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1. (Plenary) Simultaneous Estimation of and Testing of Several Cronbach’s Alpha. 17th International Workshop on Matrices and Statistics, Portugal (2008)

2. (Invited) Shrinkage and Lasso Estimation, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, 2008.

3. (Invited) Robust Inference Strategy for Process Capability Indices, American Statistical Association Ann Arbor Chapter, 2008.

4. (Invited) Lasso and Shrinkage type estimators in GliM, American Statistical Association, Detroit Chapter, 2008.

5. (Invited) University of Western Ontario, London, Canada, 2008

6. (Invited) Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, 2008

7. (Invited) University of Illinois at Chicago, 2008

8. (Invited) Absolute Penalty Estimation versus Shrinkage Estimation, University of Minnesota, April, 2008

9. (Invited) Shrinkage, LASSO/LARS and Related Estimation Strategies in Partially Linear Models, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, March, 2008

10. (Invited) Shrinkage versus LASSO/LARS, Michigan State University, E. Lansing, March, 2008

11. (Invited) Robust Inference Strategy for Process Capability Indices, American Statistical Association, Ann Arbor Chapter, April, 2008.

12. (Invited) Shrinkage and Lasso estimation strategies, King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA, December, 2007.

13. (Invited) Shrinkage and Lasso estimation strategies, King Saud Women University, Riyadh, KSA, December, 2007

14. (Invited) Improved estimation strategies. King Khalid university, Abah, KSA, December, 2007.

15. (Invited) Shrinkage methods in partially linear model, Khalid University, Abah, KSA, December, 2007.

16. (Invited) Shrinkage, Pre-test and Lasso estimation strategies in partially linear model. Bowling Green State University, September, 2007.

17. (Invited) Lasso and related estimation strategies in semi-parametric model. Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand, August, 2007.

18. (Invited) Lasso/Lars and shrinkage estimation for generalized linear model. University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, August, 2007.

19. (Invited) Lasso and related estimation strategies in partially linear model. University Wollonong, Wollonong , Australia, August, 2007.

20. (Invited) Improved estimation, University of Canberra, Australia, August, 2007.

21. (Invited) Parameter estimation for generalized linear model. University of Queensland, Australia, August, 2007

22. (Invited) Shrinkage estimation of drift parameters of Ornstein-Uhlenbeck processes. Workshop on Recent Development in Finance and Applied Statistics, Australian National University and University of Canberra, Australia, August, 2007.

23. (Invited) Empirical Bayes sequential estimation for finite population. First International Workshop in Sequential Methodologies, Auburn, Alabama, 2007

24. (Invited) Delineating the Effect of Mis-specification in Partially Linear Models, DePaul University, Chicago, June 2007

25. (Invited) Delineating the Effect of Mis-specification in Partially Linear Models: Pre-testing, Shrinkage and Lasso. York University, Ontario, January 2007

26. (Invited) Robust estimation of process capability indices. University of Oakland, Michigan, September, 2006

27. (Invited) The Gini mean difference and process capability index. Fifth International Symposium on Business and Industrial Statistics, Lima, Peru, 2006.

28. (Invited) Robust estimation of process capability indices. Colloquium - University of Oakland, Michigan, 2006

29. (Invited) The Gini mean difference and process capability index. Fifth International Symposium on Business and Industrial Statistics, Lima, Peru, 2006.

30. (Invited) Inference concerning the effect size. IASC World Congress, Cyprus, 2005.

31. (Invited) Risk-Reducing shrinkage estimation of Gini index. University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus, 2005.

32. (Invited) Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysis, Malaysia 2005

33. (Invited) On the Asymptotic Probability for the Deviations of Dependent Bootstrap Means from the Sample Mean Annual Meeting, Statistical Society of Canada, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 2005

34. (Invited) Index Estimation in k-sample Problem Gini Lorenz Conference, Seina, Italy Gini, June 2005

35. (Invited) Inference Regarding Gini Index, UC Mini Workshop on Statistics and Applications, University of Canberra, Australia, April 2005

36. (Invited) Shrinkage Estimation in a Survival Model Model, Wellington, Auckland, New Zealand, April 2005

37. (Invited) On the Estimation of Eigenvector 14th International Workshop on Matrices and Statistics, Auckland, New Zealand, March 2005

38. (Invited) Improved estimation in LTRC model. McMaster, November 2004

39. (Invited) Achievements through higher education. AMSC conference, Chicago, 2004

40. (Invited) Estimating reliability functions, University of Southern Illinois, 2004

41. (Invited) Inference concerning quantile for left-truncated and right-censored data. University of North Carolina, 2004.

