10th Conference of the Asian Regional Section of the IASC (IASC-ARS2017)
Date: December 10~14, 2017
Place: The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Website: http://www.iascars2017.com

Session title: YSG-IASC Session
Session description: The Young Statisticians Group in IASC (YSG-IASC, http://www.ysg-iasc.org) is devoted to provide a networking forum for students, post-docs, young researchers and professionals dealing with all fields of statistical computing. This is a continuation of a series of previous successful YSG-IASC Sessions at conferences of ICMSFM 2014, COMPSTAT 2014 and IASC-ARS 2015. Three young statisticians’ representatives from Taiwan are invited. With the YSG-IASC Session, the young researchers gain opportunities to discuss and share ideas and researches with the statistics and computing community at large.

Session organizer/chair:
Han-Ming Wu, Associate Professor,
Department of Statistics, National Taipei University

List of Speakers:
– Yu-Chung Wei, Assistant Professor
Department of Statistics, Feng Chia University
Talk Title: Copy number variations detection from whole genome and targeted exome sequencing

– Liang-Ching Lin, Assistant Professor
Department of Statistics, National Cheng Kung University
Talk Title: Robust principal expectile component analysis

– Tso-Jung Yen, Assistant Research Fellow
Institute of Statistical Science, Academia Sinica
Talk Title: Solving large scale penalized L0-norm regression problems via parallel proximal