable selection
  EO0886:  J. Andrews
  Variable selection for clustering
  EO0987:  M. Fop
  Variable selection for latent class analysis
  EO1105:  P. Murray, P. McNicholas, R. Browne
  Identification of key match-related variables in women's rugby sevens
Session EG111 Room: Athlone
Contributions on Lasso Monday 14.12.2015   08:30 - 10:10
Chair: Jacob Bien Organizer: CMStatistics
  EC1532:  C. Guyeux, S. Chretien
  Using the Lasso for gene selection in bladder cancer data
  EC1376:  I. Wilms, C. Croux
  Forecasting using sparse cointegration
  EC0236:  W. Rejchel
  Oracle inequalities for ranking with Lasso penalty
  EC1482:  E. Pircalabelu, G. Claeskens, L. Waldorp
  Mixed scale joint graphical lasso
Session EG113 Room: G21A
Contributions in time series analysis I Monday 14.12.2015   08:30 - 10:10
Chair: Gregory Rice Organizer: CMStatistics
  EC1466:  J.C. Abril, M.M. Abril, C.I. Martinez
  Mixtures of distributions and volatility
  EC1644:  M. Niglio, F. Giordano, C.D. Vitale
  Some advances about the probability structure of the SETAR process
  EC1754:  N. Brunel, Q. Clairon
  Deterministic optimal control helps estimating sloppy ordinary differential equations
  EC1571:  G. Yap, W.C. Chin
  Long memory parameter estimation: Signal or noise
Parallel session M: CMStatistics Monday 14.12.2015 10:40 - 11:55

Session EO062 Room: G21A
High-dimensional latent variable models Monday 14.12.2015   10:40 - 11:55
Chair: Veronika Rockova Organizer: Anirban Bhattacharya
  EO1069:  J. Miller, D. Dunson
  Robust Bayesian inference via coarsening
  EO1227:  V. Rao
  Hierarchical infinite divisibility for multiscale shrinkage
Session EO242 Room: CLO B01
Advanced functional data analysis Monday 14.12.2015   10:40 - 11:55
Chair: Jian Qing Shi Organizer: Jian Qing Shi
  EO0388:  S. Ray, G. Hooker, C. Liu
  Models for sparse and spatially correlated functional data
  EO0748:  T. Choi
  Bayesian functional data analysis using Gaussian process priors
  EO0772:  D. Pigoli, J. Aston, P. Carter
  Curves registration in function-valued quantitative genetics
Session EO250 Room: MAL G15
Combinatorial optimization for graphical model selection I Monday 14.12.2015   10:40 - 11:55
Chair: Cassio Polpo de Campos Organizer: James Cussens, Milan Studeny
  EO0843:  J. Cussens, M. Studeny, D. Haws
  Polyhedral aspects of score equivalence in Bayesian network structure learning
  EO0598:  M. Studeny, J. Cussens
  Towards ILP-based learning decomposable models by means of characteristic imsets
  EO0628:  R. Cowell
  Optimal triangulation of Bayesian networks via integer linear programming
Session EO270 Room: MAL 541
Statistical analysis of text Monday 14.12.2015   10:40 - 11:55
Chair: Mattias Villani Organizer: Mattias Villani
  EO0586:  C. Sutton
  Statistical analysis of the text of computer programs
  EO0691:  S. Cohen
  Processing text data with latent-variable grammars
  EO0744:  M. Magnusson, M. Villani, L. Jonsson, D. Broman
  Parallelizing LDA using partially collapsed Gibbs sampling
Session EO280 Room: MAL 633
Network inference Monday 14.12.2015   10:40 - 11:55
Chair: Ernst Wit Organizer: Ernst Wit
  EO0497:  E. Wit
  Exponential random graphical models
  EO0522:  S. Olhede, P. Wolfe, P.-A. Maugis
