[R] Inference and Asymptotics: Ascona 2000

Diego Kuonen Diego.Kuonen at epfl.ch
Fri Apr 7 16:05:19 CEST 2000

Apologies for cross-postings.

This is about a workshop on inference and asymptotics,
to be held from 9-14 July 2000 at Ascona in the Italian-
speaking part of Switzerland. See


The meeting is organized by Anthony Davison (EPFL), Tom 
DiCiccio (Cornell) and Elvezio Ronchetti (Geneva). 
Its purpose is to bring together researchers and others 
interested in in aspects of inference for small samples, 
including but not confined to saddlepoint and related methods, 
robust approaches, and bootstrap and Markov chain Monte Carlo 
methods, and to discuss how these ideas should be used in 

Speakers will include

     Alessandra Brazzale (EPFL)
     Ronald Butler (Colorado)
     Christopher Field (Dalhousie)
     Donald Fraser (Toronto)
     David Hinkley (Santa Barbara)
     Bruce Lindsay (Penn State)
     Peter McCullagh (Chicago)
     Per Mykland (Chicago)
     Donald Pierce (Hiroshima)
     Nancy Reid (Toronto)
     John Robinson (Sydney)
     Richard Spady (Oxford)
     Jamie Stafford (Toronto
     Alastair Young (Cambridge)

among others.

A web page with more details and a registration form is at


The closing date for registrations is May 15 2000.

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