Department of Statistics


A Lecture on “A New Class of Bivariate Distributions with Some Applications”
Dated: 15th May, 2014: The Department of Statistics, LCWU has been regular in organizing research and learning activities by prominent statisticians. To continue this tradition, a lecture on the topic of “A New Class of Bivariate Distributions with Some Applications” was delivered by Dr. Muhammad Mohsin, Assistant Professor, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore. The objective of the lecture was to highlight one of the important dimensions of statistical research. The talk was about the construction of a New Class of Distributions Generated from Functional Scale Parameter. Dr. Mohsin further discussed the role and application of probability distributions on the environmental data with the help of R-Language. He further discussed the dimensions of his research work which can be very helpful for the students involved in research.

A Two-Week Workshop on “Advanced Time Series Analysis and Forecasting”

A two-week long workshop on “Time Series Analysis and Forecasting” for the faculty and students of Statistics, Economics, and Management Sciences was organized by Department of Statistics, LCWU. The workshop was conducted by Dr Akram Chaudhry, University of Bahrain, Bahrain. The workshop was conducted with joint efforts of Lahore College for Women University, Lahore and Forman Christian College, University, Lahore. The program was funded by the Ministry of Education, Training and Standards in Higher Education (National Talent Pool) which focuses on various aspects of improving the education system of Pakistan by encouraging expatriate Pakistani experts to contribute to local educational development needs. Speaking at the certificate awarding ceremony, the Chief Guest, Awais Kundi, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Education, appreciated the efforts of LCWU for maximizing the benefits of the National Talent Pool Programme by organizing the 5th international workshop. He also thanked the facilitator Dr Akram Chaudhry for his valuable input in developing the skills of applying modern techniques of forecasting among the faculty and students. Dr Akram Chaudhry appreciated the high quality research work of international standards being conducted by the faculty and students of Statistics Department at LCWU.