  Nonparametrics and network summarization
  EO0534:  V. Vinciotti
  Making sense of large genomic networks
Session EO284 Room: Woburn
Recent developments in semiparametric analysis of survival data Monday 14.12.2015   10:40 - 11:55
Chair: Liming Xiang Organizer: Liming Xiang
  EO1478:  L. Xiang
  Semiparametric mixture modeling for multiphase survival data
  EO1481:  I.D. Ha
  Frailty modelling approaches for various survival data via hierarchical likelihood
Session EO296 Room: MAL 532
Robustness and missing data Monday 14.12.2015   10:40 - 11:55
Chair: Graciela Boente Organizer: Graciela Boente
  EO0631:  F. Bravo
  Robust semiparametric estimation with missing responses
  EO0643:  P. Han
  Robustness against model misspecifications in missing data analysis
  EO0657:  A.M. Bianco, P. Spano
  Robust tests in nonlinear regression models with possible missing responses
Session EO298 Room: Court
Recent developments in Bayesian quantile regression Monday 14.12.2015   10:40 - 11:55
Chair: Mauro Bernardi Organizer: Mauro Bernardi
  EO0902:  V. Bignozzi, M. Bernardi, L. Petrella
  Bayesian inference for generalised quantiles
  EO0959:  C. Mollica, L. Petrella
  Bayesian binary quantile regression for the analysis of bachelor-master transition
  EO1342:  M. Bernardi
  Bayesian factor--augmented dynamic quantile VAR
Session EO300 Room: MAL 402
Dependence models in biostatistics and bioinformatics Monday 14.12.2015   10:40 - 11:55
Chair: Simone Vantini Organizer: F Marta L Di Lascio
  EO1790:  D. de Angelis
  Bayesian inference from multiple sources to inform infectious disease health policy
  EO0561:  R. Radice, G. Marra
  Flexible copula models for mixed binary-continuous data
  EO1254:  M. De Iorio
  Variable selection in covariate dependent random partition models: An application to urinary tract infection
Session EO344 Room: MAL 539
Semi-non-parametric statistics with high-dimensionality Monday 14.12.2015   10:40 - 11:55
Chair: Rui Song Organizer: Rui Song
  EO0560:  Y. Goldberg, M. Gorfine
  Genetic risk prediction using support vector machines
  EO1329:  Y. Wu
  Variable selection in kernel regression using measurement error selection likelihoods
  EO1559:  B. Fu
  Semi-varying coefficient multinomial logistic regression for disease progression risk prediction
Session EO346 Room: MAL 540
Clusterwise methods Monday 14.12.2015   10:40 - 11:55
Chair: Gilbert Saporta Organizer: Gilbert Saporta
  EO0767:  N. Niang, S. Bougeard, G. Saporta
  Clusterwise multiblock PLS regression
  EO1121:  C. Preda, C. Preda, V. Vandewalle
  Clustering categorical functional data
  EO0517:  C. Hennig
  Calibration by stupid $k$-means and other aspects of cluster validation
Session EO619 Room: Chancellor's Hall
Risk management and dependence modelling Monday 14.12.2015   10:40 - 11:55
Chair: Irene Gijbels Organizer: Irene Gijbels
  EO0693:  E. Jakobsons
  Dependence uncertainty for aggregate risk: Examples and simple bounds
  EO1079:  R. Pappada
  Understanding and visualizing complex dependencies for risk assessment
  EO0881:  K. Herrmann, I. Gijbels
  The impact of varying dependence structures on sums of random variables and implications for portfolio selection.
