ERCIM 2012

5th International Conference of the ERCIM WG on
1-3 December 2012, Conference Centre, Oviedo, Spain



Keynote talk1 Saturday 1.12.2012 09:00 - 09:50 Room: Auditorium
Bootstrapping prediction intervals
Speaker: E. Ruiz   Co-authors: Chair: Andrew Harvey
Keynote talk2 Saturday 1.12.2012 16:35 - 17:25 Room: Auditorium
Nonlinear methods for the analysis of functional data
Speaker: H. Mueller   Co-authors: Chair: Gil Gonzalez-Rodriguez
Keynote talk3 Monday 3.12.2012 12:30 - 13:20 Room: Auditorium
Assigning statistical significance in high-dimensional problems
Speaker: P. Buhlmann   Co-authors: Chair: Xuming He


Parallel session B: Saturday 1.12.2012 10:20 - 12:25

Session ESI05 - Invited Room: Multipurpose
Circular and spherical data Saturday 1.12.2012    10:20 - 12:25
Chair: Miguel Fernandez Organizer: Cristina Rueda
  E473:   K. Mardia
  Directional statistics strikes back
  E275:   A. Pewsey
  Advances in the modelling of circular data
  E554:   C. Rueda, M. Fernandez, S. Barragan, S. Peddada
  Circular order restricted inference methods for the analysis of data from cell cycle genes
Session ES08 Room: 7
Statistical analysis of event times I Saturday 1.12.2012    10:20 - 12:25
Chair: Jacobo de Una Organizer: Jacobo de Una and M. Carmen Pardo
  E143:   A. Sujica, I. Van Keilegom
  The copula-graphic estimator in censored nonparametric location-scale regression models
  E129:   R. Braekers, L. Prenen, L. Duchateau
  Modelling unbalanced clustered multivariate survival data via Archimedean copula functions
  E135:   M. Avendano, M. Pardo
  Testing for covariate effects in a semiparametric generalized logit-based proportional hazards model
  E136:   A. Allignol
  Modified Aalen-Johansen estimator of the cumulative incidence function for left-truncated competing risks data
  E127:   J. de Una-Alvarez, C. Moreira, R. Crujeiras
  Recent advances in the statistical analysis of doubly truncated data
Session ES19 Room: 13
Robust methods based on trimming Saturday 1.12.2012    10:20 - 12:25
Chair: Andrea Cerioli Organizer: Andrea Cerioli
  E125:   A. Farcomeni
  Robust constrained clustering in presence of component-wise outliers
  E535:   A. Gordaliza, L. Garcia-Escudero, A. Mayo-Iscar
  Flexible multivariate tolerance zones based on trimmed $k-$means
  E547:   E. del Barrio
  Semiparametric tolerance regions based on trimming
  E573:   S. Van Aelst, M. Salibian-Barrera, V. Yohai
  Likelihood ratio type tests in robust regression
Session ES27 Room: 8
Fuzziness in statistics Saturday 1.12.2012    10:20 - 12:25
Chair: M. Brigida Ferraro Organizer: M. Brigida Ferraro
  E207:   O. Strauss, I. Couso
  Gradual quasi-continuous histograms
  E422:   A. D'Ambrosio, R. Siciliano, M. Aria
  Density regression trees
  E453:   S. Mirzaei Yeganeh, R. Viertl
  Fuzzy HPD-Region
  E482:   B. Sinova, M. Gil, G. Gonzalez-Rodriguez, S. Van Aelst
  The computation of the sample $d_\theta$-median for random intervals
  E961:   P. Quiros, P. Alonso, I. Diaz, S. Montes
  Fuzzy sets as a tool for protecting sensitive information
Session ES64 Room: 11
Statistics of extremes and risk assessment Saturday 1.12.2012    10:20 - 12:25
Chair: Ivette Gomes Organizer: Ivette Gomes
  E219:   A. Freitas, M. Brito
  Estimating upper bounds for ruin probabilities in the Sparre Andersen model
  E396:   J. Wadsworth, J. Tawn
  Models and inference for spatial extremes
  E442:   J. Huesler, J. Wandel
  Extreme value estimation based on interval censored and non-censored data
  E542:   P. Araujo Santos, H. Shawkat
  Interval forecasts for the range: An extreme value approach
  E562:   C. Zhou, L. de Haan
  Extreme value analysis with non-stationary observations
Session ES38 Room: 10
Skew distributions: Probability and inference Saturday 1.12.2012    10:20 - 12:25
Chair: M. Dolores Jimenez-Gamero Organizer: M. Dolores Jimenez-Gamero
  E388:   M. Christiansen, N. Loperfido
  Improved approximation of the sum of random vectors by the skew-normal distribution
  E847:   F. Figueiredo, I. Gomes
  Exact and bootstrap control charts based on the skew-normal distribution
  E814:   W. Richter
  Geometric properties of skewed continuous $l_{n,p}$-symmetric distributions
  E844:   T. Abe, H. Fujisawa
  An asymmetric family of unimodal distributions with mode-invariance
  E402:   M. Jimenez-Gamero
  Testing for skew-symmetric models
Session ES53 Room: 12
Counting processes Saturday 1.12.2012    10:20 - 12:25
Chair: Paula R. Bouzas Organizer: Paula R. Bouzas
  E206:   O. Grothe, V. Korniichuk, H. Manner
  Modeling multivariate extreme events using self-exciting point processes
  E244:   J. Ruiz-Castro
  Preventive and corrective maintenance for a device subject to internal failures and external shocks
  E255:   A. Cebrian, J. Abaurrea, J. Asin
  A Monte Carlo test to check the independence of Poisson processes and a study of its power
  E417:   N. Ruiz-Fuentes, P. R. Bouzas
  Simulating and forecasting Cox processes with MATLAB
  E420:   P. R. Bouzas, N. Ruiz-Fuentes
  Estimation of the count-conditional intensity of a self-exciting process
Session ES54 Room: 9
Functional data with spatial dependence Saturday 1.12.2012    10:20 - 12:25
Chair: Piercesare Secchi Organizer: Piercesare Secchi
  E251:   S. Tavakoli, V. Panaretos
  On mixing conditions for asymptotics of functional time series
  E456:   H. Battey
  Constrained nonparametric covariance function estimation for spatially dependent functional data
  E493:   P. Delicado
  Static clustering for country population pyramids that evolves on time
  E561:   S. Vantini
  Detecting temporal-patterns in spatially-dependent high-dimensional data
  E601:   E. Romano, E. Porcu, M. Ruiz-Medina
  Non-parametric spatial functional regresion estimation from a RKHS approach
Session EP01 Room: Hall
Poster session I Saturday 1.12.2012    10:20 - 12:25
Chair: Cristian Gatu Organizer: ERCIM 2012
  E681:   B. Yazici, A. Sezer, E. Ozkip
  A simulation study to compare several population means under heteroscedasticity
  E707:   C. Capilla
  Application of neural network models to predict air quality
  E722:   R. Rosipal
  Multilevel functional clustering analysis of probabilistic sleep microstate curves
  E750:   V. Witkovsky
  Efficiency of methods for combining information from independent interlaboratory comparisons with systematic effects
  E728:   E. Ozkip, B. Yazici, A. Sezer
  Comparing the means for unbalanced several skewed data with unequal variances
  E816:   Z. Asan, A. Dustira, M. Vihtakari, M. Greenacre
  Log-ratio analysis of sets of compositional data
  E834:   I. Garcia-Garrido, J. Linares-Perez, R. Caballero-Aguila
  Optimal quadratic estimators for linear discrete-time stochastic systems with multi-sensor correlated missing measurements
Session EP02 Room: Hall
Poster session II Saturday 1.12.2012    10:20 - 12:25
Chair: Cristian Gatu Organizer: ERCIM 2012
  E989:   M. Sestelo, I. Matinez-Silva, J. Roca-Pardinas
  Multivariate quantile regression based on additive models: An application to prediction of SO$_{2}$ pollution incidents
  E1008:   L. Pereira
  Almost sure central limit theorem for nonstationary normal random fields
  E995:   A. Martins, J. Sebastiao
  Methods for estimating the upcrossings index
  E1033:   E. Akylas, E. Gravanis
  Isotropic turbulence and periodicity: An alternative comprehensive study
Parallel session D: Saturday 1.12.2012 14:00 - 16:05

Session ESI01 - Invited Room: Auditorium
Robust statistics Saturday 1.12.2012    14:00 - 16:05
Chair: Mia Hubert Organizer: Christophe Croux
  E664:   G. Frahm, H. Oja, K. Nordhausen
  M-estimation of shape matrices under incomplete and serially dependent data
  E484:   D. Paindaveine, M. Hallin, Z. Lu, M. Siman
  Local multiple-output quantile regression
  E449:   I. Molina, R. Fried, D. Pena, B. Perez, A. Thieler
  Robust estimation under a nested error model
Session ES07 Room: 9
Time series modeling and computation Saturday 1.12.2012    14:00 - 16:05
Chair: Andres M. Alonso Organizer: Andres M. Alonso and Manuel G. Scotto
