Past Events

2019

Statistics Colloquium: David M. Blei

4:30–5:30 pm Eckhart 133

DAVID M. BLEI, Departments of Statistics and Computer Science, Columbia University
“The Blessings of Multiple Causes”

Apr 8

Statistics Colloquium: Gregory Valiant

4:30–5:30 pm Eckhart 133

GREGORY VALIANT, Department of Computer Science, Stanford University
“When Your Big Data Seems Too Small”

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Mar 11

Statistics Colloquium: Mark Van Der Laan

4:30–4:30 pm Eckhart 133

MARK VAN DER LAAN, Departments of Biostatistics and Statistics, University of California, Berkeley
“Targeted Minimum Loss Estimation with the Highly Adaptive Lasso: Applications in Causal Inference”

Mar 4

Statistics Colloquium: Jeff Leek

4:30–5:30 pm Eckhart 133

JEFF LEEK, The Johns Hopkins Data Science Lab & Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
“Data Science Education as a Scalable Economic and Public Health Intervention”

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Feb 25

Statistics Colloquium: Pragya Sur

4:30–5:30 pm Eckhart 133

PRAGYA SUR, Department of Statistics, Stanford University
“A Modern Maximum-Likelihood Approach for High-Dimensional Logistic Regression”


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Feb 11

Statistics Colloquium: Jonathan Weed

4:00–5:00 pm

JONATHAN WEED, The Statistics and Data Science Center & Department of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
“Fast Rates and Fast Algorithms for the Wasserstein Distance”


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Feb 6

Statistics Colloquium: Subhabrata Sen

4:30–5:30 pm Eckhart 133

SUBHABRATA SEN, Microsoft Research Lab – New England & Department of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
“Network Data: Modeling and Statistical Analysis”

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Feb 4

Statistics Colloquium: James Johndrow

1:00–2:00 pm Kent 120

JAMES JOHNDROW, Department of Statistics, Stanford University
“Bayes Shrinkage at GWAS Scale”


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Jan 31

Statistics Colloquium: Jingshu Wang

4:30–5:30 pm Eckhart 133

JINGSHU WANG, Statistics Department, The Wharton School, The University of Pennsylvania
“Data Denoising for Single-cell RNA Sequencing”

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Jan 28

Statistics Colloquium: Eugene Katsevich

4:00–5:00 pm

EUGENE KATSEVICH, Department of Statistics, Stanford University
“Multiple Testing for Modern Data: Structure, Curation, and Replicability”

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Jan 24