Institute of Statistics


The Institute of statistics is in charge of courses in Master level programs in labor/work psychology, computer science, mathematics. In addition to that, the institute of statistics is in charge of the Master program in statistics. The research interests of the members of the institute include, but are not limited to non-response in survey sampling, spatial sampling, wage inequality, sampling in a continuous universe and gaussian processes. Apart from its fundamental research, the Institute of statistics has a long-term collaboration with the Swiss Federal Statistical Office. The institute sometimes handles mandates from private companies. 

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Audrey-Anne Vallée (at left) 

A PhD student from the Institute of Statistics won an award for the best student research presentation at the Annual Conference of the Statistical Society of Canada held at McGill University in Montreal in June 2018.

This prize was awarded to a student based on the quality of the presentation and the research project. Audrey-Anne Vallée presented a work in collaboration with Dr. Guillaume Chauvet of the Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l’Analyse de l’Information in Rennes, France. This work focuses on the consistency of variance estimators and estimators in two-stage sampling designs.