Keynote talk 1 Tuesday 28.8.2018 09:40 - 10:30 Room: Cuza Center
Fast robust correlation for high dimensional data
Speaker: P. Rousseeuw   Chair: Stefan Van Aelst
Keynote talk 2 Thursday 30.8.2018 11:30 - 12:20 Room: Cuza Center
Recent developments in algorithmic optimal design of experiments
Speaker: S. Gilmour   Chair: Cristian Gatu
Keynote talk 3 Friday 31.8.2018 12:10 - 13:00 Room: Cuza Center
Generalised autocovariances and spectral estimators
Speaker: A. Luati   Chair: Erricos Kontoghiorghes


Parallel session B: COMPSTAT2018 Tuesday 28.8.2018 11:00 - 12:30

Session CI002 (Special Invited Session) Room: Cuza Hall
Compositional data analysis Tuesday 28.8.2018   11:00 - 12:30
Chair: Karel Hron Organizer: Karel Hron
  A0251:  P. Filzmoser
  The log-ratio methodology: Major concepts, robustness, and practical use
  A0252:  K. Hron, K. Facevicova, J. Rendlova
  Compositional tables and their coordinate representations
  A0298:  A. Menafoglio
  A Bayes space approach to the analysis of probability density functions
Session CO044 Room: Vega Hall
BDsports: Sports analytics Tuesday 28.8.2018   11:00 - 12:30
Chair: Rosaria Simone Organizer: Paola Zuccolotto, Marica Manisera
  A0329:  R. Metulini
  Modelling the dynamic pattern of surface area in basketball and its effects on team performance
  A0234:  H. Van Eetvelde, C. Ley
  Ranking soccer teams on their current strength: A comparison of maximum likelihood approaches
  A0314:  L. Palazzo, R. Ievoli, G. Ragozini
  Passing networks and game style in football teams: Evidences from European champions league
  A0397:  R. Simone
  Model-based profiling of sport preferences
Session CO100 Room: Mezzanine Lounge
Recent advances in biostatistics and biocomputing Tuesday 28.8.2018   11:00 - 12:30
Chair: Yisheng Li Organizer: Yisheng Li
  A0170:  C.-H. Hsu, C. Hu, Y. He
  An alternative sensitive analysis approach for missing not at random
  A0305:  Y. Li, X. Su, P. Mueller, K.-A. Do
  A Bayesian dose-finding design in oncology using pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic modeling
  A0223:  C.-Y. Huang, G. Xu, S.H. Chiou, C.-Y. Huang, J. Yan
  Joint scale change models for recurrent events and failure time
  A0158:  B. Karimi, M. Lavielle, E. Moulines
  Accelerated methods for maximum likelihood estimation in mixed effects models
Session CO018 Room: Orion Hall
Survey sampling Tuesday 28.8.2018   11:00 - 12:30
Chair: Alina Matei Organizer: Alina Matei
  A0227:  A. Matei, M.C. Anastasiade, Y. Tille
  Estimating a counterfactual wage heavy-tailed distribution using survey data
  A0217:  Y. Tille
  Fast implementation and generalization of Fuller's unequal probability sampling method
  A0231:  K. Watjou, C. Faes, A. Lawson, R. Carroll, M. Aregay, Y. Vandendijck, R. Kirby
  Spatial small area smoothing models for handling survey data with nonresponse
Parallel session C: COMPSTAT2018 Tuesday 28.8.2018 14:15 - 15:45

Session CI008 (Special Invited Session) Room: Cuza Hall
Computational dependence modeling and change-point detection Tuesday 28.8.2018   14:15 - 15:45
Chair: Ivan Kojadinovic Organizer: Ivan Kojadinovic
  A0160:  M. Hofert
  Visualization of dependence in high-dimensional data with R
  A0258:  A. Duerre, R. Fried, D. Vogel
  Robust change point tests using bounded transformations
  A0259:  I. Kojadinovic
  Testing for changes in the distribution function, cross-sectional and serial dependence of multivariate time series
Session CO064 Room: Vega Hall
Robust statistics Tuesday 28.8.2018   14:15 - 15:45
Chair: Anthony Atkinson Organizer: Anthony Atkinson
  A0190:  L.A. Garcia-Escudero, A. Cerioli, A. Mayo-Iscar, M. Riani
  A computationally feasible algorithm for robust clustering under determinant-and-shape constraints
  A0287:  A. Corbellini, A. Cerasa, F. Torti
  The use of prior information in very robust regression for the monitoring of EU sensitive products
  A0289:  V. Todorov
  Monitoring robust estimates for compositional data
Session CO109 Room: Mezzanine Lounge
Advances in industrial statistics Tuesday 28.8.2018   14:15 - 15:45
Chair: Chun-houh Chen Organizer: Chun-houh Chen
  A0179:  S.-T. Tseng
  Mis-specification analysis of a pH acceleration model
  A0228:  L. Huwang
  A non-parametric approach for monitoring linear profiles using spatial rank-based regression
  A0273:  C.-Y. Peng
  Optimal doubling burn-in policy based on tweedie processes with applications to degradation data
Session CG116 Room: Cocktail Hall
Clustering and classification Tuesday 28.8.2018   14:15 - 15:45
Chair: Christophe Biernacki Organizer: COMPSTAT
  A0363:  A. Alharthi
  Classification trees with Gini samples splits
