Accession Number:

ADA205068

Title:

Symposium on the Interface: Computing Science and Statistics (20th). Theme: Computationally Intensive Methods in Statistics Held in Reston, Virginia on April 20-23, 1988

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Apr-20 Aug 1988

Corporate Author:

INTERFACE FOUNDATION OF NORTH AMERICA INC FAIRFAX STATION VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1988-08-20

Pagination or Media Count:

189.0

Abstract:

The 20th Symposium on the Interface Computing Science and Statistics was held 20-23 April 1988 in Reston, VA. The theme was computationally intensive methods in statistics. Some 60 invited papers, 128 contributed papers were presented to 425 attendees. There was a special focus on young investigators. Sessions were organized into some 49 technical sessions. This report highlights those sessions and presents abstracts of most of the presentations. Also included is a list of attendees and detailed accounting of expenses. An emerging area which received attention in the contributed sessions was on Information Systems, Databases and Statistics. This meeting was also the first to have a serious technical focus which was Computationally Intensive Statistical Methods. Keywords Computing science, Statistics, Computational statistics, Computationally intensive, Bootstrapping, Parallel computing, Supercomputing, Neural networks.

Subject Categories:

  • Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE