Past Events

2021

Stephen Bates

Statistics Colloquium: Stephen Bates

4:00–5:00 pm Via Zoom

MONDAY, April 12, 2021, at 4:00 PM, Via Zoom
STEPHEN BATES, Departments of Statistics and EECS, UC Berkeley
“Distribution-Free, Risk-Controlling Prediction Sets”

Apr 12
Vladimir Vovk

Statistics Colloquium: Vladimir Vovk

12:00–1:00 pm Via Zoom

MONDAY, April 5, 2021, at 12:00 PM, Via Zoom
VLADIMIR VOVK, Centre for Reliable Machine Learning and Department of Computer Science, Royal Holloway, University of London
“Conformal Prediction and Testing”

Apr 5
Bhaswar B. Bhattacharya

Statistics Colloquium: Bhaswar B. Bhattacharya

4:00–5:00 pm Via Zoom

BHASWAR B. BHATTACHARYA, Statistics Department, University of Pennsylvania
“Detection Thresholds for Distribution-Free Non-Parametric Tests: The Curious Case of Dimension 8”

Mar 8
Zhuoran Yang, Princeton University

Statistics Colloquium: Zhuoran Yang

2:00–3:00 pm Via Zoom

NOTE:  Seminar begins at 2:00 PM!
Joint Seminar with the Department of Computer Science
ZHUORAN YANG, Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering, Princeton University
“Demystifying (Deep) Reinforcement Learning: The Pessimist, The Optimist, and Their Provable Efficiency”

Mar 8
Daniel Xiang, PhD Student

Student Seminar: Daniel Xiang

2:00–3:00 pm Via Zoom

Dissertation Proposal Presentation
DANIEL XIANG, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“Statistical Sparsity in Detection and Large Scale Testing Problems”

Mar 2
Sumit Mukhurjee

Statistics Colloquium: Sumit Mukhurjee

4:00–5:00 pm Via Zoom

SUMIT MUKHERJEE, Department of Statistics, Columbia University
“Global Testing for Dependent Bernoullis”

Mar 1
Zeqi Mao, MS Student

Student Seminar: Zeqi Mao

4:30–5:30 pm Via Zoom

Master’s Thesis Presentation
ZEQI MAO, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“Online Covariance Matrix Estimation in Stochastic Gradient Descent with Application in Music Recognition”

Feb 25
Juxian Wang, MS Student

Student Seminar: Juxian Wang

1:00–2:00 pm Via Zoom

Master’s Thesis Presentation
JUXIAN WANG, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“Contrastive Learning with Computer-Generated Images”

Feb 24
Jiongyi Cao, MS student

Student Seminar: Jiongyi Cao

9:30–10:30 am Via Zoom

Master’s Thesis Presentation
JIONGYI CAO, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“An Application of a Two-stage Mixed-Effects Location-Scale Model with Machine Learning”

Feb 24
Isabela Kernin, MS Student

Student Seminar: Isabela Kernin

2:00–2:30 pm Via Zoom

Master’s Thesis Presentation
ISABELA KERNIN, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“Exploring Host Response to SARS-CoV-2 Through Differential Expression Analysis”

Feb 23