Statistics Seminars in 2012

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Thursday, November 29
Alexandre Leblanc (Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “The Projection Median and its Connection to Multivariate Ranks, Medians and Depth-Weighted Averages”
Thursday, November 15
Priscilla E. Greenwood (Department of Mathematics, Department of Statistics, University of British Columbia *** CANCELLED *** ): “Genesis of Gamma Bursts in Neural Local Field Potentials”
Thursday, November 8
Umut Oguzoglu (Department of Economics, University of Manitoba): “Disability and Multi-State Labour Force Choices with State Dependence”
Thursday, November 1
Vahid Partovi Nia (Department of Mathematics and Industrial Engineering, École Polytechnique de Montréal): “Statistical Inference in Stochastic Data Envelopment Analysis”
Thursday, October 25
Taoufik Bouezmarni (Département de Mathématiques, Université de Sherbrooke): “Copula-Based Regression Estimation and Inference”
Thursday, October 11
Liqun Wang (Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Boundary Crossing Probabilities for Diffusion Processes with Jumps”
Thursday, September 27
Simon Guillotte (Département de Mathématiques, Université du Québec à Montréal): “A Sieves Model for Copulas”
Thursday, September 20
Xuemiao Hao (Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies, Asper School of Business, University of Manitoba): “Finite-Time Survival Probability and Credit Default Swaps Pricing Under Geometric Lévy Markets”
Thursday, September 13
Yuliya Martsynyuk (Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Invariance Principles for a Multivariate Student Process in the Generalized Domain of Attraction of the Multivariate Normal Law”
Wednesday, July 11
Professor Yanyuan Ma (Department of Statistics, Texas A&M University): “A Semiparametric Approach to Dimension Reduction”
Thursday, April 5
James C. Fu (Department of Statistics, Univeristy of Manitoba): “Continuous, Discrete and Conditional Scan Statistics”
Friday, March 30
Geoffrey Vining (Department of Statistics, Virginia Tech): “An Approach to Planning Experiments for Reliability Data”
Thursday, March 29
Monica Sirski (Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “On the Statistical Analysis of Functional Data Arising from Designed Experiments”
Thursday, March 22
Lawrence McCandless (Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University): “Counting the Unsheltered Homeless in Edmonton Using Plant-Capture Studies from Toronto”
Friday, March 16
Mary Thompson (Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo ): “The Artificial Population Bootstrap in Survey Sampling”
Thursday, March 8
Aurélie Labbe (Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University): “An Integrated Hierarchical Bayesian Model for Multivariate eQTL Mapping”
Friday, March 2
Christian Genest (Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McGill University): “Abraham De Moivre: Genius in Exile”
Thursday, March 1
Johanna Nešlehová (Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McGill University): “Inference in Multivariate Archimedean Copula Models”
Wednesday, February 29
Christian Genest (Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McGill University): “Recounting Statistical Tales”
Thursday, February 16
Chris Bowman (Mitacs): “Introduction to Mitacs Programmes”
Important Date

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

Where are they now?

Stacey De Sutter, M.Sc (2003)

John Petkau, B.Sc. Mathematics & Statistics (1971)