Talks and Colloquia

Winter Quarter 2019 Colloquium Speakers

Tuesdays, 3:45-4:45 p.m.
*Room 420, Olmsted Hall

*unless otherwise noted

DateSpeakerDepartment and UniversityTalk Title

January 9




January 15 Dr. David Banks

Department of Statistical Science

Duke University

 "Dynamic Text Networks"

January 22 

Dr. Paul Frankel

Division of Biostatistics

City of Hope

"Statistics Made unEasy"


January 29 Dr. Yu Zhang

Wharton School of Business

University of Pennsylvania and Peking University 

 "On the Lengths of T-Based Confidence Intervals"
February 5

Dr. Joachim Vandekerckhove

Department of Cognitive Sciences

Department of Statistics

Institute for Mathematical Behavioral Sciences 

University of California, Irvine

"Some Bayesian and Psychometric Thoughts on the Reproducibility Crisis"

February 12

Dr. Yehua Li

Department of Statistics

 University of California, Riverside

 "Spatially Dependent Function Data: Covariance Estimation, Principal Component Analysis, and Kriging"
February 19 Dr. Ruoyao Shi

Department of Economics

University of California, Riverside

"An Averaging Estimator For Two Step M Estimation in Semiparametric Models"
February 26 Dr. Jacob Bien

Department of Data Science 

 University of Southern California

"High-Dimensional Variable Selection When Features are Sparse"
March 5  Dr. John Stufken

Department of Mathematics

Arizona State University 

March 12 Dr. Xiangrong Yin

Department of Statistics 

University of Kentucky 

 "Expected Conditional Characteristic Function-based Measures for Testing Independence"

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