  A0409:  B. Yuan, W. Heiser, M. De Rooij
  Classification based on dissimilarities towards prototypes
  A0344:  Y.-C. Chang
  Active learning classification with variable selection
  A0421:  N. Bozkus, S. Barber
  Automatic detection of clusters by lifting
Session CG043 Room: Orion Hall
Advances in Bayesian statistics and Markov chain models Tuesday 28.8.2018   14:15 - 15:45
Chair: Miguel de Carvalho Organizer: COMPSTAT
  A0431:  G. Ridall
  Bayesian sequential marginalization of a state space model for estimating motor unit numbers
  A0413:  L. Pang
  Bayesian estimation of a decreasing density
  A0327:  A.M. Di Brisco, S. Migliorati
  A new augmented mixed regression model for proportions
  A0191:  N. Potas
  The weighted Markov chain probability model: Forecasting discrete time sequence data
Parallel session D: COMPSTAT2018 Tuesday 28.8.2018 16:15 - 17:45

Session CI088 (Special Invited Session) Room: Cuza Hall
Advances in high-dimensional and nonparametric statistics Tuesday 28.8.2018   16:15 - 17:45
Chair: Johannes Lederer Organizer: Peter Buehlmann
  A0153:  J. Lederer
  Fresh ideas for tuning parameter calibration
  A0207:  K. Hellton
  Fridge: Focused fine-tuning of ridge regression for personalized predictions
  A0229:  F. Balabdaoui
  On the Hodges-Lehmann estimator in a location mixture model
Session CO111 Room: Mezzanine Lounge
YS-ISI Session: Statistical computing and data visualization Tuesday 28.8.2018   16:15 - 17:45
Chair: Han-Ming Wu Organizer: Han-Ming Wu
  A0194:  Y. Huang
  Sensitivity analysis and visualization for functional data
  A0240:  P.-C. Kuo, M. Liou, P. Cheng
  Decision thresholds using Hilbert-Huang transforms in fMRI applications
  A0246:  S.-H. Lin, Y.-T. Huang, W.-C. Lee, H.-I. Yang
  Visualization and identification of agonistic interaction hepatitis B and C interaction on hepatocellular carcinoma
  A0172:  H.-M. Wu
  The extension of isometric feature mapping for interval-valued symbolic data
Session CG013 Room: Vega Hall
Advances in robust statistics Tuesday 28.8.2018   16:15 - 17:45
Chair: Matias Salibian-Barrera Organizer: COMPSTAT
  A0183:  T.-S. Tsou
  Testing marginal homogeneity for paired ordinal data: A robust likelihood approach
  A0204:  A. Atkinson, M. Riani
  Informative transformation of responses that can be positive or negative
  A0340:  A. Mayo-Iscar, L.A. Garcia-Escudero, M. Riani, A. Cerioli
  Robust parsimonious approach for model based clustering
Session CG017 Room: Cocktail Hall
Functional data analysis Tuesday 28.8.2018   16:15 - 17:45
Chair: Stefan Van Aelst Organizer: COMPSTAT
  A0388:  D. Katshunga
  A multiple functional linear model
  A0394:  B. Wang, A. Xu
  Gaussian process methods for nonparametric functional regression with mixed predictors
  A0353:  C. Rommel, F. Bonnans, P. Martinon, B. Gregorutti
  Quantifying the closeness to a set of random curves via the mean marginal likelihood
  A0395:  P. Arnqvist, S. Sjostedt de Luna
  Model based functional clustering of varved lake sediments
Session CG005 Room: Orion Hall
Advances in computational econometrics Tuesday 28.8.2018   16:15 - 17:45
Chair: Massimiliano Caporin Organizer: COMPSTAT
  A0198:  T. Yamamoto, H. Chigira
  GMM for regression models with exogenous regressors and non-spherical disturbances
  A0342:  G.-J. Siouris, A. Karagrigoriou, I. Vonta, D. Skilogianni
  Discretization of the tail density function and adjusted evaluation measures
  A0358:  N. Ahlgren, P. Catani
  Tests of cointegration rank with strong persistence and heavy-tailed errors
  A0384:  H.-W. Teng, M.-H. Kang, R. Li
  On a novel spherical Monte Carlo method via group representation
Session CG114 Room: Clio Hall
Semiparametric methods and asymptotics Tuesday 28.8.2018   16:15 - 17:45
Chair: Frank Eriksson Organizer: COMPSTAT
  A0400:  H.C. Rytgaard
  Targeted causal estimation in continuous time
  A0424:  F. Eriksson, T. Martinussen, S.F. Nielsen
  Large sample results for frequentist multiple imputation for Cox regression with missing covariate data
  A0412:  M. Neves, I. Gomes, H. Penalva, F. Caeiro
  Resampling methods for an adequate tail index estimation
  A0352:  D. Otryakhin, M. Podolskij, S. Mazur
  Estimation of the linear fractional stable motion: Numerical techniques and results
Parallel session E: COMPSTAT2018 Wednesday 29.8.2018 09:00 - 10:30

Session CI006 (Special Invited Session) Room: Cuza Hall
New statistical developments and insights via the Stein method Wednesday 29.8.2018   09:00 - 10:30
Chair: Rosaria Simone Organizer: Christophe Ley
  A0213:  Y. Swan, G. Reinert, G. Mijoule
  Differential Stein operators for multivariate distributions and applications
