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City of Ioannina, the lake and the island

 

  

 Konstantinos Zografos

 Professor of Statistics

 

 

 

 

 

Βιογραφικό Σημείωμα

 

 

 

| Contact details | Education | Research Interests | Teaching | Text Books and Class Notes (In greek) |  Editorial Responsibilities and Services | Academic Visits | Invited Conference Presentations | Seminars/Short Courses | Publications |

 

 

 

 

Contact details    

 

University of Ioannina

Department of Mathematics

Probability-Statistics and Operational Research Unit

451 10 Ioannina

GREECE

 

Tel:   +30 2651 008257

Fax:  +30 2651 008207, 008076

e-mail:  kzograf@uoi.gr

 

Education

 

1987: Ph.D. in Statistics, University of Ioannina, Greece

1982: B.Sc. in Mathematics, University of Ioannina, Greece

 

Research Interests

 

Statistical Information Theory

Multivariate Statistics

Parametric Statistical Inference

Measures of Association and Dependence

Statistical Distributions

Analysis of Categorical Data

 

Teaching

 

Εισαγωγή στις Πιθανότητες / Introduction to Probability

Παλινδρόμηση και Ανάλυση Διακύμανσης / Regression and Analysis of Variance

Στατιστική Συμπερασματολογία  / Statistical Inference

Πολυδιάστατη Ανάλυση (Μεταπτυχιακό) / Multivariate Analysis (Postgraduate)

Θεωρία Δειγματοληψίας (Μεταπτυχιακό) / Sampling Theory (Postgraduate)

 

 

Class Notes (In greek)

 

 

1.     K. Zografos (1993). Statistics and Probability Lessons. University of Ioannina. (Improved Reprint, 2002, p. 255).

2.     K. Zografos (2008). Probability. University of  Ioannina, p.260.

3.     K. Zografos (2010). Multivariate Analysis. University of  Ioannina, p. 242.

4.     K. Zografos (2009). Categorical Data. University of  Ioannina, p. 97.

 

Editorial Responsibilities and Services

 

   Associate Editor

 

1.  Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 2006 – 2015, 2015 -  (Elsevier/Academic Press)

 

2.  TEST,  2005 - 2009, 2009 - 2013, 2013 -  (Springer)

 

3.  Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 2012 -  (Taylor & Francis)

 

4.  Applied Mathematics & Information Sciences,  2007 -  (Natural Sciences Publishing Co.)

 

   Refereed for

 

Advances in Data Analysis and Classification - Annals of Statistics - Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics - Applied Mathematics Letters Applied Mathematical Modelling - Applied Mathematics & Information Sciences - Biometrical Journal - Brazilian Journal of Probability and Statistics - Bulletin of the Malaysian Mathematical Sciences Society – Colombian J. of Statistics - Communications in Statistics (Theory and Methods) - Communications in Statistics (Computation and Simulation) - Computational Statistics and Data Analysis - Discrete Mathematics - ENTROPY - IEEE Transactions of Information Theory - Information Sciences - International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Statistics - Journal of Applied Statistics - Journal of Multivariate Analysis - Journal of Probability and Statistics - Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation - Journal of Statistical Distributions and Applications  - Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference - Journal of Statistical Theory and Applications - Journal of the Franklin Institute - Kybernetika - Mathematical Communications - Methodology and Computing in Applied Probability -  Metrika - Metron – Naval Research Logistics - Pattern Recognition Letters - Publicationes Mathematicae Debrecen - Reliability Engineering and System Safety - Research Letters in Signal Processing - Revista Matematica UCM - Sarajevo Journal of Mathematics – SORT - Statistical Methodology  -  Statistics - Statistics and Probability Letters - TEST.

 

For most of these journals I have provided reports numerous times.

