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Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

September 2016

Statistics Seminar: Jianqing Fan, PhD, Princeton University

September 8, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Room 411 West Hall, 1085 S University Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Jianqing Fan, Ph.D. Professor of Statistics Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering Princeton University   "Robust Low-Rank Matrix Recovery" Abstract: This paper focuses on robust estimation of the low-rank matrix…

April 2017

Statistics Department Seminar Series: Joel Tropp, PhD, Cal Tech

April 7, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Room 411 West Hall, 1085 S University Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Joel Tropp, PhD Professor of Applied & Computational Mathematics California Institute of Technology   'Sketchy Decisions: Low-rank Matrix Optimization with Optimal Storage' Abstract: Convex matrix optimization problems with low-rank solutions…

October 2017

Statistics Seminar – Xiao-Li Meng, PhD, Harvard University

October 24, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Room 411 West Hall, 1085 S University Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Xiao-Li Meng, Ph.D. Whipple V. N. Jones Professor of Statistics Harvard University   "The Law of Large Populations: The return of the long-ignored N and how it can affect our…

January 2018

The Statistics Department Seminar Series Presents: Zhou Fan, Stanford University

January 9, 2018 @ 4:10 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Room 411 West Hall, 1085 S University Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Zhou Fan Department of Statistics Stanford University   “Eigenvalues in multivariate random effects models ”   Random effects models are commonly used to measure genetic variance-covariance matrices of quantitative phenotypic…

The Statistics Department Seminar Series Presents: Aaditya Ramdas, University of California, Berkeley

January 15, 2018 @ 4:10 pm - 5:20 pm
Location: Room 411 West Hall, 1085 S University Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Aaditya Ramdas Department of Statistics and EECS University of California, Berkeley "Interactive Algorithms for Multiple Hypothesis Testing" Abstract: Data science is at a crossroads. Each year, thousands of new data…

The Department of Statistics Presents: Phyllis Wan, Columbia University

January 30, 2018 @ 4:10 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Room 411 West Hall, 1085 S University Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Phyllis Wan PhD Student Statistics Department Columbia University   "Modeling Social Networks using Linear Preferential Attachment"   Preferential attachment is an appealing mechanism for modeling power-law behavior of degree distributions…

July 2018

Pushing Mobile Inventions Forward Seminar: Fjola Helgadottir, PhD – Director of AI Therapy

July 6, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Room 411 West Hall, 1085 S University Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Fjola Helgadottir, PhD Director of AI Therapy Vancouver CBT Centre   Translating Clinical Psychology Treatments into Algorithms: Successes and Challenges Abstract: Computerized therapy has the potential to revolutionize how evidence based…