WSC 2011, Phoenix

WSC stands for Winter Simulation Conference. I was not aware of those conferences that have been running since 1971 but I have been invited to give a tutorial on simulation in statistics at the 2011 edition of WSC in Phoenix, Arizona. Since it means meeting a completely new community of people using simulation, mostly outside statistics, I accepted the invitation and will thus spend a few days in December in Arizona… (If the culture gap proves too wide, I can always bike, run, or even climb in South Mountain Park!) In connection with this tutorial, I was requested to write a short paper that I just posted on arXiv. There is not much originality in the survey as it is mostly inspired from older chapters written for handbooks. I wished I had more space to cover particle MCMC in a few pages but 12 pages was the upper limit.

5 Responses to “WSC 2011, Phoenix”

  1. […] to my attending WSC 2011 in Phoenix next Sunday, I was invited to give a seminar at Brigham Young University in Provo, by […]

  2. […] to look at, prior to going to Dauphine for a Saturday morning class (in replacement of my R class this week)! The question is as […]

  3. […] intend to attend the meeting next December 14 and to contribute a discussion, if not stranded by a snowstorm in the US!, the above is not the discussion I plan to present in front of the Society!) […]

  4. […] connection with the WSC11 conference later this year in Phoenix, I sent an email  [to a gmail address] this morning with my conference paper as a gzipped tar […]

  5. […] this dedicated blog. Papers can be submitted until August 31. I wish I could attend, but being in Phoenix and London the previous days, it simply is […]

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