• RSS Discussion meeting on Covid-19

    From David Jones@21:1/5 to All on Wed Aug 11 19:25:06 2021
    Discussion Meeting at RSS Conference on
    'Statistical aspects of Covid-19'

    8 September 2021

    This meeting is free to attend in person or online.

    There are 3 papers being presented.

    Contributions to the discussion can be made until
    Wednesday 22 September.

    https://rss.org.uk/news-publication/news-publications/2021/general-news/ covid-themed-discussion-meeting-at-rss-conference/ for details, and to
    download the papers in advance.

    Paper 1: 'Modeling the Covid-19 infection trajectory: a piecewise
    linear quantile regression'
    Authors: F Jiang (Fudan University, Shanghai, China); Z Zhao,
    (University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA); X Shao (University of
    Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA)

    Paper 2: 'Quantifying the economic response to Covid-19 mitigations
    and death rates via forecasting Purchasing Managers' Indices using
    Generalised Network Autoregressive models with exogenous variables'
    Authors: G Nason & J Wei, Imperial College London, UK

    Paper 3: 'Small Data, Big Time - A retrospect of the first weeks of
    Author: Q Zhao, Statistical Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK

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