Report on the 12th Iranian Statistical Society
August 25-27, 2014, Razi University, Kermanshah, Iran
The twelfth Iranian Statistical Conference took place in Razi University on August 25 to 27, 2014.
428 papers in Persian and 143 papers in English were submitted to the conference, among them 266 were selected for oral presentation and 108 were selected for poster presentation. Also, local and international invited speakers presented 18 papers in the conference.
In the conference, specialized areas were organized for the first time. In this regard, 12 sections including Spatial Statistics and Spatio-Temporal models, Entropy, Bioinformatics, Ordinal data, Sampling, Stochastic Processes, Reliability, Censored data analysis, Distribution theory, Nonparametric inference, Criminal statistics and the Economic statistics were organized.
The number of talks on Pure Statistics was 65. Also, 83 talks on Applied Statistics, 14 talks on Probability and its Application, 29 talks on Biostatistics, 10 talks on Official Statistics, 1 talk on the Education of Statistics, 8 talks on Interdisciplinary Statistics, 7 talks in other areas of Statistics were presented.
The posters were exhibited during the conference and in each section a prize was awarded to the best presented poster.
In addition, the abstract book of English and Persian papers was published. The conference guide and a book on the work and researches of Professor Vahidi Asl were also published.
A set of English and Persian papers including selected talks and posters was published on a CD. The conference was organized by the support and sponsorship of Razi University, Iranian Statistical Society. Some of the other sponsors were:
Iranian Statistical Centre
- Iranian Statistical Research and Training Center
- Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran
- Center of Excellence in Ordinal and Spatial Data
- Kermanshah Governor