V-C lauds workshop on statistical methodologies

Special Correspondent

TIRUPATI: The four-day international workshop on Advanced Statistical and Computational Methodologies (IWASACOM) got off to a start in the Sri Venkateswara University here on Wednesday. The workshop being jointly sponsored by the DST, CSIR, DRDO is expected to provide future direction to researchers in sharing information and experience in critical areas such as simulation studies, annealing and thinning algorithms, statistical software, precision engineering. Inaugurating the workshop Prof. N. Prabhakar Rao, Vice-Chancellor of SV University described it as a timely concept and said that it would go a long way in providing deep insight for the researchers into advanced statistical computing concepts. The theme selected was most appropriate given the increasing focus on data analysis and modelling needs.

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