 

 

Academic Visits

 

            Institute of Information Theory and Automation,

            Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (1990)

 

            Complutense University of Madrid, Spain (1996, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015)

 

            University of Elche, Spain (2006)

 

            University of Cyprus (January-June 2006, April 2007)

 

            McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (Summer 2007)

 

Polytechnic University of Madrid, Spain (October 2010)

 

          Carlos III University of Madrid, Spain (December 2013)

 

Invited Conference Presentations

 

GOF DAYS 2015: 2nd Workshop on Goodness-of-fit and Change-Point Problems, University of Athens, Greece, Sept. 4-6, 2015.

 

Fifth Brazilian Conference on Statistical Modeling in Insurance and Finance  (SMIF), April 10-15, 2011, Maresia, Brazil. Invited.

 

The Pyrenees International Workshop on Statistics, Probability and Operations Research, SPO 2007, September 12-15, 2007, Jaca, Spain. Plenary Talk.

 

International Conference on Statistical Models for Biomedical and Technical Systems. May 29-31, 2006, Limassol, Cyprus. Invited Session: Divergence, Model Selection, Survival Models.

 

2nd International Conference on Soft Methods in Probability and Statistics (SMPS' 2004), Oviedo, Spain, September 2-4, 2004. Special Invited Session: Statistical Information Theory II.

 

24th European Meeting of Statisticians & 14th Prague Conference on Information Theory, Statistical Decision Functions and Random Processes. Prague, August 19-23, 2002. Invited Session: Statistical Information Theory.

 

Seminars / Short Courses

 

·        Asymptotic properties of Φ-divergence statistic and its applications in contingency tables. Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Institute of Information Theory and Automation, November 1990.

·        Fisher’s information matrix and φ-divergence for finite and optimal partitions of the sample space. Complutense University of Madrid, Department of Statistics and Operational Research, November 1996.

·        Measures of Multivariate Statistical Dependence. Complutense University of Madrid, Department of Statistics and Operational Research, June 2000.

·        Selection of the best population: An information theoretic approach. Complutense University of Madrid, Department of Statistics and Operational Research, May 2001.

·        Measures of Statistical Information in topics of Multivariate Analysis. Complutense University of Madrid, Department of Statistics and Operational Research, October 2003.

·        Elliptic family of multivariate distributions and monotone missing data: Some inferential and classification procedures.

 

-- University of Cyprus, Department of Mathematics and Statistics.  April 2006.

 

-- Complutense University of Madrid, Department of Statistics and Operational Research, June 2006.

 

-- Universidad Miguel-Hernandez, Elche, Centro de Investigacion Operativa, June 2006.

·        Entropy and divergence measures for mixed continuous and categorical variables: Applications in testing statistical hypotheses, measuring joint variability and dependence. Complutense University of Madrid, Department of Statistics and Operational Research, December 2006.

·        Generalized measures of multivariate association and dependence.

 

-- University of Cyprus, Department of Mathematics and Statistics.  April 2007.

 

-- McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, July 2007.

·        Shannon Entropy: An omnipresent quantity and its application in goodness of fit tests for generalized families of distributions. Carlos III University of Madrid, Department of Statistics, December 2013.

·        On Statistical Distances and their Applications in a local setting. Complutense University of Madrid, Department of Statistics and Operational Research, September 2014.

·        Phi-divergence test statistics based on composite likelihood. Complutense University of Madrid, Department of Statistics and Operational Research, September 2015.

 

 

 

Publications

 

I. Articles in refereed journals

 

 

54. Avlogiaris, G. Micheas, A. and Zografos, K. (2015). On local divergences between two probability measures. Metrika (accepted).

 

53. Batsidis, A., Martin, N., Pardo, L. and Zografos, K. (2014). Φ-divergence based procedure for parametric change-point problems. Methodology and Computing in Applied Probability (accepted).

 

52. Batsidis, A., Martin, N., Pardo, L. and Zografos, K. (2014). A necessary power divergence-type family of tests for testing elliptical symmetry. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 84, 57-83.

