Second semester 2018

First semester 2018/2019



Date & Location



Maria  Iannario

Associate professor of Statistics, Department of political Sciences, University of Naples Federico II

Modelling rating data using a new mixture to account for the uncertainty

21.09.2018, 2.30 pm - Aula Benvenuti


Olivier Renaud

Professor in Statistics,  Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Geneva

Multiscale Bayesian State- Space Model for Granger Causality Analysis of Brain Signal

12.10.2018, 12.30 pm - Aula Benvenuti

Christopher J. Adcock

Professor of Quantitative Finance, School of Finance and Management, SOAS, University of London

Limiting Forms of the Multivariate Extended Skew-normal and Skew-Students Distributions, Market Creashes and the Capital asset Pricing Model

18.10.2018, 2.30 pm - Aula Benvenuti

Guy Mélard

Professor at Free University of Brussels, Belgium

Time Series Models with Time-Dependent Coefficients

26.10.2018, 12.30 pm - Aula Benvenuti

Jelle J. Goeman

Professor of Biostatistics, Department of Biomedical Data Science, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands

Closed Testing for Selective Inference

26.10.2018, 3.00 pm - Aula Cucconi

Bruno Arpino

Associate Professor, department of Politica and Social Sciences, Pompeu Fabra University (UPF), Barcelona


We found causality in a hopeless place

Challenges of causality in demographic observational studies

23.11.2018, 12.30 pm - Aula Benvenuti

Marco Congedo

French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), Grenoble Alpes University

The use of Riemannian Geometry for Robust Classification of Brain-Computre Interfaces

30.11.2018, 12.30 pm - Aula Benvenuti


Emanuele Giorgi

Lecturer in Biostatistics, Faculty of Health and Medicine, Lancaster University (UK)

A Geostatistical Framework for Combining Spatially Referenced Disease Prevalence Data from Multiple Diagnostics

07.12.2018, 12.30 p.m. - Aula Benvenuti

Mauricio Castro Cepero

Associate Professor, department of statistics, Pontifica Catholic University of Chile

Multivariate Measurement Error Models Based on Student-t Distribution under Censored responses

11.12.2018, 2.00 pm - Aula Cucconi

Riccardo De Bin

Associate Professor of statistics and Biostatistics, Department of Mathematics, university of Oslo

Strategies to Handle Mandatory Covariates Using Model- and Likelihood-Based Boosting

17.12.2018, 12.30pm - Aula Benvenuti

Victor Hugo Lachos Davila

Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Connecticut

Heavy-Tailed Longitudinal Regression Models for Censured Data: A Robust Parametric Approach

18.12.2018, 10.00 am - Aula Cucconi

Pierre Jacob

Assistant Professor of Statistics

Harvard University

Unbiased Markov chain Monte Carlo with couplings

08.01.2019, 12.30 pm - Aula Cucconi

Botond Szabo

Assistant Professor

Leiden University Institute for Statistical Science


On the fundamental understanding of distributed computation

11.01.2019, 12.30 pm - Aula Benvenuti


Emeritus Professor

University Paris1 Panthéon-Sorbonne

Credit Risk Analysis Using Machine and Deep Learning Models

18.01.2019, 12.30 pm - Aula Benvenuti


Associate Professor

Department of Mathematics

University of Extremadura

The Model Age of Statistics

25.01.2019, 12.30 pm - Aula Benvenuti


Virginia Zarulli

Associate Professor

Interdisciplinary Centre on Population Dynamics

University of Southern Denmark

Onset of the Old-Age Gender Gap in Survival

12.02.2019, 12.30 pm -

Aula Benvenuti

Daniele Bianchi

Assistant Professor

Warwick Business School

University of Warwick

Large-Scale Dynamic Predictive Regressions

15.02.2019, 12.30 pm -

Aula Benvenuti


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