  E588:   M. Silva
  Moving average and other models for integer-valued time series
  E1014:   M. Scotto, R. Nicolette, I. Pereira
  Threshold models in the analysis of the time series of counts
  E758:   A. Baxevani, K. Podgorski, J. Wegener
  Vertical and horizontal asymmetries for moving averages driven by Laplace motion
  E560:   M. Landajo, M. Presno, P. Fernandez
  Nonparametric pseudo-LM stationarity testing. Asymptotics and some bootstrap and panel improvements
  E997:   I. Demetriou
  Data smoothing subject to diminishing marginal returns
Session ES14 Room: 12
BIOSTATNET: Young researchers forum I Saturday 1.12.2012    14:00 - 16:05
Chair: Maria Durban Organizer: Maria Durban and Lupe Gomez
  E642:   I. Barrio, I. Arostegui, M. Rodriguez-Alvarez, J. Quintana
  Development and implementation of a methodology to select optimal cut-points to categorize continuous covariates in prediction models
  E724:   M. Lopez-Raton, M. Rodriguez-Alvarez, C. Cadarso-Suarez, F. Gude-Sampedro
  OptimalCutpoints: An R package for selecting optimal cutpoints in diagnostic tests
  E745:   D. Morina, P. Puig, J. Rios, A. Vilella, A. Trilla
  A statistical model for hospital admissions caused by seasonal diseases
  E764:   M. Rodriguez-Girondo, T. Kneib, C. Cadarso-Suarez, E. Abu-Assi
  Model building in non-proportional hazard regression
  E794:   I. Martinez-Silva, J. Roca-Pardinas, R. Leis-Trabazo, C. Cadarso-Suarez
  Testing significant points in quantile regression
Session ES18 Room: 10
Models and goodness-of-fit for time series and dependent data Saturday 1.12.2012    14:00 - 16:05
Chair: Alejandra Cabana Organizer: Alejandra Cabana
  E226:   J. Pardo-Fernandez, A. El Ghouch, M. Jimenez-Gamero
  A nonparametric test to compare regression curves based on characteristic functions
  E215:   J. del Castillo
  Testing between polynomial and exponential tails
  E386:   E. Cabana, A. Arratia, A. Cabana
  Modeling stationary data by a class of generalized Ornstein-Uhlenbeck processes
  E585:   M. Delgado, C. Velasco
  An asymptotically pivotal transform of the residuals sample autocorrelations with application to model checking
  E1044:   C. Velasco, I. Kheifetes
  New goodness-of-fit diagnostics for dynamic discrete data
Session ES24 Room: 13
Statistical problems with complex data Saturday 1.12.2012    14:00 - 16:05
Chair: Jane-Ling Wang Organizer: Aurore Delaigle
  E165:   J. Poggi, A. Antoniadis, X. Brossat, J. Cugliari
  Non parametric forecasting of a function-valued non stationary processes. Application to the electricity demand
  E282:   J. Polzehl, K. Tabelow
  Statistical problems in diffusion weighted MR (dMRI)
  E377:   C. Mueller
  Statistical analysis of damage evolution via images
  E539:   S. Olhede
  Oscillations observed in multiple dimensions
Session ES32 Room: 8
Statistics for fuzzy data Saturday 1.12.2012    14:00 - 16:05
Chair: Gil Gonzalez-Rodriguez Organizer: Gil Gonzalez-Rodriguez
  E300:   E. Bongiorno, G. Aletti
  A decomposition theorem for fuzzy set-valued random variables
  E319:   A. Shapiro
  Modeling fuzzy post-retirement financial strategies
  E439:   P. Teran
  Characterizing the distribution of fuzzy random variables
  E483:   M. Disegna, P. D'Urso, R. Massari
  Bagged fuzzy clustering
  E693:   M. Greenacre
  Fuzzy coding in constrained ordinations
Session ES45 Room: 7
Statistical analysis of event times II Saturday 1.12.2012    14:00 - 16:05
Chair: M. Carmen Pardo Organizer: Jacobo de Una and M. Carmen Pardo
  E217:   L. Machado, J. de Una-Alvarez, S. Datta
  Estimation of conditional transition probabilities in non-Markov multi-state models
  E583:   L. Bordes, S. Mercier
  Extended geometric processes for application to reliability
  E600:   T. Scheike
  Dependence in multivariate competing risks data
  E780:   H. Putter, A. Nicolaie, H. van Houwelingen
  Dynamic pseudo-observations: A robust approach to dynamic prediction in competing risks
  E746:   Y. Grouwels, R. Braekers
  Parametric regression models for bivariate zero-inflated left-censored survival data.
Session ES37 Room: 11
Imprecision and graphical models Saturday 1.12.2012    14:00 - 16:05
Chair: Antonio Salmeron Organizer: Antonio Salmeron and Serafin Moral
  E982:   K. Panayidou
  Subset variable selection
  E375:   A. Masegosa, J. Abellan
  A cost-sensitive measure to quantify the performance of an imprecise classifier
  E376:   S. Moral, A. Masegosa
  Learning the structure and the parameters of a credal network with the imprecise sample size Dirichlet model
  E124:   N. Sibanda
  Efficient algorithms for inference in graphical models
  E326:   A. Salmeron, F. Jensen
  HUGIN architecture for propagating belief functions
Parallel session H: Saturday 1.12.2012 17:40 - 19:20

Session ES04 Room: 9
Bayesian semi- and nonparametric modelling I Saturday 1.12.2012    17:40 - 19:20
Chair: Igor Pruenster Organizer: Jim Griffin , Antonio Lijoi and Igor Pruenster
  E408:   B. Knapik, B. Kleijn
  Semiparametric posterior limits under local asymptotic exponentiality
  E397:   N. Strawn, A. Armagan, D. Dunson, R. Saab, L. Carin
  Finite sample posterior concentration in high-dimensional regression
  E152:   A. Canale, D. Dunson, P. De Blasi
  Bayesian multivariate mixed-scale density estimation
  E240:   P. Bissiri, A. Ongaro, S. Walker
  Species sampling models: Consistency for the number of species
Session ES05 Room: 5
Optimization heuristics in estimation and modelling Saturday 1.12.2012    17:40 - 19:20
Chair: Manfred Gilli Organizer: Manfred Gilli , Dietmar Maringer , Sandra Paterlini and Peter Winker
  E178:   C. Sharpe, P. Winker
  Optimised U-type designs on flexible regions: An implementation for higher dimensions
  E233:   F. Schleer
  Vector STAR model: In search of reliable starting values
  E617:   M. Ludwig
  Robust estimation of shape constrained state price density surfaces
  E324:   P. Winker, H. Luetkepohl, A. Staszewska-Bystrova
  A simple method for constructing joint confidence bands for impulse response functions
Session ES11 Room: 12
Sparse dimension reduction Saturday 1.12.2012    17:40 - 19:20
Chair: Nickolay T. Trendafilov Organizer: Kohei Adachi and Nickolay T. Trendafilov
  E414:   K. Hirose, M. Yamamoto
  Penalized likelihood factor analysis via non-convex penalties
  E391:   G. Saporta, A. Bernard, C. Guinot
  A generalisation of sparse PCA to multiple correspondence analysis
  E332:   K. Adachi, N. Trendafilov
  Orthogonal factor analysis subject to direct sparseness constraint on loadings
  E164:   N. Trendafilov
  From simple structure to sparse components: a comparative introduction
Session ES29 Room: 13
Advances in robust data analysis I Saturday 1.12.2012    17:40 - 19:20
Chair: Alfonso Gordaliza Organizer: L.A. Garcia-Escudero and A. Gordaliza
  E228:   A. Garcia-Perez
  Choice of the tuning constant in robust inference for generalized linear models and generalized additive models
  E389:   M. Riani, A. Cerioli, A. Atkinson
  Robust segmentation through Hotelling $T^2$ test
  E527:   S. Ingrassia, F. Greselin
  Constrained EM algorithms for Gaussian mixtures of factor analyzers
  E563:   I. Rodrigues, A. Bianco, G. Boente
  Robust conditional tests for elliptical symmetry
Session ES01 Room: 2
Matrix computations and statistics Saturday 1.12.2012    17:40 - 19:20
Chair: Ahmed Sameh Organizer: Stratis Gallopoulos , Erricos John Kontoghiorghes , George Loizou and Ahmed Sameh
  E1060:   E. Gallopoulos, V. Kalantzis, E. Kontopoulou, C. Bekas
  On some matrix based methods for analyzing networks and text
  E865:   S. Hadjiantoni, E. Kontoghiorghes
  Window estimation of the general linear model with singular dispersion matrix
  E1046:   C. Gatu, E. Kontoghiorghes
  Computational strategies for non-negativity model selection
  E1047:   M. Cosbuc, C. Gatu, E. Kontoghiorghes
  A GSVD strategy for estimating the SEM and SURE models
Session ES31 Room: Multipurpose
Statistics in functional and Hilbert spaces I Saturday 1.12.2012    17:40 - 19:20
Chair: Gil Gonzalez-Rodriguez Organizer: Gil Gonzalez-Rodriguez
