Methodology and Statistics
International Conference, 20 - 22 September 1999
obvestilo v slovenščini;
Hotel Bor and Castle Hrib, Preddvor, Slovenia
Preliminary Program and
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The conference Methodology and Statistics is organized by
CMI - Center of Methodology and Informatics,
Institute of Social Sciences at
Faculty of Social Sciences,
University of Ljubljana,
Statistical Society of Slovenia
in cooperation with:
Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
Ministry of Science and Technology of the Republic of Slovenia.
AIMS AND SCOPE
The annual meetings of methodologists and statisticians of the
former Yugoslavia were established in 1982 and were organized at Bled till
After 1991 the organizers of the meetings, methodologists and statisticians
at Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Ljubljana, continue to
organize these traditional meetings in Preddvor
under the sponsorship of the Statistical
Society of Slovenia. The meeting is fully open to the international
A three days program consists of sections devoted to several topics. As
usually the conference proceedings are planned to be published in the
series Metodološki zvezki, where the proceedings of previous meetings
appeared. All published papers are regularly abstracted in the ISI's STMA.
CALL FOR PAPERS
Papers from the following areas of statistics and methodology would be appreciated:
Those persons wishing to present a paper are requested to complete the
Registration Form and send
an abstract of approximately two pages to the conference address given
below not later than Avgust 15, 1999. The abstract must include the title,
the name(s) and institutional affiliation(s) of the author(s).
If possible, please classify your presentation under one of the topics
- Research Design
- Data Collection Techniques
- Sampling Techniques
- Mathematical Statistics
- Data Analysis Techniques
- Modeling and Simulation
- Statistical Applications
Decision on acceptance will be made by September 1, 1999. In order to
stimulate the presentation of the most recent results, papers need not
be sent before the conference. But we ask you to bring your paper to the
The Conference will take place in the lecture halls of the Castle Hrib in
4205 Preddvor, Slovenia
+386 64 451 080
+386 64 451 370
The official language of the conference is English.
Registration fee is 7000 SIT (approx 80 DEM). For the participants presenting a paper there
is no registration fee. At their arrival the participants will get a
booklet of abstracts and the detailed Conference program.
- Hiking tour: Jezersko (880m), Češka koča (mountain hut, 1530m),
Jezersko; needed hiking shoes.
In the case of rainy weather bus tour to Radovljica and Škofja Loka.
- Welcome reception given by the director of the
Central Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia,
Mr. Tomaž Banovec.
- Poetry Reading and a Discussion with the Author
Hotel accommodation must be arranged by participants themselves.
The organizer has already made a reservation for several rooms in the
Hotel Bor and Castle Hrib. You should make your own reservations by
+386 64 451-080 or fax
+386 64 451-370, by mentioning them
that you are a participant of the statistical conference.
Full pension per person is from 90 DEM on.
Preddvor is accessible by air (Brnik, Ljubljana Airport), train
(Ljubljana or Kranj railway station), bus, car.
Anuška Ferligoj (Chair), Valentina Hlebec, Tina Kogovšek, Anton Kramberger, Katja Lozar,
and Andrej Mrvar.
INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM COMMITTEE
Tomaž Banovec, Slovenia;
Vladimir Batagelj, Slovenia;
Jacques Billiet, Belgium;
Anuška Ferligoj (Chair) Slovenia;
Herwig Friedl, Austria;
Mustaq Hussain, Austria;
Katarina Košmelj, Slovenia;
Dagmar Krebs, Germany;
Tamas Rudas, Hungary;
Willem E. Saris, The Netherlands;
Albert Satorra, Spain;
Vasja Vehovar, Slovenia
For correspondence and registration:
Prof. dr. Anuška Ferligoj
Faculty of Social Sciences
P.O. Box 2547
1001 Ljubljana, SLOVENIA
+386 61 1681-461
+386 61 1683-421