Statistics Seminars in 2007

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Wednesday, December 5
John Brewster, Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba: “Convexity, Jensen's Inequality and Benefits of Noisy Mechanical Ventilation”
Wednesday, November 21
A. Thavaneswaran, Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba: “Forecasting and Filtering for Volatility Models”
Wednesday, November 21
Xikui Wang, Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba: “Dynamic Pricing in the Face of Unknown Demands”
Wednesday, November 14
Brad Johnson, Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba: “A Large Deviation Approximation for the Number of i.i.d. Samples Required to Observe all of the Balls in a Box”
Wednesday, November 14
Alexandre Leblanc, Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba: “Weierstrass, Bernstein, Kantorovitch and the Estimation of Distribution and Density Functions”
Tuesday, October 30
Liqun Wang, Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba (joint with IIMS): “First Passage Time Distributions for Diffusion Processes and Time-Dependent Barriers”
Friday, October 26
N. Balakrishnam, McMaster University: “Permanents, Order-Statistics, Outliers and Robustness”
Wednesday, August 22
Deli Li, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Lakehead University: “Some Weak Limit Theorems for the Largest Entries of Sample Correlation Matrices”
Monday, July 23
John Brewster, Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba: “On Frequentist and Bayesian Approaches to Inference in Industrial Split-Plot Screening Experiments”
Monday, April 9
Lijian Yan, Department of Statistics and Probability, Michigan State University : “Bandwidths, B-spline, Knots, Nadaraya-Watson Estimator, Nonparametric Regression”
Monday, April 2
Edit Gombay, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Alberta: “Sequential Methods”
Thursday, March 29
John Braun, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Sciences, University of Western Ontario: “Local Likelihood Density Estimation for Interval Censored Data”
Wednesday, March 14
Gary Wang, Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Manitoba: “Optimization Methods in Support Of Modern Engineering Design ”
Thursday, February 1
David Stanford, Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences University of Western Ontario: “Organ Transplant Queues”
Important Dates

March 31: Last date for Voluntary Withdrawal (VW) from Winter Term and Fall/Winter Term spanned courses.

April 3: Summer Term registration begins

Upcoming Exam

STAT 2400 A01 Midterm 2
Wednesday, April 5 at 2:30 p.m.

Upcoming Seminars

Statistics seminar: Eugene Huang: “Restoration of Monotonicity Respecting in Dynamic Regression” — Thursday, April 6 at 2:45 p.m., 527 Buller.

Data talk: Ehsan Khafipour — Thursday, April 13 at 2:45 p.m., 527 Buller.

Statistics seminar: Saumen Mandal — Thursday, April 20 at 2:45 p.m., 527 Buller.

Where are they now?

Lesley Crisostomo Alagar, M.Sc. (2006)

Chel Hee Lee, M.Sc. (2009)