Financial Statistics/Marketing Seminar

Sponsored by SORA - the Southern Ontario Chapter of the American Statistical Association and the Southern Ontario Regional Association of the Statistical Society of Canada. This seminar is co-sponsored by SAS, the Bank of Nova Scotia, the Royal Bank and Trans Union of Canada and is the twentieth in a series.

Everyone is welcome to attend. There is no fee for these seminars, but space is limited so pre-registration is essential.

Guest Speaker:

Victor Zurkowski

Mathematical technologies in marketing models


Wednesday, September 29, 2004


2:00 - 3:30 pm


Productivity Room
RBC Training Centre
10th Floor,
20 King Street West,

Take the King Subway exit on the north-west side of King and Yonge.

For those who drive, please don't park on any main streets (King, Yonge, Bay or Adelaide);
cars will be towed away from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.


Dr. Victor Zurkowski is a technical consultant with experience in Predictive Modeling, Data Mining, and Clustering applied to Marketing. Since 2001 he has worked at Generation5, where he has lead projects for retail, service, and financial industries. He holds advanced degrees in Mathematics and Statistics from leading North-American universities. Dr. Zurkowski brings to projects several years of experience in Statistical Analysis, the ability to frame business problems technically and to determine the leading edge analytic tools that best leverage data to solve each problem.


Generation5 business is founded on three pillars: databases, data-mining software, and marketing consulting. As a statistician working at G5, I have access to the three aspects of the business. I will present an example of how G5 tools are currently applied. I will also show how theoretical results from non-parametric regression relate to our work at G5.

Please RSVP

If you plan to attend this seminar, please RSVP to Alison Burnham by e-mail. Please contact Alison if you want more information about the SORA Financial Statistics/Marketing Seminars.

Alison Burnham
Chair, SORA Committee for Financial Statistics & Marketing
Exchange Solutions Inc.
(416) 646-7103




Co-sponsorship for these seminars is provided by SAS, Scotiabank, RBC Financial Group and Trans Union of Canada.

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