3rd International Conference of the ERCIM WG on
10-12 December 2010, Senate House, University of London, UK


3rd International Conference of the ERCIM Working Group on


10-12 December 2010, Senate House, University of London, UK

Supported and organized by the London School of Economics, Queen Mary, University of London, and Birkbeck University of London.

All topics within the Aims and Scope of the ERCIM Working Group Computing & Statistics will be considered for oral and poster presentation. The organization of Tracks and suggestion of possible sessions within the framework of the Working Group are strongly encouraged. The meeting will take place jointly with the 4th International Conference on Computational and Financial Econometrics (CFE'10). Tutorials will be given on Thursday the 9th of December 2010 at the LSE. To obtain further information please Send an Email.

Publication: Papers containing strong computational statistical, or substantive data-analytic elements will be considered for publication in a special peer-reviewed, or regular, issues of the Journal CSDA.

The CSDA has already planned for the 2010 the following special issues:

  1. Small Area Estimation (SAE).
  2. Fuzzy Sets in Statistical Analysis.
  3. Statistical Signal Extraction and Filtering.
  4. Machine Learning and Robust Data Mining.
  5. Statistical Algorithms and Software.
  6. Quantile Regression and semiparametric methods.
  7. Computational Statistics and Clinical Research.
  8. Optimization Heuristics in Estimation and Modelling.

International Organizing Committee: J. Niland, B. Rustem, E.J. Kontoghiorghes and G. Loizou.

Co-Chairs: A. Colubi (Chair), A.M. Fuertes, I. Moustaki, D.S.G. Pollock, S. Van Aelst, P. Winker.

Scientific Program Committee:
M. Alfo, W. Bergsma, D. Boehning, E. Ceyhan, A. Christmann, C. Croux, M. Debruyne, M. Deistler, I. Demetriou, T. Denoeux, P. Filzmoser, K. Fokianos, P. Foschi, R. Fried, C. Gatu, M.A. Gil, S.G. Gilmour, J. Godolphin, B. Grun, M. Hubert, D. Kuhn, U. Ligges, A. Luati, D. Maringer, S. Meintanis, A. C. Monti, D. Morales, M.C. Pardo, S. Paterlini, B.U. Park, C. Perna, S. Petrone, I. Poli, I. Prunster, G. Storti, M. Timmerman, K. Triantafyllopoulos, L. Ugarte, V. Vinzi, A. Zeileis.

Local organizers:
Department of Statistics, London School of Economics, UK.
Department of Economics, Queen Mary, University of London, UK.
Department of Computer Science and Information Systems, Birkbeck University of London, UK.

Important dates:

Submission of abstracts:24 September 2010 (Extended deadline. Submit an abstract)
Acceptance decision: 30 September 2010 (Decision is made at most two weeks after submission)
Tutorial: 9 December 2010
Conference: 10-12 December 2010
Submission of full papers: 15 January 2011 (Papers can be submitted at any time)
Notification of decision: 15 April 2011 (tentative)
Publication of the CSDA Special Issues: 15 September 2011 (tentative)