3rd Meeting on Statistics, Athens


SE@K was represented at the 3rd Meeting on Statistics which took place in Athens, 24-26 June 2015: Official website.



The meeting, organised by Athens University of Economics and Business, was hosted at the Athens University Museum in Plaka, which offered great views of the Acropolis and the city of Athens: Some photos of the meeting.

There were sessions on Bayesian Modelling, Big Data and a session on capture-recapture models, organised by Luca Tardella. The session featured Chao and Zelterman estimators accounting for identified sources of heterogeneity, applied to data on whalesharks (by Alessio Farcomeni) and an R package for fitting flexible behavioral capture-recapture models to closed populations: BBRecapture R package (by Danillo Alunni Fegatelli).