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Functional Data Analysis

In the recent past years, many scientific fields in which applied statistics is involved are recording continuous/functional data. Basically, the scope of disciplines for which such functional data (or curves data) may appear is covering diverse areas such as medicine, econometrics, environmetrics, biostatistics, geophysics, chemometrics, etc. It is therefore a real challenge for the statistical community to develop new tools able to deal with such a functional data context. This challenge has both theoretical and applied implications.


This track aims to promote the developments of new statistical advances for functional data, covering foundations, methodology and applications. The following topics will be of particular interest:

  • linear and generalized linear models for functional data;
  • nonparametric modelling for functional variables;
  • bootstrapping functional data;
  • learning with functional data (boosting, bagging, neural networks, etc.);
  • classification/discrimination of functional data;
  • testing hypothesis and model selection;

Co-Chairs
Frederic Ferraty, Toulouse Mathematics Institute, France.
Jane-Ling Wang, University of California, David, USA.
Members
  1. Konrad Abramowicz, Umea University, Sweden.
  2. Ana Maria Aguilera, University of Granada, Spain.
  3. M Carmen Aguilera-Morillo, University of Granada, Spain.
  4. German Aneiros-Perez, University of Coruna, Spain.
  5. Yuko Araki, Shizuoka University, Japan.
  6. Per Arnqvist, Umea University, Sweden.
  7. John Aston, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.
  8. Laura Azzimonti, Politecnico di Milano, Italy.
  9. Jose Berrendero, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain.
  10. Nedret Billor, Auburn University, United States.
  11. Graciela Boente, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  12. Sofiane Boudaoud, Sorbonne University-University of Technology of Compiegne, France.
  13. Alain Boudou, University of Toulouse 3, France.
  14. Salim Bouzebda, Universite de Technologie de Compiegne, France.
  15. Nicolas Brunel, ENSIIE, France.
  16. Ricardo Cao, University of Coruna, Spain.
  17. Herve Cardot, Universite de Bourgogne, France.
  18. Kehui Chen, University of Pittsburgh, United States.
  19. Ming-Yen Cheng, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong.
  20. Mattia Ciollaro, Carnegie Mellon University, United States.
  21. Ana Colubi, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany.
  22. Christophe Crambes, University of Montpellier, France.
  23. Marzia Cremona, Université Laval, Canada.
  24. Juan A Cuesta-Albertos, Universidad de Cantabria, Spain.
  25. Antonio Cuevas, Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain.
  26. Laurent Delsol, University of Orleans, France.
  27. Ian Dryden, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom.
  28. Kestutis Ducinskas, Klaipeda University, Lithuania.
  29. Michael Eichler, Maastricht University, Netherlands.
  30. Yuguang Fan, University of Melbourne, Australia.
  31. Yanan Fan, University of New South Wales, Australia.
  32. Manuel Febrero-Bande, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
  33. Frederic Ferraty, Mathematics Institute of Toulouse, France.
  34. Matteo Fontana, Politecnico di Milano, Italy.
  35. Tatsuya Fukuda, Chuo University, Japan.
  36. Eduardo Garcia-Portugues, Carlos III University of Madrid, Spain.
  37. Stefano Antonio Gattone, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy.
  38. Jan Gertheiss, Helmut Schmidt University, Germany.
  39. Antoine Godichon, Universite de Bourgogne, France.
  40. Aldo Goia, University of Eastern Piedmont Amedeo Avogadro, Italy.
  41. Wenceslao Gonzalez-Manteiga, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
  42. Aurea Grane, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain.
  43. Maria Grith, HU Berlin, Germany.
  44. Serge Guillas, University College London, United Kingdom.
  45. Michele Guindani, University of California, Irvine, United States.
  46. Kyunghee Han, University of California, Davis, United States.
  47. Jaroslaw Harezlak, Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington, United States.
  48. Jeff Hart, Texas AM University, United States.
  49. Brijnesh Jain, TU Berlin, Germany.
  50. Prashant Jha, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India.
  51. Timothy Johnson, University of Michigan, United States.
  52. Kee-Hoon Kang, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Korea, South.
