Curriculum vitae

Frederic Udina Abelló

March 23, 2005

Personal Data

Frederic Udina i Abelló.
Departament d'Economia i Empresa, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
C. Ramon Trias Fargas 25-27. 08005 Barcelona.
Phone number : 34 - 935 42 17 56. Fax: 34 - 935 42 17 46
Web site:

Academic Data

Graduate in Mathematics, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, June 1976. Graduation thesis, October 1981.
Ph.D. in Mathematics, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, setembre 1998. Advisor: Albert Satorra.


In scientific journals

UDINA, F.; DELICADO, P, "Estimating Parliamentary composition through electoral polls" J. R. Statist. Soc. A, 168, Part 2, pp. 387-399, 2005.
UDINA, F. "Interactive Biplot Construction" Journal of Statistical Software, 13.5, 2005.
DELICADO, P; UDINA, F., "¿Cómo y cuánto fallan los sondeos electorales?" Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociológicas, 96/01, p. 123-150, 2001.
UDINA, F. "Implementing interactive computing in an object-oriented environment" Journal of Statistical Software, 5.3, 1-20.
( 2000.
MARRON, J.S., UDINA, F. "Interactive Local Bandwidth Choice". Statistics and Computing, 9, 101-110. 1999.
UDINA, F. "Comment on Universal smoothing factor selection in density estimation: theory and practice, by Luc Devroye". TEST, 6, 310-316. 1997.
SIMONOFF, J.S.; UDINA, F., "Measuring the stability of histogram appearance when the anchor position is changed". Computational Statistics and data analysis, 23, 335-353. 1997.

Chapters of Books

DEVROYE, L.; LUGOSI, G.; UDINA, F. "Inequalities for a new data-based method for selecting nonparametric density estimates" in M.L. Puri (editor), Asymptotics in Statistics and Probability. Papers in Honor of George Gregory Roussas., VSP International Science Publishers, The Netherlands, 2000.

Text books

GREENACRE, M. UDINA, F. Estadística I. Edicions de la Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. Barcelona 1998.
UDINA, F. Matemàtiques II: 1.- Les funcions d'una variable. 2.- Les idees bàsiques del càlcul. 3.- Apliquem les tècniques del càlcul. Edicions de la Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. Barcelona 1997.

Other research activities

Scientific meetings

International Conference of the Royal Statistical Society - RSS 2002, Plymouth 2002. "Estimating parliamentary composition through electoral polls" in the Invited Session on   Voting behaviour (en preparación).
Symposium on Nonparametric Functional Estimation, Montréal, 1997. "Universal parameter selection in histograms", joint work with   Gábor Lugosi, invited conference .
Advances in smoothing: Bumps, Jumps, Clustering, and Discrimination, Houston, 1997. "Interactive mode testing", joint work with Steve Marron, Enno Mammen, invited conference .
XVIII International Biometrics Conference, Amsterdam, 1996. "Interactive Graphics for Nonparametric curve estimation", in the Invited Session about  Dynamic Graphics.
Joint Meetings of the American Statistical Society, Orlando, 1995. "Interactive Kernel Density Estimation with Lisp-Stat". in the Invited Session about  Statistical Computing in Lisp.

Scientific meetings organization

CARME2003 (Correspondence analysis and Related Methods) in Barcelona. Member of the organizing committee .
CEF2000 (Computing in Economics and Finance) in Barcelona. Member of the organizing committee .
COMPSTAT'96 in Barcelona. Member of the organizing committee .

Other Activities

Guest editor ( with Pedro Valero-Mora) of the Special Volume Lisp-Stat, Past, Present and Future, Journal of Statistical Software, 2005.
Associated Editor of the Journal of Statistical Software.
Referee for the journals : Statistics and computing, Journal of the American Statistical Society (JASA), Journal of Statistical Software, Qüestiió, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Environmental Engineering Science.

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