LOVRIC Miodrag, PhD, Full Professor


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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NEWS

1. Brazil: Statistics can make our lives better

·         in Portuguese

·         in English

2. Brazil: Public lecture in Primeira Pagina

·         in Portuguese

·         in English

3. Botswana Oral PhD exam, 12 September 2013, Photo Gallery

4. Interview – Glas Srpske (Banja Luka - serbian) (.pdf)

5. Interview – TV Kragujevac (Serbian)

6. Future of Science (.ppt)

7. XXVIth International Biometric Conference, 31 August 2012, Kobe Japan, Photo Gallery

8.  Peace Through Statistics - pdf format (lead article in May 2011 AMSTAT NEWS about Encyclopedia and Nobel Nomination, pdf format), html version

9.  Free download – Statistical software EduStat (Serbian version)

10.  Promotion of Encyclopedia in Banja Luka (video)

11.  First Reviews of Encyclopedia

12.  Professor Lovric delivered a public lecture at the University of Malta, Valletta: "Future of Statistical Science in the Knowledge Economy": Times of Malta, or Malta Business Weekly. He also gave two lectures to the students in Malta: "Controversies and Paradoxes in Hypothesis Testing" and "Foundation of Statistical Inference - A Critical Overview".

13.  Online Edition of Encyclopedia, Content , and List of Entries

14.  Encyclopedia: Visual statistics and display of articles, authors, institutions on AuthorMapper

15. Statistics encyclopedia’s Nobel nomination: Royal Statistical Society, Business Weekly IMS Bulletin (page 13), Professor Juan Carlos Abril , Professor Krishnan, Louisiana Tech University, Unija sindikata prosvetnih radnika Srbije (Serbian)  

16. The Encyclopedia was released on December 19, 2010. (hardcover), January 28, 2011 (online version)

17. Professor Lovric has been nominated as Managing Editor of StatProb (Free online Encyclopedia of statistics sponsored by Statistics and Probability Societies and hosted by Springer)

18. List of contributors (pdf file)

19. Interview with Mira Adanja-Polak (in Serbian) January 8, 2011.

20. Opinions on Encyclopedia (in Serbian, Powerpoint presentation)

21. World Statistics Day, 20 October 2010, Hyderabad, India, Photo Gallery

22. Professor Lovrić has become a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society (April 8)

23. Professor C.R. Rao joined the International Encyclopedia of Statistical Science    

 

Contact Information
E-mail: mlovric at kg dot ac dot rs

 

AREA OF SPECIALISATION

 

Statistical Science, Statistics education, Statistics software, Macro-econometric models, Efficiency of statistical tests (asymptotic and empirical), Nonparametric tests for location and dispersion, Robustness of statistical tests, Statistical computing and Simulation techniques

 

BROADER INTERESTS

 

Resampling statistics, Financial economics, Design and analysis of sample surveys, Multiple comparisons, Behrens-Fisher’s problem, Rank-score transformation procedures and Financial mathematics, Database design

 

Summary of teaching service and experience

 

The following table provides a summary of the statistics courses that I have delivered.

 

Course title

Level

Country

Year

Quantitative methods in Economics

PhD

Serbia

2011

Methods of statistical analysis

Undergraduate

Serbia

2011

Methods of Nonparametric Inference

Undergraduate

Serbia

2008

Stochastic processes

Postgraduate

Bosnia

2008

Statistics for insurance

Postgraduate

Bosnia

2011

Statistical methods for Pharmaceutical Medicine

Postgraduate

Serbia

2008

Statistical methods for the Veterinary sciences

PhD

Serbia

2008

Statistical analysis in Business

Undergraduate

Australia

1999-2002

Statistics 1B

Undergraduate

Australia

1999-2002

Analytical Techniques

Undergraduate

Australia

1999-2002

Statistics and Computing 101

Undergraduate

Australia

1999-2002

Systems and Quality Assurance

Undergraduate

New Zealand

1996-1998

Program Development

Undergraduate

New Zealand

1996-1998

Programming Principles

Undergraduate

New Zealand

1996-1998

Programming

Undergraduate

New Zealand

1996-1998

Fourth Generation Languages

Undergraduate

New Zealand

1996-1998

Data Analysis

Undergraduate

New Zealand

1996-1998

Computer Concepts

Undergraduate

New Zealand

1996-1998

Data Organization and Control

Undergraduate

New Zealand

1996-1998

Applied statistics

Undergraduate

New Zealand

1996-1998

Information Gathering and Research

Undergraduate

New Zealand

1996-1998

Statistical Quality Control

Undergraduate

Serbia

1985-1988

Statistical Inference

Postgraduate

Serbia

1990-1993

 

SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS

 

·         International Encyclopaedia of Statistical Science, Springer, 2010

 

·         International Encyclopedia of Statistical Science is one of the largest (if not the largest) international projects in science ever conducted since it includes 619 distinguished authors coming from 105 countries and six continents (for example, in statistics the largest international project so far was Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences that includes authors from 30 countries.It contains last papers written by Hirotugu Akaike, Nobel Laureate Sir Clive Granger, John Nelder and Erich Leo Lehmann.)

