Statistics Colloquia


Past Colloquia


Up-Coming Colloquia, Winter 2006:


JANUARY 2006

January 18: Dr. Hajime Uno, Department of Biostatistics, Harvard University
Title, Time and Place: The Optimal Confidence Region for a Random Parameter, 3:30 p.m. in Middlebush 132.

January 23: Jeongyoun Ahn, Department of Statistics and Operations Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Title, Time and Place: High Dimension, Low Sample Size Data Analysis, 3:30 p.m. in Arts and Science 311.

January 27: Dr. Dorin Drignei, National Center for Atmospheric Research
Title, Time and Place: Parameter Estimation for Computationally Intensive Nonlinear Regression with an Application to Climate Modeling, 3:30 p.m. in Middlebush 132.

January 30: Zhang-sheng Yu, Harvard School of Public Health
Title, Time and Place: Nonparametric Regression for Correlated Failure Time Data, 3:30 p.m. in Arts and Science 311.

FEBRUARY 2006

February 3: Dr. Marco Ferreira, Department of Mathematics, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Title, Time and Place: Bayesian Multiscale Modeling, 3:30 p.m. in Middlebush 132.

February 7: Jimin Ding, Department of Statistics, University of California, Davis
Title, Time and Place: Joint Modeling of Survival and Longitudinal Data, 3:30 p.m. in Middlebush 10.

February 15: Dr. James Devine, School of Law, University of Missouri - Columbia
Title, Time and Place: Academic Integrity at MU, 3:30 p.m. in Middlebush 132.

February 24: Dr. Richard Ott, Department of Statistics, University of Missouri - Columbia
Title, Time and Place: On Tail Classification of Probability Distributions, Utilizing the Extreme Spacing, 3:30 p.m. in Middlebush 132.

MARCH 2006

March 1: Dr. Mark Rudelson, Department of Mathematics, University of Missouri - Columbia
Title, Time and Place: Invertibility and Spectrum of Random Matrices, 3:30 p.m. in Middlebush 132.

March 8: Dr. Jose Moller, Department of Statistics and Operations Research, Public University of Navarra, Spain
Title, Time and Place: Generalized Polya Urn Models with Applications in Clinical Trials, 3:30 p.m. in Middlebush 132.

March 21: Chong Wang, Department of Statistics, Cornell University
Title, Time and Place: Estimation of ROC Curves when there is No Perfect Reference Test, 3:30 p.m. in Middlebush 211.

March 22: Dr. J. T. Gene Hwang, Department of Mathematics, Cornell University
Title, Time and Place: How to Improve Upon t-tests or F-tests for a Large Number of Hypotheses? - by Shrinking Both the Means and Variances, 3:30 p.m. in Middlebush 132.

March 24: Jinfeng Xu, Department of Statistics, Columbia University
Title, Time and Place: Parameter Estimation, Model Selection, and Inferences in L1-based Linear Regression, 3:30 p.m. in Middlebush 132.

April 2006

April 6: Dr. Indranil Mukhopadhyay, Department of Human Genetics, University of Pittsburgh
Title, Time and Place: Evaluation and Comparison of Gene Clustering Methods in Microarray Analysis, 3:30 p.m. in Middlebush 132.

April 12: Dr. Musie Ghebremichael, Division of Biostatistics, Yale University
Title, Time and Place: Estimation of Ordered Mean Residual Life Functions, 3:30 p.m. in Middlebush 132.

April 18: Dr. Peter Bentler, Department of Statistics, UCLA
Title, Time and Place: Estimation, Testing, and Robustness in Multilevel Modeling, 3:30 p.m. in Middlebush 211.