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### Statistics Colloquium, Dr. Chuanhua Julia Xing

XPrecision LLC and Dynport Vaccine Company, CSRAFriday, April 15, 2016 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMTitle: 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 TechnologyFriday, April 8, 2016 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMTitle: 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 MarylandFriday, April 1, All DayTitle: 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 UniversityFriday, March 25, 2016 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMTitle: 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 JerusalemFriday, March 11, 2016 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMTitle: 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 BureauFriday, March 4, 2016 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMTitle: 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, TempleFriday, February 26, 2016 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMTitle: 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 BureauFriday, February 19, 2016 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMTitle: 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 PMTitle: 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 InstituteFriday, February 5, 2016 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMTitle: 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