  53. Kwang-Rae Kim, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom.
  54. Alois Kneip, University of Bonn, Germany.
  55. Jolanda Kossakowski, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  56. Sebastian Kurtek, The Ohio State University, United States.
  57. Arnab Laha, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, India.
  58. Young Kyung Lee, Kangwon National University, Korea, South.
  59. Dominik Liebl, University Bonn, Germany.
  60. Eardi Lila, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.
  61. Catherine Liu, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong.
  62. Bashar Malkawi, University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
  63. Steve Marron, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States.
  64. Carlos Matran, Universidad de Valladolid, Spain.
  65. Hidetoshi Matsui, Shiga University, Japan.
  66. Axel Munk, Georg-August-University Goettingen, Germany.
  67. Thomas Brendan Murphy, University College Dublin, Ireland.
  68. Monica Musio, University of Cagliari, Italy.
  69. David Nerini, Mediterranean Institute of Oceanology, France.
  70. Oluwasegun Ojo, IMDEA Networks Institute, Spain.
  71. Paulo Oliveira, University of Coimbra, Portugal.
  72. Joaquin Ortega, Centro de Investigacion en Matematicas, Mexico.
  73. Megan Owen, Lehman College CUNY, United States.
  74. Aybuke Ozturk, University Lyon II, France.
  75. Juhyun Park, Lancaster University, United Kingdom.
  76. Byeong Park, Seoul National University, Korea, South.
  77. Jie Peng, University of California Davis, United States.
  78. Davide Pigoli, King's College London, United Kingdom.
  79. Alessia Pini, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy.
  80. Cristian Preda, University of Lille, France.
  81. Besnik Pumo, Agrocampus Ouest - Angers campus, France.
  82. Alejandro Quintela-del Rio, University of Coruna, Spain.
  83. Mustapha Rachdi, University of Grenoble, France.
  84. Lars Lau Raket, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
  85. Surajit Ray, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom.
  86. Philip Reiss, New York University, United States.
  87. Gregory Rice, University of Waterloo, Canada.
  88. Dan Rieser, European Commission, Eurostat, Luxembourg.
  89. Angelina Roche, Universite Paris Dauphine, France.
  90. Daniela Rodriguez, Universidad de Buenos Aires - Conicet, Argentina.
  91. Yves Romain, University of Toulouse 3, France.
  92. Elvira Romano, University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Italy.
  93. Agnieszka Rossa, University of Lodz, Poland.
  94. Maria Dolores Ruiz-Medina, University of Granada, Spain.
  95. Ernesto Salinelli, University of Novara, Italy.
  96. Laura Sangalli, Politecnico di Milano, Italy.
  97. Pascal Sarda, University of Toulouse 3, France.
  98. Lina Schelin, Umea University, Sweden.
  99. Pieter Segaert, KU Leuven, Belgium.
  100. Han Lin Shang, Australian National University, Australia.
  101. Jian Qing Shi, Newcastle University, United Kingdom.
  102. Malgorzata Snarska, Cracow University of Economics, Poland.
  103. Stefan Sommer, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
  104. Andrej Srakar, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.
  105. Anuj Srivastava, Florida State University, United States.
  106. Ana-Maria Staicu, North Carolina State University, United States.
  107. Aymeric Stamm, Politecnico di Milano, Italy.
  108. Winfried Stute, University of Giessen, Germany.
  109. Nicholas Tarabelloni, Politecnico di Milano, Italy.
  110. Shahin Tavakoli, University of Warwick, United Kingdom.
  111. Fabian Telschow, University of California, San Diego, United States.
  112. Anders Tolver, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
  113. Efehan ULAS, Cankiri Karatekin University, Turkey.
  114. Mariano J. Valderrama, University of Granada, Spain.
  115. Germain Van Bever, Universite de Namur, Belgium.
  116. Anne van Delft, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany.
  117. Philippe Vieu, University Paul Sabatier, France.
  118. Sylvie Viguier-Pla, University of Toulouse 3, France.
  119. Bo Wang, University of Leicester, United Kingdom.
  120. Meng Xu, University of Haifa, Israel.
  121. Qiwei Yao, London School of Economics, UK.
  122. Qinyi Zhang, The Hong Kong Polytechnique University, Hong Kong.
  123. Ping-Shou Zhong, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States.
  124. Zhengyuan Zhu, Iowa State University, United States.