General Information

The School of Mathematics and Statistics of The University of Sydney, is organizing a workshop on recent advances in asymptotic probability and statistics. The workshop will be held in the Carlslaw Building, the University of Sydney, Australia, 10-12 December 2007.

The aim of the workshop is to present recent advances and streams of research in such topics like strong approximations, self-normalization, asymptotic expansions, saddlepoint approximations and limit theorems for independent and weakly or strongly dependent random variables.

There will be a short series of lectures given by

Speakers include:

We encourage postgraduate students and postdoctoral fellows especially to participate and present their work in the areas covered by our workshop. There is no registration fee. Prospective participants from AMSI member institutions may be also eligible for AMSI funded support for their travel expenses, and should consult their head of department.

The deadline for abstract submission is 31 August 2007

Organizing Committee

For enquiries contact rkuli@maths.usyd.edu.au.

The event is sponsored by

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