Statistics Seminars in 2009

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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”
Important Date

September 4: Labour Day (University Closed)

Upcoming Exams

STAT 1000 A03 Final
Friday, August 25 at 1:30 p.m.

STAT 2000 A01 Final
Friday, August 25 at 6:00 p.m.

Upcoming Seminar

Statistics seminar: Naitee Ting: “Design of Dose-Response Clinical Trials” — Thursday, September 21 at 2:45 p.m., 301 Biological Sciences.

Where are they now?

Wan-Chen Lee, Ph.D. (2014)

Shirley Mills, M.Sc. (1970)