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Presentation of the 17th Student Contest on Applied Statistics (UAB-Idescat)

The ceremony for presenting the awards of the 17t Student Contest on Applied Statistics, was held on the 4 October, framed within the Statistics Day of Catalonia. This competition that is organised annually by the Applied Statistics Service at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona with the collaboration of the Statistical Institute of Catalonia and which is designed to foster interest and research spirit in the field of statistics at universities in the state of Spain.

Idescat prize for the best master work was for the work titled Do Google Trends Forecast Bitcoins? Stylized Facts and Statistical Evidence; the Sea prize for the best degree work was for the work titled Estimating Voting Transitions using the Iterative Proportional Fitting procedure, and the Almirall prize at the best work in biostatistics was for the work titled Análisis de la influencia metabolómica en la incidencia de la enfermedad cardiovascular. Aplicación de la Red Elástica en modelos de regresión de Cox.