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Statistics and Risk


Main organisation:Department of Mathematics
Lifecycle:1 Jul 1977 →  Today
Organisation profile:

Research in the areas of probability, statistics, stochastic processes, information theory, coding theory, numerical mathematics. Collaboration with other sections of the university, in particular engineering, medicine, social science, psychology, actuarial studies. Some current research topics: - Simulation, Monte Carlo methods, queueing theory, networks. - Nonparametric statistics, extreme value theory, insurance math. - Statistical design of VSLI circuits, two-dimensional device simulation, mathematical language theories. - Statistical information theory multi-user information theory, neural networks, statistical inference for censored observations, L-statistical analysis, entropy estimation, source coding, coding for multi-access systems, nonparametric distribution estimation, maximum entropy methods. - Theoretical and applied probability, categorical data analysis, insurance mathematics, stochastic modeling. - Orthogonal polynomials, discretization methods in applied physics, fractals and iteration theory, special functions. - Orthogonal functions, approximation theory, structural matrices. - Environmental statistics

Keywords:Probability, Statistics, Information theory, Environmental statistics, Coding theory, Actuarial study, Applied analysis, Numerical mathematics
Disciplines:Applied mathematics in specific fields, Statistics and numerical methods, Computer architecture and networks, Distributed computing, Information sciences, Information systems, Programming languages, Scientific computing, Theoretical computer science, Visual computing, Other information and computing sciences