Statistics Seminars in 2011

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Thursday, November 24
Mohammad Jafari Jozani (Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Some Pitman Closeness Properties Pertinent to Symmetric Populations”
Thursday, November 17
Katherine Davies (Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “The Pitman Closeness Criterion in Progressive Censoring”
Thursday, November 10
Xiaofeng Wang (Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Biostatistics Section, Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute): “Heteroscedastic Deconvolution: Alternative Approaches to Fourier-based Methods”
Monday, November 7
Dr. Gordon Lan (Janssen Pharmaceutical Company): “Brownian Motion Process and Clinical Trial Data Monitoring”
Thursday, October 27
Peter A. Parker (Langley Research Center, NASA): “Statistical Practice and Applications at NASA”
Tuesday, October 25
Christian Léger (Département de Mathématiques et de Statistique, Université de Montréal): “An Introduction to the Bootstrap and Some Current Problems”
Thursday, October 13
Dianliang Deng (Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Regina): “Modeling Sustained Treatment Effects in Tumor Xenograft Experiments”
Friday, October 7
Angelo Canty (Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McMaster University): “A Longitudinal Genome Wide Association Study of Blood Pressure in Type 1 Diabetes”
Thursday, October 6
John F. Brewster (Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba ): “Objective Bayesian Inference of Fixed Effects and Variance Components in Split-Plot Experiments”
Friday, September 30
S. Ejaz Ahmed (Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Windsor): “Perspectives on Machine Bias Versus Human Bias”
Thursday, September 22
Julieta Frank (Department of Agribusiness and Agricultural Economics, University of Manitoba): “Time Series Analysis of Open-Outcry Trading”
Thursday, September 15
Aerambamoorthy Thavaneswaran (Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Inference for Nonlinear Time Series via Estimating Functions”
Tuesday, April 19
Saumen Mandal (Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Descriptive Measures for Nominal Categorical Variables”
Thursday, April 14
Mohammad Jafari Jozani (Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Design Based Estimation for Ranked Set Sampling in Finite Populations”
Thursday, April 7
Saman Muthukumarana (Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Introduction to Bayesian Methods for Linear and Nonlinear Regression”
Thursday, March 31
Dave Gabrielson (Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Parallel R: Xgrid”
Thursday, March 24
Omer Ozturk (Department of Statistics, The Ohio State University): “Statistical Inference Based on Partially Rank Ordered Set Samples”
Wednesday, March 23
Brad C. Johnson (Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Randomized Nomination Sampling in Finite Populations”
Thursday, March 17
Alexander Paseka (Department of Accounting and Finance, Asper School of Business, University of Manitoba): “A Generalized Earning-Based Stock Valuation Model with Learning”
Thursday, March 10
Xikui Wang (Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Modeling the Process of Sequential Information Gathering and Stochastic Control”
Friday, March 4
Duncan Murdoch (Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Western Ontario): “Debugging in R”
Friday, March 4
Duncan Murdoch (Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Western Ontario): “Using Sweave with R”
Thursday, March 3
Duncan Murdoch (Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Western Ontario): “Nearly Perfect Sampling: Possible in Practice?”
Thursday, February 24
Deli Li (Department of Mathematical Sciences, Lakehead University): “New Versions of Some Classical Stochastic Inequalities”
Thursday, February 17
Mikelis G. Bickis (Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Saskatchewan): “Calibration of P-values via the Dirichlet Process”
Thursday, January 27
Darren M. Gillis (Department of Biological Sciences, University of Manitoba): “Inferred Information Networks in a Commercial Fishery using Vessel Monitoring Data: Information and Fishing Performance”
Monday, January 24
He Li (Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Second-Order Least Squares Estimation in Generalized Linear Mixed Models”
Thursday, January 20
Catherine Njue (Centre for Vaccine Evaluation, Health Canada): “Statistical Issues and Challenges in the Review of Clinical Trials for Biologics: A Regulatory Perspective”
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)