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Advances in fitting statistical models to huge datasets

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 11:00
Mark Schmidt Assistant Professor, UBC Department of Computer Science
Statistics Seminar
Room 4192, Earth Science Buildling, 2207 Main Mall

Communicating with Data Using Simplified Models and Uncertainty Quantification

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 11:00
Roy Welsch, MIT Sloan School of Management & MIT Institute for Data, Systems, and Society
Statistics Seminar
Room 4192, Earth Science Buildling, 2207 Main Mall

Structured Expert Judgment and Invasive Species in the Great Lakes

Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 16:00
van Eeden Invited Lecturer: Professor Roger Cooke, Chauncey Starr Chair for Risk Analysis, Resources for the Future, USA and Department of Mathematics, Technische Universiteit Delft, Netherlands
Statistics Seminar
Room 4192, Earth Science Buildling, 2207 Main Mall

Vine Regression

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 16:00
van Eeden Invited Lecturer: Professor Roger Cooke, Chauncey Starr Chair for Risk Analysis, Resources for the Future, USA and Department of Mathematics, Technische Universiteit Delft, Netherlands
Statistics Seminar
Lecture Theatre 102, Michael Smith Laboratories (2185 East Mall)

The Impact of HCV Co-Infection on Healthcare-Related Utilization among HIV Patients in British Columbia, Canada; Instrumental Variables Selection: a Comparison between Regularization and Post-Regularization Methods

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 11:00
Chiara Di Gravio and Huiting Ma- MSc. students, Statistics, UBC
Statistics Seminar
Room 4192, Earth Science Buildling, 2207 Main Mall

A Markov Random Field Approach to Modelling Animal Habitat

Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 11:00
Andres Sanchez-Ordonez, MSc. student- Statistics, UBC
Statistics Seminar
Room 4192, Earth Science Buildling, 2207 Main Mall

Destructively Assessed Property Relationships in Reliability Theory with an Application in Relating Structural Properties of Dimension Lumber

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 11:00
Yanling (Tara) Cai, PhD Candidate in Statistics (UBC)
Statistics Seminar
Room 4192, Earth Science Buildling, 2207 Main Mall

A theoretical framework for calibration in computer models: parametrization, estimation and convergence properties

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 11:00
Rui Tuo- Chinese Academiy of Sciences
Statistics Seminar
Room 4192, Earth Science Buildling, 2207 Main Mall

Title: DrSMC: A Sequential Monte Carlo Sampler for Deterministically Related Variables; Phylogenetic Inference with Divide and Conquer Sequential Monte Carlo (D&C SMC)

Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 11:00
Sean Jewell and Neil Spencer, Statistics Master's Students, UBC
Statistics Seminar
Room 4192, Earth Science Buildling, 2207 Main Mall

Protein loop prediction via sequential Monte Carlo and simultaneous side-chain filtering

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 11:00
Samuel Wong- Assistant Professor, Dept. of Statistics, University of Florida
Statistics Seminar
Room 4192, Earth Science Buildling, 2207 Main Mall

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