Tenth International Triennial Calcutta Symposium
Probability & Statistics
(Celebrating the Birth Centenary of Prof. H. K. Nandi)
December 27-30, 2018
Organizers: Department of Statistics, University of Calcutta
Calcutta Statistical Association.

Tentative Programme

Date & Time Session Title Speaker Institution Title of Presentation
December 27, 2018
8:30-9:30 Registration
9:30-10:45 Inauguration:
Chair: Uttam Bandyopadhyay, University of Calcutta
Welcome address: Manisha Pal Vice-Chairperson, Organising Committee
Lighting of the Lamp: Dipak Kumar Kar Pro-Vice Chancellor(Academic), University of Calcutta
Inaugurator's address: Dipak Kumar Kar Pro-Vice Chancellor (Academic), University of Calcutta
H.K. Nandi - Centennial Remembrance: S.K. Chatterjee and
B. K. Sinha
Former Professor of Statistics, University of Calcutta
Former Professor of Statistics, ISI Kolkata
Vote of thanks: Arindam Sengupta Convener, Organising Committee
10:45-11:00 Tea
11:00-12:00 Keynote Address:
Chair: Nitis Mukhopadhyay, University of Connecticut, USA
Louis H.Y. Chen National University of Singapore From Stein's Lemma to Shrinkage Estimation and Stein's Method
12:00-13:00 S. N. Roy Memorial Lecture:
Chair: Sanat Sarkar, Temple University, USA
Donald B. Rubin Harvard University, Temple University, USA & Tsinghua University, China Conditional Calibration and the Sage Statistician
13:00-13:15 Group Photo
13:15-14:30 Lunch
14:30-16:00 S. K. Chakravarti Memorial Lecture:
Chair: Sugata Marjit, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, India
Kaushik Basu Cornell University, USA Randomization, Causalty and Common Sense
16:00-16:15 Tea
16:15-17:15 R. C. Bose Memorial Session:
Chair: Premadhis Das, University of Kalyani, India
Sunanda Bagchi Indian Statistical Institute A Complete Class of Type-I Optimal Block Designs with Unequal Replications
Manisha Pal University Of Calcutta D-Optimum Designs for Optimum Mixture In A Quadratic log Contrast Model
17:15-18:15 M.N. Ghosh Birth Centenary Lecture:
Chair: Rahul Mukerjee, Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata, India
Sanat Sarkar Temple University, USA Group Sequential BH and Its Adaptive Versions Controlling the FDR
18:15 onwards CSA AGM
December 28, 2018
9:00-10:00 Registration
10:00-11:15 Technical Session 1a:
Clinical Trials-1
Chair: Bhramar Mukherjee
Madhumita Shome Krishna Kumar Hindu Academi, Kolkata A multi-treatment two stage allocation design under independent censoring
Soumyadeep Das Department of Statistics, University of Calcutta Response adaptive randomization for categorical responses weighing cumulative odds ratios
Ajoy Mukhopadhyay Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan Identifying higher order drug-drug interaction (DDI) using mixture model
Ayon Mukherjee Novartis Health Care Pvt. Ltd Covariate-adjusted response-adaptive designs for semi-parametric survival responses
Subhayan Mondal Novartis Health Care Pvt. Ltd Graphical Alpha Propagation for Multiplicity Adjustment
Technical Session 1b:
Experimental Designs-1
Chair: Junni Zhang
Arpan Bhowmik ICAR-IASRI Response surface designs with minimum level changes
Sukanta Dash ICAR-IASRI On the construction of balanced incomplete latin square designs
Sapam Sabita Devi Manipur University Latin square design with neighbour effects
Mahesh Kumar Panda Central University of Orissa R-optimal designs for quadratic polynomial model with mixture experiments
Technical Session 1c:
Analysis of Discrete Data
Chair: Guido Knapp
Tuhinsubhra Bhattacharya Haldia Government College, WB, India Large-sample tests for comparing Likert-type scale data
Samrat Hore Department of Statistics, Tripura University Optimal allocation with known covariates into two treatments under generalized linear models
Pooja Sengupta International management Institute, Kolkata Doubly inflated multivariate poisson model using gaussian copula
Rajeswari Majumdar Department of Politics, New York University On the effect of a binary treatment in the presence of a control covariate
Technical Session 1d:
Time Series
Chair: Himadri Ghosh
Soumen Pal ICAR-IASRI Modeling and forecasting of non-parametric time-series with correlated errors using simple data driven band-width choice
Mrinmoy Ray Division of Forecasting and Agricultural System Modeling, ICAR-IASRI Parameters estimation of ARIMA-intervention model using genetic algorithm
Sayar Karmakar University of Chicago Simultaneous Inference for curve estimation in time-varying models
