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

Important Date

February 18 – February 22: Reading Week (No classes)

Upcoming Exam

STAT 1000 Midterm
Monday, March 4 at 5:30 p.m.

Upcoming Seminars

Statistics seminar: Aleeza Gerstein: “Levelling up R for Statistical Research and Teaching (Vignettes from RStudio::Conf)” — Thursday, February 28 at 2:45 p.m., P230 Duff Roblin.

Statistics seminar: Jame Fu: “Distribution of number of Levels in [s]-specified random permutation: A finite Markov Chain Imbedding Approach” — Thursday, March 7 at 2:45 p.m., P230 Duff Roblin.

Statistics seminar: Alison Gibbs: “Teaching Statistics in a Data Science World” — Thursday, March 21 at 2:45 p.m., P230 Duff Roblin.

Where are they now?

Llwellyn Maria Armstrong, M.Sc (1992)

Julie Mojica, M.Sc. (2003)