  E374:   A. Aguilera, M. Aguilera-Morillo, C. Preda
  Introducing a roughness penalty in the functional PLS regression model
  E478:   L. Sangalli, J. Ramsay
  Estimating surfaces and spatial fields via regression models with differential regularization
  E649:   J. Wang, X. Zhang, B. Park
  Time-varying additive model for longitudinal data
  E880:   G. Gonzalez-Rodriguez
  Tools for checking bootstrap consistency in separable Hilbert spaces
Session ES40 Room: 4
Advanced time series analysis Saturday 1.12.2012    17:40 - 19:20
Chair: Alessandra Luati Organizer: Alessandra Luati
  E902:   A. Martinelli, M. Donatelli, A. Luati
  Spectral filtering for trend estimation
  E605:   G. Motta, M. Eichler
  Locally stationary latent factors
  E909:   A. Luati, A. Harvey
  Filtering with heavy tails
Session ES47 Room: 6
Small area estimation Saturday 1.12.2012    17:40 - 19:20
Chair: Domingo Morales Organizer: Domingo Morales and Lola Ugarte
  E221:   T. Jurkiewicz
  An application of small domain estimation in surveys of SMEs
  E416:   M. Ranalli, N. Salvati, N. Tzavidis, E. Dreassi
  Small area estimates of counts using M-quantile Poisson regression models
  E502:   T. Zimmermann, J. Burgard, R. Muennich
  Impact of design on quality of small area estimators
Session ES49 Room: 1
Statistical inference based on depth Saturday 1.12.2012    17:40 - 19:20
Chair: Davy Paindaveine Organizer: Davy Paindaveine
  E257:   T. Lange, K. Mosler, P. Mozharovskyi
  DDalpha-classification with the random Tukey depth
  E331:   M. Hubert, G. Claeskens, L. Slaets, K. Vakili
  Multivariate functional halfspace depth
  E522:   D. Hlubinka
  Depth based classification of functional data
  E1071:   J. Romo, B. Martin-Barragan, R. Lillo
  Boxplots for functions based on halfgraph orders
Session ES51 Room: 10
Statistical analysis of genome-wide association studies Saturday 1.12.2012    17:40 - 19:20
Chair: Taesung Park Organizer: Taesung Park
  E196:   F. Frommlet
  Model selection approaches to GWAS analysis
  E291:   W. Fung, F. Xia, J. Zhou
  A powerful approach for association analysis incorporating imprinting effects
  E783:   S. Lee, J. Oh, M. Kwon, T. Park
  Detecting gene-gene interactions associated with the survival phenotype
  E1068:   M. Ueki, G. Tamiya
  Genome-wide gene-gene interaction analysis based on ultrahigh-dimensional variable selection
Session ES56 Room: 3
Copulas I Saturday 1.12.2012    17:40 - 19:20
Chair: Wolfgang Trutschnig Organizer: Wolfgang Trutschnig
  E155:   J. Mai, M. Scherer
  Multivariate exponential distributions constructed from certain infinitely divisible processes
  E161:   M. Scherer, J. Mai
  H-extendible copulas
  E185:   P. Jaworski
  Invariant dependence structures and $L_1$ Dirichlet random vectors
  E200:   S. Sumetkijakan, T. Santiwipanont, P. Ruankong
  A new measure of dependence invariant under bijective transformations
Session ES62 Room: 8
Imprecise probability theories for statistical problems Saturday 1.12.2012    17:40 - 19:20
Chair: Sebastien Destercke Organizer: Marco Cattaneo , Sebastien Destercke and Ines Couso
  E379:   K. Loquin
  Continuity of the imprecise expectation
  E870:   S. Destercke
  Predicting structured data: Ideas and first results on ranking
  E1009:   M. Cattaneo
  A comparison of conventional and imprecise probability approaches to statistics
  E1002:   A. Wiencierz
  Imprecise regression: A comparative study
Session ES74 Room: 11
Multivariate extremes and regression analysis Saturday 1.12.2012    17:40 - 19:20
Chair: Armelle Guillou Organizer: Armelle Guillou
  E122:   Y. Goegebeur, T. de Wet, A. Guillou
  Kernel regression with Weibull-type tails
  E153:   M. Falk, S. Aulbach
  Testing for a $\delta$-neighborhood of a generalized Pareto copula
  E289:   M. de Carvalho, T. Hanson, A. Davison
  Bernstein polynomial-based inference for multivariate extremes
  E340:   A. Ramos
  Short-range temporal dependence within extremes of stock market indices
Session ES28 Room: 7
Advances in Hamiltonian Monte Carlo Saturday 1.12.2012    17:40 - 19:20
Chair: YeeWhye Teh Organizer: YeeWhye Teh
  E436:   C. Sutton
  Quasi-Newton Markov chain Monte Carlo
  E444:   S. Lan, B. Shahbaba, W. Johnson, R. Neal
  Split Hamiltonian Monte Carlo
  E565:   S. Byrne, M. Girolami
  Geometric methods for MCMC in statistics and machine learning
  E1048:   Y. Teh, S. Patterson
  Large scale Bayesian topic modelling of text corpora
Parallel session I: Sunday 2.12.2012 08:45 - 10:25

Session ES10 Room: 9
Bayesian semi- and nonparametric modelling II Sunday 2.12.2012    08:45 - 10:25
Chair: Jim Griffin Organizer: Jim Griffin , Antonio Lijoi and Igor Pruenster
  E232:   B. Liseo, A. Pulcini
  Approximate Bayesian approaches in quantile regression for panel data
  E182:   L. Ma
  Recursive partitioning and Bayesian inference on conditional distributions
  E248:   M. Ruggiero
  Bayesian nonparametric inference with continuous-state dependent processes
  E193:   J. Arbel, K. Mengersen, J. Rousseau
  Dependent Dirichlet processes and application to ecological data
Session ES20 Room: 10
Adaptive Monte Carlo Sunday 2.12.2012    08:45 - 10:25
Chair: Nicolas Chopin Organizer: Nicolas Chopin
  E512:   A. Lee, C. Andrieu, A. Doucet
  Locally adaptive Markov chain Monte Carlo
  E533:   R. Ryder, P. Jacob
  On the convergence properties of the Wang-Landau algorithm
  E557:   M. Pitt, R. Kohn, A. Doucet
  Optimal implementation of SMC methods for general Metropolis proposals
  E595:   A. Mira, R. Solgi
  Adaptive projection Monte Carlo to estimate a Bayesian semiparametric multiplicative error model for daily realized volatility
Session ES35 Room: 8
Model choice and function specification tests in semiparametric regression Sunday 2.12.2012    08:45 - 10:25
Chair: Thomas Kneib Organizer: Thomas Kneib
  E123:   S. Greven, A. Wiencierz, H. Kuechenhoff
  Restricted likelihood ratio testing in linear mixed models with general error covariance structure
  E148:   G. Marra
  Practical variable selection for generalized models
  E235:   M. Wiesenfarth, T. Krivobokova, S. Klasen, S. Sperlich
  A volume-of-tube based specification test for penalized splines estimators
  E501:   M. Schmid, R. Hable
  Gradient boosting with kernel-based regularized least squares base-learners
Session ES41 Room: 13
Advances in robust data analysis II Sunday 2.12.2012    08:45 - 10:25
Chair: Luis Angel Garcia-Escudero Organizer: L.A. Garcia-Escudero and A. Gordaliza
  E405:   D. Perrotta, M. Turchi, M. Riani, A. Cerioli
  Robust text mining
  E927:   V. Todorov, P. Filzmoser
  Sparse and robust partial least squares regression
  E1034:   A. Mayo-Iscar, L. Garcia-Escudero, A. Gordaliza, C. Matran
  New directions in TCLUST methodology
  E1038:   A. Marazzi, I. Locatelli
  Estimating hospital expected costs with censored data and outliers
Session ES46 Room: 11
Recent advances in small area estimation Sunday 2.12.2012    08:45 - 10:25
Chair: Isabel Molina Organizer: Isabel Molina
  E271:   L. Ugarte, A. Militino, T. Goicoa
  Studying the penetration of information technology in establishments
  E503:   D. Morales, I. Molina, Y. Marhuenda
  Small area estimation of poverty indicators under spatio-temporal area-level models
  E523:   S. Polettini
  Semiparametric Bayesian small area estimation based on the Dirichlet process prior
  E684:   E. Lopez-Vizcaino, M. Lombardia, D. Morales
  Estimation of labour force indicators in counties of Galicia using a multinomial mixed model with correlated time and area effects
Session ES81 Room: 7
Statistics in functional and Hilbert spaces II Sunday 2.12.2012    08:45 - 10:25
Chair: Gil Gonzalez-Rodriguez Organizer: Gil Gonzalez-Rodriguez
  E616:   V. Panaretos
  Frequency domain analysis of stationary functional data
  E698:   H. Shang
  Bayesian bandwidth estimation for a nonparametric functional regression model with unknown error density
  E991:   K. Fuchs, F. Scheipl, S. Greven, E. Stuetz
  Penalized scalar on function regression with interaction term
