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  • Statistics Colloquium, Dr. Chuanhua Julia Xing

    XPrecision LLC and Dynport Vaccine Company, CSRA
    Friday, April 15, 2016 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Title: Nonparametric Bayesian Methods for Identifying Joint Effects of Disease Risk Factors from Genetic Interaction Networks. Abstract: It is widely...
    Posted: April 7, 2016 8:34 AM
  • Statistics Colloquium, Dr. Narayana Balakrishna

    Cochin University of Science and Technology
    Friday, April 8, 2016 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Title: Varying Kernel Marginal Density Estimation for a Positive Time Series Abstract: The modeling and analysis of positive valued time series has emerged as an interesting area of...
    Posted: March 21, 2016 10:13 AM
  • Statistics Colloquium, Dr. Jing Zhang

    Dep. of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Univ. of Maryland
    Friday, April 1, All Day
    Title: Bayesian hierarchical methods for meta-analysis combining randomized-controlled and single-arm studies Abstract:   Meta-analysis of interventions usually relies on randomized...
    Posted: March 15, 2016 9:31 AM
  • Statistics Colloquium

    Dr. Shelemyahu Zacks, Binghmaton University
    Friday, March 25, 2016 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Title:  Predictors of The Variance of a Finite population Under a location and scale parameters super-population model Abstract: The lecture starts with comments about the two main...
    Posted: February 25, 2016 10:31 AM
  • Statistics Colloquium: Dr. Ya'acov Ritov

    Univ. of Michigan and the Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem
    Friday, March 11, 2016 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Title:  Believing and inference from King David to Thomas Bayes Abstract:  We argue that Bayesian inference in complex models is based on incredible believes which influence in unpredictable...
    Posted: February 18, 2016 8:40 AM
  • Statistics Colloquium

    Dr. Emanuel Ben-David, U.S. Census Bureau
    Friday, March 4, 2016 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Title: Gaussian DAG models with symmetries Abstract:   A Gaussian DAG model is a family of multivariate normal distributions where the structure of zero elements of the Cholesky factor, that...
    Posted: March 2, 2016 8:34 AM
  • Statistics Colloquium

    Dr. Marc Sobel and Sam Ackerman, Dep. of Statistics, Temple
    Friday, February 26, 2016 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Title:  A Characterization of Shark Behavior using GPS Tracking Data Abstract: Animal behavior poses many challenges for statistical modelling. Biologists argue that this behavior can be...
    Posted: February 7, 2016 9:52 AM
  • Statistics Colloquium

    Dr. Andrew Raim, U.S. Census Bureau
    Friday, February 19, 2016 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Title:  An Extension of Generalized Linear Models to Finite Mixture Outcomes Abstract:   Finite mixture distributions arise in sampling a heterogeneous population, and data drawn from such...
    Posted: February 11, 2016 8:20 AM
  • Statistics Colloquium

    Dr. Fan Li, Department of Statistical Science, Duke Univ.
    Friday, February 12, 2016 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Title: Weighting beyond Horvitz-Thompson in Causal Inference Abstract: Covariate balance is crucial for unconfounded descriptive or causal comparisons. However, lack of balance is common in...
    Posted: February 3, 2016 9:11 AM
  • Statistics Colloquium

    Dr. Dong-Yun Kim, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute
    Friday, February 5, 2016 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Title:  Test of a Change Point in the Hazard Function with Staggered       Entry Data Abstract:  While change points occur in many scientific studies, statistical inference of a change point...
    Posted: February 1, 2016 4:31 PM