Past Events

2018

Statistics Colloquium:  Arnoldo Frigessi

4:30–5:30 pm Eckhart 133

Joint Seminar with the Stevanovich Center

ARNOLDO FRIGESSI, Department of Biostatistics, University of Oslo
“Towards Personalized Computer Simulation of Breast Cancer Treatment: A Multi-scale Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Model Informed by Multi-type Patient Data”

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Oct 8

Statistics Colloquium:  Edgar Dobriban

4:30–5:30 pm Eckhart 133

EDGAR DOBRIBAN, Statistics Department, The Wharton School, The University of Pennsylvania
“How to Deal with Big Data? Understanding Large-scale Distributed Regression”

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Oct 15

Statistics Colloquium:  Boaz Nadler

4:30 pm–5:30 am Eckhart 133

BOAZ NADLER
Department of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Weizmann Institute of Science
“Unsupervised Ensemble Learning”

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Oct 22

Statistics Colloquium:  Panagiotis Toulis

4:30–5:30 pm Eckhart 133

PANAGIOTIS TOULIS,
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
“Randomization Tests for Causal Inference with Interference Between Units”

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Oct 29

Statistics Colloquium:  Weijie Su

4:30–5:30 pm Eckhart 133

WEIJIE SU, Statistics Department, The Wharton School, The University of Pennsylvania
“Uncertainty Quantification for Online Learning”

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Nov 5

Billingsley Lectures on Probability:  Allan Sly

9:40–9:40 am Kent 120

BILLINGSLEY LECTURES ON PROBABILITY IN HONOR OF PATRICK BILLINGSLEY
ALLAN SLY, Department of Mathematics, Princeton University
“Phase Transitions of Random Constraint Satisfaction Problems”

Reception following the seminar at 5:00 PM, in Jones 111, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue

Nov 8

Statistics Colloquium:  Nancy Zhang

4:30–5:30 pm Eckhart 133

NANCY ZHANG, Statistics Department, The Wharton School, The University of Pennsylvania
“Transfer Learning in Single Cell Transcriptomics”

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Nov 12

Statistics Colloquium:  Miaoyan Wang

11:06–11:06 am

MIAOYAN WANG, Department of Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
“Learning from Binary Multiway Data: Probabilistic Tensor Decomposition and its Statistical Optimality”

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Nov 19

Statistics Colloquium:  Jinchi Lv

4:30–5:30 pm Eckhart 133

JINCHI LV, Departments of Data Sciences and Operations, University of Southern California
“Asymptotic Theory of Eigenvectors for Large Random Matrices with Applications to Network Inference”


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Nov 26

Statistics Colloquium

4:30–5:30 pm

PETER HOFF, Department of Statistical Science, Duke University
“FAB Tests and Intervals for Multilevel Data”

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Dec 3