Brad Johnson, Associate Professor
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Associate Professor

Office 375 Machray Hall
204-474-8162

(On Leave until Dec. 31/17)

Research Interests

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

  • 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

Important Dates

October 5 – October 6: Fall Term break (No classes)

October 9: Thanksgiving Day (University Closed)

Upcoming Seminars

PIMS lecture: Robert Serfling: “Depth Functions in Multivariate & Other Data Settings: Concepts, Perspectives, Challenges” — Thursday, September 28 at 4 p.m., Robert Schultz Theatre.

Statistics seminar: Zeinab Mashreghi: “Resampling procedures in the presence of missing data applied to high entropy sampling designs” — Thursday, October 12 at 2:45 p.m., 301 Biological Sciences.

Statistics seminar: Francis Zwiers — Thursday, October 19 at 2:45 p.m., 301 Biological Sciences.

PIMS lecture: Melania Alvarez — Thursday, October 26 at 4 p.m., Robert Schultz Theatre.

Where are they now?

Yung-Ming Chang, Ph.D. (2002)

Carl James Schwarz, Ph.D (1988)