Statistics & Actuarial Science Seminars for 2009-2010

Seminars will usually be held in the IRMACS Theatre in room 10900 of the Applied Sceinces Building (ASB 10900) at 1:30pm (exceptions will be noted in the seminar entry). Directions to the IRMACS Centre can be found here.

Refreshments will be served in the the IRMACS Meeting/Coffee Room (ASB 10941) 15 minutes prior to the seminar.

Click on the title of the talk to see the corresponding abstract.


Date

Location

Speaker

Title

Friday
September 25, 2009
1:30

K 90509
Mei Ling Ting Lee, University of Maryland
Threshold Regression for Analysis of Time-to-Event Data
Friday
October 2, 2009
1:30

Room 3310, Surrey Campus
Zhaosong Lu, Department of Mathematics, SFU
An Augmented Lagrangian Approach for Sparse Principal Component Analysis
Friday
October 30, 2009
1:30

ASB 10900
James A. Peltier FAS Network Support Group, SFU
An introduction to "The Colony" HPC cluster
Friday
November 6, 2009
1:30

ASB 10900
Jason Loeppky, UBC - Okanagan
Projection Array Based Designs for Computer Experiments
Friday
November 13, 2009
1:30

ASB 10900
Claudia Tebaldi, Research Scientist, Climate Central
Future changes in temperature and precipitation from global climate models' output: a Bayesian approach
Friday
November 27, 2009
1:30

ASB 10900
Jose Garrido Concordia University
Estimation of the jump size distribution in a Lévy risk process
Friday
January 22, 2010
1:30

ASB 10900
Naisyin Wang, Univ of Michigan
Functional Latent Feature Models
Friday
January 29, 2010
1:30

ASB 10900
Alyson Wilson, Iowa State
Bayesian Methods for Estimating the Reliability of Complex System using Heterogeneous Multilevel Data
Friday
Feb 5, 2010
1:30

K9509
V. Seshadri, McGill
Some new independence properties for the inverse Gaussian law
Friday
Feb 12, 2010
1:30

K9509
Hugh Chipman, Acadia Univ
Mixed Membership Stochastic Block Model for Email Networks
Friday
March 5, 2010
1:30

ASB 10900
Will Welch, UBC
Analyzing Computer Experiments: What Matters, What Doesn't
Friday
March 12, 2010
1:30

ASB 10900
John Stufken, University of Georgia
Carry-over effects when using crossover designs
Friday
March 19, 2010
1:30

ASB 10900
Yangxin Huang, University of South Florida
A Bayesian Approach in Differential Equation Dynamic Models: Incorporating Clinical Factors and Covariates
Friday
April 9, 2010
1:30

K9509
Marvin Zelen, Harvard Univ
Models in Action: How simple models can lead to better understanding of observed phenomenon
Friday
April 16, 2010
1:30

ASB 10900
Mark Girolami, University of Glasgow
Riemann Manifold Langevin and Hamiltonian Monte Carlo
Friday
April 23, 2010
1:30

ASB 10900
Rahul Mukerjee, Indian Institute of Management
A Trigonometric Approach to Quaternary Code Designs with Application to One-Eighth and One-Sixteenth Fractions
Friday
July 9, 2010
1:30

ASB 10900
Lan Zhou, Texas A&M University
Reduced rank models for spatially correlated functional data
Friday
July 16, 2010
1:30

ASB 10900
Jianhua Huang, Texas A&M University
The Analysis of Two-Way Functional Data Using Two-Way Regularized Singular Value Decompositions
Friday
July 30, 2010
1:30

ASB 10900
Jeff Wu, Georgia Tech
Kriging and Alternatives in Computer Experiments
Friday
August 6, 2010
1:30

ASB 10900
Weixin Yao, Kansas State
Mixtures of regressions with unknown error density
Friday
August 13, 2010
1:30

ASB 10900
Luigi Salmaso, Univ of Padova, Italy
Multi-aspect permutation tests with applications



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