Shreyan Ganguly Ohio State University Modeling non-stationarity in time series using locally stationary basis models
11:15-11:30 Tea
11:30-13:15 J. K. Ghosh Memorial Session:
Chair: Tapas Samanta, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata
Bimal Sinha University of Maryland Finite sample inference for multiply imputed syntemic data under a multiple linear regression model
Nitai Mukhopadhyay Virginia Commonwealth University Estimating the respiratory lung motion model using tensor decomposition of 5-dimensional displacement vector field for lung cancer radiation therapy
Jyotishka Dutta University of Arkansas, USA New directions in Bayesian Sparse signal recovery
13:15-14:45 Lunch
14:45-16:00 Technical Session 2a:
Chair: Uttam Bandyopadhyay
Nitis Mukhopadhyay University of Connecticut On asymptotic normality of standardized stopping times with illustrations
Suman Majumdar University of Connecticut On asymptotic standard normality of the two sample pivot
Sanjay Chaudhuri National University of Singapore Covariance based moment equations for improved variance component estimation
Technical Session 2b:
Chair: Indranil Mukhopadhyay
Bhramar Mukherjee University of Michigan Joint analysis of electronic health records and genomics: how to account for observation window bias
Subharup Guha University of Florida Bayesian nonparametric differential analysis for dependent multi-grouped data with application to DNA mithylation analyses
Paramita Saha Choudhury McGill University, Montreal Canada Monitoring with repeatedly measured marker: assessing incremental value of additional measurements
Technical Session 2c:
Population and Lifetime Data
Chair: MGM Khan
Sudhansu S. Maity Visva-Bharati University On estimation of some probability desity function and cumulative distribution function used in lifetime modeling
Dibyojyoti Bhattacharjee Assam University, Silchar Quantifying the individual dual between a batsman and bowler in limited overs cricket
Junni Zhang Peking University Bayesian estimation of demographic systems
Technical Session 2d:
Experimental Designs-2
Chair: Sunanda Bagchi
Rajender Parsad ICAR-IASRI Block designs for incomplete factorial treatment structures with two factors
JSeema Jaggi ICAR-IASRI An algorithmic approach to construct D-optimal saturated design for logistic model
Baidya Nath Mandal ICAR-IASRI Incomplete split plot designs: construction and analysis
16:00-16:15 Tea
16:15-18:00 P.K. Banerjee Memorial Session:
Chair: S. P. Mukherjee, University of Calcutta
Arijit Chaudhuri Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata Setting the sample size in surveys: two approaches: equal and varying probability sampling: crises in sensitive cases
Bikash K. Sinha Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata Estimation of the number of non-identifiable bird specis in BNHS survey
Malay Ghosh University of Florida Global-local shrinkage priors for small area estimation
19:30 onwards Contributory Banquet Dinner at Hotel Hindusthan International
December 29, 2018
9:30-10:45 Technical Session 3a:
Bayesian Analysis-1
Chair: Monica Patriche
Partha Lahiri University of Maryland Adjusted density metho for hierarchical multinomial regression modeling
Debajyoti Sinha Florida State University Semiparametric bayesian regressionfor skewed multivariate and tensor data
Arindom Chakraborty Visva-Bharati University Joint modeling of longitudinal response and time-to-event data using conditional distributions: a bayesian perspective
Technical Session 3b:
Clinical Trials-2 Chair:
Aditya Chattopadhyay
Susmita Dutta University of Florida Identifying alteration of phosphorylated proteins for time course clinical data: a bayesian approach
Guido Knapp Dortmund University Mixed models for network meta analysis
Kaustav Banerjee Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow Blinded sample size re-estimation in 2X2 crossover trial
Technical Session 3c:
Multivariate Analysis-1
Chair: Anup Dewanji
Mousumi Banerjee University of Michigan SVM-CART for disease classification
Sudipto Banerjee University of California, Los Angeles On Some New Classes of Disease Mapping Models
Debashis Ghosh Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado Sufficient Dimension Reduction and Covariate Overlap in Casual Inference
Technical Session 3d:
Stochastic Processes:
Chair: R. L. Karandikar
Srinivas Balaji George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA Diffusion approximation of a growing Ehrenfest urn
