Statistics Colloquium

AUTUMN QUARTER 2022

Format: Typically a speaker will present an introduction and survey of a particular problem, application, or research area of current statistical interest. Seminars usually last 50 minutes, with additional time for discussion. A reception will be held before each seminar.


MONDAY, November 28, 2022, at 4:30 PM, in Jones 303, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
Refreshments before the seminar in Jones 304 at 4:00 PM. 
MLADEN KOLAR, Econometrics and Statistics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
"Adaptive Stochastic Optimization with Constraints

MONDAY, November 14, 2022, at 4:30 PM, in Jones 303, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
Refreshments before the seminar in Jones 304 at 4:00 PM. 
WILL FITHIAN, Department of Statistics, University of California, Berkeley
"Conditional calibration: controlling FDR under dependence, uniformly improving knockoffs, and estimating model selection FDR

MONDAY, November 7, 2022, at 4:30 PM, in Jones 303, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
Refreshments before the seminar in Jones 304 at 4:00 PM. 
KATHRYN ROEDER, Department of Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University
"Model-free prediction test and distribution-free independence test for high dimension data with applications to genomics data" 

MONDAY, October 31, 2022, at 4:30 PM, in Jones 303, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
Refreshments before the seminar in Jones 304 at 4:00 PM. 
HONGTU ZHU, Department of Biostatistics, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina
"Statistical Analysis of Shape Data in Large-Scale Biomedical Studies

MONDAY, October 24, 2022, at 4:30 PM, in Jones 303, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
Refreshments before the seminar in Jones 304 at 4:00 PM. 
ZONGMING MA, Department of Statistics and Data Science, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
"Matching and integration of datasets with low-rank signals and applications in single-cell data analysis

MONDAY, October 17, 2022, at 4:30 PM, in Jones 303, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
Refreshments before the seminar in Jones 304 at 4:00 PM. 
PHILIPPE RIGOLLET, Departments of Mathematics, MIT
"The sample complexity of learning transport maps

MONDAY, October 10, 2022, at 4:30 PM, in Jones 303, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
Refreshments before the seminar in Jones 304 at 4:00 PM. 
DANIELA WITTEN, Departments of Biostatistics and Statistics, University of Washington
"Double dipping: problems and solutions, with application to single-cell RNA-sequencing data

MONDAY, October 3, 2022, at 4:30 PM, in Jones 303, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
Refreshments before the seminar in Jones 304 at 4:00 PM. 
CHAO GAO, Departments of Statistics, The University of Chicago
"Detection and Recovery of Sparse Signal Under Correlation

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