Statistics Seminars in 2017

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Thursday, November 23
Miroslaw Pawlak (University of Manitoba, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering): “Nearest Neighbor Estimates for Nonlinear Time Series Systems”
Thursday, October 19
Francis Zwiers (University of Victoria, Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium): “Probable maximum precipitation estimation and uncertainty quantification using bivariate extreme value analysis”
Thursday, October 12
Zeinab Mashreghi (University of Winnipeg, Department of Mathematics and Statistics): “Resampling procedures in the presence of missing data applied to high entropy sampling designs”
Thursday, September 21
Naitee Ting (Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc., Department of Biostatistics and Data Sciences): “Design of Dose-Response Clinical Trials”
Thursday, April 20
Saumen Mandal (University of Manitoba, Department of Statistics): “Optimal designs for minimizing correlations among parameter estimators in a linear model”
Thursday, April 6
Eugene Huang (Emory University, Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics): “Restoration of Monotonicity Respecting in Dynamic Regression”
Thursday, March 30
Lei Sun (University of Toronto, Department of Statistical Sciences): “Testing a vector of parameters with applications to genetic association studies”
Thursday, March 23
Saman Muthukumarana (University of Manitoba, Department of Statistics): “Meta-analytic Methods using Dirichlet Process”
Thursday, March 16
Gregory Rice (University of Waterloo, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science): “Stationarity testing and break date estimation with functional time series”
Thursday, March 9
Elif Acar (University of Manitoba, Department of Statistics): “Dynamic vine copula models for multivariate time series data”
Thursday, February 9
Bill Leslie (University of Manitoba, Departments of Medicine and Radiology): “Complex Data Structures and Risk Prediction: Lies, Damned Lies...and Bone Density”
Thursday, February 2
Rui Zhou (University of Manitoba, Asper School of Business): “Evaluating Hedge Effectiveness for Longevity Annuities”
Wednesday, January 25
David Bellhouse (University of Western Ontario, Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences): “Consulting Then and Now”
Thursday, January 19
Noman Mohammed (University of Manitoba, Department of Computer Science): “Privacy and Security in the Age of Big Data”
Important Date

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

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