Arka P. Ghosh Iowa State University Range of the Transient "Frog" Random Walk Model on Z
Himadri Ghosh ICAR-IASRI Richards Stochastic differential equation modeling and forecasting under random diffusion
10:45-11:00 Tea
11:00-12:00 Technical Session 4a:
Statistical Inference-1
Chair: Shirsendu Mukhopadhyay
Debjit Sengupta St. Xavier's College, Kolkata Estimation of Mean of Underreported Poisson Counts
Shinjini Nandi Temple University,Philadelphia, USA Multiple Testing of Two-way Classified Hypotheses: Two-way Grouped BH Method
Hiya Banerjee Novartis Pharmaceuticals, USA Testing a primary and a secondary endpoint in event-driven group sequential clinical trial
Neeraj Joshi University of Delhi, India Sequential point estimation procedures for theparameter of a family of distributions
Technical Session 4b:
Chair: Susmita Dutta
Durba Bhattacharya St. Xavier's College, Kolkata A Non-Gaussian, Nonparametric Structure for Gene-Gene and Gene-Environment Interactions in Case-Control Studies Based on Hierarchies of Dirichlet Processes
Subrata Rana Krishnagar Government College, Nadia Analysis of Ordinal Longitudinal Data Under Nonignorable Missingness and Misreporting
Srimanti Dutta Visva-Bharati University ,WB, India Two-step method for joint models of longitudinal and time-to-event data
Technical Session 4c:
Survey Sampling-1
Chair: Bimal Sinha
Kiranmoy Chatterjee Bidhannagar College, Kolkata On the Estimation of Population Size from a Dependent Triple Record System
Peter Kramlinger Georg-August-Universit¨at G¨ottingen, Germany Marginal and Conditional Simultaneous Inference inSmall Area Estimation
Pradip Basak IICAR-IASRI Calibration Estimation of Finite Population Regression Coefficient under Two-stage Sampling Design Using Single Auxiliary Variable
Technical Session 4d:
Industrial Statistics
Chair: Manisha Pal
Sujan Chandra Bethune College, Kolkata Inventory Model With Time Varying Holding Cost and Price Discount On Backorders In Ramp Type Demand Environment
Moutushi Chatterjee Lady Brabourne Collge, Kolkata Application of Process Capability Analysis in Supplier Selection Problems
12:00-13:30 S. Sengupta Memorial Session:
Chair: Bikash K. Sinha, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata; Rapporteur Surabhi Dasgupta, St. Xavier's College, Kolkata
Rahul Mukerjee Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata Casual Inference From Strip-Plot Designs In A Potential Outcomes Framework
Rajeeva L. Karandikar Chennai Mathematical Institute, India Power and Limitations Of Opinion Polls
Tapan Nayak George Washington University, USA Efficient Randomized Response Designs For Respondants' Privacy Protection
13:30-14:30 Lunch
14:00-16:00 Poster Session
16:00-16:15 Tea
16:15 onwards Technical Session 5a:
Bayesian Analysis-2
Chair: Dhiman Dutta
Monica Patriche University of Bucharest, Hungary Equilibrium existence for Bayesian generalized games in choice form and applications
Abhishek Bhattacharjee University of Northern Colorado Bias corrected empirical Bayes intervals for the selected mean
Rijji Sen Behala College, Kolkata, India Bayesian Analysis of Some Cumulative Damage Models
Sucharita Roy St.Xavier's College, Kolkata, India Bayesian Characterisation of Random Infinite Series
Debashis Chatterjee Interdisciplinary Statistical Research Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India Posterior Convergence of Gaussian Process Regression Under Possible Misspecifications
Technical Session 5b:
Reliability and Survival Analysis
Chair: Sudhansu S. Maity
Subhradev Sen Alliance University, Bangalore, India On Properties And Apllications Of Quasi Xgamma-Geometric Distribution
Mriganka Choudhury Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan, India Estimation Of P(X=Y) For Geometric-Power Series Model
Moumita Chatterjee Aliah University, Kolkata, India Estimating subject specific hazard functions
Shuvasree Mondal Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India A Cure rate model for exponentially distributed lifetimes under competing risk setup
Rishav Mukherjee Novartis Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. Non-proportional hazards – a brief overview of the existing analysis used in pharmaceutical industry
Ayan Pal Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India Order Restricted Inference of A Weibull Multiple Step-Stress Model
Technical Session 5c:
Modelling Issues
Chair: Atanu Biswas
Bratati Chakraborty Lady Brabourne Collge, Kolkata, India Detecting Multiple Change Points in a Growth System
