Methodology and Statistics

International Conference, 24 - 27 September 2000
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 (if the data are longer than the visible entry field continue typing) and send an abstract of approximately two pages to the conference address given below not later than Avgust 15, 2000. 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, 2000. 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 4 255 1080
fax: +386 4 255 1370


The official language of the conference is English.


Registration fee is 9000 SIT (approx 90 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 4 255 1080 or fax +386 4 255 1370, by mentioning them that you are a participant of the statistical conference. Full pension per person is from 70 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, Andrej Mrvar, Gregor Petrič and Damjan Škulj.


Tomaž Banovec, Slovenia; Vladimir Batagelj, Slovenia; Jacques Billiet, Belgium; Brendan Bunting, Northern Ireland; Anuška Ferligoj (Chair) Slovenia; Herwig Friedl, Austria; Dario Gregori, Italy; Mustaq Hussain, Luxembourg; Katarina Košmelj, Slovenia; Dagmar Krebs, Germany; Mihael Perman, Slovenia; Jože Rovan, Slovenia; Tamas Rudas, Hungary; Willem E. Saris, The Netherlands; Albert Satorra, Spain; Janez Stare, Slovenia; Vasja Vehovar, Slovenia.


For correspondence and registration:

Prof. dr. Anuška Ferligoj
Faculty of Social Sciences
P.O. Box 2547
1001 Ljubljana, SLOVENIA
tel: +386 1 5805-281
fax: +386 1 5805-101
Registration Form