University of Sydney Statistics Seminar
Enquiries about the Statistics Seminar should be directed to Rafal Kulik .
In 2007, Unless otherwise specified seminars are held on Fridays at 2pm in Carslaw 373
Friday 9 November. Thomas Bishop , University of Sydney.
How can we perform experiments in real landscapes?
Friday 14 September. Vivek Jayaswal , University of Sydney.
General Markov Models for Nucleotide Sequence Evolution
Friday 31 August. Inge Koch, University of New South Wales. Classification and Prediction with Independent
Component Regression .
Friday 24 August. Alan Huang, University of Chicago.
Games, Sports, Statistics and Probability.
Friday 8 June. Prof. Paul Kabaila, La Trobe University.
Valid inference after preliminary statistical model selection
Friday 18 May. Dr. Aurore Delaigle, University of Bristol.
Estimation of a regression function
when the observations contain measurement errors:
Berkson vs classical errors
Friday 27 April. Dr. Zdravetz Lazarov, University of Western Australia.
Comparison of Alternative ACD Models via Density and Interval
Friday 20 April. Prof. John Robinson, University of Sydney.
Empirical Saddlepoint Approximations for Stratified Random Sampling.
Friday 30 March. Dr Qiying Wang, University of Sydney.
Asymptotic theory for local time density estimation and nonparametric
Friday 2 February.
Sydney Summer Statistics Workshop
Friday 4 August. Dr Jean Yee Hwa Yang, University of Sydney. Issues in gene expression analysis and beyond.
Friday 18 August. Dr Tarn Duong , University of New South Wales. Convergence rates for unconstrained bandwidth matrix selectors
in multivariate kernel density estimation.
Friday 8 September. Dr Michael Stewart, University of Sydney. On the nonparametric maximum likelihood estimation of log-concave densities.
Friday 15 September. Dr Scott Sisson, University of New South Wales. Sequential Monte Carlo without likelihoods.
Friday 29 September. Prof. Suojin Wang, Texas A&M University. Maximum Likelihood With Auxiliary Information.
Friday 6 October. Prof. Yuri V. Borovskikh, Transport University. Asymptotic distributions of U-statistics based on trimmed and Winsorized
Friday 20 October. Dr Chunsheng Lu, Curtin University of Technology. Statistical analysis of spatio-temporal seismicity
Friday 10 November. Prof. Gunter Last,
University of Karslruhe (Germany). The Boolean model of stochastic geometry Venue Carslaw 173
Wednesday 15 November. Prof. Mark Segal, University of California, San Francisco Chess, Chance and Conspiracy Venue Carslaw 173
Friday 24 November. Prof. Richard Cowan. Geometric problems concernant the convex hull of $n$ points chosen at random Venue Carslaw 173
Friday 3 March. Professor Michael Akritas,
Pennsylvania State University.
Nonparametric Covariate Adjustment.
Friday 17 March: in Carslaw 451. Professor Valentin Petrov,
St Petersburg University.
Generalizations of the Borel-Cantelli lemma.
Friday 31 March. Dr Nader Tajvidi,
Lund Institute of Technology.
Multivariate generalised Pareto distributions.
Friday 7 April. Professor Laurent Cavalier,
University of Aix-Marseille 1. Adaptive estimation for inverse problems with noisy operators.
Friday 21 April. Dr David Warton, University of New South Wales. Modelling high-dimensional abundance data using generalised estimating equations.
Friday 12 May. Pr Zhengyan Lin, Zhejiang University. Strong near-epoch dependence.
Friday 19 May. Dr Richard Gerlach,
University of Sydney.
Reversible jump MCMC methods for choosing between nonlinear GARCH models.
Friday 26 May. Dr Mark Berman, CSIRO Mathematical and Information Sciences (CMIS). Some Statistical Problems in Spectroscopy and Hyperspectral Imaging.