Statistics Seminars in 2010

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Thursday, November 18
Shaun S. Wulff, Department of Statistics, University of Wyoming and Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba: “Residuals for the General Linear Model with Patterned Covariance Matrices”
Friday, November 5
Mahmoud Torabi, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba: “Small Area Estimation and Measurement Errors”
Tuesday, November 2
Jon N.K. Rao, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Carleton University: “Robust Small Area Estimation”
Thursday, October 28
Thierry Duchesne, Département de Mathématiques et de Statistique, Université Laval: “Inference Methods for the Conditional Logistic Regression Model with Longitudinal Data Arising from Animal Habitat Selection Studies”
Thursday, October 21
Julien Arino, Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba: “The Global Air Transportation Network and the Spread of Infectious Pathogens”
Thursday, October 14
Román Viveros-Aguilera, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McMaster University: “Multivariate Exponentially Weighted Moving Average (MEWMA) Charting Under Steady-State Operation”
Thursday, September 30
Narayanaswamy Balakrishnan, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McMaster University: “System Signatures and Properties”
Thursday, September 23
Thomas A. Louis, Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health: “Association Tests that Accommodate Genotyping Uncertainty”
Friday, September 17
Jeff Babb, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Winnipeg: “Joins Counts Measures of Spatial Autocorrelation for Areal Units”
Friday, May 21
Su-Fen Yang, Department of Statistics, National Chengchi University: “New Variables Nonparametric Control Charts”
Wednesday, April 7
Éric Marchand, Départment de Mathématiques, Université de Sherbrooke: “Estimation of Bounded Normal Means: Some Recent and Not so Recent Results”
Wednesday, April 7
John F. Brewster, Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba: “Post-Data Pivotal Inference in Constrained Parameter Space Problems---with Application to Industrial Split-Plot Experiments”
Tuesday, April 6
William E. Strawderman, Department of Statistics, Rutgers University: “Robust Bayes Minimax Estimators of Location Vectors”
Tuesday, April 6
Alexandre Leblanc and Mohammad Jafari Jozani, Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba: “Minimax Invariant Estimation of a Continuous Distribution Function”
Thursday, April 1
Dennis K.J. Lin, Department of Statistics, The Pennsylvania State University: “BIG Statistics”
Tuesday, March 23
Brad Johnson, Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba: “On the Normal, Poisson and Finite Markov Chain Imbedding Approximations for Runs and Patterns”
Tuesday, March 23
Yuliya Martsynyuk, Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba: “New Multivariate Central Limit Theorems for Linear Structural and Functional Error-in-variables Models”
Thursday, March 18
Mohammad Jafari Jozani, Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba: “Credibility Premium Analysis under Balanced Loss Functions”
Thursday, March 18
Katherine Davies, Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba: “Simultaneous Closeness of Order Statistics to Population Quantiles”
Friday, February 12
Douglas Woolford, Department of Mathematics, Wilfrid Laurier University: “Convergent Data Sharpening, Some Theory and Examples”
Thursday, February 11
Miklós Csörgő, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Carleton University: “The Probable Error of a Change in a Mean”
Thursday, January 21
Miroslaw Pawlak, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Manitoba: “Statistical Inference for Image Symmetry”