Model-Based Clustering and Classification
The workshop aims at providing a focus on the state-of-the-art research in the field of model-based clustering and classification as well as a forum of scientific discussions and comparisons among young and senior researchers in different areas of statistics and data science. Topics concern methodological, applied and computational issues in model-based clustering and classification. The workshop will take place in Catania (Italy) on September 5-7, 2018 with the support of the Italian Statistical Society and the Classification and Data Analysis Group (CLADAG).
The scientific program of the workshop is based on:
- 5 main lectures (40'+15' discussion)
- 21 oral presentations organized in 7 talk sessions (20' for each talk + 25' discussion in each session)
- 18 Lightning talks (3') + poster session for discussion
- Peter Bühlmann (ETH Zürich, CH)
Heterogeneity in large-scale data: invariance, causality and novel robustness
- Nello Cristianini (University of Bristol, UK)
Artificial Intelligence and Media Content
- Eustasio del Barrio (University of Valladolid, Spain)
Robust clustering aggregation based on optimal transportation
- Dimitris Karlis (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece)
Model Based Clustering through copulas for high dimensional data
- Cinzia Viroli (University of Bologna, Italy)
Deep Gaussian Mixture Models
Christophe Biernacki (France), Andrea Cerioli (Italy), Luis Angel García-Escudero (Spain), Christian Hennig (UK),
Salvatore Ingrassia (Italy), Geoffrey McLachlan (Australia), Volodymyr Melnykov (USA),
Angela Montanari (Italy), Roberto Rocci (Italy), Maurizio Vichi (Italy).
Registration feeThe registration fee includes welcome cocktail, lunches, coffee breaks and workshop material.
- Standard registration (until 30 June, 2018): EUR 210.
- Late registration (after 30 June, 2018): EUR 260.
Workshop materialPapers, technical reports and slides will be shared among registered participants through the dropbox folder "mbc2_2018".
Maximum number of participantsIn order to encourage scientific discussions among participants, space is limited to 70 registered people.
Salvatore Ingrassia (chair), Roberto Di Mari, Angelo Mazza, Antonio Punzo.