42. Estimating the parameters of Birnbaum-Saunders lifetime distribution, IISA, Athens, GA, 2004

43. (Invited) Assessing process capability Index for nonnormal processes. 47th Annual Fall Technical Conference, American Society for Quality, 2003

44. (Invited) Four lectures on estimation strategies, University of Trento, Italy, 2003

45. (Invited) Two lectures on decision making, University of West Indies, Jamaica, 2003

46. (Invited) Assessing process capability index for non-normal distributions, IISA conference, DeKalb, USA, 2002

47. Inference concerning quantile for left truncated and right censored data. SSC annual meeting, 2002

48. (Invited) Process capability index for non-normal distributions, University of Western Ontario, 2002

49. (Invited) Pooling component means: Making sense: or folly International Meeting of the Psychometric Society, Osaka, Japan, 2001

50. (Keynote speaker) Improved Estimation. Seventh International Conference of Islamic Society of Statistical Sciences (ISOSS), Lahore, Pakistan, 2001

51. (Invited) Testing the homogeneity of process capability indices. Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Tokyo, Japan (2001)

52. (Invited) Simultaneous estimation of coefficients of variation. University of Tsukuba/University of Tokyo, Japan (2001)

53. Testing the Homogeinity of Process Capabiilty Indices in k Arbitrary Populations, Annnual Meeting of Statistical Society of Canada, Burnaby, BC, 2001

54. (Invited) Application of shrinkage estimation in analysis of reliability and life-testing models. University of Waterloo (2000).

55. (Invited) Colloquium - Simultaneous estimation of correlation coefficients. University Laval, Quebec, 2000.

56. (Invited) Improved estimation of regression coefficients in censored Weibull and extreme value regression model. Second International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Reliability. Bordeaux, France, 2000.

57. (Invited) Workshop on Data Analysis and Statistical Foundations, Field Institute, University of Toronto, 2000.

58. An asymptotic approximation for the birthday problem. Annual meeting of Statistical Society of Canada, Ottawa, 2000.

59. The complete convergence rates of the bootstrap mean. Annual meeting of Statistical Society of Canada, Ottawa, 2000.

60. (Invited) Four Invited lectures, Lahore University, Lahore, Pakistan (2000).

61. (Invited) Application of shrinkage estimation in analysis of reliability and life-testing models. Universite Marne-la-Vallee, France (2000).

62. (Invited) Improved estimation strategies in combining data from various sources. The International Conference on Measurement and Multivariate Analysis. Banff, Canada (2000).

63. (Invited) Strong limit theorems for bootstrapped means. Second International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Reliability. Bordeaux, France (2000).

64. (Invited) Testing the homogeneity of process capability index. Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba (2000).

65. (Invited) Least squares, preliminary test and Stein-type estimation in general vector AR(p) models. Annual meeting of Statistical Society of Canada, Regina (1999).

66. (Invited) To pool or not pool: Intraclass correlations coefficients. Department of Statistics, University of Florida, Gainsville, USA (1999).

67. (Invited) Interdivisional Seminar, Combining data from di erent investigations. Statistics Canada, Government of Canada, Ottawa (1999).

68. (Invited) Colloquium - Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, USA (1999).

69. (Invited) Testing the homogeneity of process capability indices in k arbitrary populations. Presented at the International Conference on Applied Statistical Science, Lawrenceville, NJ, USA (1999).

70. Construction of improved estimators of multinomial proportions. Presented at ICSA Applied Statistics Symposium, Washington D. C., USA (1999).

71. Shrinkage estimation of regression coefficients in a regression model with censored data. Presented at the ENAR Spring Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia (1999)

72. Improved estimation of characteristic roots in principal analysis. Presented at the Tampere Matrix Workshop, Tampere, Finland (1999).

73. Improved estimation of regression coefficients from censored data. 52nd Session of the International Statistical Institute, Helsinki, Finland (1999).

74. (Invited) lecture presented at the International conference in reliability and survival analysis, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, Illinois, USA (1998)

75. (Invited) lecture presented at the International conference organized by the International Indian Statistical Association, Hamilton (1998)

76. (Invited) seminar, shrinkage estimation in exponential regression model with censored data. Department Mathematics and Statistics, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman (1998)

77. (Invited) Colloquium - Stein-like Shrinkage estimation: From past to present. Department Statistical and Actuarial Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario (1998)

78. (Invited) Colloquium - improved estimation of regression coefficients in an exponential regression model with censored data. Department Mathematics and Statistics, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario (1998)

79. (Invited) lecture at Workshop on empirical Bayes and likelihood inference, Montreal (1997)

80. (Invited) lecture at Workshop for research in Statistics and Probability, Ottawa (1997

81. (Invited) lecture presented at the International conference on combinatorial methods and applications to probability and statistics, Hamilton (1997)

82. (Invited) lecture I: presented at the International workshop on applied statistics, Malang, Indonesia. (1996)

83. (Invited) lecture II: presented at the International workshop on applied statistics, Malang, Indonesia. (1996)

