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”
Important Dates

March 31: Last date for Voluntary Withdrawal (VW) from Winter Term and Fall/Winter Term spanned courses.

April 3: Summer Term registration begins

Upcoming Exam

STAT 2400 A01 Midterm 2
Wednesday, April 5 at 2:30 p.m.

Upcoming Seminars

Statistics seminar: Eugene Huang: “Restoration of Monotonicity Respecting in Dynamic Regression” — Thursday, April 6 at 2:45 p.m., 527 Buller.

Data talk: Ehsan Khafipour — Thursday, April 13 at 2:45 p.m., 527 Buller.

Statistics seminar: Saumen Mandal — Thursday, April 20 at 2:45 p.m., 527 Buller.

Where are they now?

Lesley Crisostomo Alagar, M.Sc. (2006)

Chel Hee Lee, M.Sc. (2009)