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Goodness-of-Fit and Change-Point Problems

The group will focus on the development and the theoretical analysis of goodness-of-fit methods and of change-point methods, always with a view towards applications and computational novelty.

In goodness-of-fit methods starting from the standard i.i.d. situation, the range of problems of potential interest will cover non-identically distributed structures as well as models involving dependence, both with continuous and discrete data. Besides procedures within the purely parametric context, the group takes an interest in semi-parametric and non-parametric testing (such as testing for symmetry, independence and the k- sample problem, among others) within modern statistical structures.

Also in the problem of change-point detection which arises in various situations, there is an urgent need of effective and relatively simple procedures that allow to make relevant inference. There are still many open problems to be solved, particularly for dependent high- dimensional setups, multiple changes, etc. Construction of good statistical procedures, derivation of theoretical results providing statistical properties as well effective computational algorithms are the main issues.

Lajos Horvath , University of Utah, USA.
Marie Huskova, Charles University, Czech Republic.
Simos Meintanis, University of Athens, Greece.
  1. James Allison, Northwest University, South Africa.
  2. Jaromir Antoch, Charles University, Czech Republic.
  3. Alexander Aue, UC Davis, United States.
  4. Dimitrios Bagkavos, University of Crete, Greece.
  5. Apostolos Batsidis, University of Ioannina, Greece.
  6. Istvan Berkes, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary.
  7. Ming-Yen Cheng, Hong Kong Baptist University and National Taiwan University, China.
  8. Justin Chown, Universite catholique de Louvain, Belgium.
  9. Gabriela Ciuperca, University Lyon-I, France.
  10. Frank Coolen, Durham University, UK.
  11. J Santos Dominguez-Menchero, University of Oviedo, Spain.
  12. Idris Eckley, Lancaster University, United Kingdom.
  13. Polychronis Economou, University of Patras, Greece.
  14. Jochen Einbeck, Durham University, United Kingdom.
  15. Christian Francq, CREST and University Lille III, France.
  16. Roland Fried, TU Dortmund University, Germany.
  17. Eduardo Garcia-Portugues, Carlos III University of Madrid, Spain.
  18. Ghislaine Gayraud, University of Technology of Compiegne, France.
  19. Liudas Giraitis, Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom.
  20. Wenceslao Gonzalez-Manteiga, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
  21. Aurea Grane, University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain.
  22. Norbert Henze, Karlsruhe institute of Technology, Germany.
  23. Zdenek Hlavka, Charles University, Czech Republic.
  24. Siegfried Hormann, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium.
  25. Lajos Horvath, University of Utah, USA.
  26. Marie Huskova, Charles University, Czech Republic.
  27. Daniela Jaruskova, Czech Technical University, Czech Republic.
  28. Maria Dolores Jimenez-Gamero, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain.
  29. Kee-Hoon Kang, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Korea, South.
  30. Alexandros Karagrigoriou, University of The Aegean, Greece.
  31. Dimitris Karlis, RC Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece.
  32. Rebecca Killick, Lancaster University, United Kingdom.
  33. Claudia Kirch, Karlsruhe institute of Technology, Germany.
  34. Bernhard Klar, Karlsruhe institute of Technology, Germany.
  35. Piotr Kokoszka, Colorado State University, USA.
  36. Anne Leucht, Technische Universitat Braunschweig, Germany.
  37. Simos Meintanis, University of Athens, Greece.
  38. Axel Munk, Georg-August-University Goettingen, Germany.
  39. Hon Keung Tony Ng, Southern Methodist University, United States.
  40. Joseph Ngatchou-Wandji, University of Lorraine, France.
  41. Leandro Pardo, Universidad Complutense Madrid, Spain.
  42. Juan-Carlos Pardo-Fernandez, Universidade de Vigo, Spain.
  43. Leto Peel, UCLouvain, Belgium.
  44. Zuzana Praskova, Charles University, Czech Republic.
  45. Jean-Francois Quessy, Universite Du Quebec a Trois-Rivieres, Canada.
  46. Yao Rao, The University of Liverpool, United Kingdom.
  47. Saeid Rezakhah, Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran.
  48. Gregory Rice, University of Waterloo, Canada.
  49. Gregory Rice, University of Waterloo, Canada.
  50. Charles Saunders, University of Western Ontario, Canada.
  51. Stefanie Schwaar, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany.
  52. Josef Steinebach, Univerity of Koeln, Germany.
  53. Ansgar Steland, University Aachen, Germany.
  54. Gilles Stupfler, ENSAI - CREST, France.
  55. Baris Surucu, Orta Dogu Teknik Universitesi, Turkey.
  56. Emanuele Taufer, University of Trento, Italy.
  57. Johannes Tewes, Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum, Germany.
  58. Olivier Thas, Ghent University, Belgium.
  59. Lorenzo Trapani, Cass Business School, United Kingdom.
  60. Giovanni Urga, Cass Business School, UK.
  61. Nikolai Ushakov, Norwegian Technical University, Norway.
  62. Daniel Vogel, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom.
  63. Max Wornowizki, TU Dortmund University, Germany.
  64. Min Xie, City Univ of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  65. Biao Zhang, University of Toledo, USA.
  66. Zhou Zhou, University of Toronto, Canada.