Contributions to Statistics

Recent Advances in Functional Data Analysis and Related Topics

Editors: Ferraty, Frédéric (Ed.)

  • Presents the most relevant and recent advances
  • Provides an overview of the broad range of potential applications of FDA
  • Includes roughly 45 extended abstracts, each summarizing a (still unpublished) work for easy and comprehensible reading
  • Theoretical, application-oriented, and combined contributions address a wide audience
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New technologies allow us to handle increasingly large datasets, while monitoring devices are becoming ever more sophisticated. This high-tech progress produces statistical units sampled over finer and finer grids. As the measurement points become closer, the data can be considered as observations varying over a continuum. This intrinsic continuous data (called functional data) can be found in various fields of science, including biomechanics, chemometrics, econometrics, environmetrics, geophysics, medicine, etc. The failure of standard multivariate statistics to analyze such functional data has led the statistical community to develop appropriate statistical methodologies, called Functional Data Analysis (FDA). Today, FDA is certainly one of the most motivating and popular statistical topics due to its impact on crucial societal issues (health, environment, etc). This is why the FDA statistical community is rapidly growing, as are the statistical developments . Therefore, it is necessary to organize regular meetings in order to provide a state-of-art review of the recent advances in this fascinating area. This book collects selected and extended papers presented at  the second International Workshop of Functional and Operatorial Statistics (Santander, Spain, 16-18 June, 2011), in which many outstanding experts on FDA will present the most relevant advances in this pioneering statistical area. Undoubtedly, these proceedings will be an essential resource for academic researchers, master students, engineers, and practitioners not only in statistics but also in numerous related fields of application.  


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“Topics are useful, interesting, and related to the hot area of high-dimensional data analysis. I think the volume will draw attention from researchers as well as practitioners involved in the areas of functional data, high-dimensional data and spatial functional data, and related topics. … The style and structure of the book is unified, and some chapters are more theoretical than others. Again, it is a collection of wide and diverse topics. … graduate students and researchers in this area will find this book useful.” (Technometrics, Vol. 54 (1), February, 2012)


Table of contents (48 chapters)

  • Penalized Spline Approaches for Functional Principal Component Logit Regression

    Aguilera, A. (et al.)

    Pages 1-7

  • Functional Prediction for the Residual Demand in Electricity Spot Markets

    Aneiros, Germán (et al.)

    Pages 9-15

  • Variable Selection in Semi-Functional Regression Models

    Aneiros, Germán (et al.)

    Pages 17-22

  • Power Analysis for Functional Change Point Detection

    Aston, John A. D. (et al.)

    Pages 23-26

  • Robust Nonparametric Estimation for Functional Spatial Regression

    Attouch, Mohammed K. (et al.)

    Pages 27-31

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Recent Advances in Functional Data Analysis and Related Topics
Editors
  • Frédéric Ferraty
Series Title
Contributions to Statistics
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Physica-Verlag Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-7908-2736-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-7908-2736-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-7908-2735-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-7908-2833-7
Series ISSN
1431-1968
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 322
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