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Prof. P.K. Sens visit to Unicamp and USP in October 2013: Quasi U-statistics: theory and applications

Grant number: 13/16952-0
Support type:Research Grants - Visiting Researcher Grant - International
Duration: October 13, 2013 - October 25, 2013
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Probability and Statistics - Statistics
Principal Investigator:Aluísio de Souza Pinheiro
Grantee:Aluísio de Souza Pinheiro
Visiting researcher: Pranab Kumar Sen
Visiting researcher institution: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), United States
Home Institution: Instituto de Matemática, Estatística e Computação Científica (IMECC). Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Campinas , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:13/00506-1 - Time series, wavelets and functional data analysis, AP.TEM


Prof. P.K. Sen has a long and pretigious career in the field of Statistics. He has published more then 600 papers and has supervised more than 80 PhD dissertations. His visits to Brazil (specially to Unicamp and IME-USP) have always resulted in scientific publications, and also in valuable contact with graduate students and research from these two garduate programas. His next palnned visit has as main purposes the continuing collaborations with Aluísio Pinheiro (Unicamp), Antônio Carlos Pedroso de Lima (USP), Hildete Pinheiro (Unicamp) and Júlio Singer (USP), besides talks with graduate students and faculty members form the two institutions. (AU)