84. (Invited) lecture I: presented at the Department of Statistics, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysis, Malaysia (1996)

85. (Invited) lecture II: presented at the Department of Statistics, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysis, Malaysia (1996)

86. (Invited) lecture at Fifth International Conference of ISOSS (1996), Indonesia

87. (Invited) lecture, Malay University, Malaysia (1996)

88. (Invited) lecture I: University of Karachi (1996)

89. (Invited) lecture II: University of Karachi (1996)

90. (Invited) talk, IASIO conference in honor of Professor C. R. Rao, Montreal (1996)

91. (Invited) lecture at Fourth International Conference of ISOSS, Lahore, Pakistan (1994)

92. (Invited) lecture series, University of Karachi (1993)

93. (Invited) lecture at the International Conference on EnvironMetrics, Finland (1992)

94. (Invited) lecture at the International Conference on EnvironMetrics, Madison (1991)

95. (Invited) lecture, University of Karachi (1991)

96. (Invited) lecture I at the Conference on EnvironMetrics Como, Italy (1990)

97. (Invited) lecture II at the Conference on EnvironMetrics Como, Italy (1990)

98. (Invited) lecture at Second International Conference of ISOSS, Johor Bahru, Malaysia (1990)

99. (Invited) lecture at First International Conference of ISOSS, Lahore, Pakistan (1988)

100. Asymptotic theory of simultaneous estimation of coefficients of variations. Presented at the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, (1996)

101. Using incomplete prior information in regression analysis. Presented at the Institute of Mathematical Statistics in Pullman, Washington (1996)

102. Improved simultaneous estimation of intraclass correlation. Department Statistics, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba (1996)

103. Shrinkage estimation of intraclass correlation coefficients. Department Mathematical Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta (1996)

104. Improved estimation in randomized response model. Presented at the joint meeting of Statistical Society of Canada and Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Montreal (1995)

105. Improved biased estimation in regression model. Presented at the fourth international workshop on matrix methods for statistics, Montreal (1995)

106. Pre-test and shrinkage estimation in a randomized response model. University of Exeter, Exeter, England (1995)

107. Randomized response surveys: touching the touchy questions. Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Regina (1995)

108. Large sample pooling procedure for correlation. Colloquium, Bowling Green State University, Ohio, USA (1993)

109. Combining data sources in estimation. Presented at the International conference on Establishments Surveys of the American Statistical Association, Bufflo, USA (1993)

110. Shrinkage estimation in a randomized response model. Colloquium, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario (1993)

111. Asymptotic simultaneous estimation of reliability functions. Colloquium, University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Manitoba (1993)

112. Improved estimation in a multivariate regression model. Presented at the annual meeting of the Statistical Society of Canada, Edmonton (1992)

113. Shrinkage estimation of relative potency. Presented at the joint meeting of Biometrics Society and Institute of Mathematical Statistics, USA (1992)

114. Asymptotic simultaneous estimation of Poisson means. International Conference on Nonparametric Statistics & Related Topics, Ottawa, Canada (1991)

115. Improved estimation for the component mean-vector in a 2p-variate normal distribution. Presented at Statistics Day, University of Regina (1990)

116. Simultaneous asymptotic estimation of Poisson means. Presented at Inter-University Seminar, University of Saskatchewan (1990)

117. Asymptotic discrete data analysis. Colloquium, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario (1990)

118. Shrinkage estimation of the binomial proportion. Colloquium, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan (1990)

119. (Invited) Colloquium, Faculty of Bussiness Admintration, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C. (1989)

120. Use of apriori information in the estimation of binomial proportion. Presented at 47th Session of the International Statistical Institute, Paris, France (1989)

121. (Invited) Colloquium, Department of Mathematics and Statistics,&nb3p; University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario (1989)

122. (Invited) Seminar, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Memorial University of New Foundland, ST. John, Newfound (1989)

123. (Invited) Colloquium, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Pomona State University, Pomona, California USA (1989)

124. Shrinkage estimation in simple multivariate normal regression model. International Conference on Recent Developments in Statistical data Analysis and Inference, Nauchatel, Switzerland (1989)

125. (Invited) Colloquium, Faculty of MAnagement Sciences, St Mary University , Halifax, Nova Scotia (1989)

126. Teaching statistical consulting, computing and data analysis. Special session in the annual meeting of the Statistical Society of Canada, Victoria (1988)

127. Estimation strategies for the intercept vector in a simple linear multivariate normal regression model. Institute of Mathematical Statistics meeting, Boston (1988)

128. Pooling multivariate data. Invited Colloquium, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario (1988)

129. On preliminary test and shrinkage estimation of the mean vector of a multivariate normal distribution in a two-sample problem. Presented in Institute of Mathematical Statistics meeting, Dallas (1987)

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