Session EO649 Room: Beveridge Hall
Object oriented data analysis II Monday 14.12.2015   10:40 - 11:55
Chair: John Kent Organizer: Steve Marron
  EO0351:  S. Sommer
  Anisotropic distributions on manifolds, diffusion processes, and most probable paths
  EO1029:  J. Kent
  Models and statistics for projective shape analysis
  EO0321:  K. Bharath
  Statistical tests for large tree-structured data
Session EO655 Room: MAL 421
Population models: Methods and computations II Monday 14.12.2015   10:40 - 11:55
Chair: Maria Conceicao Serra Organizer: Maria Conceicao Serra, Manuel Molina
  EO1149:  V. Stoimenova, D. Atanasov
  EM algorithm for the multivariate power series offspring distributions
  EO0616:  O. Hyrien, N. Yanev
  A test of homogeneity for age-dependent branching processes with immigration
  EO0156:  M. Molina, M. Mota, A. Ramos
  Some methodological and computational contributions to the class of discrete-time two-sex branching processes
Parallel session O: CMStatistics Monday 14.12.2015 14:30 - 15:50

Session EO104 Room: MAL B20
Complex data analysis: Theory and methods Monday 14.12.2015   14:30 - 15:50
Chair: Xinghao Qiao Organizer: Yang Feng
  EO0562:  R. Song
  Robust learning for optimal treatment decision with NP-dimensionality
  EO1309:  J. Bradic
  Randomized maximum-contrast selection: Subagging for large-scale regression
  EO1317:  S. Guo
  High dimensional and dynamic covariance matrix estimation with application to portfolio allocation
Session EO158 Room: MAL 633
Recent advances in quantile regression Monday 14.12.2015   14:30 - 15:50
Chair: Carlos Lamarche Organizer: Carlos Lamarche
  EO0305:  A. Galvao, S. Firpo, S. Song
  Measurement errors in quantile regression models
  EO0741:  A. Hagemann
  Cluster-robust bootstrap inference in quantile regression models
  EO1034:  M. Harding, C. Lamarche
  Sparsity-based estimation of a panel quantile count data model with applications to big data
Session EO190 Room: MAL 540
Advances in mixture modelling Monday 14.12.2015   14:30 - 15:50
Chair: Geoffrey McLachlan Organizer: Geoffrey McLachlan
  EO1142:  A. Montanari, L. Anderlucci, F. Fortunato
  Model based one-class classification based on transvariation probability
  EO1330:  H. Nguyen, G. McLachlan, J. Ullmann, A. Janke
  Spatial clustering of time-series via mixtures of autoregressive models and Markov random fields for image analysis
  EC1246:  F. Greselin, L.A. Garcia-Escudero, A. Mayo-Iscar, G. McLachlan
  Robust estimation for mixtures of skew data
Session EO236 Room: MAL 421
Network statistics Monday 14.12.2015   14:30 - 15:50
Chair: Richard Samworth Organizer: Richard Samworth
  EO0385:  Y. Yu, I. Cribben
  Network structural change points detection
  EO1808:  P.-A. Maugis, S. Olhede, P. Wolfe
  Network analysis and nonparametric statistics
  EO1830:  P. Wolfe
  Big network data
Session EO304 Room: MAL 532
High-dimensional data analysis beyond linear models Monday 14.12.2015   14:30 - 15:50
Chair: Junhui Wang Organizer: Junhui Wang
  EO1303:  H. Zhang
  Probability-enhanced sufficient dimension reduction for binary classification
  EO0634:  C. Leng
  Sparse quadratic discriminant analysis
  EO0217:  J. Bien, Y. Lou, R. Caruana, J. Gehrke
  Sparse partially linear additive models
Session EO306 Room: MAL 541
Estimation of large random matrices: Theories and applications Monday 14.12.2015   14:30 - 15:50
Chair: Clifford Lam Organizer: Clifford Lam
  EO0193:  J. Yao
  Outliers in the spectrum of large sample covariance matrices
  EO0966:  F. Kiraly, L. Theran, R. Tomioka, D. Blythe
  Local low rank matrix completion
