Methodology and Statistics

International Conference, 20 - 22 September 1999
Hotel Bor and Castle Hrib, Preddvor, Slovenia

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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, and Statistical Society of Slovenia in cooperation with: Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia and Ministry of Science and Technology of the Republic of Slovenia.


The annual meetings of methodologists and statisticians of the former Yugoslavia were established in 1982 and were organized at Bled till 1991.
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 scientific community.
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.



Papers from the following areas of statistics and methodology would be appreciated:
  1. Research Design
  2. Measurement
  3. Data Collection Techniques
  4. Sampling Techniques
  5. Mathematical Statistics
  6. Data Analysis Techniques
  7. Modeling and Simulation
  8. Statistical Applications
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 given above.
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 conference.


The Conference will take place in the lecture halls of the Castle Hrib in Preddvor
Hotel Bor
Hrib 4a
4205 Preddvor, Slovenia
tel: +386 64 451 080
fax: +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.



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 phone +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.


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
tel: +386 61 1681-461
fax: +386 61 1683-421
Registration Form