Schedule

 

Wednesday – August 29, 2007

 

  5,00 – 7,00 p.m. REGISTRATION  (Hotel Satel, the first floor)

 

  7,00 p.m. WELCOME DRINK
 

Thursday – August 30, 2007

 

8,00 – 8,45 a.m. REGISTRATION  (Hotel Satel, the first floor)

 

8,00 – 8,45 a.m. BREAKFAST

 

9,00 –  9,20 a.m. OPENING OF THE CONFERENCE (Conference room – Town Hall,  the ground floor, St. Paul II. Square)
9,20 –   0,20 p.m. PLENARY  LECTURES       

                                       

9,20 –  10,10 a.m. Analysis of Consumption of Czech Households

Richard Hindls, Stanislava Hronová

10,10 –  10,40 a.m. COFFEE BREAK   

                                            

10,40 –  11,30 a.m. Optimal Control of Economic Processes

Gustav  Feichtinger

11,30 –  12,20 a.m. Eco-efficiency as a New Principle for the Allowance Allocation Mechanism in Emission Trading

Mikuláš Luptáčik

 

12,30 –    2,00 p.m. LUNCH (Hotel Satel, the ground floor)

 

  2,00 –    6,00 p.m. CONTRIBUTIONS  IN  SECTIONS                                               
 

 

SECTION A:

 

 

ECONOMIC GROWTH AND BUSINESS CYCLES(Conference room)

Chair person: Stanislava Hronová

 

  2,00 –    2,20 p.m. Does Human and Academic Capital Trigger Regional Growth? Some Evidence from Austria and Switzerland

Wolfgang Polasek, Wolfgang Schwarzbauer

 

  2,20 –    2,40 p.m. Level of Education and Gross Value Added: Analysis from the Regional Point of View

Jakub Fisher, Petr Mazouch

 

  2,40 –    3,00 p.m. Perspectives of the Measurement of Growth

Jaroslav Sixta

 

  3,00 –    3,20 p.m. Business Cycles Convergence of Slovakia and Euroarea

Rudolf Gavliak, Vladimír Úradníček, Emília Zimková

 

  3,20 –   4,00 p.m. COFFEE BREAK                                               
 

SECTION B:

 

APPLIED MATHEMATICS  (Lecture room n. 1)

Chair person: Gustav Feichtinger
 
  2,00 –    2,20 p.m. Interior Cycles of the Lotka – Volterra Map

Peter Maličký

 

  2,20 –    2,40 p.m. On the existence of tori in a two-regional dynamical model

Rudolf Zimka

 

  2,40 –    3,00 p.m. On the Existence of Business Cycles in a Closed Economy Model

Katarína Makovínyiová

 

  3,00 –    3,20 p.m. Some Characteristics of Cobb-Douglas Surfaces

Miloš Kaňka

 

  3,20 –   4,00 p.m. COFFEE BREAK                                               
 

SECTION C:

 

SOCIAL MACROECONOMICS AND INCOME DISTRIBUTION  (Conference room)

Chair person: Richard Hindls

 

  4,00 –    4,40 p.m. Statistical Modeling of Social Stressors

Walenty Ostasiewicz

 

  4,40 –    5,00 p.m. Frailty Modeling

Stanislava Ostasiewicz

 

  5,00 –    5,20 p.m. The Relationship between Indexes of Economic Freedom and Corruption Perception

Luboš Marek,  Michal Vrabec

 

  5,20 –    5,40 p.m. Comparation of Demographic Situation in Slovakia with the other European Countries

Alena Kaščáková, Gabriela Nedelová

 

  5,40 –    6,00 p.m. Modeling of Income Distributions using Lognormal Distribution

Diana Bílková

 

                7,00 p.m. CONFERENCE DINNER (Hotel Satel, the first floor)

 

SECTION D: APPLIED MATHEMATICS, STATISTICS AND PHYSICS (Lecture room n. 1)
Chair person: Mikuláš Luptáčik

 

  4,00 –    4,20 p.m. AMSPE: Applications of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics in Economics

Jiří Trešl

 

  4,20 –    4,40 p.m. Explained Variation Measures for Models with Categorical Responses

Iva Pecáková

 

  4,40 –    5,00 p.m. Monotonicity of Mixture Operators and Additional Insurance

Jana Špirková

 

  5,00 –    5,20 p.m. On the most (un)reliable latent variable measurement by means of summative congeneric scale

Cyprian Kozyra

 

  5,20 –    5,40 p.m. LTPD Plans by Variables and their Exact Calculation

Jindřich Klůfa

 

  5,40 –    6,00 p.m. Disaggregation of the Agricultural Account in the Regional SAM

Marian Mráz

 

 6,00 –    6,20 p.m. Stochastic Process and Potential Theory

Michael Smrčka, Richard Horský

 

                7,00 p.m. CONFERENCE DINNER (Hotel Satel, the first floor)

 

 

 

Friday – August 31, 2007

 

 

SECTION E: MULTIVARIATE METHODS  (Conference room)
Chair person: Luboš Marek

 

8,40 –  9,00 a.m. Robust Model Selection Criteria

Dagmar Blatná

 

9,00 –  9,20 a.m. Dual Response Surface Approach to a Process Robustness Study

Eva Jarošová

 

