The proceedings of the workshop will be published by Springer (Series: Lecture Notes in Statistics - Proceedings) and will be edited by F.Durante, W.Härdle and P.Jaworski. The volume will consist of some invited papers and several contributed by the participants of the workshop (the deadline for submission is 20th August 2012).

The contributions should not exceed 10 pages. In preparing it, please take into account the following additional suggestions:

The contributions should be formatted according to the instructions and the style described in the attached zip file (download).

A TEX file and a PDF file of your contribution (your_name.tex and your_name.pdf) should be sent by email to: (the deadline is 20th August). Each contribution will be reviewed by one Referee.

Please, provide a preliminary abstract with final title and names of the authors as soon as possible.