Session CO072 Room: Vega Hall
Data science and classification Wednesday 29.8.2018   09:00 - 10:30
Chair: Patrick Groenen Organizer: Patrick Groenen
  A0316:  N. Le Roux, M. Ngoy
  Biplot perspectives on student performance at the Copperbelt University in Zambia
  A0322:  S. Lubbe
  A naive visualisation of data science
  A0381:  L. Feltrin, M. Bertelli
  Using clustered heat maps to improve the selection of a clustering algorithm and its parametrization
  A0297:  P. Groenen, M. Takagishi, Y. Terada
  Penalized k-Means
Session CO032 Room: Orion Hall
Computational statistics for applications Wednesday 29.8.2018   09:00 - 10:30
Chair: Marta Disegna Organizer: Marta Disegna, Fabrizio Durante
  A0260:  M. Olteanu, W. Clark, J. Randon-Furling
  A new method for analyzing ethnic mixing: Studies from Southern California
  A0405:  H. Park, R. Yamaguchi, S. Imoto, S. Miyano
  A sparse tensor subspace method for identifying biological modulators based on multilayer gene network analysis
  A0212:  B. Ferrer-Rosell, G. Coenders
  Compositional analysis in tourism
  A0274:  M. Disegna, P. Durso, R. Massari
  Fuzzy clustering with spatial-time information
Session CO107 Room: Clio Hall
ARS-IASC session: Dependence via covariances and spatial structures Wednesday 29.8.2018   09:00 - 10:30
Chair: Min-ge Xie Organizer: Jaeyong Lee
  A0193:  J. Lee, K. Lee
  Optimal Bayesian minimax rates for unconstrained large covariance matrices
  A0200:  S. Jo
  A variational approach to a nonparametric density estimation using dependent species sampling models
  A0291:  W. Jang
  A semiparametric mixture method for local false discovery rate estimation
  A0294:  J. Lim, Y.-G. Choi, S. Choi
  High-dimensional Markowitz's portfolio optimization problem: An empirical comparison of covariance matrix estimators
Session CG089 Room: Mezzanine Lounge
High-dimensional and nonparametric statistics Wednesday 29.8.2018   09:00 - 10:30
Chair: Johannes Lederer Organizer: COMPSTAT
  A0339:  M. Jansen
  A sparse variable selection approach in multiscale local polynomial density estimation
  A0389:  T. Nishiyama, H. Ogawa, M. Hyodo
  Simultaneous test for mean vectors and covariance matrices among k populations for high-dimensional data
  A0402:  Y. Wang
  A fast algorithm for univariate log-concave density estimation
Session CP001 Room: Cocktail Hall
Poster session I Wednesday 29.8.2018   09:00 - 10:30
Chair: Panagiotis Paoullis Organizer: COMPSTAT
  A0187:  C. Yamamoto
  Lifestyle and dietary habits of community-dwelling elderly: A comparative study between a town and a city
  A0249:  K.-H. Kang, J.-T. Jang
  Nonlinear and kernel regression methods for interval-valued data
  A0335:  T.A. Nengsih, F. Bertrand, M. Maumy, N. Meyer
  Determining the number of components of a PLS regression on incomplete data
  A0366:  S. Tatsunami, T. Ueno
  Explanation of the importance of medication adherence in antiretroviral therapy by using random numbers
  A0371:  S. Mejza, I. Mejza
  A note on the analysis of early stage breeding experiments
  A0375:  K. Konda, Y. Yamamoto, H. Takenaka, H. Kimura, K. Fukuda, T. Nakajima
  Development and application of data providing and visualization system for EMS
  A0423:  E. Grisanti, M. Otto
  Novel standardization methods for preprocessing multivariate data used in predictive modeling
  A0425:  O. Sokol, M. Rada
  A note on the computational complexity of the sample variance over an interval-valued dataset
  A0428:  M. Fayaz
  A survey of recent statistical methods for EEG-FMRI
  A0440:  E. Mitchell, G. Stupfler, A. Wood, N. Crout, P. Wilson
  An extreme value analysis of top performing UK winter wheat producers
  A0233:  F.O. Lopez Quintero
  Bayesian modeling of individual growth variability using back-calculation: Application to pink cusk-eel
Parallel session F: COMPSTAT2018 Wednesday 29.8.2018 11:00 - 12:30

Session CI012 (Special Invited Session) Room: Cuza Hall
Robust statistical methods Wednesday 29.8.2018   11:00 - 12:30
Chair: Alfio Marazzi Organizer: Alfio Marazzi
  A0324:  A. Alfons, C. Croux, P. Filzmoser
  Robust sparse maximum association estimators
  A0331:  M. Salibian-Barrera, T.Y. Lee
  Detection of outbreaks in notifiable disease data
  A0326:  S. Van Aelst, Y. Wang
  Robust sparse principal components analysis
Session CO026 Room: Vega Hall
Multivariate analysis and big data Wednesday 29.8.2018   11:00 - 12:30
Chair: Dominique Guegan Organizer: Dominique Guegan
  A0206:  P.O. Cisse, D. Guegan, A.K. Diongue
  On the parameters estimation of the new Seasonal FISSAR model and simulations
  A0215:  D. Guegan
  Credit risk analysis using machine and deep learning models
