Brad Johnson, Associate Professor
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Associate Professor

Office 375 Machray Hall
(204) 474-8162

(On Leave until Dec. 31/17)

Research Interests

probability, stochastic processes, mathematical statistics, distribution theory of runs and patterns, sampling theory

Recent Publications

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Conference/Workshop Presentations

  • Randomized Nomination Sampling in Finite Populations. Annual Meeting of the Statistical Society of Canada, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, June 12-15, 2011.
  • Randomized Nomination Sampling in Finite Populations. Statistics Seminar, Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba, March 23, 2011
  • Approximations for Runs and Patterns. International Workshop on Applied Probability. Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Colmenarejo, Madrid, Spain. July 5-8, 2010 (Invited)
  • On the normal, Poisson and finite Markov chain imbedding approximations for runs and patterns. Fu-Fest 2009, A Symposium in Honour of James C. Fu. University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada. May 27-28, 2009.
  • A large deviation type approximation for the number of i.i.d. samples to see all of the balls in an urn. International Workshop on Applied Probability, Université de Technologie de Compiègne, France. July 7-10, 2008. (Invited)
  • Coupon collecting in the presence of rare coupons. Annual Meeting of the Statistical Society of Canada, Ottawa, Canada. May 25-29, 2008. (Contributed Poster, Joint with Qiujing Zhou).
  • On the number of samples required to observe all of the balls in an urn. Applied and Computational Mathematics Seminar, Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba, Nov. 28, 2008. (Invited)
  • On the expected number of i.i.d. samples to see all of the balls in an urn. International Workshop on Applied Probability, University of Connecticut. May, 2006. (Invited)

Current and Past Graduate Students

  • Ankit Doshi (Ph.D., Current, co-supervised with Saman Muthukumarana)
  • Ayat Al-Meanazel (Ph.D., 2016)
  • Mohammad Nourmohammadi (Ph.D., 2015, co-supervised with Mohammad Jafari Jozani)
  • Qiujing (Julia) Zhou (M.Sc., 2013)
  • Carrie Paquette (M.Sc., 2009)
  • Milana Karaganis (M.Sc., 2009)

Memberships

Important Dates

December 11 – December 21: Fall Term Exam Period (includes tests and midterm exams for Fall/Winter Term classes)

December 22 – January 1: Winter Holiday (University Closed)

Upcoming Exam

STAT 3000 A01 Final Exam
Monday, December 18 at 1:30 p.m.

Upcoming Seminar

PIMS lecture: Pauline van den Driessche — Thursday, January 18 at 4 p.m., Robert Schultz Theatre.

Where are they now?

Robert Fred Balshaw, M.Sc. (1987)

Chel Hee Lee, M.Sc. (2009)