Research Report Department of Statistics AAU Klagenfurt 2007-2017

Research report of the department of statistics 2007-2017.

In part I, the report contains welcome addresses to the ten-year anniversary, a brief history, the staff of the department, contributions on the relevance of statistics (statistical literacy, what is statistics about, applied statistics on the path to its data-science future, my journey to the centre of statistics, views and aphorisms about statistics). It also contains a description of our research groups, the qualifications from staff and alumni, a description of our essential projects, and our international relations.

Research Report Department of Statistics AAU Klagenfurt 2007-2017 Part I

Part II of the report contains the CVs of the staff, posters of our research groups and selected students that were displayed at our ten-years anniversary and our EuroBayes Master programme we had planned (contract and study programme).

Research Report Department of Statistics AAU Klagenfurt 2007-2017 Part II

Vortrag: Auf dem Weg der angewandten Statistik in die Data-Science-Zukunft, Herausforderungen und Chancen für die Alpen-Adria Universität

Vortrag, gehalten an der Zehnjahresfeier des Instituts für Statistik am 1. Dez. 2017.

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Kinder kommen von Störchen: Statistik richtig verstehen

Auswertungen von Datenbeständen regieren zunehmend die Welt: Amazon errechnet, was wir kaufen wollen, Google interpretiert anhand von Suchanfragen, wer wir sind, die Gesundheitsvorsorge fußt auf Statistik. Manfred Borovcnik ortet Kompetenzerweiterungsbedarf für das Verstehen von Statistik.

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10 Years Department of Statistics

10 Jahre Institut für Statistik an der Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt

Wann: Freitag, 1. Dezember 2017, 14 s.t. – 18 Uhr

Wo: Hörsaal 10, Mensagebäude, Universitätsstraße 90, Klagenfurt

Feier zum zehnjährigen Bestand des Instituts für Statistik an der Fakultät für Technische Wissenschaften

Programm http://wwwg.uni-klu.ac.at/stochastik.schule/Boro/Veranstaltungen/Stat_10J_Einladung.pdf

Wir freuen uns auf Ihr Kommen! Wenn Sie etwas zu unserer Feier beitragen möchten, nehmen Sie bitte mit uns Kontakt auf.
Manfred Borovcnik und Jürgen Pilz
Vorstand und Stellvertretender Vorstand des Instituts für Statistik

Um Anmeldung wird bis zum 27. November gebeten, jedenfalls wenn Sie am kleinen Buffet, das wir gerne bereitstellen wollen, „mitnaschen“ möchten.

Kontakt: DDipl.-Ing. Johannes Winkler johannes [dot] winkler [at] aau [dot] at

Joint Conference on Biometrics & Biopharmaceutical Statistics

Session on Design of Computer Experiments 

Jürgen Pilz, AAU Klagenfurt: Design of Computer Experiments – Theory, Models and Applications
Medical Univ. Vienna, 28.8.-1.9.2017
Invited paper

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Section 14. Statistics 19th ÖMG Congress and Annual DMV Meeting

Organisers: Jürgen Pilz (AAU Klagenfurt), Markus Pauly (U Ulm)
Paris-Lodron University of Salzburg, 11-15 September, 2017

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Statistics Education in High School

Paris-Lodron Universität Salzburg, 13. 9., 15.30-16.40; 14.9., 13:30-17:20.

This half-day session within the Statistics Days of the Austrian Statistical Society (jointly with the ÖMG-DMV Congress of the Austrian and German Mathematical Societies) is organised by Manfred Borovcnik (AAU Klagenfurt) und Karl Josef Fuchs (Univ. Salzburg).

Contents of statistics and probability have become central topics of the curricula of secondary level as well as in teacher in-service courses at the university. The didactics of mathematics is challenged …

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Improved Hydrological Projections and Statistical Downscaling of Process-based Climate Models for the Upper Indus Basin

Rigorosum (Defensio) Firdos Khan
AAU Klagenfurt, N.0.0.7, 27.7.2017, 11.00
The availability of water resources plays an important role for the economy of a country. The nexus of Energy-Food-Water are interlinked and of particular importance in the uncertain environment of developing countries. In Pakistan, agriculture contributes 25 percent to the Gross Domestic Product. … This makes it important to investigate the status of water availability in the Upper Indus Basin under existing emission scenarios. In this study, the future availability of water is projected for the Indus River under the A2, B2, RCP4.5 and RCP8.5 emission scenarios. …
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Ferialpraktikum: Applets in Excel zur Visualisierung in der Statistik-Ausbildung in wirtschaftswissenschaftlichen Studien

M. Borovcnik, J. Winkler
AAU Klagenfurt, 10.7.-4.8.2017

Praktikantinnen Anna Kramer, Lea Lessiak
Programmieren und Gestalten von Applets in Excel. Diese Applets sollen das Verständnis von statistischen Begriffen erleichtern. Dabei werden auch Daten nach entsprechenden Wahrscheinlichkeitsannahmen zu simulieren, auszuwerten und graphisch darzustellen sein. Technisch-naturwissenschaftliche Inhalte im Praktikum: Programmieren in Excel. Statistik und Wahrscheinlichkeitsrechnung – elementare Begriffe und Methoden. Simulation. Key issues for courses in introductory statistics and probability at university level for non-mathematical studies

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The Session of the IASE Journal

Invited Paper Session 153, 61st World Statistics Congress

Marrakech, 16.-21.7.2017

Organiser: Manfred Borovcnik, AAU Klagenfurt
Chair: Delia North, U KwaZulu-Natal
Speakers and discussants:

  • Jim Ridgway, Durham U: To SERJ or not to SERJ – That Is the Question (with Apologies to Shakespeare)
  • Ayse Aysin Bilgin, Macquarie U, Sydney: Future Directions for the Statistics Education Research Journal (SERJ)
  • Manfred Borovcnik, AAU Klagenfurt: Status Quo, Current Problems, and Visions for a Change in SERJ’s Strategies to Serve the Needs of a Growing Research Community in Statistics Education

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