Invited Plenary Talk: "Improving" Prediction of Human Behavior Using Behavior Modification (Galit Shmueli)
- Christian Weiß ()
Invited Plenary Talk: Statistics, a Matter of Trust (Walter Radermacher)
- Jean-Michel Poggi ()
Invited Plenary Talk: How to Make a Decision Maker Happy (Antje Christensen)
- Anne De Frenne ()
Invited Plenary Talk: Wiley's Statistics Journals Programme (Stephen Raywood)
- There are no conveners in this block
Invited Plenary Talk: Personalized Monitoring: Applying Classical Tools to New Data (Allison Jones-Farmer)
- Biagio Palumbo ()
The fields of machine learning and statistics have invested great efforts into designing algorithms, models, and approaches that better predict future observations. Larger and richer data have also been shown to improve predictive power. This is especially true in the world of human behavioral big data, as is evident from recent advances in behavioral prediction technology. Large internet...
It is rightly pointed out that in the midst of a pandemic crisis of enormous proportions we needed high-quality statistics with extreme urgency, but that instead we are in danger of drowning in an ocean of data and information. Rarely has the lack of adequate statistics to make essential political decisions and to win popular support for their consequences been as visible and painful as it is...
What do decision makers want from statisticians? What do I want from Stina or David, when I ask them for an analysis? We will have a glimpse into the dreams and headaches of managers, look at a few examples of statistical analyses from the manager’s side, and put them into a context of decision theory.
A short presentation on Wiley’s Statistics journals programme. The session will also cover practical ways for authors to maximise the impact of their articles.
Industrial statisticians played an important role in the success of the Industrial Revolution. The analytical methods developed in our field have been used to leverage data from machines and workers to improve processes, safety, and products for nearly 100 years. We are now in the midst of the Information Age, and the data revolution brings the challenges and opportunities of our time. Our...