  EO1152:  O. Ledoit, M. Wolf
  Optimal estimation of a large-dimensional covariance matrix under Stein's loss
Session EO316 Room: MAL 632
Shape-constrained inference and other non-regular problems Monday 14.12.2015   14:30 - 15:50
Chair: George Michailidis Organizer: Moulinath Banerjee
  EO0962:  C. Doss, J.A. Wellner
  Shape-constrained inference for the argmax of a concave function, with applications
  EO1277:  P. Bagchi, M. Banerjee, S. Stoev
  Inference for monotone functions under short and long range dependence
  EO1593:  R. Tang
  On smooth isotonic regression
  EO1846:  H. Jankowski, C. Durot, F. Balabdaoui
  Some results for the single index model with applications
Session EO661 Room: MAL G15
Combinatorial optimization for graphical model selection II Monday 14.12.2015   14:30 - 15:50
Chair: James Cussens Organizer: James Cussens, Milan Studeny
  EO1037:  M. Jarvisalo
  Constraint reasoning and optimization for learning optimal graphical models
  EO0754:  C. Polpo de Campos
  Learning Bayesian networks on high-dimensional genomic data
  EO0609:  B. Malone, C. Yuan, X. Fan
  Finding optimal Bayesian network structures with constraints learned from data
Session EC037 Room: MAL 539
Contributions on linear models Monday 14.12.2015   14:30 - 15:50
Chair: Sylvain Sardy Organizer: CMStatistics
  EC1514:  B. Nielsen
  Deviance analysis of age-period-cohort models
  EC1716:  J. Harnau, B. Nielsen
  Asymptotic theory for over-dispersed chain-ladder models
  EC1439:  K. Vankatova, E. Fiserova
  Finite mixture regression models with concomitant variables: A simulation study
Session EG067 Room: MAL 402
Contributions on complex data Monday 14.12.2015   14:30 - 15:50
Chair: Thaddeus Tarpey Organizer: CMStatistics
  EC1444:  J. Gertheiss, K. Fuchs
  Nearest neighbor ensembles for functional data
  EC0330:  M. Monteiro, M. Costa
  Bias-correction of Kalman filter predictors associated with a linear state space model with estimated parameters
Parallel session P: CMStatistics Monday 14.12.2015 16:20 - 18:00

Session EO262 Room: Beveridge Hall
New trends in survival analysis Monday 14.12.2015   16:20 - 18:00
Chair: Anouar El Ghouch Organizer: Ingrid Van Keilegom, Anouar El Ghouch
  EO0500:  A. Verhasselt, P. Janssen, K. Hendrickx
  P-spline estimation in varying coefficient models with right censored data
  EO0810:  J. Chown
  Estimating the error distribution function in heteroskedastic nonparametric regression with cure model data
  EO0945:  R. Braekers, Y. Grouwels
  A two-stage estimation procedure to analyze bivariate left-censored zero-inflated semi-continuous lifetimes
  EO1241:  L. Machado
  Nonparametric estimation of the conditional survival function for ordered multivariate failure time data
Session EO651 Room: Woburn
Non- and semi-parametric functional statistics II Monday 14.12.2015   16:20 - 18:00
Chair: Aldo Goia Organizer: Enea Bongiorno, Aldo Goia
  EO0710:  A. Godichon, H. Cardot
  Recursive estimation of the geometric median and of the median covariation matrix in Hilbert spaces
  EO0587:  L. Delsol, C. Louchet
  Hyperspectral image segmentation based on functional kernel density estimation
  EO1430:  J. Park, J. Ahn
  Clustering multivariate functional data with phase variation
  EO0899:  M. Ciollaro, C. Genovese, D. Wang
  An inferential theory of clustering for functional data
Session EC031 Room: Court
Contributions on Bayesian methods Monday 14.12.2015   16:20 - 18:00
Chair: Richard Gerlach Organizer: CMStatistics
  EC1604:  S. Meyer
  On a systematic fanning out of income profiles