  A0368:  F. Poggioni, M. Bernardi, L. Petrella
  Sparse nonparametric dynamic graphical models
Session CO062 Room: Mezzanine Lounge
Large data sets: Methodology and applications Wednesday 29.8.2018   11:00 - 12:30
Chair: Malgorzata Bogdan Organizer: Malgorzata Bogdan
  A0323:  F. Frommlet, A. Hubin, G.O. Storvik
  Deep Bayesian regression
  A0328:  W. Rejchel, P. Pokarowski, A. Prochenka, M. Frej, J. Mielniczuk
  Generalized information criterion in high-dimensional model selection
  A0348:  A. Weinstein, R. Foygel Barber, E. Candes
  A power analysis for Knockoffs with lasso statistics
  A0415:  M. Bogdan, W. Su, A. Weinstein, E. Candes
  Weeding out early false discoveries along the lasso path via knockoffs
Session CO054 Room: Clio Hall
Recent advances in mixture modeling and missing data analysis Wednesday 29.8.2018   11:00 - 12:30
Chair: Xinyuan Song Organizer: Xinyuan Song
  A0225:  X. Wang, X. Song
  Bayesian two-part model for semicontinuous data with latent variables
  A0266:  A. Murua, D. Martinez-Vargas
  Cox regression with Potts-driven latent clusters
  A0156:  X. Song
  Scalar on image regression with nonignorable missing data
  A0268:  K. Dorman, X. Peng
  Ampliclust: A fully probabilistic model-based approach denoising Illumina amplicon data
Session CG011 Room: Orion Hall
Developments for discrete data Wednesday 29.8.2018   11:00 - 12:30
Chair: Sebastian Doehler Organizer: COMPSTAT
  A0176:  P.V. Redondo, E. Barrios, J.R. Lansangan
  Estimating a Poisson autoregressive model with the backfitting algorithm
  A0188:  S. Doehler, E. Roquain, G. Durand
  Controlling the false discovery rate for discrete data: New results and computational tools
Session CP117 Room: Cocktail Hall
Poster session II Wednesday 29.8.2018   11:00 - 12:30
Chair: Panagiotis Paoullis Organizer: COMPSTAT
  A0178:  H. Ogasawara
  A family of the adjusted estimators maximizing the asymptotic predictive expected log-likelihood
  A0265:  A.M. Aguilera, C. Acal, J.E. Ruiz-Castro, F. Jimenez-Molinos, J.B. Roldan
  Reliability analysis of switching parameters in resistive random access memories
  A0270:  T. Yamada, T. Himeno
  High-dimensional GMANOVA test
  A0362:  M. Wood
  Website and text classification using natural language processing
  A0372:  I. Mejza, K. Ambrozy-Deregowska
  Kronecker-type products useful in constructions of non-orthogonal split-plot x split-block designs
  A0391:  M. Kitani, H. Murakami
  The multivariate statistic based on combining the t test and Wilcoxon test
  A0392:  H. Yamaguchi, H. Murakami
  A new scale estimator based on the kernel density estimator with ranked set sampling
  A0393:  S. Kawada, H. Murakami
  The multivariate rank tests based on the likelihood ratio
  A0408:  K. Leffler, Z. Zhou, J. Yu
  An extended block restricted isometry property for sparse recovery with non-Gaussian noise
  A0430:  R. Sawae, D. Ishii
  A maximum likelihood estimation of Brun's constant under the twin primes distribution
  A0432:  L. Fryd
  Conditional skewness and kurtosis in the good and bad times
  A0443:  D. Rosadi
  Empirical comparison of some automatic ARIMA modeling
Parallel session G: COMPSTAT2018 Wednesday 29.8.2018 14:15 - 16:15

Session CI113 (Special Invited Session) Room: Cuza Hall
New computational methods for statistical inference Wednesday 29.8.2018   14:15 - 16:15
Chair: Jaeyong Lee Organizer: Min-ge Xie
  A0445:  P. Song
  Fusion learning and confederate inference
  A0448:  M.-G. Xie
  Uncertainty quantification of treatment regime in precision medicine by confidence distributions
  A0449:  R. Liu
  Tracking functional data by nonparametric tolerance tubes
Session CO056 Room: Mezzanine Lounge
IFCS session: Methods for complex and mixed type data Wednesday 29.8.2018   14:15 - 16:15
Chair: Theodoros Chatzipantelis Organizer: Theodoros Chatzipantelis
  A0276:  A. Markos, O. Moschidis, G. Menexes, T. Chatzipantelis
  On the performance of distance-based approaches for clustering mixed-type data
  A0243:  O. Moschidis, T. Chatzipantelis
  A clustering method proposition for mixed type data
  A0426:  F. Palumbo, A. Iodice D Enza, A. Markos
  Missing data imputation problems may occur when dealing with categorical data
  A0263:  T. Chatzipantelis, D. Karapistolis
  A new criterion for forming compact groups in hierarchical clustering
  A0245:  S. Moschidis, A. Thanopoulos
  A new visualization of the results of the correspondence analysis with R programming
Session CO098 Room: Cocktail Hall
Optimal experimental design and applications Wednesday 29.8.2018   14:15 - 16:15
Chair: Frank Miller Organizer: Ellinor Fackle-Fornius, Frank Miller
