Second International Conference on Statistics 2015

Events

  • 02 January - 04 January 2015
  • Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Organiser: Dhaka University Statistics Department Alumni Association (DUSDAA)
  • Event Details

Dhaka University Statistics Department Alumni Association (DUSDAA) welcomes you to attend the Second International Conference on Statistics 2015.

The Department of Statistics at the University of Dhaka, one of the oldest of its kind in the world, was founded by the late National Professor Qazi Motahar Husain. The First International Conference, held in 2010, was dedicated to Professor Husain. The goal of the conference is to bring statisticians together from all over the world to explore the new frontiers of developments of statistical theory and applications in teaching, research, and the use of statistics in government and non-government policy making with special focus to developing countries like Bangladesh. Having the theme of the conference "Statistics for Population and Development", this conference will focus on the cutting edge topics related to the new frontiers in the broad field of statistics.

The organizers extend invitations to statisticians from home and abroad to participate in this conference. Invited and contributed papers will cover topics from a broad range of methodological and applied statistics including Probability Theory, Survival Analysis, Longitudinal Data Analysis, Resampling Methods, Stochastic Models, Record Statistics, Official Statistics, Categorical Data Analysis, Pharmaceutical Statistics, Statistical Modeling, Nonparametric Methods, Semiparametric Models, Clinical Trials, Multivariate Methods, Econometrics, Random Effect Models, Sampling Techniques, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Bayesian Methods, Statistics in Agriculture, Industrial Statistics, Model Selection Techniques, Statistical Genetics, Bioinformatics, Distribution Theory, Reliability Theory, Health Surveys, Design of Experiments, Impact Evaluation, Operations Research, Quality Control, Time Series Analysis, Data Mining, Neural Networks, Demography, Spatial and Spatio-temporal modelling, Statistical Measures of Poverty, and others.

Objectives

The main objectives of the conference are

■To explore present the latest developments in statistical practice across population and development related issues as well as a wide range of other related disciplines.

■To serve as a platform for researchers to exchange ideas, present their research findings and build new networks in order to initiate and/or promote joint research between statisticians and researchers of other disciplines.

■To build awareness on the need of statistics, especially among policy makers in order to elevate the sensible use of statistics in various Government and non-Government organizations.

■To strengthen ties between researchers from Bangladesh and other countries

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