Ankita Dey Department of Statistics, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India An extended model of multiple group latent class analysis
Debtosh Chakraborty S.S. College, Hailakandi, India Application of Beta (Type I) Distribution to Assess the Women's problem of North-Eastern States of India
Nabakumar Jana Indian Institute of Tecnology (ISM), Dhanbad, India Ordered Classification Rules for Inverse Gaussian Populations with Unknown Parameters
Biswajit Sen Novartis Health Care Pvt. Ltd. Estimands in clinical trials: concepts and its applications
18:30 onwards Cultural Programme Followed By Dinner
December 30, 2018
10:00-11:00 Technical Session 6a:
Multivariate Analysis-2
Chair: Asis Sengupta
Soumita Modak University Of Calcutta Unsupervised classification of eclipsing binary light curves through k-medoids clustering
Taranga Mukherjee University Of Calcutta Multi treatment clinical trial under circular response : An efficient treatment selection design
Shambo Bhattacharjee University of Leeds, UK Uncertainty propagation analysis for orbital debris using directional statistics
Technical Session 6b:
Nonparametric Methods
Chair: Arusharka Sen
Debajit Chatterjee Maulana Azad College, Kolkata, India A study on repeated measurement design based on ridit reliability functional
Suryasish Chatterjee Bidhannagar College, Kolkata, India Nonparametric Approaches for comparing Three-Period, Two-Treatment, Four-Sequence Crossover Designs
Abhik Sinha Department of Statistics, University of Calcutta Comparison of two treatments under two period repeated measurement design
Technical Session 6c:
Stochastic Processes Modelling and Inference
Chair: Arindam Sengupta
Trisha Maitra Interdisciplinary Statistical Research Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata On asymptotic inference in stochastic differential equations with time-varying covariates
Mukund Ramtirthkar Savitribai Phule Pune University, Maharashtra, India Maximum likelihood estimation in branching process with continuous state space with inverse Gaussian subordinator
Sagar Pandhare Savitribai Phule Pune University, Maharashtra, India The Focused Information Criterion for Stochastic Model Selection Problems Using M-Estimators
Subhadra Dasgupta IITB-Monash Research Academi, Mumbai, India Optimal designs for Gaussian-process based co-kriging models
11:00-11:15 Tea
11.15-12.30 Technical Session 7a :
Big and High-dimensional Data
Chair : Asis K. Chattopadhyay
Ashis Sengupta Indian Statistical Institute , Kolkata & Augusta University, USA High Volatility Probability Models in Big Data Statistics
Anirban Bhattacharya Texas A&M University, College Station, TX Bayesian Data Integratioon and Variable Selection for Pan-Cancer Survival Prediction Using Protein Expression Data
Technical Session 7b:
Statistical Inference-2
Chair: Gaurangadeb Chattopadhyay
Arusharka Sen Concordia University, Canada New Kernels for Density and Regression Estimation Via Randomised Histograms
Sumanta Adhya West Bengal State University, Barasat, India Finite Population Proportion Estimation for Misclassified Binary Response
Debanjan Bhattacharjee Utah Valley University, USA Sequentially Estimating the Required Optimal Observed Number of Tagged Items with Bounded Risk in the Recapture Phase Under Inverse Binomial Sampling
Technical Session 7c:
Computer Experiments & Methods
Chair: Rahul Bhattacharya
Pritam Ranjan I.I.M. Indore, India Estimation of The Inverse Solution From a Dynamic Computer Model
Abhyuday Mandal University of Georgia, Athens, GA EzGP: Easy-to-Interpret Gauassian Process Models For Computer Experiments With Both Quantitative and Qualitative Factors
Sayantee Jana IIM Sambalpur Estimation of the parameters of an Extended Growth Curve Model under Multivariate Skew Normal Distribution
Technical Session 7d:
Sample Surveys-2
Chair: Arijit Chaudhuri
MGM Khan The University of the South Pacific, Fiji On Calibration Estimation in Stratified Sampling
Sanghamitra Pal West Bengal State University, Barasat, India Modifications on Rescaling Bootstrap For Adaptive Cluster Sampling
Arindam Gupta University of Burdwan, West Bengal, India A General Estimation procedure of Population Means Under Cluster Sampling In Presence And Absence Of Non-Response Situation In Sample Surveys
12:30-13:15 Valedictory Session
Chair: Rahul Mukerjee, Co-chairman, Organising Committee
Presentation of Awards
Participants& Observations
Vote of thanks:
Aditya Chattopadhyay, Secretary, Calcutta Statistical Association
13:15 onwards Lunch