  A0306:  W.K. Wong
  Optimal designs for complex problems
  A0226:  K. Schorning, H. Dette, B. Bornkamp, C. Feller, G. Bermann
  Optimal designs for dose response curves with common parameters
  A0250:  E. Fackle-Fornius
  Minimax optimum design for choosing between models for enzyme inhibition
  A0211:  M. UL-Hassan, F. Miller
  Optimal item calibration for computerized achievement tests
  A0357:  S. Kuriki, H. Wynn
  Optimal experimental design that minimizes the width of simultaneous confidence bands
Session CO066 Room: Orion Hall
Research metrics for institutional performance evaluation Wednesday 29.8.2018   14:15 - 16:15
Chair: Frederick Kin Hing Phoa Organizer: Keisuke Honda, Frederick Kin Hing Phoa
  A0210:  F.K.H. Phoa
  An efficient analysis on the network coverage via dominating centrality sets
  A0253:  L. Chang, J. Nakano, F.K.H. Phoa
  A study of the article citation network in statistics research community
  A0238:  T. Fujino, K. Honda, H. Hamada
  Author name identification using a Dirichlet-multinomial regression topic model
  A0247:  K. Honda, H. Hamada, M. Takei
  A development of new metric on graph data using stochastic block model and pointwise mutual information
  A0235:  M. Takei, T. Fujino, K. Honda, J. Nakano
  Understanding research trends based on paper abstracts using topic modeling
  A0459:  Y. Mizukami, K. Honda, F.K.H. Phoa, J. Nakano
  Collaborative research among different research fields to induce innovation
Session CC082 Room: Vega Hall
Time series Wednesday 29.8.2018   14:15 - 16:15
Chair: Alexander Duerre Organizer: COMPSTAT
  A0189:  A. Fisch, I. Eckley, P. Fearnhead
  A linear time method for the detection of point and collective anomalies
  A0349:  T. Cipra
  Recursive estimation of multivariate GARCH models
  A0429:  V. Holy
  High-frequency volatility: Online and stream estimation perspective
  A0438:  P. Tomanova
  Generalized autoregressive score models for conditional quantiles
  A0416:  P. Otto
  Spatial and spatiotemporal ARCH-type models
Session CC081 Room: Clio Hall
Applied statistics Wednesday 29.8.2018   14:15 - 16:15
Chair: Agustin Mayo-Iscar Organizer: COMPSTAT
  A0379:  L. Jaupi
  Statistical methods to study consistency between declared and measured values on waste packages
  A0230:  I. Lopes, A. Suleman, D. Nogueira, E. Reis
  Costing system for nursing homes: A Portuguese case
  A0399:  M. Zhelonkin
  Probabilistic forecasting of retail sales: A quantile regression approach
  A0378:  I. Fridman Rojas, A. Perperoglou, B. Lausen, H. Nordmark
  Dynamic prediction of propensity to purchase by landmark modelling
  A0174:  J. Voraprateep
  Analysis of water-peptide dynamics using pair-copulas
Parallel session H: COMPSTAT2018 Thursday 30.8.2018 09:00 - 11:00

Session CO060 Room: Cuza Hall
Small area estimation: Models and applications Thursday 30.8.2018   09:00 - 11:00
Chair: Maria Dolores Ugarte Organizer: Maria Dolores Ugarte
  A0171:  P. Moraga
  Combined analysis of misaligned data using Gaussian fields and the stochastic partial differential equation approach
  A0254:  J. Etxeberria, T. Goicoa, M.D. Ugarte
  Age, time, and gender-specific share component models to predict cancer incidence when mortality is known
  A0232:  F. Greco, L. Altieri, C. Trivisano
  The Mellin transform as a tool for prior elicitation in disease mapping
  A0290:  Y.C. MacNab
  On multivariate CAR models for multivariate disease mapping: The state of the art
  A0350:  A. Freni Sterrantino, H. Rue, M. Ventrucci
  Conditional autoregressive models for disconnected graph
Session CO050 Room: Vega Hall
JCS session: Visualization of a high dimensional data matrix Thursday 30.8.2018   09:00 - 11:00
Chair: Tadashi Imaizumi Organizer: Tadashi Imaizumi
  A0317:  Y. Yamamoto, T. Funayama, O. Uchida
  Visualization of disaster information over time by using disaster information extraction from Twitter
  A0288:  T. Kubota, M. Ishikawa, Y. Yamamoto
  Visualization and spatial statistics for spatial data that contribute to comprehensive suicide countermeasures in Japan
  A0271:  F. Ishioka, K. Kurihara
  Cluster detection for multi-dimensional spatial data based on hierarchical structure
  A0282:  A. Nakayama
  The classification and visualization of trending topics in online word-of-mouth data
  A0296:  T. Imaizumi
  Clutering in reduced space of high-dimensional binary data
Session CO040 Room: Mezzanine Lounge
Advances in survival and reliability Thursday 30.8.2018   09:00 - 11:00
Chair: Juan Eloy Ruiz-Castro Organizer: Juan Eloy Ruiz-Castro
  A0216:  M. Restaino, H. Dai
  A proportional hazards model under bivariate censoring and truncation
