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Statistics for Functional Data

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
Wenceslao Gonzalez-Manteiga, University of Santiago, Spain.
Byeong Park, Seoul National University, Korea.
Philippe Vieu, Universite Paul Sabatier, France.
Members
  1. Konrad Abramowicz, Umea University, Sweden.
  2. Ana M 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. Stefan Aulbach, University of Wuerzburg, Germany.
  8. Jose Berrendero, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain.
  9. Nedret Billor, Auburn University, United States.
  10. Graciela Boente, Universidad de Buenos Aires and CONICET, Argentina.
  11. Alain Boudou, University of Toulouse 3, France.
  12. Francois-Xavier Briol, University of Warwick, United Kingdom.
  13. Nicolas Brunel, ENSIIE, France.
  14. Ricardo Cao, University of Coruna, Spain.
  15. Herve Cardot, Universite de Bourgogne, France.
  16. Faicel Chamroukhi, University of Toulon, France.
  17. Mohamed Chaouch, United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates.
  18. Kehui Chen, University of Pittsburgh, United States.
  19. Yafeng Cheng, Medical Research Council, Biostatistical unit, United Kingdom.
  20. Mattia Ciollaro, Carnegie Mellon University, United States.
  21. Bianca Maria Colosimo, Politecnico di Milano, Italy.
  22. Italo Raony Costa Lima, Auburn University, United States.
  23. Christophe Crambes, University of Montpellier, France.
  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. Michael Eichler, Maastricht University, Netherlands.
  28. Yuguang Fan, University of Melbourne, Australia.
  29. Manuel Febrero-Bande, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
  30. Frederic Ferraty, Mathematics Institute of Toulouse, France.
  31. Eduardo Garcia-Portugues, Carlos III University of Madrid, Spain.
  32. Stefano Antonio Gattone, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy.
  33. Jan Gertheiss, University of Goettingen, Germany.
  34. Jan Gertheiss, Georg August University of Goettingen, Germany.
  35. Antoine Godichon, Universite de Bourgogne, France.
  36. Aldo Goia, University of Eastern Piedmont Amedeo Avogadro, Italy.
  37. Wenceslao Gonzalez-Manteiga, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
  38. Aurea Grane, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain.
  39. Sonja Greven, LMU Munich, Germany.
  40. Maria Grith, HU Berlin, Germany.
  41. Serge Guillas, University College London, United Kingdom.
  42. Kyunghee Han, University of California, Davis, United States.
  43. Jaroslaw Harezlak, Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington, United States.
  44. Jeff Hart, Texas AM University, United States.
  45. Marie Huskova, Charles University, Czech Republic.
  46. Julien Jacques, University Lyon II, France.
  47. Kaushik Jana, Indian Statistical Institute, India.
  48. Kee-Hoon Kang, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Korea, South.
  49. Kwang-Rae Kim, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom.
  50. Alois Kneip, University of Bonn, Germany.
  51. Jolanda Kossakowski, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  52. Young Kyung Lee, Kangwon National University, Korea, South.
  53. Dominik Liebl, University Bonn, Germany.
  54. Eardi Lila, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.
  55. Rosa Lillo, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain.
  56. Catherine Liu, The Hong Kong polytechnic University, Hong Kong.
  57. Carlos Matran, Universidad de Valladolid, Spain.
  58. Hidetoshi Matsui, Shiga University, Japan.
  59. Silvia Montagna, University of Warwick, United Kingdom.
  60. Karl Mosler, Universitaet zu Koeln, Germany.
  61. Nitai Mukhopadhyay, Virginia Commonwealth University, United States.
  62. David Nerini, Mediterranean Institute of Oceanology, France.
  63. Alicia Nieto-Reyes, Universidad de Cantabria, Spain.
  64. Paulo Oliveira, University of Coimbra, Portugal.
  65. Joaquin Ortega, Centro de Investigacion en Matematicas, Mexico.
  66. Jianxin Pan, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom.
  67. Juhyun Park, Lancaster University, UK.
  68. Juhyun Park, Lancaster University, United Kingdom.
  69. Byeong Park, Seoul National University, Korea, South.
  70. Eva Petkova, New York University, United States.
  71. Davide Pigoli, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.
  72. Alessia Pini, Politecnico di Milano, Italy.
  73. Cristian Preda, University of Lille, France.
  74. Besnik Pumo, Agrocampus Ouest - Angers campus, France.
  75. Xinghao Qiao, London School of Economics, United Kingdom.
  76. Alejandro Quintela-del Rio, University of Coruna, Spain.
  77. Mustapha Rachdi, University of Grenoble, France.
  78. Lars Lau Raket, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
  79. Surajit Ray, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom.
  80. Philip Reiss, New York University, United States.
  81. Angelina Roche, Universite Paris Dauphine, France.
  82. Daniela Rodriguez, Universidad de Buenos Aires - Conicet, Argentina.
  83. Yves Romain, University of Toulouse 3, France.
  84. Elvira Romano, Second University of Napoles, Italy.
  85. Juan Romo, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain.
  86. Maria Dolores Ruiz-Medina, University of Granada, Spain.
  87. Takumi Saegusa, University of Washington, United States.
  88. Ernesto Salinelli, University of Novara, Italy.
  89. Laura Sangalli, Politecnico di Milano, Italy.
  90. Pascal Sarda, University of Toulouse 3, France.
  91. Lina Schelin, Umea University, Sweden.
  92. Armin Schwartzman, University of California, San Diego, United States.
  93. Pieter Segaert, KU Leuven, Belgium.
  94. Han Lin Shang, Australian National University, Australia.
  95. Han Lin Shang, University of Southampton, United Kingdom.
  96. Jian Qing Shi, Newcastle University, United Kingdom.
  97. Haochang Shou, University of Pennsylvania, United States.
  98. Sara Sjostedt de Luna, Umea University, Sweden.
  99. Stefan Sommer, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
  100. Aymeric Stamm, Politecnico di Milano, Italy.
  101. Winfried Stute, University of Giessen, Germany.
  102. Marcela Svarc, Universidad de San Andres, Argentina.
  103. Nicholas Tarabelloni, Politecnico di Milano, Italy.
  104. Thaddeus Tarpey, Wright State University, United States.
  105. Shahin Tavakoli, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.
  106. Anders Tolver, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
  107. Mariano J. Valderrama, University of Granada, Spain.
  108. Germain Van Bever, Universite libre de Bruxelles, Belgium.
  109. Anne van Delft, Universite catholique de Louvain (UCL), Belgium.
  110. Ingrid Van Keilegom, KU Leuven, Belgium.
  111. Philippe Vieu, University Paul Sabatier, France.
  112. Sylvie Viguier-Pla, University of Toulouse 3, France.
  113. Bo Wang, University of Leicester, United Kingdom.
  114. Qiwei Yao, London School of Economics, UK.
  115. Ping-Shou Zhong, Michigan State University, United States.
  116. Zhengyuan Zhu, Iowa State University, United States.