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


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.


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