Statistics Weekly Seminar Series 2005-2006

Seminar Location: N638 Ross    




Fri, Jan 20, 10:30-11:30am Guido Consonni Prior specification across models with an application to Bayesian variable selection in linear models Abstract
Fri, Feb 3, 10:30-11:30am Hanfeng Chen Large sample interval mapping method for genetic trait loci in finite regression mixture models Abstract
Fri, Feb 17, 10:30-11:30am Nancy Reid Likelihood-based inference in complex models Abstract
Fri, Feb 24, 2:30-3:30pm Mathias Drton Algebraic Factor Analysis: Tetrads, Pentads and Beyond Abstract
Fri, Mar 10, 10:30-11:30am Gerard Letac Thomae S_5 invariance, generalized beta distributions on (0,1) and random continued fractions Abstract
Fri, Mar 24, 10:30-11:30am Steen Andersson Wishart Distributions and Decomposable Undirected Graphs  Abstract
Fri, Mar 31, 10:30-11:30am Xin Gao Constructing Gene Networks Using Hidden Markov Models
for Time Course Microarray Data Abstract
Fri, Apr 7, 10:30-11:30am Grace Chiu  Bent-Cable Regression with Autoregressive Noise  Abstract




Fri, Sep 9, 10:30-11:30am 

Steven Wang

Weighted Likelihood Estimation Abstract

Thur, Sep 15, 4-5pm 

Jian Huang

Detecting linkage disequilibrium in the presence of locus heterogeneity Abstract

Thur, Sep 22, 4-5pm

Changbao Wu

Empirical Likelihood Inference for a Common Mean in the Presence of Heteroscedasticity Abstract

Fri, Oct 7,  10:30-11:30am

Dongsheng Tu

Nonparametric Inferences on the Time-Dependent Hazard Ratios with Censored Data Abstract

Fri, Oct 21, 10:30-11:30am

Sheldon Lin

Some Analytical Methods for Insurance Risk Models Abstract

Thur, Oct 27, 4-5pm

Peter Macdonald

An R Package for Finite Mixture Distributions Abstract

Fri, Nov 11, 10:30-11:30am

Runze Li

Variable Selection in Semiparametric Regression Modeling Abstract

Thur, Nov 17, 3:30-4:30pm

Theodore Chang

Exploratory Data Analysis for Human Motion Data
Abstract  (Colloquium talk)

Fri, Nov 25, 10:30-11:30am

Rafal Kustra

mR3: Flexible, computationally efficient model for very high-dimensional data Abstract

Fri, Dec 2, 10:30-11:30am

Jose Mario Quintana

Bayesian Efficient Trading  Abstract

Fri, Dec 9, 10:30-11:30am

Hua Liang

Statistical Inference in Partially Linear Models with Missing Response Variables and Error-prone Covariates  Abstract

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