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 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”
Important Dates

December 10 – December 21: Fall Term Exam Period

December 22 – January 2: Winter Holiday (University Closed)

Upcoming Exams

STAT 1000 Final Exam
Tuesday, December 11 at 9:00 a.m.

STAT 2000 Final Exam
Tuesday, December 11 at 1:30 p.m.

STAT 4530 A01 Final Exam
Tuesday, December 11 at 1:30 p.m.

STAT 2150 A01 Final Exam
Tuesday, December 11 at 1:30 p.m.

Upcoming Seminar

Statistics seminar: Erfan Houqe: “Random effects covariance matrix modeling for longitudinal data with covariates measurement error” — Thursday, January 17 at 2:45 p.m., P230 Duff Roblin.

Where are they now?

Stella Leung, M.Sc. (2004)

Shirley Mills, M.Sc. (1970)