Research lines

  • Small area estimation: EBLUP estimators, Mean Squared Error (MSE) calculation, models with constraints, GLMM, B-splines and P-splines, Classification algorithms.

1.- Applications in official statistics: estimation of unemployment rates per counties, estimation of economic magnitudes per industrial sectors and/or geographical agrupations.

2.- Epidemiological applications: estimation of incidence and mortality rates in local health areas, estimation of mortality rates by professional activities.

3.- Agricultural applications: estimation of surfaces occupied by different crops, yield estimation.


  • Spatial and Spatio-temporal modelling: geostatistics, lattice data, CAR models, robustness in spatial linear modes

1.- Environmental applications: pollution studies in aquifers.

2.- Real Estate Aplications: Modelling Dwelling Selling Prices.

3.- Spatio-temporal modelling of mortality and incidence rates.

4.- Spatio-temporal analysis of Satellite Images.


Head of group:

Departamento de Estadística e Investigación Operativa
Campus de Arrosadia
31006 Pamplona
Tel. +34948169202
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