Statistics Seminars in 2008

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Tuesday, December 16
Yi Eva Hua, Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba: “Optimal Investment and Consumption Problems with Hidden Markov and Regime Switching Models”
Thursday, December 4
Peter Loly, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Manitoba: “Magical Squares and Some Statistical Issues”
Friday, November 28
N. Balakrishnan, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, McMaster University: “Over/Under-Dispersed Poisson Distributions and Processes”
Thursday, November 27
Larry Weldon, Department of Statistics & Actuarial Science, Simon Fraser University: “Some Simple, Useful, But Seldom Taught Statistical Techniques”
Thursday, November 20
Llwellyn Armstrong, Ducks Unlimited Canada, Oak Hammock Marsh: “A Statistician Braving the Wilds”
Tuesday, November 18
Taraneh Abarin, Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba: “Second-Order Least Squares Estimation in Regression Models, with Applications to Measurement Error Problems”
Thursday, November 13
John Braun, Department of Statistical & Actuarial Sciences, University of Western Ontario: “Fitting a Stochastic Fire Spread Model to Data”
Wednesday, October 29
Miao Mandy Zhang, Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba: “Optimal Semi-Foldover Plans for Two-Level Fractional Factorial Designs”
Friday, August 22
Qi Er Angela Tan, Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba: “Waiting Time to Health Services”
Thursday, August 21
Hui Chen, Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba: “Analysis of Variance Tests for Exponentiality of Two Distributions: Complete and Censored Samples”
Monday, August 11
See Tong Chris Lim, Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba: “Generalized Autoregressive Conditional Heteroscedastic Modeling in Finance: Inferences from Stock Prices”
Friday, August 8
Bo Wang, Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba: “Optimal Foldover Plans for Two-Level Fractional Factorial Designs”
Monday, May 5
Peter X. Song, Department of Biostatistics University of Michigan: “Composite Likelihood Approach to Gene Network Construction”
Thursday, April 3
Feiyue Wang, Department of Environment & Geography & Department of Chemistry, University of Manitoba: “Environmetrics: Some Challenges and Opportunities”
Thursday, March 27
Klaus P√∂tzelberger, University of Economics and Business Administration Vienna: “Estimating Boundary Crossing Probabilities for Diffusion Processes by Adaptive Control Variables”
Thursday, March 13
James Fu, Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba: “Large Sample Point Estimation & Higher Order Asymptotic Efficiency”
Friday, February 29
M. G. Bickis, University of Saskatchewan: “Predicting the Next Pandemic: An Exercise in Imprecise Hazards”
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)