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New Developments In Time Series and Spatio-Temporal Analysis: Workshop in honour of Tata Subba Rao

Date and Location

The talks will take place in the Frank Adams Seminar Room 1, on Monday 30 March, 2009


Last September T. Subba Rao retired after over 40 years service to the Departments of Mathematics at UMIST and the University of Manchester. This workshop is organised to mark this occasion and in recognition of Subba Rao's substantial and sustained research contributions to a wide area of Time Series Analysis.


The conference is organised by Professor Maurice Priestley and Dr Georgi Boshnakov.
The conference administrator is Sebastian Rees.

There is no registration fee for this workshop but please register by sending an email to Georgi Boshnakov.

Preliminary Programme

10:30-11:00 Get together at tea/coffee

11:00-11:10 Opening: A few words about Rao from Maurice Priestley

11:10-11:55 Peter Diggle
Statistical Modelling for Real-time Epidemiology

11:55-12:40 Granville Tunnicliffe-Wilson
Goodbye to ARIMA and all that - welcome to ??

12:40 - 14:00 Lunch break (sandwiches and refreshments)

14:00 - 14:45 Qiwei Yao
Identifying the Finite Dimensionality of Curve Time Series

14:45 - 15:30 Gyorgi Terdik
Bispectrum and its use in nonlinear time series analysis

15:30 - 16:00 Tea/coffee and closing.

Evening: Dinner


For accommodation booking contact Sebastian Rees

Any other enquiries contact Georgi Boshnakov


The meeting is supported by MIMS


MIMS The University of Manchester - School of Mathematics - Oxford Road- Manchester - M13 9PL - UK

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