July 10th 2018, a conference on Electoral Surveys was be held at 11:45 am at Cercle Cité. The conference examined statistic basic behind electoral surveys, standart and practices as well as presentation of its results. A round table will be held on the effects of electoral surveys.
On march 21st 2018, Claude Lamboray , Head of Unit “Price statistics”, STATEC held a talk on Scanner Data and Indices of Consumer Prices.
16/03/2018: Royal Belgian Statistical Society
Location: Brussels (Belgium)
On March 16, three board members of the LSS met the President of the Royal Belgian Statistical Society, Prof. F. Thomas Bruss, in Brussels. During this meeting, potential future collaborations between the two societies have been discussed, and the LSS has been invited to attend the Annual Meeting of the RBSS in October 2018.)
On March 8th 2018, a lecture was given by Angelou Koudou from the Université de Lorraine.
Talk was hold at LISER at 18:00 in English language.
This talk was divided into two parts. We began by showing some examples of use of the generalized inverse Gaussian (GIG) distribution in statistics. The second part of the talk discussed the (unsolved) problem of a possible use of the so-called Stein's method in deriving rates of convergence to the GIG distribution.