  E504:   A. Nieto-Reyes, A. Page
  Bivariate functional depth: Application to biomechanics
Session ES59 Room: 12
New developments in quantile regression Sunday 2.12.2012    08:45 - 10:25
Chair: Melanie Birke Organizer: Stanislav Volgushev
  E204:   M. Birke, S. Volgushev, H. Dette, N. Neumeyer
  Significance testing in quantile regression
  E322:   H. Noh, E. Lee
  Model selection via Bayesian information criterion for quantile regression models
  E490:   L. Kong, H. Zhu
  Quantile regression in spatially varying coefficient models for neuroimaging data
  E690:   F. Sobotka, N. Salvati, G. Ranalli, T. Kneib
  Adaptive semiparametric M-quantile regression
Parallel session J: Sunday 2.12.2012 10:55 - 13:00

Session ESI02 - Invited Room: Multipurpose
Bayesian nonparamerics Sunday 2.12.2012    10:55 - 13:00
Chair: Igor Pruenster Organizer: Stephen G. Walker
  E399:   G. Karabatsos, S. Walker
  Adaptive-modal Bayesian nonparametric regression
  E631:   M. Guindani, T. Costa, F. Bassetti, F. Leisen, E. Airoldi
  Species sampling prior for the analysis of array CGH data
  E1064:   R. Kohn, M. Pitt, M. Tran
  A nonparametric approach to adaptive sampling
Session ES12 Room: 9
High dimensional data analysis and statistical learning Sunday 2.12.2012    10:55 - 13:00
Chair: Ejaz Ahmed Organizer: Ejaz Ahmed
  E610:   M. Wolf, O. Ledoit
  Nonlinear shrinkage estimation of large-dimensional covariance matrices
  E594:   S. Bhattacharya
  A lasso-penalized BIC for parsimonious Gaussian mixture models
  E597:   A. Hussein, E. Ahmed, M. Al-Momani
  Pooled estimation in CAR models
  E614:   L. Ramirez Ramirez, Y. Gel, M. Thompson
  On random network inference using bootstrap
  E297:   E. Ahmed
  Perspectives on human bias versus machine bias: Weibull censored regression model
Session ES23 Room: 7
Particle filtering Sunday 2.12.2012    10:55 - 13:00
Chair: Veronika Czellar Organizer: Veronika Czellar
  E599:   N. Chopin, P. Jacob, O. Papaspiliopoulos
  SMC$^2$: An efficient algorithm for sequential analysis of state-space models
  E702:   E. Gourier, M. Leippold, C. Bardgett
  Information content of S\&P500 and VIX derivatives markets
  E963:   A. Finke, A. Johansen, D. Spano
  Fixed-parameters estimation in piecewise deterministic processes via particle MCMC
  E820:   A. Fulop, J. Duan
  Multiperiod corporate default prediction with the partially-conditioned forward intensity
  E818:   V. Czellar, L. Calvet, E. Ronchetti
  Robust filtering
Session ES25 Room: 12
Stochastics orders and their applications Sunday 2.12.2012    10:55 - 13:00
Chair: Jose Maria Fernandez-Ponce Organizer: Jose Maria Fernandez-Ponce
  E133:   J. Mulero, F. Belzunce, A. Suarez-Llorens, J. Ruiz
  Multivariate convex transform orders
  E146:   R. Rodriguez-Grinolo, J. Fernandez-Ponce, F. Pellerey
  An application of an aging notion in a breast tumor growth study
  E175:   M. Sordo, A. Suarez-Llorens, M. Lopez-Diaz
  On the Lp-metric between a probability distribution and its distortion
  E189:   A. Suarez-Llorens, M. Sordo, M. Souza
  A new dispersion order based on the comparison of the tail probabilities
  E838:   F. Belzunce, C. Martinez-Riquelme, J. Ruiz
  On suffcient conditions for the mean residual life and right spread orders
Session ES36 Room: 13
Robustness issues in complex data analysis Sunday 2.12.2012    10:55 - 13:00
Chair: Giancarlo Ragozini Organizer: Michele La Rocca and Giancarlo Ragozini
  E370:   F. Leisch, M. Eugster
  Robust archetypal analysis in R
  E387:   A. Corbellini, G. Morelli, F. Laurini
  A forward approach for supervised classification with model selection
  E413:   S. Liebscher, T. Kirschstein
  Finite sample efficiency of the RDELA location and scatter estimator
  E431:   S. Amodio, R. Siciliano, M. Aria
  On concurvity in nonlinear and non parametric regression models
  E763:   O. Okhrin, W. Wang, W. Haerdle
  Hidden Markov structures for dynamic copulae
Session ES75 Room: 11
Extremes and dependence Sunday 2.12.2012    10:55 - 13:00
Chair: Michael Falk Organizer: Johan Segers and Michael Falk
  E145:   I. Kojadinovic, H. Shang, J. Yan
  Goodness-of-fit tests for spatial extremes models based on max-stable processes
  E167:   C. Klueppelberg, R. Davis, C. Steinkohl
  Modelling and estimation of extreme events observed in space and time
  E216:   J. Cai, J. Einmahl, L. de Haan, C. Zhou
  Estimation of the marginal expected shortfall: the mean when a related variable is extreme
  E309:   M. Ribatet, C. Dombry, F. Eyi-Minko
  Conditional simulation of max-stable processes
  E440:   A. Fougeres, L. de Haan, C. Mercadier
  Multivariate extremal dependence: Estimation with bias correction
Session ES76 Room: 10
Medical statistics Sunday 2.12.2012    10:55 - 13:00
Chair: Maria De Iorio Organizer: Maria De Iorio
  E437:   D. Ashby
  On the role of formal risk-benefit decision-making in the regulation of medicines
  E438:   R. Omar, S. Rahman, G. Ambler
  Validation measures for risk prediction models for correlated binary and survival outcomes
  E556:   E. Cule, M. De Iorio
  Ridge regression for genetic data: A semi-automatic method to guide the choice of ridge parameter
  E685:   G. Rosner, P. Mueller, F. Quintana
  An application of a random partition model with regression on covariates for inference in a longitudinal study
  E1045:   W. Astle, E. Turro
  Uncertainty in the statistical analysis of expression data
Session ES63 Room: 8
Copulas II Sunday 2.12.2012    10:55 - 13:00
Chair: Wolfgang Trutschnig Organizer: Wolfgang Trutschnig
  E201:   T. Santiwipanont, S. Sumetkijakan, N. Chaidee
  Approximations by patched bivariate copulas
  E202:   R. Foschi
  Dynamics of dependence properties for random lifetimes
  E209:   J. Gonzalez-Barrios, M. Hernandez-Cedillo
  A new methodology of construction of $n$-copulas
  E787:   T. Kollo, G. Pettere
  Skew $t-$copula and tail dependence
  E970:   S. Kuriki, X. Dou, G. Lin
  EM algorithms for estimating the Bernstein copula
Session EP03 Room: Hall
Poster session III Sunday 2.12.2012    10:55 - 13:00
Chair: Maria Jesus Garcia-Ligero Organizer: ERCIM 2012
  E835:   R. Alotaibi, R. Henderson, M. Farrow
  Influence and explained variation in survival analysis
  E837:   M. Garcia-Ligero, A. Hermoso-Carazo, J. Linares-Perez
  Distributed fixed-point smoother from uncertain observations with Markovian random delays
  E839:   F. Mutlu, U. Ayranci, A. Musmul, I. Aciksoz, M. Bilgin, K. Ozdamar
  Evaluation of the patient service quality at a university hospital by the service quality measurement scale
  E855:   J. Carrasco, J. Puig-Martinez, L. Jover
  A new approach to estimate sources contribution in stable isotope mixing models
  E869:   F. Torres-Ruiz, E. Poza-Cruz, P. Roman-Roman
  A double-sigmoidal logistic diffusion process
  E885:   A. Arcos, M. Rueda, J. Munoz, E. Alvarez
  New estimators for the population proportion using auxiliary information
  E894:   S. Arai, S. Mayekawa
  Globally optimal scoring weights and their application for test score equating in IRT model
  E898:   I. Barranco-Chamorro, J. Moreno-Rebollo, M. Jimenez-Gamero
  The asymptotics of maximum likelihood for censored data
  E901:   J. Moreno-Rebollo, I. Barranco-Chamorro
  Case-deletion type diagnostics for penalized calibration estimators and blup under mixed linear models
Parallel session K: Sunday 2.12.2012 14:30 - 16:10

Session ESI04 - Invited Room: Multipurpose
Spatial statistics Sunday 2.12.2012    14:30 - 16:10
Chair: Nial Friel Organizer: Nial Friel
  E354:   R. Everitt
  Bayesian parameter estimation for latent Markov random fields and social networks
  E1039:   J. Marin
  Approximate Bayesian computation methods for model choice, application to latent Gibbs random fields
  E662:   N. Friel
  Approximate MCMC with noisy acceptance probabilities
Session ES42 Room: 13
Robust statistical modelling Sunday 2.12.2012    14:30 - 16:10
Chair: Anthony C. Atkinson Organizer: Alfio Marazzi and Anthony C. Atkinson
  E383:   M. Amiguet, A. Marazzi
  A generalized weighted likelihood estimator
