Statistics Seminars in 2013

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Thursday, November 28
J. Sunil Rao, The Division of Biostatistics, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami: “Best Predictive Estimation for Linear Mixed Models with Applications to Small Area Estimation”
Tuesday, November 26
Omer Ozturk, Department of Statistics, Ohio State University: “Statistical Inference for Population Quantiles and Variance in Judgment Post-Stratified Samples”
Thursday, November 21
John Braun, Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences, University of Western Ontario: “Dionysus: a Randomized Fire Growth Simulator”
Thursday, November 14
Mohammad Jafari Jozani, Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba: “Mixture Model Analysis of Partially Rank Ordered Set Samples: Estimating the Age-Groups of Fish from Length-Frequency Data”
Thursday, November 7
Armin Hatefi, Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba: “Finite Mixture Modelling under Ranked Set Sampling Designs”
Thursday, October 3
Dave Campbell, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, Simon Fraser University: “What can your data actually tell you about your model parameters?”
Thursday, September 26
Liqun Wang, Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba: “An adaptive ensemble Kalman filter for global carbon dioxide data assimilation”
Thursday, September 12
Priscilla E. Greenwood, Dept. of Mathematics, Dept. of Statistics, University of British Columbia: “Smoothing estimation of the drift function from discretely observed, noisy, diffusion data”
Thursday, May 23
Chris Wild, Department of Statistics, The University of Auckland: “The Need for Speed in the Path of the Deluge”
Thursday, April 18
Masoud Asgharian, McGill University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics: “Analysing Right Censored Length-Biased Survival Data”
Thursday, April 11
Jason Morrison, Department of Biosystems Engineering, University of Manitoba: “Robust Non-parametric Data Approximation of 2D Point Sets via Data Reduction”
Thursday, April 4
Pengfei Li, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo: “Inference on the Order of a Normal Mixture”
Thursday, March 21
Farhad Shokoohi, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba: “Likelihood Inference in Small Area Estimation by Combining Time Series and Cross Sectional Data”
Thursday, March 14
Michelle XiaoQing Liu, Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, University of Manitoba: “Using genetic markers to infer human relationships in a heterogeneous population”
Thursday, March 7
Elif Acar, Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba: “A Generalized Kruskal-Wallis Test Incorporating Group Uncertainty”
Thursday, February 28
N. Balakrishnan, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McMaster University: “Some Flexible Cure Rate Models and Associated Inference”
Thursday, February 21
Abbas Khalili, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McGill University: “Computationally Efficient AR-order and Parameter Estimation in Finite Mixture of Autoregressive Models”
Thursday, January 31
Lisa M. Lix, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba & Data Science Unit, George and Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation: “Patient-Oriented Research in Manitoba: Opportunities for Statisticians”
Thursday, January 17
Pierre Lafaye de Micheaux, Département de Mathématiques et de Statistique, Université de Montréal: “General power formulas for multiple comparison procedures aiming at rejecting at least \(r\) among \(m\) false null hypotheses”
Important Date

September 4: Labour Day (University Closed)

Upcoming Exams

STAT 1000 A03 Final
Friday, August 25 at 1:30 p.m.

STAT 2000 A01 Final
Friday, August 25 at 6:00 p.m.

Upcoming Seminar

Statistics seminar: Naitee Ting: “Design of Dose-Response Clinical Trials” — Thursday, September 21 at 2:45 p.m., 301 Biological Sciences.

Where are they now?

Wan-Chen Lee, Ph.D. (2014)

Shirley Mills, M.Sc. (1970)