Programme of the 24th Young Statisticians Meeting
Friday, October 18, 2019
17:00 – 19:00 – Registration
19:00 – Meeting of the International Programme Committee
Saturday, October 19, 2019
8:00 – 9:00 – Registration
9:15 – 9:30 WELCOME ADDRESS
D. Gregori, P. Berchialla
9:30 – 11:00 Session 1
Chair: H. Friedl
Una Radojičić (Croatia): Algorithms for Initialization of Gaussian Mixture Models.
Jakob Peterlin (Slovenia): Goodness-of-fit tests for Linear Mixed effects Models.
Nicolai Amann (Austria): Asymptotic confidence regions based on the adaptive lasso with partial consistent tuning.
11:00 – 11:30 COFFEE BREAK
11:30 – 13:00 Session 2
Chair: Paola Berchialla
András Hering (Hungary): Uses of Random Forest methods.
Gábor Petneházi (Hungary): Mortality forecasting: Lee-Carter vs. Neural Network.
Corrado Lanera (Italy): Automatic identification and classification of different types of otitis from free-text pediatric medical notes in the Italian language: a deep-learning approach.
13:00 – 14:00 LUNCH
14:00 – 15:30 Session 3
Chair: L. Kronegger
Sara Geremia (Italy): Increasing Risk Of Emergency Room Admission For Bronchiolitis In Infants Exposed To Air Pollution.
Vanja Erčuli (Slovenia): Analysis of online support groups discussions using the machine learning methods to obtain information in psychological aspects of treatment.
Gregorio Caterina (Italy): The effect of anti-arrhythmic drugs on the risk of life-threatening arrythmias in Arrhythmogenic Right-Ventricular Cardiomyopathy: an application of Marginal Structural approach using Gradient Boosting for recurrent events in competing risks setting.
15:30 – 16:00 COFFEE BREAK
16:00 – 17:30 Session 4
Chair: K. Dumičić
Nika Berlic (Slovenia): Addressing Missing Data in Quantitative Social Research - EHIS example.
Marina Matošec (Croatia): The application of business and consumer survey data in economic research: estimating the effects of fiscal policy measures on consumer confidence.
R. Hirk (Austria): mvord: An R Package for Fitting Multivariate Ordinal Regression Models.
19:00 SOCIAL DINNER
Sunday, October 20, 2019
9:00 – 10:30 Session 5
Chair: T. Rudas/R. Németh
Marinela Knežević (Croatia): Methodological framework for managing energy cost of public sector buildings.
Doris Schadler (Austria): Distance-based data selection for regression models utilized for fault detection.
Barta Attila (Hungary): Theoretical and simulation results on a network evolution model driven by a branching process.
10:30 – 11:00 CLOSING