  E574:   N. Horbenko, M. Kohl, P. Ruckdeschel
  New LD estimators for length of stay in hospitals
  E448:   T. Cheng
  The minimum trimmed deviances estimator for the logistic regression model
  E603:   A. Atkinson, M. Riani, D. Perrotta
  A framework for the comparison of robust regression estimators
Session ES48 Room: 10
Disease mapping Sunday 2.12.2012    14:30 - 16:10
Chair: Lola Ugarte Organizer: Domingo Morales and Lola Ugarte
  E243:   T. Goicoa, L. Ugarte, J. Etxeberria, A. Militino
  CAR and P-spline models for detecting high risk areas
  E313:   P. Congdon
  Assessing local spatial clustering in disease from relative risk models
  E367:   M. Martinez-Beneito, M. Mari Dell'Olmo, M. Gotsens, L. Palencia
  A smoothed ANOVA model for multivariate ecological regression
  E571:   M. Frias Bustamante, M. Ruiz-Medina, L. Ugarte, A. Militino
  A flexible spatio-temporal functional model for the analysis of mortality risks
Session ES58 Room: 11
Recent advances in non- and semiparametric regression with censored data Sunday 2.12.2012    14:30 - 16:10
Chair: Anouar El Ghouch Organizer: Ingrid Van Keilegom
  E247:   E. Strzalkowska-Kominiak, R. Cao
  Single-index model under censoring: A comparative study
  E339:   C. Heuchenne, G. Laurent
  Nonparametric regression with right-censored and generalized selection biased data
  E358:   J. Dauxois, L. Bordes, P. Joly
  Improved semiparametric inference of competing risks data with additive risks and missing indicators
  E517:   S. Yang, A. El Ghouch, I. Van Keilegom
  Estimation of varying coefficient models with randomly censored data
Session ES66 Room: 7
Recent advances in functional data analysis Sunday 2.12.2012    14:30 - 16:10
Chair: German Aneiros Organizer: Philippe Vieu and German Aneiros
  E119:   C. Timmermans
  Investigating functional datasets with the BAGIDIS semimetric
  E205:   V. Inacio de Carvalho, W. Gonzalez-Manteiga, M. de Carvalho
  Modeling the probabilistic index in the presence of a functional covariate
  E211:   H. Kadri
  Nonlinear functional data analysis with reproducing kernels
  E465:   A. Gonzalez Montoro, R. Cao
  Functional data analysis for neural synchrony
Session ES68 Room: 8
Copulas III Sunday 2.12.2012    14:30 - 16:10
Chair: Wolfgang Trutschnig Organizer: Wolfgang Trutschnig
  E268:   E. Foscolo, F. Durante
  Detecting and measuring spatial contagion
  E401:   D. Sznajder, I. Gijbels
  Bootstrapping copulas for dependence structure testing
  E578:   N. Shenkman, J. Mai, M. Scherer
  Domain extendibility and limit laws of the multivariate geometric distribution
  E381:   W. Trutschnig
  Copulas from the Markov kernel point of view
Session ES15 Room: 9
Bayesian semi- and nonparametric modelling III Sunday 2.12.2012    14:30 - 16:10
Chair: George Karabatsos Organizer: Jim Griffin , Antonio Lijoi and Igor Pruenster
  E149:   B. Scarpa, D. Dunson
  Enriched stick breaking processes for functional data
  E186:   S. Cabras, M. Castellanos, E. Ruli
  ABC-MCMC algorithms with quasi-likelihoods
  E497:   J. Griffin
  Sequential Monte Carlo methods for Bayesian nonparametric models
  E156:   Y. Yang, D. Dunson
  Bayesian conditional tensor factorizations for high-dimensional classification
Session ES02 Room: 12
Parallel matrix computations and applications Sunday 2.12.2012    14:30 - 16:10
Chair: Stratis Gallopoulos Organizer: Stratis Gallopoulos , Erricos John Kontoghiorghes , George Loizou and Ahmed Sameh
  E1055:   A. Sameh, F. Saied, O. Schenk, M. Manguoglu
  Scalable parallel sparse matrix computations
  E1051:   E. Di Napoli, M. Berljafa
  Parallel block Chebyshev subspace iteration algorithm optimized for sequences of correlated dense eigenproblems
  E1049:   E. Bolukbasi, M. Manguoglu
  A new multi-threaded and recursive direct algorithm for parallel solution of sparse linear systems
  E908:   R. Diaz-Uriarte, O. Rueda, D. Rico
  Using parallel computing and data structures on disk to analyze genomic data with R
Parallel session L: Sunday 2.12.2012 16:40 - 18:45

Session ES06 Room: 11
Statistics of extremes and applications I Sunday 2.12.2012    16:40 - 18:45
Chair: Juerg Huesler Organizer: ERCIM 2012
  E208:   A. Guillou, G. Dierckx, Y. Goegebeur
  An asymptotically unbiased minimum density power divergence estimator of the Pareto-tail index
  E220:   J. Freitas, A. Freitas, M. Todd
  Periodicity and clustering of rare events on dynamical systems
  E415:   I. Gomes, M. Ferreira, V. Leiva
  The extreme value Birnbaum-Saunders model in athletics and environment
  E826:   M. Neves, C. Cordeiro, D. Prata Gomes
  Spatial analysis of extremes in environmental time series
  E862:   A. Sabourin, P. Naveau
  Bayesian Dirichlet mixture model for multivariate extremes
  E932:   Y. Wang, M. So
  A Bayesian hierarchical model for spatial extremes with multiple durations
Session ES16 Room: 13
Robust functional data analysis Sunday 2.12.2012    16:40 - 18:45
Chair: Graciela Boente Organizer: Graciela Boente
  E151:   J. Bali, G. Boente
  Robust estimators under a functional common principal components model
  E172:   B. Pateiro-Lopez, R. Fraiman
  Quantiles for functional data
  E428:   N. Billor, S. Lee, H. Shin
  Robust estimation of principal functions using M-estimation
  E471:   K. Vakili, M. Hubert, G. Claeskens
  Detecting outlying curves based on functional depth
  E511:   G. Boente, M. Salibian-Barrera
  S-estimators for functional principal component analysis
Session ES17 Room: 8
Statistical methods for non-precise data Sunday 2.12.2012    16:40 - 18:45
Chair: Angela Blanco-Fernandez Organizer: Angela Blanco-Fernandez and Ana B. Ramos-Guajardo
  E510:   R. Seri, C. Choirat
  Further results on the confidence sets for the Aumann mean of a random closed set
  E732:   T. Denoeux
  Likelihood-based belief function induced by uncertain data
  E225:   M. Ferraro, P. Giordani
  On possibilistic clustering with repulsion constraints for imprecise data
  E960:   A. Ramos-Guajardo, A. Colubi, G. Gonzalez-Rodriguez, M. Gil
  Testing the inclusion of the Aumann expectation of random sets in a compact and convex set
  E896:   A. Blanco-Fernandez, G. Gonzalez-Rodriguez, A. Colubi
  A linearity test for a set-arithmetic regression model between interval-valued variables
Session ES34 Room: 9
Model validation Sunday 2.12.2012    16:40 - 18:45
Chair: M. Dolores Jimenez-Gamero Organizer: M. Dolores Jimenez-Gamero
  E140:   A. Batsidis
  Testing departures from elliptical symmetry and specific elliptic distributions
  E288:   A. El Ghouch
  Assessing model adequacy in possibly misspecified quantile regression
  E290:   J. Wang
  Boosted discrete choice models for product demand estimation
  E368:   I. Koutrouvelis
  Graphical procedures and goodness-of-fit tests for the compound Poisson-exponential distribution
  E606:   N. Martin
  Model validation for multinomial logistic regression using the Cook's distance
Session ES26 Room: 7
BIOSTATNET: Young researchers forum II Sunday 2.12.2012    16:40 - 18:45
Chair: Carmen Cadarso-Suarez Organizer: Carmen Cadarso-Suarez
  E637:   V. Casero, J. Lopez-Fidalgo
  Experimental designs for surgery with simultaneous equations models
  E719:   M. Gomez-Mateu, G. Gomez
  Choosing the primary endpoint in clinical trials using web-based application tools
  E733:   A. Galbete, J. Moler, F. Plo
  Randomization tests in clinical trials
  E751:   N. Perez-Alvarez, G. Gomez, R. Paredes, B. Clotet
  Markov models used in a 2-stage outcome cohort simulation for an economic evaluation
  E644:   M. Alvarez Hernandez, A. Martin Andres
  Simultaneous inferences: Method of maximum combination applied to proportions
Session ES77 Room: 10
Contributions to longitudinal/spatial data analysis Sunday 2.12.2012    16:40 - 18:45
Chair: Nial Friel Organizer: ERCIM 2012
  E598:   S. Viviani, M. Alfo
  Joint modeling longitudinal categorical responses and time-to-dropout
  E633:   M. Goncalves, M. Cabral
  Missing data in longitudinal binary responses
  E761:   Z. Yarkiner, R. O'Neil, G. Hunter
