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2007 Taipei Symposium
c/o Institute of 
Statistical Science,
Academia Sinica,
Taipei 11529,
Taiwan, R.O.C.


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Last updated
20 June 200

The Institute of Statistical Science, Academia Sinica, will host The 2007 Taipei International Statistical Symposium and ICSA International Conference from 25 to 27 June 2007, jointly organized by the Institute of Statistical Science, the Directorate-General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS), Executive Yuan, R.O.C., the Chinese Statistical Association, and the International Chinese Statistical Association (ICSA).

Important notices:

A. The program schedule is now available.

B.  Shuttle Bus Information

  1. The conference hotels are Activity Center of Academia Sinica (please see detail) and Chien Tan (Jiantan) Overseas Youth Activity Center (please see detail). We will execute the "FIRST COMES, FIRST SERVED" policy. We will arrange shuttle buses during the conference period.

    There are other hotels available (please see the web).  They are contracted hotels (with reduced price) of Academia Sinica.

  2. The registration fee is US $200 (US $150 for ICSA members, or US $50  for students). We are unable to accept credit cards. The registration fee will be collected when you arrive at the counter of  the conference. We accept NT (New Taiwan Currency), US dollar and Euro. For your convenience, we will provide currency exchanges at the conference counter.

  3. The conference fee includes a welcome party (buffet) in the evening of June 24, lunch and refreshments on June 25-27, and banquet on June 26.

  4. We will arrange a one-day trip around northern Taiwan on June 28. The fee of this tour costs NT $1200 per person.

  5. The registration dates are from 10 January 2007 to 31 March 2007.

  6. Shuttle Bus Information.


Keynote Speakers:

Peter J. Bickel ( Department of Statistics, University of California, Berkeley, USA)

Email:  bickel@stat.berkeley.edu
Regularized Estimation of High Dimensional Covariance Matrices and Spectral Measures Having Sparse Structure in Various Senses.
Time: June 25 (Monday), 11:00 a.m.
12:00 noon, AC 1st FL Auditorium
Chair: George C. Tiao (University of Chicago, Chicago, U.S.A.)

C.F. Jeff Wu ( School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA )

Title: Statistical Methods in Nano-Material Research: Experimental Design, Modeling and Robustness.
Time: June 26 (Tuesday), 8:50
9:50 a.m., AC 1st FL Auditorium
Chair: Yuan Shih Chow (Columbia University, New York, U.S.A.)



Advances in Bioinformatics and Biostatistics

Advances in -omics: Statistical and Computational Approaches for
High Throughput Data

Bayesian Analysis

Bioinformatics-Inferring Gene Networks and Systems Biology

Business Statistics

Causal Inferences in the Presence of Confounding Factors

Change-Point Analysis and Applications

Clinical Trial Designs for Evaluating Treatment Effect in Subpopulations

Discussion Paper of Statistica Sinica

Experimental Design

Financial Statistics

Finite Markov Chain Imbedding and Its Applications in Biology

Government Statistics (政府統計)

High Dimensional Data Analysis

Lifetime Data Analysis

Model Selection-Ten Years of LASSO and New Approaches

New Development in Diagnostic Medicine and Health Services

New Statistical Methods for Multivariate Dependency and Cluster

Non-Inferiority Clinical Testing

Nonparametric Longitudinal and Functional Data Analysis

Nonparametric Parametric and Semiparametric Models

Pharmaceutical Safety

Recent Advances in Time Series Analysis

Recent Development in Clinical Trial

Recent Developments in Nonlinear Time Series

Reliability and Lifetime Inference

Spatial and Environmental Statistics

Statistical Computing and Machine Learning

Statistical Genetics

Statistical Inference

Statistical Issues in Evaluation of Biologics Products

Statistical Methods for Design and Analysis of Genetic Studies
(In Memory of Professor Ching Chun Li)

Statistical Methods in Genomic Research

Statistical Methods in the Analysis of Longitudinal Data

Statistical Methods with Incomplete Data

Statistical Process Control

Stochastic Processes

Survey Sampling


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