  A0302:  V. Barbu
  Reliability of particular semi-Markov systems: Modeling and nonparametric estimation
  A0320:  N. Caballe Cervigon, I. Torres Castro
  Dependence model for complex deterioration systems
  A0303:  A. Karagrigoriou, V. Barbu, A. Makrides
  On dynamic modelling in reliability theory
  A0255:  J.E. Ruiz-Castro, M. Dawabsha
  MMAPs to model a warm standby multi-state system with loss of units and a general variate number of repairpersons
Session CO036 Room: Cocktail Hall
Challenges in computational statistical modeling and risk assessment Thursday 30.8.2018   09:00 - 11:00
Chair: Ivette Gomes Organizer: Ivette Gomes
  A0166:  J. Beirlant
  Bias reduction in tail estimation and modelling a full data set
  A0236:  M. de Carvalho, R. Huser, R. Rubio
  Exponential tilts for heteroscedastic extremes with an application to cryptocurrency markets
  A0284:  E. Turian, S. Li, J. Lowengrub, K. Liu, K. Pham
  Testing the suitability and sensitivity of parameters for a tumor morphology model
  A0336:  C. Neves
  Tilting maximum Lq-estimation in the block maxima setting
  A0218:  I. Gomes
  Semi-parametric estimation of the tail dependence coefficient through generalized means
Session CC079 Room: Orion Hall
Multivariate methods Thursday 30.8.2018   09:00 - 11:00
Chair: Maria-Pia Victoria-Feser Organizer: COMPSTAT
  A0281:  K. Adachi, N. Trendafilov
  Crucial differences between principal component and factor analyses solutions elucidated by some inequalities
  A0338:  J. Cai, K. Adachi
  Maximum likelihood EM factor analysis of high-dimensional data with the sparsest constraint on loadings
  A0386:  A. Zia, S. Wandel, N. Fretault, S. Rao
  Probability of success for regulatory decision-making in a pediatric indication
  A0404:  M. Alfahad
  Statistical shape analysis of helices
  A0411:  D.K. To, A. Guolo
  A pseudo-likelihood approach for multivariate meta-analysis of test accuracy studies with multiple thresholds
Session CC078 Room: Clio Hall
Algorithms and computational methods Thursday 30.8.2018   09:00 - 11:00
Chair: Woncheol Jang Organizer: COMPSTAT
  A0334:  W.K. Fung
  Efficient Monte Carlo evaluation of resampling-based hypothesis tests
  A0277:  H. Hullait, D. Leslie, N. Pavlidis
  Automatic anomaly detection in jet engines
  A0337:  Y. Mori, T. Yoshioka, M. Kuroda
  Acceleration of computation for fuzzy c-means clustering
  A0355:  N. Pya Arnqvist, K. Abramowicz, S. Sjostedt de Luna
  fiberLD: An R package for fiber length determination
  A0385:  S. Tan, D. Dimitrova, V. Kaishev
  Computing p-values of the Kolmogorov-Smirnov test for (dis)continuous null distribution: R package KSgeneral
Parallel session J: COMPSTAT2018 Thursday 30.8.2018 14:15 - 15:45

Session CI010 (Special Invited Session) Room: Cuza Hall
Computational developments for discrete data Thursday 30.8.2018   14:15 - 15:45
Chair: Dimitris Karlis Organizer: John Hinde
  A0209:  D. Karlis
  On modelling multivariate time series of counts
  A0444:  C. Kleiber
  Computational tools for count data regression
Session CO068 Room: Vega Hall
Soft clustering Thursday 30.8.2018   14:15 - 15:45
Chair: Maria Brigida Ferraro Organizer: Maria Brigida Ferraro
  A0208:  F. Greselin, L.A. Garcia-Escudero, A. Mayo-Iscar
  Fuzzy clustering of multivariate skew data
  A0299:  M. Sato-Ilic
  Soft clustering-based models
  A0427:  C. Lee, D. Wilkinson
  A social network analysis of articles on social network analysis
  A0300:  M.B. Ferraro, P. Giordani
  Relational fuzzy clustering to identify non-linear structures
Session CO090 Room: Mezzanine Lounge
Advances in structural equation modeling and PLS path modeling Thursday 30.8.2018   14:15 - 15:45
Chair: Laura Trinchera Organizer: Laura Trinchera
  A0312:  R. Romano, O. Tomic, K.H. Liland, A. Smilde, T. Naes
  SO-PLS-PM: From multiblock data analysis to path modeling
  A0242:  F. Schuberth, J. Henseler
  Testing design-oriented auxiliary theories using PLS path modeling
  A0313:  L. Trinchera, N. Marie, G. Marcoulides
  A new confindence interval for Cronbachs coefficient alpha
Session CO024 Room: Cocktail Hall
Text mining in economics and finance Thursday 30.8.2018   14:15 - 15:45
Chair: Peter Winker Organizer: Peter Winker
  A0308:  J. Ashwin
  Identifying firm-level news shocks from financial news media
  A0269:  R. Hisano
  Analyzing economic texts using network based topic models
  A0219:  D. Lenz, P. Winker
  Measuring the diffusion of innovations with paragraph vector topic models
  A0333:  F. Sigrist, D. Ballinari, F. Audrino
  Using large and heterogeneous sources of sentiment and attention data for predicting stock market volatility