  Developing longitudinal models for monitoring chronic diseases in computerised GP records
  E929:   J. Lu, X. Fan
  Inference of gastrointestinal slow wave activity using statistical modeling
  E938:   L. Grassetti, L. Rizzi
  A spatial approach to individual health expenditures analysis
  E944:   J. Manitz, M. Schlather, T. Kneib, D. Brockmann
  Source detection of food-borne disease outbreaks applied to the German E. coli outbreak 2011
Session ES95 Room: 12
Bayesian statistics Sunday 2.12.2012    16:40 - 18:45
Chair: Thomas Kneib Organizer: ERCIM 2012
  E668:   N. Klein, T. Kneib, S. Lang
  Bayesian generalized additive models for location scale and shape in zero-inflated count data
  E699:   L. Evers
  Geometrically-inspired structured priors for Bayesian partition-based models
  E731:   L. Ventura, E. Ruli, W. Racugno
  Tail area higher-order approximations in Bayesian inference
  E796:   L. Naranjo, C. Perez, J. Martin
  Bayesian analysis of misclassified polychotomous response data
  E959:   K. Okada
  Bayesian evaluation of asymmetry in multidimensional scaling
  E832:   I. Barra, L. Hoogerheide, S. Koopman, A. Lucas
  Bayesian analysis of nonlinear, non-Gaussian state space models: The joint independent Metropolis-Hastings method
Session EP05 Room: Hall
Poster session V Sunday 2.12.2012    16:40 - 18:45
Chair: Patricia Roman-Roman Organizer: ERCIM 2012
  E141:   F. Palacios-Rodriguez, J. Fernandez-Ponce, R. Rodriguez-Grinolo
  Bayesian influence in a consensus value for radiocarbon dating
  E234:   D. Sigirli, I. Ercan
  Examining growth with statistical shape analysis and comparison of growth curve models
  E345:   G. Ozkaya, I. Ercan, D. Sigirli
  Examining the type I error rate for the Hotelling T2 test for shape analysis
  E351:   G. Ocakoglu, I. Ercan
  Type I error rate according to number of landmark for two-sample tests in statistical shape analysis
  E525:   A. Giovannelli
  Kernel principal components for economic time series porediction
  E625:   I. Ercan, S. Hafizoglu, G. Ozkaya, C. Akkaya, E. Yalcintas, S. Kirli
  Determining cut-off values for patients diagnosed with anxiety using receiver operation characteristics analysis
  E627:   M. Casals, K. Langohr, J. Carrasco, L. Ronnegard
  Comparison of estimating approaches in the Poisson generalized linear mixed model: A simulation study
Session EP04 Room: Hall
Poster session IV Sunday 2.12.2012    16:40 - 18:45
Chair: Patricia Roman-Roman Organizer: ERCIM 2012
  E905:   V. Alba-Fernandez, M. Jimenez-Gamero, I. Barranco-Chamorro, J. Moreno-Rebollo
  A goodness-of-fit test for a family of leptokurtic symmetric distributions
  E945:   M. Rivas-Lopez, J. Lopez-Fidalgo
  An approximation of the partial likelihood information in a follow-up study
  E931:   Y. Malitskaia, W. Greene, Y. Malitsky
  Interaction analysis of the HHP multi-dimensional model
  E946:   J. Vicente, A. Dionisio, M. Oliveira
  The determinants of passengers demand for the leisure air travel market: The case of Portugal
  E953:   N. Villanueva, M. Sestelo, J. Roca-Pardinas
  Change points analysis in regression models
  E957:   A. Lopez-Montoya, I. Garcia-Garrido
  Accelerated failure time model with left-truncated and right-censored reliability data
  E967:   C. Perez-Gonzalez, A. Fernandez
  Optimal acceptance sampling plans for log-normal distributions using Bayesian risks
  E975:   A. Marin, J. Roldan, J. Luna
  Comparison of the predictive values of binary tests in the presence of verification bias
Parallel session M: Monday 3.12.2012 08:30 - 10:10

Session ES67 Room: 9
High dimensional problems in applications to genetics Monday 3.12.2012    08:30 - 10:10
Chair: Florian Frommlet Organizer: Florian Frommlet
  E118:   D. Ramsey, A. Futschik, A. Sheikhi
  Statistical methods for detecting single nucleotide polymorphisms using genome sequencers
  E287:   A. Hauser
  Learning causal models from interventions: Inference and active learning
  E418:   R. De Bin, A. Boulesteix
  Added predictive value of prediction models based on high-dimensional data
  E604:   T. Park, I. Huh, M. Kwon
  Gene-gene interaction analysis for multiple phenotypes
Session ES39 Room: 8
Optimal experimental design Monday 3.12.2012    08:30 - 10:10
Chair: Jesus Lopez Fidalgo Organizer: Jesus Lopez Fidalgo
  E195:   M. Amo-Salas, J. Lopez-Fidalgo
  Optimal experimental designs for AR(1) model
  E213:   J. Moler, A. Galbete, F. Plo
  Optimality in adaptive designs
  E242:   J. Rendas, J. Fedou, G. Menez, L. Pronzato
  OAT designs for single and cross effects
  E392:   B. Torsney
  Formulating, via copula, and fitting latent variable models for paired comparisons and ranking studies: An application of optimal design theory
Session ES92 Room: 10
Clustering and classification Monday 3.12.2012    08:30 - 10:10
Chair: Jean-Michel Poggi Organizer: ERCIM 2012
  E274:   B. Sierra, C. Arenas, I. Irigoien
  Distance-based approach to one-class classification
  E682:   X. Dou, S. Shirahata, H. Sugimoto, T. Koide
  Functional clustering of mouse ultrasonic vocalization data
  E779:   I. Mendialdua, B. Sierra, E. Lazkano, E. Jauregi
  Combination of one-vs-one and one-vs-all using different base classifiers
  E866:   M. Yamamoto, Y. Terada
  Functional factorial $k-$means and the related methods
  E772:   R. Pappada, F. Durante, N. Torelli
  Clustering of financial time series in risky scenarios
Session ES72 Room: 7
Nonparametric and robust multivariate methods Monday 3.12.2012    08:30 - 10:10
Chair: Marco Riani Organizer: Hannu Oja
  E203:   P. Ilmonen, C. Dehon
  On robust estimation of singular covariance matrices
  E305:   J. Mottonen, M. Sillanpaa
  Robust estimation in multivariate multiple regression using LAD-lasso
  E521:   K. Nordhausen
  On robustifying some second order blind source separation methods for nonstationary time series
  E856:   M. Borowski, R. Fried
  Robust extraction of relevant information from multivariate time series in real-time
Session ES70 Room: 13
Robust methods for complex data Monday 3.12.2012    08:30 - 10:10
Chair: Matias Salibian-Barrera Organizer: Matias Salibian-Barrera
  E227:   T. Verdonck, M. Hubert, J. Van Kerckhoven
  Robust PARAFAC for incomplete data
  E384:   A. Christmann
  On approximations of the finite sample distribution of support vector machines
  E432:   G. Ragozini, G. Porzio, S. Liebscher, T. Kirschstein
  Minimum volume peeling: A multivariate mode estimator
  E841:   P. Slock, S. Van Aelst, M. Salibian-Barrera
  S-estimators for heteroscedastic regression
Session ES50 Room: 11
Contributions to time series modeling and computation Monday 3.12.2012    08:30 - 10:10
Chair: Manuel G. Scotto Organizer: ERCIM 2012
  E568:   N. Terui, M. Ban
  Multivariate time series model with hierarchical structure for over-dispersed discrete outcomes
  E815:   B. Darkhovsky, A. Piryatinska
  Segmentation of time series via complexity of continuous functions
  E900:   W. Fung, M. So
  A dynamic copula model for time series
  E1010:   V. Reisen, G. Franco, G. Comarela, H. Boistard
  Bootstrap log-averaged sample spectral estimator: An application to long-memory models
  E1059:   K. Ghoudi, B. Remillard
  Comparison of goodness-of-fit tests for GARCH models
Session ES79 Room: 12
Statistics of extremes and applications II Monday 3.12.2012    08:30 - 10:10
Chair: Claudia Klueppelberg Organizer: ERCIM 2012
  E966:   G. Mazo, F. Forbes, S. Girard
  Augmented cumulative distribution networks for multivariate extreme value modelling
  E981:   F. Esquivel, A. Madrid, J. Angulo
  Multifractal characteristics of spatial threshold exeedances
  E1023:   M. Bangalore Govinda Raju, M. Fraga Alves, M. Gomes, L. Henriques-Rodrigues
  On heuristic choices of tuning parameters in the estimation of the extreme value index
  E915:   T. Rietsch, N. Gilardi, P. Naveau, A. Guillou
  Query by committee and extreme values
  E924:   E. Koch
  Estimation of max-stable processes by simulated maximum likelihood
Parallel session N: Monday 3.12.2012 10:40 - 12:20

Session ESI03 - Invited Room: Auditorium
