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)