  EC1714:  L. Catania, M. Bernardi
  Sequential MCMC with multiple adaptive proposals
  EC1757:  A. Gandy, L. Veraart
  Bayesian hierarchical models for financial networks
  EC1397:  C. McGrory
  Some new approaches for performing efficient and reliable Bayesian inference on large datasets
  EC0455:  L. Bardwell, P. Fearnhead
  Bayesian detection of abnormal segments in multiple time series
Session EC032 Room: Bloomsbury
Contributions in dimension reduction Monday 14.12.2015   16:20 - 18:00
Chair: Bing Li Organizer: CMStatistics
  EC1350:  J. Virta, B. Li, K. Nordhausen, H. Oja
  Independent component analysis for matrix-valued data
  EC1416:  M. Matilainen, C. Croux, K. Nordhausen, H. Oja
  Sliced inverse regression for time series
  EC1384:  S. Kawano, H. Fujisawa, T. Takada, T. Shiroishi
  One-stage estimation of principal component regression with sparse regularization
  EC1711:  K. Uno
  Three-way principal component analysis for obtaining perfectly simple loadings
  EC1537:  A. Artemiou
  Inverse moments and machine learning for sufficient dimension reduction
Session EC033 Room: Senate
Contributions in robust statistics Monday 14.12.2015   16:20 - 18:00
Chair: Christian Hennig Organizer: CMStatistics
  EC1535:  A. Duerre, R. Fried, T. Liboschik
  Robust time series analysis: A comparative simulation study
  EC1755:  L. McCrink
  Robust joint modelling: Revealing the impact of outliers
  EC1696:  M. Hannay
  Robust and fast add one for linear models
  EC1694:  V. Lourenco, P. Hans-Peter, J.O. Ogutu
  Robust heritability and predictive accuracy estimation in plant breeding
  EC1341:  H. Fujisawa, T. Kanamori
  Robust regression using unnormalized model under heterogeneous contamination
Session EG009 Room: Montague
Contributions on statistics for functional data Monday 14.12.2015   16:20 - 18:00
Chair: Jane-Ling Wang Organizer: CMStatistics
  EC1628:  J. Portela, A. Munoz, E. Alonso
  Hilbertian ARMA model for forecasting functional time series
  EC1614:  E. Szlachtowska, D. Kosiorowski, D. Mielczarek, J. Rydlewski
  Notes on Schutte and Takashi functional inequalities and their applications in functional data analysis
  EC1690:  D. Liebl
  Inference for sparse to non-sparse functional data with covariate-adjustments
  EC1783:  S. Nagy
  Consistency of $h-$mode depth
  EC1766:  P. Arnqvist, S. Sjostedt de Luna
  Model-based functional clustering to detect climate changes
Session EG097 Room: Chancellor's Hall
Contributions on dependence models and copulas Monday 14.12.2015   16:20 - 18:00
Chair: Ostap Okhrin Organizer: CMStatistics
  EC1592:  D. Mueller, C. Czado
  Representing sparse Gaussian DAGs as sparse R-vines allowing for non-Gaussian dependence
  EC1606:  F. Spanhel, M. Kurz
  Simplified vine copula models: Approximations based on the simplifying assumption
  EC1632:  H. Tsukahara, J. Segers, M. Sibuya, N. Uyttendaele
  The empirical beta copula
  EC1724:  L. Dindiene, R. Leipus
  Closure property of randomly weighted sums with long-tailed increments
  EC1659:  J. Collet
  Estimating copula density using ranks and sub-sampling
Session EG145 Room: Gordon
Contributions on spatial and spatio-temporal processes Monday 14.12.2015   16:20 - 18:00
Chair: Brian Reich Organizer: CMStatistics
  EC1476:  M. Nguyen, A. Veraart
  From time to space-time: Tempo-spatial Ornstein-Uhlenbeck processes
  EC1639:  M. Ernst, G. Haesbroeck
  Spatial autocorrelation: Robustness of measures and tests
  EC1773:  J.L. Romero, A.E. Madrid, J.M. Angulo
  Conditional risk assessment in spatial and spatio-temporal settings: Effect of covariates.