Advances in nonparametric and robust multivariate methods Monday 3.12.2012    10:40 - 12:20
Chair: Anthony C. Atkinson Organizer: Hannu Oja
  E256:   K. Mosler
  Weighted-mean regions and depth statistics
  E435:   J. Kent
  Robustness and projective shape analysis
  E1041:   I. Mizera
  Convex optimization, shape constraints, compound decisions, and empirical Bayes rules
Session ES03 Room: 11
Imprecision in statistical data analysis Monday 3.12.2012    10:40 - 12:20
Chair: Ana B. Ramos-Guajardo Organizer: ERCIM 2012
  E312:   R. Florez-Lopez, J. Ramon-Jeronimo
  Forecasting insurance ratings under uncertainty. A multi criteria approach based on fuzzy and linguistic modelling
  E868:   G. Figa' Talamanca, A. Capotorti
  Fuzzy volatility elicitation through information merging
  E918:   R. Almeida, N. Verbeek, N. Basturk, U. Kaymak
  On the relation between probabilistic fuzzy systems and Markov models
  E939:   M. Garcia-Barzana, A. Colubi, E. Kontoghiorghes
  Estimating the parameters of a interval-valued multiple regression model
  E567:   S. de la Rosa de Saa, M. Gil, G. Gonzalez-Rodriguez, M. Lopez, M. Lubiano
  Simulation study to compare Likert, fuzzy converted Likert and fuzzy rating scales
Session ES13 Room: 9
Resampling procedures for dependent data Monday 3.12.2012    10:40 - 12:20
Chair: Andres M. Alonso Organizer: Andres M. Alonso
  E307:   J. Escanciano
  Simple and powerful bootstrap tests for conditional moment restrictions
  E315:   A. Martin-Utrera, V. DeMiguel, F. Nogales
  Estimation risk in portfolio optimization
  E333:   P. Galeano
  The estimation of prediction error in functional settings through bootstrap methods
Session ES22 Room: 7
Nonparametric and robust statistics Monday 3.12.2012    10:40 - 12:20
Chair: Andreas Christmann Organizer: Andreas Christmann
  E198:   D. Vanpaemel, M. Hubert, I. Gijbels
  Reducing the mean squared error of quantile-based estimators by smoothing
  E361:   A. Bianco, P. Spano
  General ${\bf{M-}}$estimators in nonlinear models with responses missing at random
  E485:   M. Salibian-Barrera, G. Boente, A. Martinez
  Robust estimators for additive models with missing responses
  E917:   M. Koller
  A new resampling method: nonsingular subsampling for mixed-type data
Session ES69 Room: 13
Mixture models with skew-normal or skew t-component distributions Monday 3.12.2012    10:40 - 12:20
Chair: Geoff McLachlan Organizer: Geoff McLachlan
  E652:   B. Franczak, R. Browne, P. McNicholas
  Model-based clustering and classification via mixtures of shifted asymmetric Laplace (SAL) distributions
  E253:   T. Lin, H. Ho, S. Pyne
  Maximum likelihood estimation in mixtures of skew Student-t-normal distributions and applications
  E445:   V. Lachos Davila, C. Barbosa Cabral, C. Borelli Zeller
  Linear regression model with measurement error using finite mixtures of skew-t distributions
  E259:   G. McLachlan
  On some recent results for mixtures of skew normal and skew t-distributions
Session ES43 Room: 8
Compositional data analysis: Advances and applications Monday 3.12.2012    10:40 - 12:20
Chair: J. Antoni Martin-Fernandez Organizer: J. Antoni Martin-Fernandez
  E323:   J. Martin-Fernandez
  Logratio versus traditional methods in statistical analysis of compositional data
  E162:   K. Hron, P. Filzmoser, M. Templ, G. van den Boogaart, R. Tolosana-Delgado
  A unified approach to classical and robust regression for compositional data
  E321:   E. Jarauta-Bragulat, J. Egozcue
  Simplicial differential equations for applications in some economic problems
  E318:   J. Egozcue, V. Pawlowsky-Glahn
  From Herfindahl and Atkinson indices to a compositional concentration index
Session ES09 Room: 12
Statistical algorithms and software Monday 3.12.2012    10:40 - 12:20
Chair: Cristian Gatu Organizer: ERCIM 2012
  E430:   M. Molina, M. Mota, A. Ramos
  Software and computational methods for two-sex branching models in random environment
  E691:   T. Sakata, R. Sakurai, M. Iwasa, T. Sumi, M. Miyazaki
  A programming to calculate a Groebner basis with R
  E973:   E. Mathiesen
  Modelling dynamical systems with a DSL
  E1056:   M. Jacome Pumar, I. Lopez de Ullibarri
  survPresmooth: An R package for presmoothed estimation in survival analysis
  E653:   R. Hochreiter
  Optimization modeling using R
Session ES60 Room: 10
Statistical methods in genomics and proteomics Monday 3.12.2012    10:40 - 12:20
Chair: Ruben Zamar Organizer: Ruben Zamar and Gabriela Cohen-Freue
  E743:   M. Mueller
  Calculating the false discovery rate in MS/MS based workflows
  E813:   G. Cohen Freue, R. Zamar, B. McManus
  Robust instrumental variables estimators in proteomics
  E822:   J. Gagneur, S. Bauer, P. Robinson
  Model-based gene set enrichment analysis
  E1037:   M. Wilkinson
  Web Science 2.0 - in silico research in the Web, from hypothesis to publication
Parallel session Q: Monday 3.12.2012 15:00 - 16:40

Session ES33 Room: 7
Advances in distance-based methods and applications Monday 3.12.2012    15:00 - 16:40
Chair: Aurea Grane Organizer: Aurea Grane
  E327:   J. Berrendero, J. Carcamo
  Hierarchical linear discriminant analysis
  E329:   E. Boj, A. Esteve, J. Fortiana, T. Costa
  Relative predictor importance in distance-based generalized linear models
  E412:   A. Arribas-Gil, P. Alonso, I. Albarran
  Analysis of dependence evolution in Spanish disabled population through funcional data analysis
  E460:   N. Solaro, A. Barbiero, G. Manzi, P. Ferrari
  A sequential distance-based approach for imputing missing data: The forward imputation
Session ES65 Room: 11
Longitudinal/Spatial data analysis Monday 3.12.2012    15:00 - 16:40
Chair: Xuming He Organizer: Xuming He
  E224:   S. Ma, H. Liang, C. Tsai
  Partial linear single index models for clustered data
  E491:   M. Kocherginsky, Z. Baretta
  Joint analysis of longitudinal and time to event data: A case study
  E589:   J. Zhou, A. Qu
  Informative estimation and selection of correlation structure for longitudinal data
  E270:   S. Guillas, K. Chang
  Spatial mapping of ground-based ozone observations with the SPDE approach
Session ES44 Room: 13
Applied statistics Monday 3.12.2012    15:00 - 16:40
Chair: Paula Camelia Trandafir Organizer: Agustin Mayo and Paula Camelia Trandafir
  E176:   S. Shinmura
  Optimal linear discriminant functions based on MNM
  E177:   K. Mylona, P. Goos
  Quadrature methods for optimal design of blocked and split-plot experiments
  E977:   P. Trandafir
  CDKL- optimality criteria
  E1029:   A. Kimber, S. Sarker
  A covariance-based test for shared frailty in multivariate lifetime data
Session ES61 Room: 12
Imprecise probabilities and data analysis Monday 3.12.2012    15:00 - 16:40
Chair: Enrique Miranda Organizer: Enrique Miranda
  E252:   A. Benavoli, M. Zaffalon
  Prior near-ignorance for inferences in the k-parameter exponential family
  E876:   B. Quost, S. Destercke
  Different strategies to combine binary imprecise classifiers
  E280:   I. Montes, E. Miranda, S. Montes
  Imprecise statistical preferences
  E276:   E. Miranda, A. Garcia-Huergo
  Stochastic dominance with non-additive measures
Session ES52 Room: 9
Models for time series and life forecasting Monday 3.12.2012    15:00 - 16:40
Chair: Cira Perna Organizer: Cira Perna
  E488:   G. Albano, V. Giorno, P. Roman-Roman, F. Torres-Ruiz
  Inference on the effect of a time-dependent therapy in tumor growth
  E520:   M. Corduas
  Modelling streamflow data by a multi-step estimation approach
  E619:   M. Sibillo, E. Di Lorenzo, A. Orlando
  Insurance architecture within a risk-profit sharing structure
  E621:   M. Russolillo, V. D'Amato
  Forecasting healthy life expectancy
Session ES57 Room: 8
Nonparametric inference for Levy processes Monday 3.12.2012    15:00 - 16:40
Chair: Frank van der Meulen Organizer: Frank van der Meulen
  E425:   J. Soehl
  Confidence sets in nonparametric calibration of exponential L\'evy models
  E458:   S. Gugushvili
  Nonparametric inference for discretely sampled L\'evy processes
  E717:   G. Mueller, J. Jacod, C. Klueppelberg
