First semester 2018




Date & Location


Valeria Vitelli

Researcher, Department of Biostatistics, Institute of Basic Medical sciences, University of Oslo (Norway)

Bayesian Preference Learning: from Genomics to Recommendation Systems


Aula Benvenuti, 12.30


Galit Shmueli

Distinguished Professor of Businees Analytics, Tsing Hua Univeristy (Taiwan)

Statistical Modeling in 3D: Describing, Explaining and Predicting


Aula Benvenuti, 12.30


Daniele Durante

Assistant Professor, Department of Decision Sciences, Bocconi University

Conjugate Bayes for Probit Regression via Unified Skew-Normals


Aula Benvenuti, 14.30


Igor Pruenster

Professor of Statistics, Department of Decision Sciences, Bocconi University

Distribution Theory for Hierarchical Processes


Aula Benvenuti, 12.30


Alberto Fernandez Oliva

Professor, Departamento de Ciencia de la Computación - Facultad de Matemática y Computación, Universidad de La Habana (Cuba)

Outlier detection using Rough Sets Theory


Aula Cucconi, 12.30


Marcelo Cunha Medeiros

Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Forecasting Large realized Covariances Matrices: The Benefits of Factor Models and Shrinkage


Aula Cucconi, 14.00


Julia Mortera

Full Professor, Department of Economics, Roma Tre University

Inference about relationships from DNA mixtures


Aula Benvenuti, 12.30


Alessio Farcomeni

Associate Profesor in Statistics in Medicine, university La Sapienza Rome

Wild adaptive trimming for robust estimation and cluster analysis


Aula Benvenuti, 12.30


Alan Agresti

Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Department of Statistics, University of Florida

Simple Ways to Interpret Effects in Modeling Ordinal Categorical Data


Aula Benvenuti, 14.30


Amedeo Odoni

Professor Emeritus of Aeronautics and Astronautics - Professor Emeritus of Civili and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Scheduling Flights at a Congested Airport


Aula Cucconi, 11.00


Monica Musio

Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics and Information Technology, University of Cagliari

On the Probability of Causation for Querying the Cause of an Effect, and its Fundamental Conditions


Aula Benvenuti, 12.30


Yves Tille'

Full Professor, Institute of Statistics, Faculty of Science, University of Neuchatel (Switzerland)

Spatially Balanced Sampling: State of the Art and New Ideas


Aula Cucconi, 12.30


Elias Moreno

Full Professor, Department of Statistics and Operation Research, University of Granada (Spain)

Statistical Issues in Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Medical Treatments


Aula Cucconi, 12.00


Pietro Millossovich

University of Trieste

Mortality : Empirical Analysis and Forecasting Models

Monday February 19

Aula Cucconi, 10.30 – 13.30

Aula Cucconi, 14.30 – 17.30

Tuesday February 20

ASID17, 09.00 – 12.00

Aula Cucconi, 13.00 – 16.00

Wednesday February 21

Aula Cucconi, 09.00 – 12.00

ASID 17, 13.00 – 16.00


Laura Garcia-Jorcano

Teaching Assistant , Department of Economic Analysis and Finance, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain

Probability-Unbiased VaR Estimator for non-Gaussian Distributions


Aula Cucconi, 11.00


David Van Dyk

Chair Professor, Department of Mathematics, Imperial College London

Quantifying Discovery in Astro/Particle Physics: Frequentist and Bayesian Perspectives


Aula Cucconi, 11.30


Enrico A. Colosimo

Titular Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Minais Gerais (Brazil)

Prior Specifications to Handle Monotone Likelihood in the Cox Regression Model


Aula Cucconi, 14.30