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### Statistics Colloquium, Dr. Abhirup Datta

Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg SchoolFriday, February 24, 2017 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMTitle: Large scale spatial analysis using sparse Cholesky factors Abstract: Gaussian process (GP) models are widely used for analyzing space and space-time indexed data from forestry,...Posted: February 9, 2017 7:39 AM -
### Statistics Colloquium

Dr. Lawrence D. Stone, Chief Scientist, Metron IncFriday, February 17, 2017 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMTitle: Bayesian Search For Missing Aircraft Abstract: Bayesian search theory provides a well-developed method for planning searches for missing aircraft, ships lost at sea, or people missing on...Posted: December 7, 2016 3:36 PM -
### Statistics Colloquium, Dr. Takumi Saegusa

Department of Mathematics, Univ. of Maryland, College ParkFriday, February 10, 2017 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMTitle: Large Sample Theory for Multiple Frame Sampling Abstract: Multiple-frame sampling is a commonly used sampling technique in sample surveys that takes multiple sam- ples from distinct but...Posted: January 21, 2017 6:45 PM -
### Statistics Colloquium, Dr. Guoqing Diao

Department of Statistics, George Mason UniversityFriday, February 3, 2017 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMTitle: Semiparametric Regression Analysis for Composite Endpoints Subject To Component-wise Censoring Abstract: Composite endpoints with censored data are commonly used as study outcomes in...Posted: January 3, 2017 12:20 PM -
### Statistics Colloquium, Dr. Shelemyahu Zacks

Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Binghamton UniversityFriday, December 2, 2016 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMTitle: Telegraph Processes Abstract: Telegraph processes are random processes of two different modes which alternate at random times. For example, consider a particle which travels up at given...Posted: November 21, 2016 8:20 AM -
### Statistics Colloquium, Dr. Avinash C. Singh

Survey and Data Sciences Division, AIRFriday, November 18, 2016 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMTitle: Estimation from Purposive Samples with Probability Sample Supplements but without Any Data on the Study Variable Abstract: There is great interest among practitioners in making...Posted: November 13, 2016 7:30 PM -
### Statistics Colloquium, Dr. Sebastian George

St. Thomas College, India and Visiting Professor in UNCFriday, November 11, 2016 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMTitle: Probability Models for the Analysis of Microarray Gene Expression Data Abstract: Microarrays allow the study of the expression profile of hundreds to thousands of genes simultaneously....Posted: October 27, 2016 9:06 AM -
### Statistics Colloquium, Dr. Michael Messner

United States Environmental Protection AgencyFriday, November 4, 2016 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMTitle: Hierarchical Modeling - Some Environmental Applications Abstract: The funny thing about hierarchical models is that, after you build one, you begin to see them everywhere. I'll...Posted: October 24, 2016 6:50 PM -
### Tim Hesterberg: Statistics and Big Data at Google

Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 5:00 PM - 6:00 PMStatistics and Big Data at Google Join Senior Quantitative Analyst (and Lady Statistician) Tim Hesterberg, as he shares stories about how we use data, how we're experimenting to make improvements...Posted: November 1, 2016 7:44 PM -
### Statistics Colloquium, Dr. John L Spouge

Computational Biology Branch, NCBIFriday, October 28, 2016 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMTitle: An Exposition on Theoretical Topics Related to the Generalized Poisson Distribution (GPD) Abstract: The GPD, like the Negative Binomial distribution, is a mixture of Poisson...Posted: October 19, 2016 8:00 AM