  On the correlation between jumps in price and volatility
Session ES73 Room: Auditorium
Mixture models Monday 3.12.2012    15:00 - 16:40
Chair: Marco Riani Organizer: Marco Riani
  E371:   L. Garcia-Escudero, A. Gordaliza, C. Matran, A. Mayo-Iscar
  Avoiding spurious local maximizers in mixture modeling
  E394:   A. Cerioli, D. Perrotta, F. Torti
  Robust clustering of regression lines in highly dense regions
  E676:   J. Chacon
  Identifying nonstandard group shapes in mixture model clustering through the mean shift algorithm
Session ES21 Room: 10
Statistical genetics/bioinformatics Monday 3.12.2012    15:00 - 16:40
Chair: Ayse Ulgen Organizer: Ayse Ulgen
  E126:   K. Van Steen
  Biological interpretation of data in the context of GWAI studies
  E530:   X. Puente
  Cancer genomes: Development of novel methods for the identification of somatic mutations
  E635:   F. Van Lishout, C. Vens, V. Urrea, M. Calle, L. Wehenkel, K. Van Steen
  Survival analysis: Finding relevant epistatic SNP pairs using model-based multifactor dimensionality reduction
  E536:   A. Ulgen, M. McGue
  Genetic versus environmental trends on asthma related respiratory disorders
Parallel session S: Monday 3.12.2012 17:10 - 18:10

Session ES83 Room: 13
Health data and medical statistics Monday 3.12.2012    17:10 - 18:10
Chair: Peter Congdon Organizer: ERCIM 2012
  E768:   P. Wijayatunga
  Statistical estimation problems in causal inference: Equating propensity scores
  E928:   C. Jeffery, A. Ozonoff, M. Pagano
  The effect of aggregation on disease mapping
  E983:   S. Gouveia, V. Afreixo, M. Scotto, P. Ferreira
  Exploring the correlation structure of inter-nucleotide DNA distances
Session ES90 Room: 5
Designs and surveys Monday 3.12.2012    17:10 - 18:10
Chair: Kalliopi Mylona Organizer: ERCIM 2012
  E765:   M. Rueda, A. Arcos, M. Ranalli, A. Teodoro
  Survey estimates by calibration on dual frames
  E650:   J. Vidal-Sanz, M. Esteban-Bravo, A. Leszkiewicz
  Optimal experimental designs for conjoint analysis: Estimation of utility functions
  E985:   R. Dorta-Guerra, E. Gonzalez-Davila, J. Ginebra
  D-optimal two-level factorial designs for logistic regression models with bounded design regions
Session ES71 Room: 12
Spatial data analysis Monday 3.12.2012    17:10 - 18:10
Chair: Jean-Michel Marin Organizer: ERCIM 2012
  E463:   M. Han, J. Hakansson, L. Ronnegard
  On the effect of neighboring populations on the local population growth over time
  E695:   K. Ducinskas, L. Dreiziene
  Performance evaluation for Bayes rule of Gaussian spatial data classification
  E769:   T. Hobza, D. Morales, L. Pardo
  Divergence-based tests of homogeneity for spatial data
Session ES84 Room: 3
Quantile regression Monday 3.12.2012    17:10 - 18:10
Chair: Ivan Mizera Organizer: ERCIM 2012
  E677:   E. Waldmann, T. Kneib
  On standard deviations in variational approximation estimates for quantile regression
  E755:   A. Daouia, L. Gardes, S. Girard
  On kernel smoothing for extremal quantile regression
  E954:   E. Lee, H. Noh
  Component selection in additive quantile regression models
Session ES55 Room: Multipurpose
Contributions to circular and spherical data analysis Monday 3.12.2012    17:10 - 18:10
Chair: Arthur Pewsey Organizer: ERCIM 2012
  E447:   T. Verdebout, C. Ley, Y. Swan, B. Thiam
  Le Cam optimal inference for rotationally symmetric distributions on hyperspheres.
  E899:   E. Garcia-Portugues, R. Crujeiras, W. Gonzalez-Manteiga
  Bandwidth selection for directional densities
  E974:   F. Lagona, A. Maruotti, M. Picone
  A multivariate hidden Markov model for the analysis of space-time circular data
Session ES91 Room: 1
Exploratory multivariate analysis Monday 3.12.2012    17:10 - 18:10
Chair: Jose R. Berrendero Organizer: ERCIM 2012
  E881:   H. Lam, P. Leung
  Data depth: An algorithm for finding boundary points by interpoint distance
  E980:   J. Josse, M. Verbank, F. Husson
  PCA visualization impoved by regularization
  E833:   D. Jang
  Extensions for DD-plot
Session ES93 Room: 6
Statistical modelling Monday 3.12.2012    17:10 - 18:10
Chair: Geoff McLachlan Organizer: ERCIM 2012
  E748:   H. Reulen, T. Kneib
  Modeling interval censored multi-states models using multi-step transition probabilities
  E992:   V. Hofer, J. Leitner
  A bivariate Sarmanov regression model for count data with generalised Poisson marginals
  E1040:   C. Roldan, R. Gutierrez-Sanchez, J. Angulo, A. Roldan
  Some statistical inference results for lognormal diffusion random fields
Session ES94 Room: 4
Computational statistics Monday 3.12.2012    17:10 - 18:10
Chair: Christine Mueller Organizer: ERCIM 2012
  E738:   M. Zhu, Y. Wan
  A heuristic algorithm for determining the rank of non-negative matrix factorization
  E1024:   G. Watanabe (Chang), N. Shinozaki
  Estimators for two ordered normal means with ordered variances under Pitman's closeness and numerical analysis
  E757:   J. Franc
  Computational possibilities and properties of a robustified version of the mixed least squares - total least squares estimator
Session ES80 Room: 7
Compositional data analysis and related methods Monday 3.12.2012    17:10 - 18:10
Chair: J. Antoni Martin-Fernandez Organizer: ERCIM 2012
  E919:   M. Comas-Cufi, G. Mateu-Figueras, S. Thio-Henestrosa, J. Martin-Fernandez
  Model-based clustering via Gaussian mixture models for compositional data: protein consumption in Europe
  E673:   M. Tsagris, S. Preston, A. Wood
  $k$-nearest neighbours for compositional data
  E854:   T. Neocleous, G. Napier, A. Nobile
  Bayesian modelling of forensic glass data
Session ES85 Room: 10
Models and computational tools in data analysis Monday 3.12.2012    17:10 - 18:10
Chair: Simone Vantini Organizer: ERCIM 2012
  E770:   P. Zanini, P. Secchi, S. Vantini
  Decomposition of metropolitan mobile-network data through independent component analysis
  E877:   A. Ramos, A. Bugarin, F. Diaz-Hermida, S. Barro
  Validation of a linguistic summarization approach for time series meteorological data
  E1011:   M. Prieto, J. Vazquez, I. Prieto, Y. Anders, M. Murado
  Practical approach for determining the number of observations needed analyzing univariate responses of sigmoidal equations
Session ES30 Room: 11
Contributions to optimization heuristics in estimation and modelling Monday 3.12.2012    17:10 - 18:10
Chair: Manfred Gilli Organizer: ERCIM 2012
  E793:   E. Carrizosa, V. Guerrero
  Forcing sparsity in principal component analysis
  E790:   A. Olivares Nadal, E. Carrizosa, P. Ramirez-Cobo
  A heuristic for interpolating missing data with autocorrelation and moments matching
  E904:   B. Martin-Barragan, E. Carrizosa, D. Romero Morales
  Tuning support vector machines using variable neighborhood search
Session ES96 Room: 8
Factor analysis and categorical data Monday 3.12.2012    17:10 - 18:10
Chair: Kohei Adachi Organizer: ERCIM 2012
  E670:   N. Makino, K. Adachi
  A matrix decomposition approach to nonmetric factor analysis of multidimensionally quantified categorical data
  E754:   N. Yamashita
  A new factor rotation method to simplicity with joint estimation of optimal target matrix having perfect cluster structure
  E786:   M. Kateri, A. Gottard, C. Tarantola
  Generalized quasi symmetry models for ordinal contingency tables
Session ES82 Room: 9
Methods for applied statistics Monday 3.12.2012    17:10 - 18:10
Chair: Agustin Mayo Organizer: ERCIM 2012
  E663:   C. Lin
  Discrete adjusted FDR control
  E692:   B. Francis, R. Dittrich, R. Hatzinger
  Longitudinal mixture models for partially ranked preferences: Examining changes in postmaterialism over time
  E785:   A. Figueiredo
  Comparison of methods for clustering of variables defined on the hypersphere
Session ES78 Room: 2
Model selection Monday 3.12.2012    17:10 - 18:10
Chair: Ivan Kojadinovic Organizer: ERCIM 2012
  E734:   B. Saefken, T. Kneib
  Unifying approach to the estimation of the Akaike Information in generalized mixed models
  E1001:   A. Di Ciaccio
  Repeated weigthed hold-out for variable selection in linear regression