Topic Contributed Sessions


Contributed Session CS01

Recent development of multivariate analysis for high-dimensional data

Organiser:Hirofumi Wakaki and Hirokazu Yanagihara, Hiroshima University, Japan

17 Dec@ 10:40-12:40

Venue: Seminar Room 3

Session Chair: Mariko Yamamura,

Hiroshima University, Japan

Yoshiyuki Ninomiya, Kyushu University, Japan

Regularization parameter selection for the LASSO in generalized linear models

Mika Sato-Ilic, University of Tsukuba, Japan

Clustering-based models for high-dimensional data

Takio Kurita, Hiroshima University, Japan

Kernel function used in the optimum nonlinear discriminant analysis

Hirokazu Yanagihara, Hiroshima

University, Japan

A consistent information criterion in normal multivariate linear regression models even under



Contributed Session CS02

Robust Methods in Analyzing Big Data

Organiser and Chair:Erniel B. Barrios, University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines

17 Dec@ 10:40-12:40 

Venue: Seminar Room 4 


Mark Louie Ramos, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines

Estimation of Multiple Time Series with Volatility

Stephen Jun Villejo, University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines

Robust Estimation of a Dynamic Spatio-Temporal Model with Structural Change

Martin Augustine Borlongan, University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines

Robust Simultaneous Confidence Interval Estimation of Pricipal Component Loadings


Contributed Session CS03

Complex multivariate models I


17 Dec@ 13:40-15:40

Venue: Seminar Room 3 

Session Chair: Daniel Paulin

Yuki Yasuda,

Hokkaido University, Japan

Discriminant analysis based on vine copulas

Akio Suzukawa,

Hokkaido University, Japan

Generalized Archimedean copulas

Hisayuki Hara, Niigata University, Japan

Identifiability of Gaussian DAG models with one latent source

Kong-Sheng Zhang,

Southeast University, China

A New Class of Copulas involved Geometric

Distribution: Estimation and Applications


Contributed Session CS04

Models for complex biological data


17 Dec@ 13:40-15:40 

Venue: Seminar Room 4

Session Chair: Sanjay Chaudhuri

A. A. Sunethra, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Using Robust Variance Estimation in Mixed Models: A Review

Bo-Shiang Ke, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

Influence analysis of area under ROC curve

Brenda N Vo, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Melanoma cell colony expansion parameters

revealed by approximate Bayesian computation


Contributed Session CS05

Robust Modelling and High-dimensional Data I


17 Dec@ 16:00-18:00

Venue: Seminar Room 3 

Session Chair: David Nott

Takayuki Yamada,

Nihon University, Japan

An asymptotic expansion of the distribution of the studentized linear discriminant function for large dimension

Yaeji Lim,

Biostatistics and Clinical Epidemiology Center & Samsung Medical Centre

Quantile coherence analysis


Contributed Session CS06

Markov chain Monte Carlo methods


17 Dec@ 16:00-18:00 

Venue: Seminar Room 4 

Session Chair: Ajay Jasra

Kengo Kamatani,

Osaka University and CREST, Japan

Efficient strategy for the Markov chain Monte Carlo in high-dimension and its


S. Nakano,

The Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Japan

Ice core dating using the particle Markov chain Monte Carlo method

Niharika Gauraha,

Indian Statistical Institute, India

MCMC Simulation Methods for High-Dimensional

Gaussian Graphical Models using Precision Matrix

Guangbao Guo,

Shandong University, China

Population-based MCMC method for Dynamic Generalized Linear Models


Contributed Session CS07

Robust Modelling and High-dimensional Data II


18 Dec@ 10:20-12:20 

Venue: Seminar Room 3 

Session Chair: Alex Beskos

Khreshna Syuhada, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia

The improved Value-at-Risk for heteroscedastic processes and their coverage probability

Sukru Acitas, Anadolu University, Turkey

Ridge regression based on MML estimators with LTS error distributions

Ken Nittono,

Hosei University, Japan

An approach to the modeling of abstraction systems for collective text

Yan Zhen, Renmin University, China

Statistical Properties of Random Sampling Regression Based on Mahalanobis Distance for Big Data


Contributed Session CS08

Statistical methodology I


18 Dec@ 10:20-12:20  

Venue: Seminar Room 4 

Session Chair: Fah Fatt Gan

Amritpal Singh Dhillon, Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University, India

Looking Beyond the Financial Ratios through Data Envelopment Analysis

Anthony Ekpo, University of Agriculture, Nigeria

Proportional Odds of Nutritional Status of Under-Five Children in Nigeria Indexed by MUAC

Brilian Surya Budi, Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Statistik, Indonesia

Anoa : Extreme Price Fluctuation Monitoring and Reporting Application with Tukey Algorithm

Rab Abeygunawardana, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

On the prediction of election results at early stages of counting


Contributed Session CS09

Semiparametric methods


18 Dec@ 13:30-15:30  

Venue: Seminar Room 2 

Session Chair: Scott Sisson

Hidetoshi Matsui, Kyushu University, Japan

Selection of variable and classification boundary for functional data by logistic regression

Masahiro Kuroda, Okayama University of Science, Japan

Initial value selection of the EM algorithm for Gaussian mixture models

Tso-Jung Yen, Institute of Statistical Science, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Solving fused group lasso problems via block splitting algorithms




Contributed Session CS10

Complex multivariate models II


18 Dec@ 13:30-15:30   

Venue: Seminar Room 3 

Session Chair: Hongmei Zhang, University of Memphis, USA

Kim May Lee, University of Southampton, UK

The effect of responses missing at random on the optimal cohort design of linear mixed effect models

Hongmei Zhang, University of Memphis, USA

Bayesian method for testing differential directed acyclic graphs

Alan Huang, University of Queensland, Australia

Vector regression without specifying marginal distributions or association structures


Contributed Session CS11

Exploratory and Graphical Methods


18 Dec@ 13:30-15:30   

Venue: Seminar Room 4 

Session Chair: Alex Thiery

Kensuke Tanioka, Doshisha University, Japan

Constrained asymmetric MDS based on raidus model

Jun Tsuchida, Doshisha University, Japan

Bayesian Asymmetric Multidimensional Scaling for Two-mode Three-way Count Data by Using Log-linear Model

S. M. Nimbale, Solapur University, India

Neural Network Control Chart for Monitoring the Individual Measurements


Contributed Session CS12

Statistical Methodology II


18 Dec@ 15:50-17:50  

Venue: Seminar Room 4 

Session Chair: Dacheng Chen

Hiroki Takamaru, Hokkaido University, Japan

Study on Comparison between Run Survey Datasets of Air Dose Rate

Kosuke Morikawa, Osaka University, Japan

Semiparametric Inference under Nonignorable Nonresponse

Ryunosuke Tanabe, Osaka University, Japan

The median estimator of quantile regression

Shinpei Imori, Osaka University, Japan

Sample size calculation for model selection


Contributed Session CS13

Statistical modelling


19 Dec@ 9:00-11:00   

Venue: Seminar Room 2

Session Chair: Zhou Yan

Masahiro Mizuta, Hokkaido University, Japan

Mathematical Models for Radiotherapy Based on Dose Volume Histogram

Kuo-Jung Lee, National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan

Spatial Bayesian Hierarchical Model with Variable Selection to fMRI Data

Ping-Yang Chen, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

Optimizing Two-level Orthogonal Arrays for Estimating Main Effects and Pre-specified Two-factor Interactions

Kei Hirose, Osaka University, Japan

Estimation of Scale-Free Networks with the Exponentiation of Minimax Concave Penalty