Columbia University, New York, USA
Polytechnic Institute of New York University, New York, USA;
PACE University of New York
July, 20-24, 2009
Upmanu Lall (Columbia), Nicola Chiara (Columbia), Gianfausto Salvadori (Università di Lecce), Francesco Serinaldi (Sapienza Università di Roma), Salvatore Grimaldi (Università degli Studi della Tuscia), Ivan Kojadinovic, (The University of Auckland)
The short course started at Columbia University with some introduction lecturers on Copula applications in Hydrology, Civil Engineering and Economics given by Nicola Chiara, Upmanu Lall and Salvatore Grimaldi.
After that theoretical lectuers and lab exercises were given and developed with mathematical and statistical prospective. Gianfausto Salvadori, Ivan Kojadinovic and Francesco Serinaldi described and explained all steps for Copula function application and the theoretical background for a fully understanding of it.
17 participants from 8 different countries and with different background (Economy, Hydrology, Forestry, civil engineering) successfully took part to the course. Their presentations were interesting and well explained.
from the left: Upmanu Lall, Salvatore Grimaldi, Nicola Chiara
Gianfausto Salvadori Ivan Kojadinovic
Students and Faculties Salvatore Grimaldi
Skyline ......from the left: Franesco Serinaldi, Maurizio Porfiri, Andrea Petroselli, Salvatore Grimaldi, Gianfausto Salvadori