Probability and Statistics

Research in this Department covers different areas of statistics and probability. Basic research in statistics is carried out as well as the development of models which describes phenomena in other disciplines. Some of this work has to do with concrete applications to problems of national significance.

In recent years, the academic staff in this Department have worked mainly in the following lines of research: Multivariate distributions with rational Laplace transform, Bayesian statistics, spatial statistics, statistical inference, statistics in science, sampling theory, space measurement optimization, Markov decision processes, stochastic processes, time series, theory of copulas and mathematical finance.