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The registration for the 3rd IASC-LARS School on Computational Statistics and Data Science will remain open until 16 April 2021.

The 5th Latin American Conference on Statistical Computing

The 3rd LARS-IASC School on Computational Statistics and Data Science will be held fully online from 17-18 April 2021. This is a satellite event of LACSC 2021 jointly organized by the ITAM, the IASC-LARS, and the ISI.

This year the school theme is “Stochastic Simulation and Reinforcement Learning”. The two-day program is already available and includes topics such as graphical models, Bayesian classifiers and networks, Markov chain Montecarlo, and reinforcement learning. The registration will remain open until Friday, 16 April 2021! The timetable is as follows:

Time 17 April 2021 18 April 2021
08:00 – 09:30 Probabilistic graphical models Stochastic simulation
09:30 – 09:45 Break Break
09:45 – 11:45 Probabilistic graphical models Reinforcement learning
11:45 – 12:00 Break Break
12:00 – 13:30 Probabilistic graphical models Reinforcement learning
15:00 – 16:30 Stochastic simulation Reinforcement learning
Total hours 6hrs 30min 6hrs 30min

 

The IACS-LARS School instructors are:

Enrique Sucar

Prof. Dr. L. Enrique Sucar

Department of Computing - Instituto Nacional de Astrofisica, Optica y Electronica (INAOE)

David F. Munoz-Negron

Prof. Dr. David F. Munoz-Negron

Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations (ITAM)

Eduardo Morales

Prof. Dr. Eduardo Morales

Department of Computing - Instituto Nacional de Astrofisica, Optica y Electronica (INAOE)

For IASC-LARS students, the IASC will provide

  • 10 (or more) scholarships – 100% waiver in registration fee for people living in developing countries,
  • 5 (or more) scholarship – 50% waiver in registration fee for people living in developing countries.

Please, find the list of low income countries and the list of lower middle income countries.

To apply for these scholarships, the candidates must:

  • Be a member of the International Association for Statistical Computing (IASC). More information on how to become a member can be found here.
  • At the time of the application and of the events be living and working/studying in a developing country.