Congratulations to our May, 2017 graduate: Dianwei Huang (M.Sc.).

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”

Graduations

Congratulations to our May, 2017 graduate: Dianwei Huang (M.Sc.).

Important Date

June 5 – June 9: Convocation

News

Upcoming Exams

**
STAT 1000
A01
Midterm
**

Wednesday, May 24
at
8:30 a.m.

**
STAT 1000
A02
Midterm
**

Wednesday, May 24
at
5:00 p.m.

Where are they now?

Chel Hee Lee, M.Sc. (2009)

Leo Odongo, Ph.D. (1993)