Date  Time Locations Speaker  Title

2019-2020 Seminar Series

Spring 2020

Date  Time Locations Speaker  Title

January

10
1:30 ASB 10900 Jared Niemi, Associate Professor, Dept of Statistics, Iowa State University Sequential Knot Selection in Sparse Gaussian Processes                                 
         

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FALL 2019

Date  Time Locations Speaker  Title

September

20 1:30 ASB 10900 Yuna Chen, Health Promotion Specialist, Health & Counselling, SFU Promoting well being in learning environments
27 1:30 ASB 10900 Aaron Danielson, Simon Fraser University Mind and Body: Statistical Models for Two Biological Networks

October

4 1:30
ASB 10900 Leah Johnson, Assitant Professor, Dept of Statistics, Virginia Tech Strategic vs Tactical Modeling Approaches to Predicting Mosquito-borne Disease in the Americas
18 1:30 ASB 10900 Lata Kodali, PhD Candidate, Dept of Statistics, Virginia Tech

Uncertainty in WMDS Visualizations

25 1:30 ASB 10900 Doug Nychka, Professor, Applied Mathematics & Statistics, Colorado School of Mines Non-stationary spatial data: think globally act locally

November

1 1:30 ASB 10900 Richard Lockhart, Professor, Statistics & Actuarial Science, Simon Fraser University

Michael Stephens: 1927-2019

Video of talk

8 1:30 ASB 10900 Jose Garrido, Professor, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, Concordia University Deep Neural Networks with Long Short-Term Memory for Human Mortality Modeling
15 1:30 ASB 10900 Bryon Aragam, Assistant Professor, Econometrics and Statistics, University of Chicago Identifiability of nonparametric mixture models, clustering, and semi-supervised learning
22 1:30 ASB 10900 Daniel McDonald, Associate Professor, Dept of Statistics, Indiana University, Bloomington Markov-Switching State Space Models for Uncovering Musical Interpretation
29 1:30 ASB 10900 Ruth Joy, Statistical Ecologist, School of Environmental Science and Adjunct Professor, Dept of Statistics & Actuarial Science, Simon Fraser University Statistics in science and policy: A case study of the Southern Resident Killer Whales