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Short Courses

The Short Courses for the 61st ISI World Statistics Congress will take place from 13-15 July 2017 in Marrakech, Morocco. These short courses are organized by the ISI in cooperation with its Associations, with the support of the High Commission for Planning (HCP), the host organization for ISI2017.

The short Course Programme can be found here.

The Short Courses registration and Cancellation policy can be found here.

The following is a list of the Short Courses (SC) and their instructors (click on the course code for more information about each course):

Number Date Title Instructor(s)
SC01 July 15 An Intuitive Approach to Machine Learning: Boosting, Nearest Neighbors, Random Forests and Support Vector Machines Andreas Ziegler & Marvin N. Wright
SC02 July 15 Modernising Official Statistics with the Common Statistical Production Architecture Steven Vale & Thérèse Lalor
SC03 July 13 Bayesian Structural Time Series Steven L. Scott
SC04 July 15 Survey Analytics from Questionnaires and Textual Social Media Analytics Fionn Murtagh & Mohsen Farid
SC05 July 13 Compositional Data Analysis (CoDaCourse) Pepus Daunis-i-Estadella & Glòria Mateu-Figueras
SC06 July 14 From indicators to synthesis, in the beyond GDP perspective Filomena Maggino & Matteo Mazziotta
SC08 July 15 Applied Meta-Analysis Using R Din Chen & Samuel Manda
SC09 July 13;
July 14 morning
Probability and Statistics for High Frequency Data Mark Podolskij
SC10 July 13;
July 14 morning
Short Course on Victimisation Surveys Óscar Jaimes Bello & Luisa Sánchez Iriarte Mendoza
SC11 July 14 afternoon;
July 15
Independence and integrity of official statistics  – using peer reviews and the snapshot tool to assess the professional independence and other elements of the statistical system Claudia Junker, Pieter Everaers & Jean-Louis Bodin
SC12 July 14 afternoon;
July 15
Small-area estimation methods with applications Partha Lahiri
SC13 July 13;
July 14
Bayesian Population Projections Adrian Raftery
SC14 July 13;
July 14
An applied introduction to seasonal adjustment with JDemetra+ Karsten Webel, Dominique Ladiray & Dario Buono
SC15 July 13;
July 14
Compilation of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) David Fenwick, Marc Prud’Homme & Carsten Boldsen
SC16 July 13;
July 14
Construction of weights and treatment of influential units in surveys David Haziza & Jean-François Beaumont
SC17 July 13;
July 14
Practical Bayes for Beginners Kerrie Mengersen
SC18 July 14;
July 15
Multivariate Analysis of Ecological Data Michael Greenacre