 

51. Batsidis, A., Horváth, L., Martín, N., Pardo, L. and Zografos, K. (2013). Change-point detection in multinomial data using phi-divergence test statistics. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 118, 53-66.

 

50. Batsidis, A. and Zografos, K. (2013). A necessary test of fit of specific elliptical distributions based on an estimator of Song’s measure. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 113, 91-105.

 

49. Batsidis, A., Martin, N., Pardo, L. and Zografos, K. (2013). A necessary power divergence type family tests of multivariate normality. Communications in Statistics - Simulation and Computation, 42, 2253-2013.

 

48. Batsidis, A. and Zografos, K. (2011). Errors of misclassification in discrimination of dimensional coherent elliptic random field observations. Statistica Neerlandica, 65, 446–461.

 

47. Menéndez, M. L., Pardo, L. Pardo M. C. and Zografos, K. (2011). Testing the order of Markov dependence in DNA sequences. Methodology and Computing in Applied Probability, 13, 59-74.

 

46. Menéndez, M. L., Pardo, L. and Zografos, K. (2010). Preliminary test estimators on intraclass correlation model under unequal familial sizes. Mathematical Methods of Statistics, 19, 73-87.

 

45. Zografos, K. and Balakrishnan, N. (2009). On Families of Beta- and Generalized Gamma-Generated Distributions and Associated Inference. Statistical Methodology, 6, 344-362.

 

44. Menéndez, M. L., Pardo, L. and Zografos, K. (2009). Ordering and selecting extreme populations by means of entropies and divergences. Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, 232, 335-350.

 

43. Menéndez, M. L., Pardo, L. and Zografos, K. (2009). Preliminary test and Stein-type estimation of location parameter for elliptically contoured distributions. Advances and Applications in Statistics, 11, 101-136.

 

42. Zografos, K. (2008). On some entropy and divergence type measures of variability and dependence for mixed continuous and discrete variables. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 138, 3899-3914.

 

41. Mantalos, P. and Zografos, K. (2008). Interval estimation for a binomial proportion. A bootsrap approach. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 78, 1249 - 1263.

 

40. Zografos, K. (2008). On Mardia's and Song's measures of kurtosis in elliptical distributions. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 99, 858-879.

 

39. Zografos, K. and Kotz, S. (2008). A Generalized Purely Exponential Univariate Distribution. Far East J. Theor. Stat., 24, 233-251.

 

38. Batsidis, A. and Zografos, K. (2008). Multivariate Linear Regression Model with Elliptically Contoured Distributed Errors and Monotone Missing Dependent Variables. Communications in Statistics-Theory and Methods, 37, 349-372.

 

37.  Menendez, M. L., Pardo, J. A., Pardo, L. and  Zografos, K. (2007). Conditional tests of marginal homogeneity based on φ-divergence test statistics. Applied Mathematics Letters. 20, 7-12.

 

36. Menendez, M. L., Pardo, J. A., Pardo, L. and  Zografos, K. (2006). On tests of Independence based on minimum φ-divergence estimator with constraints: An application to modeling DNA. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis. 51, 1100-1118.

 

35. Batsidis, A. and Zografos, K. (2006). Discrimination of observations into one of two elliptic populations based on monotone training samples. Metrika. 64, 221-241.

 

34. Micheas, A. and Zografos, K. (2006). Measuring stochastic dependence using φ-divergence. Journal of Multivariate Analysis. 97, 765-784.

 

33. Batsidis, A., Zografos, K. and Loukas, S. (2006). Errors in discrimination with monotone missing data from multivariate normal populations. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis. 50, 2600-2634.

 

32.  Batsidis, A. and Zografos, K. (2006). Statistical inference for location and scale of elliptically contoured models with monotone missing data. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference. 136, 2606-2629.

