Brad Johnson, Associate Professor
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Associate Professor

Office 375 Machray Hall
(204) 474-8162

Research Interests

complex analytics, probability, stochastic processes, mathematical statistics, distribution theory of runs and patterns, sampling theory

Recent Publications

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Conference/Workshop Presentations

  • Randomized Nomination Sampling in Finite Populations. Annual Meeting of the Statistical Society of Canada, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, June 12-15, 2011.
  • Randomized Nomination Sampling in Finite Populations. Statistics Seminar, Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba, March 23, 2011
  • Approximations for Runs and Patterns. International Workshop on Applied Probability. Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Colmenarejo, Madrid, Spain. July 5-8, 2010 (Invited)
  • On the normal, Poisson and finite Markov chain imbedding approximations for runs and patterns. Fu-Fest 2009, A Symposium in Honour of James C. Fu. University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada. May 27-28, 2009.
  • A large deviation type approximation for the number of i.i.d. samples to see all of the balls in an urn. International Workshop on Applied Probability, Université de Technologie de Compiègne, France. July 7-10, 2008. (Invited)
  • Coupon collecting in the presence of rare coupons. Annual Meeting of the Statistical Society of Canada, Ottawa, Canada. May 25-29, 2008. (Contributed Poster, Joint with Qiujing Zhou).
  • On the number of samples required to observe all of the balls in an urn. Applied and Computational Mathematics Seminar, Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba, Nov. 28, 2008. (Invited)
  • On the expected number of i.i.d. samples to see all of the balls in an urn. International Workshop on Applied Probability, University of Connecticut. May, 2006. (Invited)

Current and Past Graduate Students

  • Nirodha Epasinghege (M.Sc., current)
  • Ankit Doshi (Ph.D., Current, co-supervised with Saman Muthukumarana)
  • Ayat Al-Meanazel (Ph.D., 2016)
  • Mohammad Nourmohammadi (Ph.D., 2015, co-supervised with Mohammad Jafari Jozani)
  • Qiujing (Julia) Zhou (M.Sc., 2013)
  • Carrie Paquette (M.Sc., 2009)
  • Milana Karaganis (M.Sc., 2009)

Memberships

Graduations

Congratulations to our October, 2018 graduates: Jenna Tichon (Ph.D.), Kanika Grover (M.Sc.), Mohammed Kamso (M.Sc.), Inesh Munaweera Arachchilage (M.Sc.), Joynob Siddiqua (M.Sc.), Shamsia Sobhan (M.Sc.).

Important Date

October 3: Fee Payment Deadline Fall Term

Upcoming Seminars

Statistics seminar: Mohammad Jafari Jozani: “Quantile Regression with Nominated Samples: An example in Osteoporosis Analysis” — Thursday, September 27 at 2:45 p.m., P230 Duff Roblin.

Statistics seminar: Yuliya Martsynyuk — Thursday, October 4 at 2:45 p.m., P230 Duff Roblin.

Statistics seminar: Darja Barr: “Evidence Driven Best Practices for Teaching the Mathematical Sciences” — Thursday, October 11 at 2:45 p.m., P230 Duff Roblin.

Statistics seminar: Sherif Sherif: “Sparsity-based image processing” — Thursday, October 18 at 2:45 p.m., P230 Duff Roblin.

Where are they now?

Taraneh Abarin, Ph.D. (2009)

Yanqing Yi, Ph.D. (2008)