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The Department of Biostatistics Presents: Junwei Lu, Princeton University
February 1, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
1690 SPH I
Operations Research and Financial Engineering
We propose the combinatorial inference to explore the topological structures of graphical models. The combinatorial inference can conduct the hypothesis tests on many graph properties including connectivity, hub detection, perfect matching, etc. On the other side, we also develop a generic minimax lower bound which shows the optimality of the proposed method for a large family of graph properties. Our methods are applied to the neuroscience by discovering hub voxels contributing to visual memories.
Light refreshments for seminar guests will be served at 3:10 p.m. in 1690