Applied Statistics Day

24 April 2018


This one-day workshop, in Beirut campus, is an opportunity to hear about the latest advances in statistics with applications, and to connect with potential collaborators in the field.

Invited Speakers:

1- Abbas Al Hakim, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

2- Stephano Moni, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

3- Souha Fares, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

4- Rami Haddad, Saint Joseph University, Beirut, Lebanon

5- Seifeddine Kadry, Beirut Arab University, Beirut, Lebanon

6- Wafa Aboul Hosn (ESCWA) 7- Marwan Moghrabi (Lebanon Stat)

Schedule of the workshop:

8:30 - 9:00 Registration

9:00 – 9:15 Welcome Notes

9:15 – 10:00 Dr. Abbas Al Hakim (American University of Beirut) “Hadamard-Type Components of the Pearson Statistic”

10:00 – 10:45 Dr. Wafa Aboul Hosn (ESCWA) “The United Nations and the Role of Statistical Systems in Development”

10:45 – 11:00 Break

11:00 – 11:45 Dr. Rami Haddad (Saint Joseph University) “Stratified Monte Carlo with applications”

11:45 – 12:30 Dr. Souha Fares (American University of Beirut) “Abnormal Blood Pressure Complexity and Fluctuation: An Indicator of Vascular Disease”

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30-14:15 Mr. Marwan Moghrabi (Lebanon Stat) “The evolution of the methods for selecting and identifying the right sampling for statistics”

14:15-15:00 Dr. Seifedine Kadry (Beirut Arab University) “On The Exact PDF of Hypoexponential Distribution and Its Applications”

15:00-15:45 Dr. Stephano Moni (American University of Beirut) “Covariance Matrix Estimation in the Small-Sample High-Dimensional Setting and Linear Discriminant Analysis”

15:45-16:00 Closing Notes