 

31. Menendez, M. L., Pardo, J. A., Pardo, L. and  Zografos, K. (2005). On tests of symmetry, marginal homogeneity and quasi-symmetry in two-way contingency tables based on minimum φ-divergence estimator with constraints. J. Stat. Comput. Simul., 75, 555-580.

 

30. Zografos, K. and Nadarajah, S. (2005). Survival exponential entropies. IEEE. Trans. Inform Theory, 51, 1239-1246.

 

29. Menendez, M. L., Pardo, J. A., Pardo, L. and  Zografos, K. (2005). A preliminary test in classification and probabilities of misclassification. Statistics, 39, 183-205.

 

28.  Zografos, K. and Nadarajah, S. (2005). Expressions for Rényi and Shannon entropies for multivariate distributions. Statistics and Probability Letters, 71, 71-84.

 

27. Nadarajah, S. and Zografos, K. (2005). Expressions for Rényi and Shannon entropies for bivariate distributions. Information Sciences, 170, 173-189.

 

26. Pardo, J. A., Pardo, L., Pardo, M. C. and Zografos, K. (2004). An exploratory canonical analysis approach for multinomial populations based on the φ-divergence measure. Kybernetika, 40, 757-776.

 

25. Avlogiaris, G. and Zografos, K. (2004). A maximum entropy characterization of symmetric Kotz type and Burr multivariate distributions. Test, 13, 65-83.

 

24.  Nadarajah, S. and Zografos, K. (2003). Formulas for Rényi information and related measures for univariate distributions. Information Sciences, 155, 119-138.

 

23. Menendez, M.L., Pardo, L., Tsairidis, Ch. and Zografos, K. (2003). Selection of the best population: an information theoretic approach. Metrika, 58, 117-147.

 

22.  Menendez, M. L., Pardo, J. A., Pardo, L. and  Zografos, K. (2003). On tests of homogeneity based on minimum φ-divergence estimator with constraints. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 43, 215-234.

 

21. Pardo, J. A., Pardo, L. and Zografos, K. (2002). Minimum φ-divergence estimators with constraints in multinomial populations. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 104, 221-237.

 

20.  Menendez, M. L., Pardo, L. and Zografos, K. (2002). Tests of hypotheses for and against order restrictions on multinomial parameters based on φ-divergences. Utilitas Mathematica, 61, 209-223.

 

19. Pardo, L., Pardo, M. C. and Zografos, K. (2001). Minimum φ-divergence estimator for homogeneity in multinomial populations. Sankhya, Ser. A, 63, 72-92.

 

18. Tsairidis, Ch., Zografos, K., Ferentinos, K. and Papaioannou, T. (2001). Information in quantal response data and random censoring. Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics, 53, 528-542.

 

17.  Zografos, K. (2000). Measures of multivariate dependence based on a distance between Fisher information matrices. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 89, 91-107.

 

16.   Pardo, L. and Zografos, K. (2000). Goodness of fit tests with misclassified data based on φ-divergences. Biometrical Journal, 42, 223-237.

 

15.  Pardo, L., Pardo, M. C. and Zografos, K. (1999). Homogeneity for multinomial populations based on φ-divergences. Journal of the Japan Statistical Society, 29, 213-228.

 

14.  Zografos, K. (1999). On maximum entropy characterization of Pearson’s Type II and VII multrivariate distributions. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 71, 67-75.

 

13. Menendez, M. L., Morales, D., Pardo, L. and Zografos, K. (1999). Statistical inference for finite Markov chains based on divergences. Statistics and Probability Letters, 41, 9-17.

 

12. Morales, D., Pardo, L. and Zografos, K. (1998). Informational distances and related statistics in mixed continuous and categorical variables. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 75, 47-63.

 

11.  Zografos, K.  (1998).  On a measure of dependence based on Fisher’s information matrix. Communications in Statistics-Theory and Methods, 27, 1715-1728.

 

10.  Zografos, K.  (1998).  f-dissimilarity of several distributions in testing statistical hypotheses. Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics, 50, 295-310.