Session CG063 Room: Orion Hall
Advances on the analysis of large data sets Thursday 30.8.2018   14:15 - 15:45
Chair: Asaf Weinstein Organizer: COMPSTAT
  A0173:  E. Pircalabelu, G. Claeskens, L. Waldorp
  Joint estimation of multiple penalized graphs using zoom-in/out penalties to map functional brain connectivity
  A0364:  V. Batagelj
  Normalizations in derived networks
  A0414:  P. Duarte Silva
  Posterior probability SVMs for big data problems
  A0437:  J.-C. Lamirel
  A new noise-resisting feature-based clustering quality evaluation approach scaling from low to high dimensional data
Parallel session K: COMPSTAT2018 Thursday 30.8.2018 16:15 - 17:45

Session CI115 (Special Invited Session) Room: Cuza Hall
Model based clustering and classification Thursday 30.8.2018   16:15 - 17:45
Chair: Francesca Greselin Organizer: Francesca Greselin
  A0360:  C. Biernacki, V. Vandewalle, M. Marbac-Lourdelle
  Gaussian-based visualization of Gaussian and non-Gaussian model-based clustering
  A0396:  R. Maitra, I. Almodovar Rivera
  Kernel-estimated nonparametric overlap-based syncytial clustering
  A0367:  A. Cappozzo, F. Greselin, T.B. Murphy
  The role of trimming and variable selection in robust model-based classification for food authenticity studies
Session CO042 Room: Mezzanine Lounge
Bayesian statistics Thursday 30.8.2018   16:15 - 17:45
Chair: Laura Ventura Organizer: Laura Ventura
  A0272:  E. Moreno
  Statistical issues in cost-effectiveness analysis of medical treatments
  A0307:  M. Musio, P. Dawid
  An alternative to objective Bayes model selection
  A0257:  E. Ruli, L. Ventura
  On Bayesian, confidence distribution and frequentist inference
  A0453:  L. Ventura, E. Ruli, N. Sartori, W. Racugno
  Tools for robust Bayesian inference
Session CC087 Room: Vega Hall
Machine learning and data science Thursday 30.8.2018   16:15 - 17:45
Chair: Emmanuele Sordini Organizer: COMPSTAT
  A0347:  W. Zellinger, B. Moser, M. Zwick, E. Lughofer, T. Natschlaeger, S. Saminger-Platz
  Moment distances for comparing high-entropy distributions with application in domain adaptation
  A0403:  J.E. Lee, D.-H. Jang
  Exploratory data analysis about the optimal number of hidden layers and nodes in deep neural network
  A0420:  J. Symanzik, M. Friendly, O. Onder
  100+ years of graphs of the Titanic data
  A0401:  T.A. Gerds, A.K. Jensen
  How to teach a machine to read an electrocardiograph
Session CC080 Room: Cocktail Hall
Statistical modelling Thursday 30.8.2018   16:15 - 17:45
Chair: Vincent Vandewalle Organizer: COMPSTAT
  A0199:  R. Berkachy, L. Donze
  Estimation of the fuzzy variance by different approximations of the fuzzy product
  A0196:  D. Bonzo, M. Ancukiewicz
  Bayesian and frequentist models for extrapolation of event rates for safety and efficacy data in clinical trials
  A0361:  N. Dijkstra, P. Groenen, H. Tiemeier
  A censored generalized linear finite mixture model for the columbia card task
  A0175:  E. Barrios, S.J. Villejo, J.R. Lansangan
  Semiparametric mixed model for analysis of covariance with high dimensional covariates
Session CG027 Room: Orion Hall
Advances in multivariate analysis and big data Thursday 30.8.2018   16:15 - 17:45
Chair: Florian Frommlet Organizer: COMPSTAT
  A0332:  K. Jung
  An outlier detection method for high dimensional data with mixed attributes
  A0304:  M.-P. Victoria-Feser, S. Guerrier, S. Orso
  Fast simulation-based estimation for complex models
  A0341:  M. Cerny
  Narrow big data in streams and Kolmogorov complexity
  A0373:  C. Derquenne
  A dynamic approach for clustering of variables in high-dimensional analysis
Session CC086 Room: Clio Hall
Nonparametric methods Thursday 30.8.2018   16:15 - 17:45
Chair: Hidetoshi Murakami Organizer: COMPSTAT
  A0377:  C.X. Yan
  Statistical inference on stratified manifolds
  A0383:  M. Khismatullina, M. Vogt
  Multiscale inference for nonaparametric time trends
  A0390:  H. Murakami
  A two-sample nonparametric statistic based on the power divergence
  A0162:  J. Eustaquio, E. Barrios, R. Lavado
  Statistical inference in a spatial-temporal stochastic frontier model
Parallel session L: COMPSTAT2018 Friday 31.8.2018 09:00 - 10:30

Session CI004 (Special Invited Session) Room: Cuza Hall
Computational econometrics Friday 31.8.2018   09:00 - 10:30
Chair: Erricos Kontoghiorghes Organizer: Erricos Kontoghiorghes
  A0325:  A. Amendola, V. Candila, G.M. Gallo
  On the asymmetric impact of macrovariables on volatility
  A0436:  S. Pollock
  Filters, waves and spectra
  A0220:  P. Winker, D. Lenz
  Comparing trends in topics in economic journals overtime
Session CO092 Room: Vega Hall