  EC1779:  F.J. Esquivel, J.M. Angulo
  Mutual information related measures of multifractal dimensional dependence: Application to seismicity
  EC0187:  P. Otto, R. Garthoff
  Generalized spatial autoregressive conditional heteroscedasticity
Session EG159 Room: Torrington
Contributions on quantile regression Monday 14.12.2015   16:20 - 18:00
Chair: James Taylor Organizer: CMStatistics
  EC0336:  E. Waldmann, D. Taylor-Robinson
  Joint modelling of quantile regression and survival time of lung function decline in cystic fibrosis patients
  EC0688:  J. Taylor
  Predicting the expected shortfall corresponding to value at risk forecasts produced by quantile models
  EC1551:  E. Spiegel, T. Kneib, F. Sobotka
  Model selection in expectile regression
  EC1420:  D. Kraus, C. Czado
  D-vine copula based quantile regression
Session EG169 Room: SH349
Contributions in statistical modeling and computation Monday 14.12.2015   16:20 - 18:00
Chair: Cristian Gatu Organizer: CMStatistics
  EC1578:  T. Kernane, S. Becheket, H. Elmaroufy
  EM algorithm for estimating the parameters of stochastic epidemic models with random environment
  EC1728:  N. Pya
  Additive modelling for scaled $t$ data with residual autocorrelation
  EC1267:  M. Alvarez Hernandez, J. Roca Pardinas
  prop.comb.RR: R package for linear combination of proportions
  EC1538:  I. Barrio, I. Arostegui, M.X. Rodriguez-Alvarez
  CatPredi: An R package to categorise continuous variables in a logistic regression model
  EC0276:  G.M. Saavedra
  Robust inference in regression models
Session EG233 Room: Athlone
Contributions on control and reliability Monday 14.12.2015   16:20 - 18:00
Chair: Sophie Mercier Organizer: CMStatistics
  EC1777:  B. Surucu
  Hazard rate and reliability function predictions for future observations
  EC1674:  L. Greco
  Weighted likelihood-based inference for the stress strength reliability parameter
  EC1758:  C. Papamichail, S. Bouzebda, N. Limnios
  Reliability calculus of a Markov renewal process on a crack propagation problem
Session EG325 Room: Bedford
Contributions in time series analysis II Monday 14.12.2015   16:20 - 18:00
Chair: Sara Taskinen Organizer: CMStatistics
  EC1682:  T. Kley, P. Fryzlewicz, P. Preuss
  Predictive model choice in time series analysis under stationarity and non-stationarity
  EC1405:  L. Lenart
  Application of the generalized resampling scheme to spectral density estimation of APC time series
  EC1575:  S. Columbu, V. Mameli, M. Musio
  Hyv\"{a}rinen scoring rule estimators for a single linear time series
Session EG347 Room: Jessel
Contributions on clustering and classification Monday 14.12.2015   16:20 - 18:00
Chair: Hao Zhang Organizer: CMStatistics
  EC1573:  M. Bakoben, T. Bellotti, N. Adams
  A new approach to the computation of dissimilarity for uncertain data
  EC1526:  G. Rocco, L. Tardella, R. Nonno, M. Di Bari, M. Puopolo
  Group structures of prion diseases via multilevel mixed type data
  EC1706:  L. Azizi
  Classification and regression methods for predicting disease risk based on genetic and epidemiological data
  EC1652:  T.G. Gebru, N. Trendafilov
  Sparse linear discriminant analysis with common principal components
  EC1501:  S. Ranciati, C. Viroli, E. Wit
  Mixture model with multiple allocations for clustering spatially correlated observations for the analysis of NGS data
Session EG630 Room: Holden
Contributions on variable selection Monday 14.12.2015   16:20 - 18:00
Chair: Yichao Wu Organizer: CMStatistics
  EC1354:  S. Aljeddani, K. Mylona, S. Gilmour
  Statistical analysis of data from restricted randomised experiments via shrinkage methods
  EC1617:  M. Sedki, M. Marbac
  Variable selection for model-based clustering using the integrated-complete-data likelihood
  EC1567:  Y. Han, Y. Shen
  Positive unlabelled feature selection using constrained affinity graph embedding
  EC1756:  A. Lucadamo, L. Greco
  Variable selection through sparse principal component analysis for a multinomial logit model
  EC1463:  S. Shinmura
  The 100-fold cross validation for small sample method
Session EG652 Room: G21A
Contributions on statistical modelling for economics and finance Monday 14.12.2015   16:20 - 18:00
Chair: Johan Lyhagen Organizer: CMStatistics
  EC1433:  L. Mercuri, S. Iacus, E. Rroji
  COGARCH(p,q) models in the yuima package: Application to financial time series
  EC1066:  D. Stamate, F. Murtagh, R. Olaniyan
  A novel statistical and machine learning hybrid approach to predicting S$\&$P500 using sentiment analysis
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