December 26, 1997

Seminar Room 1

9:00 hrs  10.00 hrs:

Inaugural Session:
Chairman:
Welcome Address:
Inauguration:
Address by Guest in Chief :
Chairman's Remark:
Vote of Thanks:

P. K. Sen
S. K. Chatterjee (President, Calcutta, Statistical Association)
P. N. Ray (ProVice Chancellor, Calcutta University)
S. B. Rao (Director, Indian Statistical Institute)
P. K. Sen (Chairman, Organising Committee)
K. Das (Convener, Organising Committee)

Seminar Room 1

10:00 hrs11:00 hrs:

Prof. Anil Bhattacharyya Memorial Lecture:
Chairman:
Speaker:

Variations on a Bhattacharyya Theme
J. K. Ghosh
Barry C. Arnold

11:00 hrs11:15 hrs:

TEA BREAK

11:15 hrs13:00 hrs:

Technical Session I:
Chairman:
Seminar Room 1
Speakers:
B. L. S. Prakasa Rao
G. J. Babu
N. R. Mohan
M. Ahsanullah

K. R. Parthasarathy
CramerRao Type Integral Inequalities in Banach Spaces
Title to be announced
Geometric Max Semistable Laws, Geometric Max Domains of Attraction and of Partial
Attractions.
Some Characteristic Properties of Generalized Order Statistics from the Exponential Distribution.


Technical Session II:
Chairman:
Seminar Room 2
Speakers:
Subir Ghosh
Sanpei Kageyama
Dan Voss
Sudhir Gupta

C. S. Cheng
A New Analysis of the TwoPeriod Crossover Trial Data
Two Classes of qary Codes based on Group Divisible Association Schemes
Exact Confidence Intervals in the Analysis of saturated and Supersaturated Factorial Designs
Some Characteristic Properties of Generalized Order Statistics from the Exponential Distribution.

13:00 hrs14:00 hrs:

LUNCH BREAK

14:00 hrs16:00 hrs:

Technical Session III:
Chairman:
Seminar Room 1
Speakers:
Prabir Burman
Y. K. Truong
Probal Chaudhuri
A. Dewanjee

P. K. Bhattacharyya
Semiparametric Modelling od Seasonal Time Series
Asymptotics for Hazard Regression
On Piecewise Polynomial Regression Trees
On Likelihood Based Nonparametric Smoothing and Cross Validation in Generalized Regression


Technical Session IV:
Chairman:
Seminar Room 2
Speakers:
Dipak K. Dey
Saurabh Mukhopadhyay
Y. P. Chaubey
Kamal Chanda

Somesh Dasgupta
Bayesian Analysis of Longitudinal binary Data Models Using Scale Mixture of Multivariate Normals Link Functions
Nonparametric Bayesian Modelling in Does Finding Studies with Inference on Maximum Tolerated Does
Tailbehaviour of Survival Functions and their Smooth Estimatiors
Some Comments on Mixing Conditions for Stocastic Processes.


Technical Session V:
Chairman:
Seminar Room 3
Speakers:
M. C. Bhattachajee
B. Das
Kanwar Sen
Tapan Nayak

M. Mazumdar
A Framework for the Modelling and Analysis of Repairable Systems via Dynamic Programming
Optimization of Censoring Strategies in Exponential Lifetesting
Busy Period Analysis of Bulk Queue G1/M/1 using Cox kPhase Distribution
On Statistical Modelling and Estimation of Software Reliability.

16:00 hrs16:15 hrs:

TEA BREAK

16:15 hrs17:45 hrs:

Technical Session VI:
Chairman:
Seminar Room 1
Speakers:
B. R. Victor Babu
Arto Luoma
Rabindranath Das
Sanjay Bandyopadhyay
Anurup Majumdar

B. Adhikari
Second Order Slope Rotatable Designs Over All Directions Using Partially Balanced Incomplete Block Type Design
Patman Nearness : Distance Criterion and Optimal Regression Designs
Optimum Robust First Order Rotatable Designs
On Two Classes of Block Designs Having Orthogonal Factorial Structure
Construction of a Series of Resolvable BIB Designs from Mutually Orthogonal Sets of BIB Designs


Technical Session VII:
Chairman:
Seminar Room 2
Speakers:
Raghunath Arnab
Arun K. Adhikari
R. M. Sekkappan
M. G. M. Khan
T. K. Ghara