Tutorial 1 Friday 31.8.2018   09:00 - 10:30
Chair: Frederic Ferraty Organizer: COMPSTAT
  A0450:  F. Ferraty
  Functional data and nonparametric modelling: Theoretical/methodological/practical aspects
Session CO070 Room: Mezzanine Lounge
Flexible modeling Friday 31.8.2018   09:00 - 10:30
Chair: Francesco Lagona Organizer: Monia Ranalli
  A0155:  V. Vandewalle, M. Marbac-Lourdelle
  A tractable multi-partitions clustering
  A0244:  M.F. Marino, M. Alfo
  A non-homogeneous hidden Markov model for partially observed longitudinal responses
  A0374:  T. Adam, A. Mayr, T. Kneib, R. Langrock
  Gradient boosting in generalized Markov-switching regression models
  A0345:  A. Ehrhardt, V. Vandewalle, C. Biernacki, P. Heinrich
  Supervised multivariate discretization and levels merging for logistic regression
Session CC076 Room: Clio Hall
Robust statistics and heavy tails Friday 31.8.2018   09:00 - 10:30
Chair: Aldo Corbellini Organizer: COMPSTAT
  A0407:  S. Ozdemir, Y. Guney, Y. Tuac, O. Arslan
  Robust estimation and variable selection for regression models using empirical likelihood and LASSO methods
  A0410:  Y. Guney, Y. Tuac, S. Ozdemir, O. Arslan
  Robust estimation and variable selection in joint location and scale model using least favorable distributions
  A0434:  C. Trucios
  Robust principal volatility components
  A0417:  Y. Tuac, Y. Guney, S. Ozdemir, O. Arslan
  Vector autoregressive models with multivariate skew innovations
Parallel session M: COMPSTAT2018 Friday 31.8.2018 11:00 - 12:00

Session CI016 (Special Invited Session) Room: Cuza Hall
Advances in functional data analysis Friday 31.8.2018   11:00 - 12:00
Chair: Fang Yao Organizer: Laura Sangalli
  A0370:  A. Stamm, A. Pini, S. Vantini
  Inference in separable Hilbert spaces using Hotelling's T2
  A0447:  F. Yao, Z. Lin
  Functional regression on manifolds with contamination
  A0455:  M. Carey, J. Ramsay
  Dynamic modelling with Data2PDE
Session CO030 Room: Vega Hall
Recent advances in copula-based models Friday 31.8.2018   11:00 - 12:00
Chair: Elisa Perrone Organizer: Fabrizio Durante, Elisa Perrone, Roberta Pappada
  A0310:  F. Suter
  Dependence properties of l-infinity spherical densities and related models
  A0285:  E. Torre, S. Marelli, P. Embrechts, B. Sudret
  Data-driven regression and uncertainty quantification by polynomial chaos expansions and copulas
  A0286:  E. Perrone, L. Solus, C. Uhler
  Geometry of discrete copulas
Session CO052 Room: Mezzanine Lounge
Robust statistics and data science with R Friday 31.8.2018   11:00 - 12:00
Chair: Valentin Todorov Organizer: Valentin Todorov
  A0261:  E. Sordini, V. Todorov, A. Corbellini
  fsdaR: Making the FSDA toolbox available to R users
  A0301:  W. Wang, K. Boudt, V. Todorov
  Robust methods for ranking using composite indicators
  A0330:  S.-S. Kim
  R scripts for automated K-means clustering
Session CO034 Room: Cocktail Hall
Directional statistics Friday 31.8.2018   11:00 - 12:00
Chair: Francesco Lagona Organizer: Francesco Lagona
  A0164:  J. Ameijeiras-Alonso, F. Lagona, M. Ranalli, R. Crujeiras
  Dividing the Iberian peninsula using wildfires data
  A0222:  G. Mastrantonio
  The joint projected normal and skew-normal: A distribution for poly-cylindrical data
  A0237:  P. Yu, M. Alvo, H. Xu
  Angle-based models for ranking data
Session CO105 Room: Clio Hall
LARS-IASC session: Recent advances in statistical computing Friday 31.8.2018   11:00 - 12:00
Chair: Paulo Canas Rodrigues Organizer: Paulo Canas Rodrigues
  A0201:  P. Canas Rodrigues
  A robust approach to singular spectrum analysis
  A0280:  F. Louzada
  Efficient closed-form MAP estimators for some survival distributions
  A0441:  M. Bohorquez, R. Giraldo, J. Mateu
  Prediction and optimal sampling for spatial multivariate functional random fields
Session CG003 Room: Orion Hall
Advances in compositional data analysis Friday 31.8.2018   11:00 - 12:00
Chair: Alessandra Menafoglio Organizer: COMPSTAT
  A0154:  B. Abeln, J. Jacobs, P. Ouwehand
  CAMPLET: Seasonal adjustment without revisions
  A0241:  M. Comas-Cufi, J.A. Martin-Fernandez, G. Mateu-Figueras, J. Palarea-Albaladejo
  Dealing with count zeros in compositional data analysis using the logratio-normal-multinomial distribution
  A0283:  J.A. Martin-Fernandez, J. Palarea-Albaladejo
  On analyzing zero patterns in compositional data sets
Parallel session O: COMPSTAT2018 Friday 31.8.2018 14:30 - 16:30

Session CO094 Room: C3
Tutorial 2 Friday 31.8.2018   14:30 - 16:30
Chair: Manuel Escabias Organizer: COMPSTAT
  A0451:  M. Escabias, A.M. Aguilera, M.J. Valderrama, M.C. Aguilera-Morillo
  An online application for functional data analysis based on R