Congratulations to our October, 2017 graduate: Bo Yun Min (M.Sc.).

Statistics Seminars in 2009

**Wednesday, December 16**-
**Tung-Lung Wu**(Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Linear and Non-Linear Boundary Crossing Probabilities for Brownian Motion and Related Processes” **Thursday, December 10**-
**Jean-François Angers**(Département de Mathématiques et de Statistique, Université de Montréal): “Modelling and Estimating Individual and Firm Effects with Panel Data” **Thursday, December 3**-
**Stéphane Durocher**(Department of Computer Science, University of Manitoba): “The Projection Median of a Set of Points” **Friday, November 27**-
**John Petkau**(Department of Statistics, University of British Columbia): “Neutralizing Antibodies and the Efficacy of Interferon Beta-1b in Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Trials” **Tuesday, November 24**-
**Jiayang Sun**(Department of Statistics, Case Western Reserve University): “Non-Fourier Estimation in Measurement Error Problems” **Monday, November 23**-
**Pierre Duchesne**(Département de Mathématiques et de Statistique, Université de Montréal): “On Diagnostic Checking Time Series Models with Portmanteau Test Statistics Based on Generalized Inverses and {2}-Inverses” **Friday, November 20**-
**Lisa M. Lix**(Centennial Chair, School of Public Health, University of Saskatchewan): “Testing Multiple Outcome Variables in the Presence of Correlation, Non-Normality, and Variance Heterogeneity” **Friday, November 20**-
**Phongsack Manivong**(Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Probability Estimation Using Normalized Beta Kernels” **Tuesday, November 10**-
**Jeffrey S. Rosenthal**(Department of Statistics, University of Toronto ): “Adapting Markov Chain Monte Carlo Algorithms” **Monday, November 9**-
**Jeffrey S. Rosenthal**(Department of Statistics, University of Toronto ): “The Curious World of Probabilities” **Friday, November 6**-
**Bradley Jones**(JMP Division of SAS): “Computer Aided Design of Experiments Using the Custom Designer in JMP” **Thursday, November 5**-
**Bradley Jones**(JMP Division of SAS): “Optimal Designs with Minimal Aliasing” **Thursday, October 29**-
**Shojaeddin Chenouri**(University of Waterloo): “Center-Outward Ranks and Multi-Sample Tests in Presence of Incomplete Data” **Thursday, October 8**-
**Djemel Ziou**(Université de Sherbrooke): “Learning of Data Collections in High-Dimensional Spaces Without Supervision” **Thursday, September 24**-
**Smiley W. Cheng**(Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Single Variable Control Charts – An Overview” **Thursday, September 17**-
**Miklós Csörgő and Yuliya V. Martsynyuk**(Carleton University (Ottawa) and University of Manitoba): “A glimpse of the first 100 year impact of "Student" (1908): The probable error of a mean, Biometrika, 6, 1-25” **Thursday, August 27**-
**You Liang**(Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Bandit Processes with Covariates” **Monday, August 17**-
**Carrie Paquette**(Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Statistical Analysis of Trends in Red River Water Quality Over a 45-Year Period” **Monday, July 27**-
**Mohammad Ziaul Islam Chowdhury**(Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Designing to Estimate Certain Parameters or Parametric Functions Independently of Others” **Tuesday, June 30**-
**David Ruppert**(School of Operations Research and Information Engineering, Cornell University): “Semiparametric Regression, Penalized Splines, and Mixed Models” **Tuesday, June 30**-
**Raymond J. Carroll**(Department of Statistics, Texas A&M University): “Robust Powerful Methods for Understanding Gene-Gene and Gene-Environment Interactions” **Thursday, June 11**-
**Milana Karaganis**(Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Small Area Estimation for Survey Data: A Hierarchical Bayes Approach” **Wednesday, June 10**-
**Éric Marchand**(Département de mathématiques, Université de Sherbrooke): “Estimation in Restricted Parameter Spaces: A Review” **Thursday, April 9**-
**Taraneh Abarin**(Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Second-Order Least Squares Estimation in Quasilikelihood Variance Function Models with Application in Measurement Error Problems” **Monday, March 16**-
**Chel Hee Lee**(Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Efficient Random Sample Generation Through Random Discretization” **Thursday, March 12**-
**Wilf Falk**(Manitoba Bureau of Statistics, Government of Manitoba and Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Role of the Statistician in the Climate of Economic Uncertainty” **Tuesday, February 10**-
**Katherine Davies**(Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Pitman Closeness of Order Statistics to Population Quantiles” **Thursday, February 5**-
**Saumen Mandal**(Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “A Class of Multiplicative Algorithms for Constructing Optimizing Distributions” **Thursday, February 5**-
**Liqun Wang**(Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Introduction to the Problem of Covariate Measurement Error in Regression” **Thursday, January 29**-
**Christopher Adams**(Probe Research): “Doing Surveys with Aboriginal People in Manitoba: Innovative Sampling Techniques”

Graduations

Congratulations to our October, 2017 graduate: Bo Yun Min (M.Sc.).

Upcoming Exams

**
STAT 1000
Midterm
**

Monday, October 30
at
5:30 p.m.

**
STAT 2000
Midterm
**

Wednesday, November 1
at
5:30 p.m.

Upcoming Seminars

PIMS lecture:
**Melania Alvarez** —
Thursday, October 26 at 4 p.m.,
Robert Schultz Theatre.

Statistics seminar:
**Paul Gustafson** —
Thursday, November 9 at 2:45 p.m.,
301 Biological Sciences.

Statistics seminar:
**Miroslaw Pavlak** —
Thursday, November 23 at 2:45 p.m.,
301 Biological Sciences.

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

Where are they now?

Robert I. Rollwagen, M.Sc (1974)

You Liang, Ph.D. (2015)