Statistics Seminars in 2008

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Tuesday, December 16
Yi Eva Hua (Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Optimal Investment and Consumption Problems with Hidden Markov and Regime Switching Models”
Thursday, December 4
Peter Loly (Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Manitoba): “Magical Squares and Some Statistical Issues”
Friday, November 28
N. Balakrishnan (Department of Mathematics & Statistics, McMaster University): “Over/Under-Dispersed Poisson Distributions and Processes”
Thursday, November 27
Larry Weldon (Department of Statistics & Actuarial Science, Simon Fraser University): “Some Simple, Useful, But Seldom Taught Statistical Techniques”
Thursday, November 20
Llwellyn Armstrong (Ducks Unlimited Canada, Oak Hammock Marsh): “A Statistician Braving the Wilds”
Tuesday, November 18
Taraneh Abarin (Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Second-Order Least Squares Estimation in Regression Models, with Applications to Measurement Error Problems”
Thursday, November 13
John Braun (Department of Statistical & Actuarial Sciences, University of Western Ontario): “Fitting a Stochastic Fire Spread Model to Data”
Wednesday, October 29
Miao Mandy Zhang (Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Optimal Semi-Foldover Plans for Two-Level Fractional Factorial Designs”
Friday, August 22
Qi Er Angela Tan (Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Waiting Time to Health Services”
Thursday, August 21
Hui Chen (Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Analysis of Variance Tests for Exponentiality of Two Distributions: Complete and Censored Samples”
Monday, August 11
See Tong Chris Lim (Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Generalized Autoregressive Conditional Heteroscedastic Modeling in Finance: Inferences from Stock Prices”
Friday, August 8
Bo Wang (Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Optimal Foldover Plans for Two-Level Fractional Factorial Designs”
Monday, May 5
Peter X. Song (Department of Biostatistics University of Michigan): “Composite Likelihood Approach to Gene Network Construction”
Thursday, April 3
Feiyue Wang (Department of Environment & Geography & Department of Chemistry, University of Manitoba): “Environmetrics: Some Challenges and Opportunities”
Thursday, March 27
Klaus Pötzelberger (University of Economics and Business Administration Vienna): “Estimating Boundary Crossing Probabilities for Diffusion Processes by Adaptive Control Variables”
Thursday, March 13
James Fu (Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Large Sample Point Estimation & Higher Order Asymptotic Efficiency”
Friday, February 29
M. G. Bickis (University of Saskatchewan): “Predicting the Next Pandemic: An Exercise in Imprecise Hazards”
Upcoming Seminars

Statistics seminar: Miroslaw Pawlak: “Nearest Neighbor Estimates for Nonlinear Time Series Systems” — Thursday, November 23 at 2:45 p.m., 301 Biological Sciences.

PIMS lecture: Anthony Bonato — Thursday, November 30 at 4 p.m., Robert Schultz Theatre.

Interdisciplinary seminar: Lena Kourkoutis — Friday, December 1 at 4 p.m., Robert Schultz Theatre.

Where are they now?

Yung-Ming Chang, Ph.D. (2002)

Jeffrey Alan Sloan, Ph.D. (1991)