09-MAR-2019: Department of Statistics starts national seminar
ALIGARH March 9: The Department of Statistics and Operations Research, Aligarh Muslim University organized a two-day national seminar on "Optimization, Inference, Sampling Techniques and Related Areas".
Professor Emeritus Jagbir Singh, Temple University, USA and an alumnus of AMU?s Department of Mathematics and Statistics, delineated the significance of optimization, inference and sampling techniques in researches and data based study of issues of social relevance.
Sharing his experiences as a former student of AMU, Prof Singh said that he spent a good time in AMU during 1958-60 and it is great to see that the University has achieved tremendous development in academics and infrastructure. He expressed satisfaction on the greenery level in the University. Prof Singh also interacted with the students.
AMU Pro-Vice Chancellor Prof M H Beg presided over the inaugural session.
Presenting a keynote address, Professor Ashis Sen Gupta, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata said that AMU?s Department of Statistics and Operations Research is considered as one of the best centres of statistical study in the country. He emphasized the need of statistical learning and Data Science for finding solutions to everyday problems with accuracy.
Earlier, welcoming the guests, Professor Athar Ali Khan, Chairman of the department highlighted the significance and utility of the subject whereas Professor Qazi Mazhar Ali, Coordinator of the Seminar, elaborated upon the theme of the Seminar.
Professor Aquil Ahmed, Organizing Secretary of the Seminar proposed a vote of thanks.
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