Nancy Reid

Department of Statistics, University of Toronto

“Aspects of Likelihood Inference”

Date: Thursday, January 30, 2014

Inference based on the likelihood function has a prominent role in both theoretical and applied statistics. This talk will review some of the more recent developments in likelihood-based inference, with an emphasis on adaptations developed for models with complex structure or large numbers of nuisance parameters.

Upcoming Seminars

PIMS lecture: Anthony Bonato — Thursday, November 30 at 4 p.m., Robert Schultz Theatre.

Interdisciplinary seminar: Lena Kourkoutis — Friday, December 1 at 4 p.m., Robert Schultz Theatre.

Where are they now?

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

Jeffrey Alan Sloan, Ph.D. (1991)