Statistics Seminars in 2008
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 P√∂tzelberger (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”
Graduations

Congratulations to our October, 2018 graduates: Jenna Tichon (Ph.D.), Kanika Grover (M.Sc.), Mohammed Kamso (M.Sc.), Inesh Munaweera Arachchilage (M.Sc.), Joynob Siddiqua (M.Sc.), Shamsia Sobhan (M.Sc.).

Important Date

October 3: Fee Payment Deadline Fall Term

Upcoming Seminars

Statistics seminar: Bo Li: “Spatially Varying Autoregressive Models for Prediction of New HIV Diagnoses” — Thursday, September 20 at 2:45 p.m., P230 Duff Roblin.

Statistics seminar: Mohammad Jafari Jozani: “Quantile Regression with Nominated Samples: An example in Osteoporosis Analysis” — Thursday, September 27 at 2:45 a.m., P230 Duff Roblin.

Statistics seminar: Yuliya Martsynyuk — Thursday, October 4 at 2:45 a.m., P230 Duff Roblin.

Statistics seminar: Darja Barr: “Evidence Driven Best Practices for Teaching the Mathematical Sciences” — Thursday, October 11 at 2:45 a.m., P230 Duff Roblin.

Where are they now?

Taraneh Abarin, Ph.D. (2009)

Yanqing Yi, Ph.D. (2008)