The Open University
presents a one-day conference
to be held on
the Open University in
This one-day conference, organised to celebrate John Gower's 80th birthday, highlights recent and on-going research made in collaboration with him or inspired by his geometric approach to data analysis.
The conference will include 8 invited
talks along with a special introduction by David Hand (
The conference will start at 10.00 a.m. and end at 5.30 p.m. It will take place on the Open University campus at Walton Hall,
Organising committee (in alphabetical order): Frank Critchley, Sarah Frain, John Gower and Karen Vines.
Abstracts for invited oral presentations and contributed posters can be found here.
09.30 Registration desk opens
10.00 Coffee and pastries
10.40 - 11.00 Introduction - David Hand
11.00 - 12.00 Talk 1: Niel Le Roux and Sugnet Lubbe
12.00 - 12.30 Talk 2: Giuseppe Bove
12.30 - 14.00 Lunch + posters
14.00 - 14.30 Talk 3: Patrick Groenen
14.30 - 15.00 Talk 4: Ludovic Lebart
15.00 - 15.30 Talk 5: Casper Albers
15.30 - 16.00 Tea and biscuits
16.00 - 16.30 Talk 6: Wojtek Krzanowski
16.30 - 17.00 Talk 7: Mark de Rooij
17.00 - 17.30 Talk 8: Frank Critchley
17.30 Close of conference
For more information, please contact the
Statistics Group Secretary, Mrs. Sarah Frain, e-mail: MCS-Statistics-Conferences@open.ac.uk.
This webpage is maintained by Sarah Frain. It was last updated on 15th April 2010