Statistics Seminars in 2013
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

February 5: Winter Term Tuition Fee Payment Deadline

Upcoming Seminars

Statistics seminar: Erfanul Hoque: “Random effects covariance matrix modeling for longitudinal data with covariates measurement error” — Thursday, January 24 at 2:45 p.m., P230 Duff Roblin.

Statistics seminar: Shirley E. Mills: “Data Analytics and its Application to the World of Sports” — Wednesday, January 30 at 2:45 p.m., 262 E3 EITC.

Statistics seminar: Yang Wang: “Deep Learning: An Introduction and Recent Advances” — Thursday, February 7 at 2:45 p.m., P230 Duff Roblin.

Statistics seminar: Aleeza Gerstein: “TBA” — Thursday, February 14 at 2:45 p.m., P230 Duff Roblin.

Where are they now?

Taraneh Abarin, Ph.D. (2009)

Hsing-Ming Chang, Ph.D. (2012)