9,20 –  9,40 a.m. An Application of the Variable Elasticity Model to Forecast Photovoltaic and Thermosolar Market

Petr Kozma

 

9,40 –  10,00 a.m. Bayesian Model Averaging for Linear and Generalized Linear Models

Dariusz Biskup

 

10,00 –  10,20 a.m. Some Facts about Symmetrical Regression

Tomáš Václavík

 

10,20 –  10,40 a.m. Application of the IRT Models to Estimate the Parameters of the Missing Data Mechanism

Beata Zmyslona

 

10,40 –  11,10 a.m. COFFEE BREAK   

                                           

SECTION F: EDUCATION IN MATHEMATICS, STATISTICS AND INFORMATICS (Lecture room n. 1)
Chair person: Roman Nedela

 

9,00 –  9,20 a.m. Teaching Statistics: Contents and Format

Sytse Knypstra

 

9,20 –  9,40 a.m. ESF Project: Modernization of Education of Teachers and Economists

Roman Nedela, Gabriela Nedelová

 

9,40 –  10,00 a.m. Moodle at the Faculty of Economics

Jaroslav Barochovský, Pavol Kráľ

 

10,00 –  10,20 a.m. Potential of e-learning on Example of the Faculty of Economics UMB

Peter Laco

 

10,20 –  10,40 a.m. Evaluation of electronic educational support at the Faculty of Economics of Matej Bel University

Miroslav Hužvár, Zuzana Rigová

 

   
10,40 –  11,10 a.m. COFFEE BREAK   

                                            

SECTION G: CAPITAL MARKETS, RISK MANAGEMENT, BUSINESS ECONOMICS (Conference room)
Chair person: Jiří Trešl

 

11,10 –  11,30 a.m. Analysis of Dependent Risks

Stanislaw Heilpern

 

11,30 –  11,50 a.m. Fully Nonparametric Interest Rate Modeling

Martin Cicha

 

11,50 –  12,10 a.m. Application of Boosted Trees Classification and Regression Algoritmus for Analyzing Dependency between Capital Market Indexes and Macroeconomic Figures

Jaroslav Barochovský, Mária Kanderová

 

12,10 –   0,30 p.m. Predicting Financial Distress of Slovak Companies

Pavol Kráľ, Vladimír Hiadlovský

 

  0,30 –   0,50 p.m. Application of Fuzzy Sets Theory in DCF Business Valuation

Rudolf Gavliak, Pavol Kráľ

 

0,50 –   1,10 p.m. On Volatility Scaling in Risk Management

Martin Boďa

 

1,10 –    1,20 p.m. CLOSING SESSION (Conference room)
              1,30 p.m. LUNCH (Hotel Satel)
 

SECTION H:

 

HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS (Lecture room n. 1)

Chair person: Walenty Ostasiewicz

 

11,10 –  11,30 a.m. Role of the Journal Hesperus in the History of Statistics with Emphasis on Contributions from the Territory of Todayś Slovakia

Prokop Závodský

 

11,30 –  11,50 a.m. David A. Huffman and his Coding

Jan Coufal, Michael Smrčka

 

11,50 –  12,10 a.m. Emanuel Czuber (Čubr)

Jan Coufal, Michael Smrčka

 

12,10 –   0,30 p.m. Leslie Kish – an Outstanding Statistician with Roots in Slovakia

Ladislav Kulčár

 

1,10 –    1,20 p.m. CLOSING SESSION (Conference room)
              1,30 p.m. LUNCH (Hotel Satel)
   

 

 

SOCIAL PROGRAMME

 

Friday afternoon – August 31, 2007

Individual sightseeing of Poprad and its neighbourhood.

 

Saturday – September 1, 2007

A trip to the High Tatras

At least two kinds of trips will be organised:

 

1st alternative: Starý Smokovec – Hrebienok – the chalet Zamkovského chata – the chalet Téryho chata (an easy and comfortable walk without great climbing),

 

2nd alternative: Starý Smokovec – Hrebienok – the chalet Zbojnícka chata – the saddle Prielom – the saddle Poľský hrebeň – the hotel Sliezsky dom – Starý Smokovec (challenging trekking;  good condition and equipment are recommended),

 

3rd alternative: Gerlach – the climbing of the highest peak of Slovakia
Ascent to this mountain is allowed only with a mountain guide.
Standard fees are: one person 4 800,- SKK, two persons 5 400,- SKK,
three persons 6 000,- SKK, four persons 6 800,-SKK
In case you are interested in this alternative, please let us know, we will arrange all that is necessary and we will let you know: peter.laco @ umb.sk.

(You can get more information also from web, for example at www.tatraguide.sk.)

 

WORKING LANGUAGE

Written form of contributions is supposed to be in English. The presentation of lectures is recommended to be in English. Papers  published in Conference Proceedings should be in English.

 

TECHNICAL EQUIPMENT

PC with LCD panel and overhead projector will be at your disposal.

 

 

The basic information can be found on the conference website:  http://www.ef.umb.sk/kkmi/konferencia/

 

Further information can be obtained from the secretary of the conference at the address:

 

Ing. Jaroslav Barochovský

Faculty of Economics

Department of Quantitative Methods and Informatics

Tajovského 10

974 00 Banská Bystrica

Slovakia

e-mail: jaroslav.barochovsky@umb.sk

telephone: 00421-48-446 6617

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