We thank the following institutions for their generous funding

  • American Statistical Association (ASA).
  • The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences, Canada.
  • Institute of Mathematical Statistics.
  • National Institute of Health (NIH), USA.
  • National Science Foundation (NSF), USA.
  • Office of Naval Research (ONR), USA.
  • The Mathematics of Information Technology and Complex systems (MITACS), Canada.
  • Faculty of Arts, York University, Canada.