A. Chaudhuri
Analyses of Randomized Response Survey Data
Variance Estimation in a Specific Three Stage Survey Sampling Strategy
Fixed Population and Super Population Approaches in Finite Population Sampling
An Optimal Multivariate Stratified Sampling Design Using Dynamic Programming
Optimal Stratified Sampling in the Presence of Auxiliary Variable Using Information Theoretic Approach


Technical Session VIII:
Chairman:
Seminar Room 3
Speakers:
Saibal Chatterjee
M. N. Patel
Atanu Biswas
GopalDeb Chattopadhyay
J. P. N. Bishwal

A. K. Basu
Estimation of a Linear Function k Multinormal Mean Vectors by Combining Available Independent Sequential Studies
Estimation from Interval Power Series Distribution.
An Alternative Test for Bernoulli Success Probability against Twosided Alternatives
Randomized Playthewinner Rule for Ordered Categoriacal Data
Sequential Estimation for Nonlinear Semi Martingale Models

December 27, 1997

8:45 hrs10:15 hrs:

Raj Chandra Bose Memorial Session:
Chairman:
Seminar Room 1
Speakers:
C. S. Cheng
Dibyen Majumdar
Rahul Mukherjee

D. Raghavarao
Projection Properties of Arthogonal Arrays
Optimal and Efficient Designs Based on Semibalanced Arrays
On the Optimality of Orthogonal Array Plus One Run Plans

10:15 hrs10:30 hrs:

TEA BREAK

10:30 hrs11:30 hrs:

Special Lectures:
Chairman:
Seminar Room 1
Speakers:
K. R. Parthasarathy
R. N. Bhattachryya

B. V. Rao
An Invitation to Quantum Probability
A Markovian Algorithm for Random Continued Fractions and A Computation of Their Singular Equilibria

11:30 hrs13:00 hrs:

Tecnical Session IX:
Chairman:
Seminar Room 1
Speakers:
P. K. Bhattachryya
Ram. C. Tiwari
Malay Ghosh

P. K. Sen
Estimation of a Multivariate Survival Function from Data in which Each Variable is Rightcensored by a Common random Mechanism
Distributionfree Tests for Two Crossing Cumulative Incidence Functions
Design Consistent Model Based Estimators in Survey Sampling:A Bayesian Look


Tecnical Session IX:
Chairman:
Seminar Room 2
Speakers:
Somesh Dasgupta
D. Raghavarao
Sati Mazumdar

S.P. Mukherjee
Study of the Effect of Jute Dust on the Pulmonary Function of Jute Workers
Designing Combination Drug Trials
IntentTreat Analysis for Clinical Trials with Longitudinal Data

13.00 hrs  14.00 hrs:

LUNCH BREAK

14.00 hrs  16.00 hrs:

Tecnical Session XI:
Chairman:
Seminar Room 1
Speakers:
H. L. Koul
Takashi Yanagawa
Gopal K. Basak
Kanchan Mukherjee

B. L. S. Prakash Rao
Nonparametric Model Checks for Series
Graphical Representation of Nonlinear Time Series Data
On Order Selections for the CAR(p) Processes
Asymptotics of Quantiles and Rank Scores in Nonlinear Time Series


Tecnical Session XII:
Chairman:
Seminar Room 2
Speakers:
Arijit Chaudhuri
P. Lahiri
D. Sinha
Manzoor Ahmad

T. J. Rao
Correlation Analysis in Complex Surveys
A Unified Measure of Uncertainty of Estimated Best Linear Unbiased Predictor in Small Area Estimation Problem
A New Survival Model for Populations with a Surviving Fraction
On Some Finite Population Problems under a Sequential Sampling Design with Multiple Repeats


Tecnical Session XIII:
Chairman:
Seminar Room 3
Speakers:
S. R. Paul
B. C. Sutradhar
Philip Yu

Rahul Mukherjee
The GLS FTest and Estimation of the Intracluster Correlation Parameters in Regression Analysis with Cluster Samples
On Recent Estimation Approaches in Generalized Linear Models for Cluster Correlated Data
Graphical Representation of Ranking Data

16.00 hrs  16.15 hrs:

TEA BREAK

16.15 hrs  17.45 hrs:

Tecnical Session XIV:
Chairman:
Seminar Room 1
Speakers:
D. Roy
A. Sengupta
Sahadeb Sarkar
Subash Bagui

Bikash K. Sinha
A Mathematical Programming Approach for Estimation of Distribution and density Functions
On the Construction of Some New Optimal Tests for No Contamination
Negative Exponential Disparity Based Family of Goodness of Fit Tests for Multinomial Models
Some Useful Properties of the Bayes' Risk


