Congratulations to our October, 2018 graduates: Jenna Tichon (Ph.D.), Kanika Grover (M.Sc.), Mohammed Kamso (M.Sc.), Inesh Munaweera Arachchilage (M.Sc.), Joynob Siddiqua (M.Sc.), Shamsia Sobhan (M.Sc.).

Statistics Seminars in 2010

**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”

Graduations

Congratulations to our October, 2018 graduates: Jenna Tichon (Ph.D.), Kanika Grover (M.Sc.), Mohammed Kamso (M.Sc.), Inesh Munaweera Arachchilage (M.Sc.), Joynob Siddiqua (M.Sc.), Shamsia Sobhan (M.Sc.).

Upcoming Exams

**
STAT 2220
A01
Midterm
**

Wednesday, October 24
at
5:30 p.m.

**
STAT 1000
Midterm
**

Monday, October 29
at
5:30 p.m.

Upcoming Seminars

Statistics seminar:
**Julien Arino**:
“Duration of the "stochastic" phase of an epidemic”
—
Thursday, October 25 at 2:45 p.m.,
P230 Duff Roblin.

Statistics seminar:
**Linglong Kong**:
“Optimal Smooth Approximation for Quantile Matrix Factorization”
—
Thursday, November 1 at 2:45 p.m..

Statistics seminar:
**Jenna Tichon**:
“Creating Student Centered Activities in the Lab and Classroom: BOPPPS and the Creation of STAT 1150”
—
Thursday, November 8 at 2:45 p.m.,
P230 Duff Roblin.

Statistics seminar:
**Erfan Houqe**:
“Random effects covariance matrix modeling for longitudinal data with covariates measurement error”
—
Thursday, November 22 at 2:45 p.m.,
P230 Duff Roblin.

Where are they now?

Melody Ghahramani, Ph.D (2007)

Robert Platt, M.Sc. (1993)