Statistics & Actuarial Science Seminars for 2010-2011

Date

Location

Speaker

Title

Friday
September 10, 2010
1:30

ASB 10900
Dr. Arnaud Doucet
University of British Columbia
The expected auxiliary variable method for Bayesian computation
Tuesday
September 21, 2010
1:30

ASB 10900
Dr. Nathaniel K. Newlands
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Statistical modeling of complex agroecosystems in a changing climate
Friday
September 24, 2010
1:30

ASB 10900
Dr. Dennis Lin
Penn State
Recent advances in computer experiments
Friday
October 8, 2010
1:30

ASB 10900
Dr. Franklin Mendivil
Acadia University
Annealing a Genetic Algorithm for Constrained Optimization
Friday
October 22, 2010
1:30

ASB 10900
Dr. Alberto Contreras Cristan
Department of Probability and Statistics, IIMAS, National University of Mexico
Using the EM algorithm for inference in a mixture of distributions with censored but partially identifiable data
Friday
October 29, 2010
1:30

ASB 10900
Dr. Francis Zwiers
Director, Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium
Anthropogenic influence on long return period daily temperature extremes at regional scales
Friday
November 12, 2010
1:30

ASB 10900
Dr. Zi Jin
Department of Statistics, University of British Columbia
Composite likelihood approach to finite normal mixture models
Friday
November 26, 2010
1:30

ASB 10900
Dr. Jürgen Pilz
Professor and Head of the Department of Statistics, University of Klagenfurt, Austria
Bayesian spatial statistics: modelling, prediction and design issues
Friday
December 3, 2010
1:30

ASB 10900
Dr. Leanna House
Virginia Tech
Second-order Exchangeable Functions and Multi-deterministic Simulators
Tuesday
December 7, 2010
1:30

ASB 10900
Dr. Dan Lizotte
University of Michigan
Inverse Preference Elicitation for Dynamic Treatment Regimes

 



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