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”
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)