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First conference of the International Society for NonParametric Statistics (ISNPS)

Chalkidiki, Northern Greece, June 15-19 2012 [Registration/reception on June 14th 2012.]

The conference will bring forth recent advances and trends in several areas of nonparametric statistics, in order to facilitate the exchange of research ideas, promote collaboration among researchers from all over the world, and contribute to the further development of the field. The program will include plenary talks, special invited talks, invited talks, contributed talks and posters on all areas of nonparametric statistics. A round table discussion on the constitution of ISNPS and future conferences will also take place.

The venue is the G-Hotel complex: http://www.g-hotels.gr located 40 miles away from Thessaloniki (also known as Salonica) which is Greece’s 2nd largest city. Thessaloniki has an international airport with direct connections to many European cities; a sampler includes: London, Rome, Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt, Dusseldorf, Stutgard, Zurich, and Budapest. Thessaloniki's IATA 3-letter airport code is SKG.

Important deadlines (registration, abstract submission, etc.) will be announced soon.

Plenary speakers: Emmanuel Candes (Stanford and CalTech), Peter Hall (Univ. of Melbourne and UC Davis), and Jon Wellner (Univ. of Washington).

Special Invited Speakers include: Rudy Beran, Peter Bickel, Ray Carroll, Laszlo Gyorfi, Wolfgang Hardle, and Peter Robinson.

Conference Organizers: M. Akritas, S.N. Lahiri, and D.N. Politis, Ad hoc first executive committee of ISNPS. For more information, and for the submission of contributed talks and posters, please contact the organizers at the email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Advisory Committee: Rudy Beran, Peter Bickel, Ray Carroll, Dennis Cook, Peter Hall, Wolfgang Hardle, Richard Johnson, Bruce Lindsay, Emanuel Parzen, Peter Robinson, Murray Rosenblatt, George Roussas, Tata SubbaRao, Grace Wahba. .

Local Committee: Anastasiadou Sofia, Aggelis Lefteris, Zioutas George, Ioannides Dimitris, Koutras Markos, Kugiumtzis Dimitris, Nikolaou Anna, Papanastasiou Dimitris, Papanastasiou Ioannis, Stamatelos Giorgos.

PRELIMINARY INFORMATION: http://www.math.ucsd.edu/~politis/ISNPSprelim.pdf

"The mission of ISNPS is to foster the research and practice of nonparametric

statistics, and to promote the dissemination of new developments in the field

via conferences, books and journal publications."