2013-2014 Department of Statistics Focus Year on Dependence



Organizers: Victor de la Peña and Lorán Chollete
Co-sponsored by Center for Applied Probability (CAP)

Columbia University's Department of Statistics is organizing a 2-day Conference on Copulas and Dependence Measures. This conference will involve cutting edge research in theoretical developments and applications. The conference is motivated by outstanding challenges in research on dependence, concerning limit theorems for dependence estimation, specification challenges, and high-dimensional data implementation. The conference will also address practical problems of portfolio modeling for banks and regulators. The conference will feature applications in genetics, hydrology and finance. Here is the detailed conference program. Please register if you plan to attend.

Dates: October 11-12, 2013

Location: 303 Mudd, Columbia University

Keynote Speakers: For the conference Keynote and Plenary Talk, we have four internationally renowned researchers including:

  • Keynote Speakers:

*Johan Segers (Université Catholique de Louvain)
*Rustam Ibragimov (Imperial College)
*Peter Bickel (University of California Berkeley)

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