 

9.  Tsairidis, Ch., Zografos, K., and Ferentinos, K. (1997). Fisher’s information matrix and φ-divergence for finite and optimal partitions of the sample space. Communications in Statistics-Theory and Methods, 26, 2271-2289.

 

8.  Pardo, L., Morales, D., Ferentinos, K. and Zografos, K. (1994). Discretization problems on generalized entropies and R-divergences. Kybernetika, 30, 445-460.

 

7.   Zografos, K. and Ferentinos, K. (1994). An information theoretic argument for the validity of the exponential model.  Metrika, 41, 109-119.

 

6.  Zografos, K. (1994). Asymptotic distributions of estimated f-dissimilarity between populations in  stratified random sampling. Statistics and Probability Letters, 21, 147-151.

 

5.  Zografos, K. (1993). Asymptotic properties of Φ-divergence statistic and its applications in contingency tables.  International Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, 2, 5-21.

 

4. Zografos, K., Ferentinos, K. and Papaioannou, T. (1990). Φ-divergence statistics: Sampling properties and multinomial goodness of fit and divergence tests. Communications in Statistics-Theory and Methods, 19, 1785-1802.

 

3. Zografos, K., Ferentinos, K. and Papaioannou, T. (1989). Order preserving property of measures of information. Communications in Statistics-Theory and Methods, 18, 2647-2656.

 

2.   Zografos, K., Ferentinos, K. and Papaioannou, T. (1989). Limiting properties of some measures of information. Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics, 41, 451-460.

 

1. Zografos, K., Ferentinos, K. and Papaioannou, T. (1986). Discrete approximations to the Csiszar, Rényi and Fisher measures of information. The Canadian Journal of Statistics, 14, 355-366.

 

 

II. Articles in edited refereed volumes

 

6. Zografos, K. (2011). Generalized Beta Generated - II Distributions. In: Modern Mathematical Tools and Techniques in Capturing Complexity, Edited by L. Pardo, N. Balakrishnan and Maria Angeles Gil. Springer. 141-153.

 

5. Zografos, K. (2010). Introduction: Information Theory and Statistical Applications. (Review Article). In: Theory and applications to reliability and inference, data mining, bioinformatics, lifetime data, and neural networks. Including papers from the 12th International Conference on Applied Stochastic Models and Data Analysis (ASMDA) held in Chania, May 29-June 1, 2007. Edited by Christos H. Skiadas. Birkhäuser Boston, Inc., Boston, 49-50.

 

4.  Zografos, K. (2008). On some beta generated distributions and their maximum entropy characterization: The beta-Weibull distribution. In: Advances in Inequalities from Probability Theory & Statistics, Edited by N.S. Barnett & S.S. Dragomir. Nova Science Publishers. 203-223.

 

3. Zografos, K. and Batsidis, A. (2008). An overview of procedures for classification and testing hypotheses for elliptic populations and monotone missing data. Pyrenees International Workshop on Statistics, Probability and Operations Research: SPO 2007, 83-93, Monogr. Semin. Mat. García Galdeano, 34, Prensas Univ. Zaragoza, Zaragoza, 2008.

 

2.  Zografos, K. (2008). Entropy and divergence measures for mixed variables. In: Statistical Models and Methods for Biomedical and Technical Systems, Edited by F. Vonta, M. Nikulin, N. Limnios and C. Huber-Carol. Birkhäuser, Boston, 519-534.

 

1. Batsidis, A. and Zografos, K. (2004). Measures of multivariate association and dependence. In: Soft methodology and random information systems, Collection of papers presented at the 2nd International Conference on Soft Methods in Probability and Statistics (SMPS' 2004), Oviedo, Spain, September 2-4, 2004.  (Ed: M. Lopez-Diaz, Maria A. Gil, Przemyslaw Grzegorzewski et al.), 371-378, Advances in Soft Computing Springer, Berlin, 2004.

 

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