Date: July 24--26, 2008. Location: University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria. Organizers: Hannes Leeb (Yale) and Benedikt M. Pötscher (Univ. of Vienna). Description: The workshop will provide a forum for presentation and discussion of current trends and challenging problems in model selection and related shrinkage methods. Key researchers will deliver invited presentations. Contributed presentations are welcome. Submission : Closed.
The workshop will consist of a series of invited and contributed presentations with discussion.
Invited speakers include Yannick Baraud (Universite de Nice Sophia-Antipoli), Rudy Beran (UC Davis), Lucien Birge (Paris VI), Ed George (The Wharton School), Patrik Guggenberger (UCLA), Ching-Kang Ing (Academia Sinica), Paul Kabaila (LaTrobe Univ.), Hannes Leeb (Yale Univ.), Gabor Lugosi (Pompeu Fabra Univ.), Alexander Tsybakov (Paris VI), and Yuhong Yang (Univ. of Minnesota).
Workshop program: Thursday July 24, 2008 Friday July 25, 2008 Saturday July 26, 2008
Lecture Hall C2
Spitalgasse 2-4, Hof 2
area map map of Universitätscampus
Registration has been closed.
We have reserved blocks of rooms at the following centrally located hotels which are all within walking distance from the workshop site. Participants (except for invited speakers) are requested to do their own booking.
Hotel de France
Superior room € 138 per night
Business room € 168 per night
For reservation please use the reservation form available here. Deadline for reservations is June 11, 2008.
Single room € 101 per night (including breakfast)
Double room € 141 per night (including breakfast)
For reservation please use the reservation form available here. Deadline for reservations is May 23, 2008.
Single room € 70 per night (including breakfast)
Double room (single use) € 80 per night (including breakfast)
Double room € 90 per night (including breakfast)
For reservation please use the reservation form available here. Deadline for reservations is June 1, 2008. Please mention "Workshop Model Selection" on the reservation form!
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