April 9 – April 23: Winter Term Exam Period (includes final exams for Fall/Winter Term classes)

Statistics Seminars in 2011

**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”

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April 9 – April 23: Winter Term Exam Period (includes final exams for Fall/Winter Term classes)

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