Tecnical Session XV:
Chairman:
Seminar Room 2
Speakers:
Srabasi Basu
Gopal Chaudhuri
A. B. Aich
M. K. Pande
I. D. Patel

S. K. Basu
On Homogeneous Elliptic Clusters in Multivariate Data Based on Mahalanabis' Distance
On the Reliability Function of a Simple Computer Network in Random Environment
Reliability Testing under a Stressstrength Model with Restricted Prior Information
Progressively Group Censored Sample Life Test with Periodic Change in Failure Rate


Tecnical Session XVI:
Chairman:
Seminar Room 3
Speakers:
Debasish Ghosh
Snigdhansu Chatterjee
M. B. Bhatt
N. K. Deka
A. K. Sinha

Sati Mazumdar
Response Conditional Models for Correlated Binary Data:A Review
Second Order Comparison of Different Bootstrap and Jackknife Methods in Regression
Asymptotic Distributions for Onetrancation Parameter Family
Contraception Prevalance and Fertility Preferences : A Path Analysis
Estimating the Total Urban Population Using Ranked Set Sampling

17.45 hrs  18.00 hrs:

TEA BREAK

18.00 hrs  19.30 hrs:

Seminar Room 1
STATISTICS IN INDUSTRY
Introductory Remarks:
Guest in Chief:
Speakers:
Jon Stene
Mainak Mazumdar
Subir Ghosh

A Special Session arranged by Indian Association for Productivity, Quality and Reliability in collaboration with Department of Statistics, Calcutta University and Calcutta Statistical Association
S. P. Mukherjee
D. R. Cox
International Standardization of Statistical Terms : Theoritical and Practical Problems
Design of Combined System and Component Tests for Series System Reliability
Designing Propulsion reliability of Space Launch Vehicles

December 28, 1997

9:00 hrs11:00 hrs:

Seminar Room 1
Soumitra Kumar Chakravarti Memorial Lecture:
Chairman:
Introductory Remarks:
Speakers:
Amartya Sen

Dhires Bhattacharyya
N. K. Mandal(Secretary, Calcutta Statistical Institute)
Should Inequality and Poverty Measures be Decomposable?

11.00 hrs  11.15 hrs:

TEA BREAK

11:15 hrs12:30 hrs:

Seminar Room 1
Special Lectures:
Chairman:
Speakers:
J. K. Ghosh
Alan Gelfand

D. R. Cox
Bayesian Density Estimation Problems, Solution and Open Questions
Bayesian Variogram Modelling and Spatial Prediction for An Isotropic Spatial Process

12.30 hrs  13.00 hrs:

PHOTO SESSION

13.00 hrs  14.00 hrs:

LUNCH BREAK

14:00 hrs15:00 hrs:

Seminar Room 1
S. N. Roy Memorial Lecture:
Chairman:
Speakers:
D. R. Cox

S. K. Chatterjee
Theories of Statistical Inference : An Eclectic Review

15.00 hrs  16.50 hrs

Technical Session XVII:
Chairman:
Seminar Room 1
Speakers:
Y. Hochberg
Brani Vidakovic
Bani K. Mallick
Sujit K. Sahu

Alan Gelfand
On the Directional Decision Problem
Wavelets : What They Are and What They Are Not?
Bayesian Survival Analysis Using Polya Trees
Rate of Convergence of the Gibbs Sampler by Gaussian Approximation


Technical Session XVIII:
Seminar Room 2
Chairman:
Speakers:
Bhaskar Ghosh
A. K. Basu
Nitis Mukhopadhyay
Arup Bose

Malay Ghosh
On Optimum FixedWidth Confidence Interval for the Binomila Parameter
On Fixed Width Confidence Intervals Associated with Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Parameter under Dependent Setup
On a Way to Second Order Properties of Twostage Fixed Size Confidence Region Problems for the Mean Vector of a Multivariate Normal Distribution
A Boundary Crossing Problem with Application to Sequential Estimation

16.50 hrs  17.00 hrs:

TEA BREAK

17.00 hrs  18.00 hrs:

SESSION ON STATISTICS EDUCATION
Chairman:
Speakers:
Jack A. Carter
S. P. Mukherjee
P. K. Sen

A. M. Goon
Reforming a Statistics Curriculam for Prospective Elementary School Mathematics Teachers
Some Problems of Teaching Statistics at the PostGraduate Levels
Observations

18.00 hrs  18.30 hrs:

VALEDICTORY SESSION
Chairman:
Observations by Participants:
Vote of Thanks:

S. P. Mukherjee
M. Pal