 

·         From Finite Sample to Asymptotic Methods in Statistics by SEN, P.K., Singer, JM and Pedroso de Lima, A.C., Review of the book Biometrics, December 2010, Volume 66 (4), 1310-1311

 

·         Introduction to Statistical Analysis,  Faculty of Economics, Kragujevac, February, 2009.

 

·         Methods of Statistical Analysis’, Faculty of Economics, Belgrade, (co-author with Dr. M. Zizic and Dr. D. Pavlicic), 2007.

 

·         "Statistical Analysis – methods and application", (first author), Faculty of Economics, Banja Luka, Bosnia, 2006. (This textbook is currently being used at five universities in Bosnia and includes CD with statistics software 3BStat)

 

·         "Statistical principles and their application in the pharmaceutical medicine", in Milica Prostran (ed.) Pharmaceutical medicine, Medical faculty, Belgrade, 2009.

 

·         "Methods of Nonparametric Statistical Inference", Faculty of Economics, Belgrade, 2006.

 

·         Note on the correct interpretation of the Central Limit Theorem, British Medical Journal site, 2008, (http://www.bmj.com/cgi/eletters/310/6975/298#181095)

 

·         "Traditional and web-based course evaluations – comparison of their response rates and efficiency", International summer school organized by Statistics Sweden, Croatia, 2006.  (www.balkanprojectoffice.scb.se/Paper%20Miodrag%20Lovrich_University%20of%20Belgrade.pdf)

 

·         “New products in the insurance markets”, Fifth International Actuarial Conference, Zlatibor, 2008.

 

·         "Application of some non-standard statistical methods in insurance", Third International Actuarial Conference, Vrnjacka Banja, 2006

 

·         "Normality data testing insurance". First International Actuarial Conference, Zlatibor, 2004.

 

 

SELECTED PROJECTS

 

·         International Encyclopedia of Statistical Science, Springer, 2010

 

·         Team leader for the organisation of the integral statistics system for the most important Serbian insurance company "Dunav"

 

·         Designed, developed and implemented statistical software EduStat, and 3BStat

·         (This software provides some new tools to enhance statistics teaching and encourage active and independent student learning. At this moment it is widely used in Serbia, Macedonia and Bosnia – more than 30 faculties employ EduStat, click on the link for the presentation)

 

·         Designed the web site for the Faculty of Economics, Belgrade

 

·         Designed and developed The New Zealand Mixed Member Proportional Election system for one

·         of New Zealand’s major political parties

 

·         Designed and developed a reporting system for (Toyota) America’s cup campaign

 

·         Designed, developed and implemented the Lexus Customer Contact System

 

·         Constructed an invoicing system for Insight Data Ltd.

 

·         Developed a program for Real Estate Management

 

·         Developed a program for Toyota Direct Marketing

 

·         Established a software system for processing exams of part-time and full-time students and the Main Student Register at the Faculty of Economics, Belgrade

 

·         Developed a complete payroll and credit system for the Faculty of Economics, Belgrade

 

·         Developed a complete payroll and credit system for the Faculty of Economics, Belgrade

 

·         Delivered a great number of courses in the field of computer programs and programming for many important institutions and companies in former Yugoslavia. (Four elementary courses for FoxPro 2.0, two advance courses for programming in FoxPro 2.5, one advance course for programming in FoxPro 2.5 for Windows, courses for Excel 2.1, 3.0 and 4.0, Windows 2.1, 3.0 and 3.1, dBase IV, Symphony, DOS 6.2, Lotus 1-2-3).

 

Algeria

Kuwait

Kenya

Argentina

Latvia

Albania

Armenia

Lithuania

Ghana

Australia

Macedonia

Zimbabwe

Austria

Malaysia

Palestine

Azerbaijan

Malta

Iceland

Bangladesh

Mexico

Jamaica

Belarus

Moldova

Kazahstan

Belgium

Netherlands

Trinidad

Bosnia

New Zealand

Nepal

Botswana

Norway

Kyrgyzstan

Brazil

Pakistan

OMAN

Bulgaria

Philippines

Cambodia

Canada

Poland

Mauritania

Chile

Portugal

Fiji

China

Puerto Rico

United Arab Emirates

Colombia

Romania

Monte Negro

Costa Rica

Russia

Benin

Croatia

Saudi Arabia

Peru

Cuba

Senegal

Vietnam

Cyprus

Serbia

Nigeria

Czech Republic

Singapore

Niger

Denmark

Slovakia

Morocco

Egypt

Slovenia

 

Estonia

South Africa

 

Finland

Spain

 

France

Sri Lanka

 

Germany

Sweden

 

Great Britain

Switzerland

 

Greece

Taiwan

 

Hong Kong

Tunisia

 

Hungary

Turkey

 

India

Ukraine

 

Qatar

Uruguay

 

Ireland

US

 

Israel

Uzbekistan

 

Italy

Venezuela

 

Japan

Barbados

 

Jordan

Uganda

 

Korea

Ethiopia

 

 

 

 

 

 

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