Statistics & Actuarial Science Seminars for 2012-2013

Summer 2013

Date Time Location Speaker Title
July 9 1:30 ASB 10900 Yvonne Chueh- CWU with Paul Johnson- UIUC Stochastic Model Efficiency Applications: Cluster-Distance Sampling and Parametric Curve Fitting to Tackle Sampling Errors and Bias
May 24
10:30 ASB 10900
Min Tsao- Professor - University of Victoria
Extending the Empirical Likelihood by Domain Expansion
June 14 1:30 ASB 10900 Rahul Mukerjee - Professor - Indian Institute of Management Calcutta Construction of Highly Efficient Factorial Designs for cDNA Microarray Experiments: A General Method

Spring 2013

Date Time Location Speaker Title
Jan. 18 1:30 ASB 10900
Chunfang Devon Lin - Assistant Professor - Queens University Sliced Latin Hypercube Design
Jan. 25 1:30 TASC 1- Room 9204 West
(Tony) Jianguo Sun - Professor - Univesity of Missouri
Nonparametric Estimation for Dependent Interval-censored Failure Time Data
Feb. 15 1:30 TBD
Dr. Bradley Jones - SAS Institute Common Misconceptions About Optimal Experiment Design
Mar. 22 1:30 ASB 10900 Dave Campbell, Assistant Professor, SFU What can your data actually tell you about your model parameters?
Mar. 29 3:30 ASB 10908 Robert Gramacy - Assistant Professor - University of Chicago Local Gaussian process approximation for large computer experiments
Apr. 05 1:30 ASB 10900 Tom Santner - Professor - Ohio State The Sequential Design of Multiobjective Computer Simulator Experiments to find the Pareto Set By Using Expected Maximin Improvement

Fall 2012

Date Time Location Speaker Title
Sep. 21
2:00 SSB 7172 Richard Lockhart - Professor - SFU David Blackwell – Life and Mathematics
Oct. 26
1:30
ASB 10900
Joslin Goh - PhD Student - SFU
Prediction and Computer Model Calibration with Multi-fidelity Simulators
Nov. 02
1:30 ASB 10900 Peter Guttorp - Professor - University of Washington How a Paper Can Come About
Nov. 16
1:30
ASB 10900
Farouk Nathoo - Associate Professor - UVic
Spatial Variable Selection for High Dimensional Data and the Neuroelectromagnetic Inverse Problem
Nov. 23 1:30 ASB 10900 Gabriela Cohen Freue - Assistant Professor - UBC
From Protein Quantitation to Instrumental Variables Estimators