## University of Sydney Statistics Seminar

Semester 1, 2009

#### Unless otherwise specified seminars are held on Fridays at 2pm in Carslaw 173

**March 13, 2009**

Tom Britton

Division of Mathematical Statistics

Department of Mathematics, Stockholm University

Title:
**Dynamic random networks**

**March 27, 2009**

Justin Wishart

School of Mathematics and Statistics

University of Sydney

Title:
**Kink estimation with Long-Range dependent noise**

**April 3, 2009**

Tien-Chung Hu

Department of Mathematics

The National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan

Title:
**The complete convergence for arrays of random variables**

**April 24, 2009**

Samuel Mueller

School of Mathematics and Statistics

University of Sydney

Title:
**Smooth extreme value estimation for densities with log-concave tails**

**May 8, 2009**

John Robinson

School of Mathematics and Statistics

University of Sydney

Title:
**Asymptotic Approximations in Sampling and Resampling**

**May 22, 2009**

Marc Mehlman

Department of Mathematics

University of New Haven

Title:
**Structure and Moving Average Representation for Strongly Harmonizable Processes**

**July 14, 2009, 11-12am, Carslaw 829**

Mohsen Pourahmadi

Department of Statistics

Texas A&M University

Title:
**Generalized Linear Models for the Covariance Matrix of Longitudinal Data**

**August 7, 2009**

Matt Wand

School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics

University of Wollongong

Title:
**Variational Approximations in Semiparametric Regression**

**August 21, 2009**

Uri Keich

School of Mathematics and Statistics

University of Sydney

Title:
** Discovering and confidently estimating the number of replication origins**

**September 4, 2009**

Jean Yee Hwa Yang

School of Mathematics and Statistics

University of Sydney

Title:
** Statistical issues in identification of miRNA regulatory modules and their targets**

**September 18, 2009**

Alan H. Welsh

Centre for Mathematics and its Applications

The Australian National University

Title:
**Recent Reflections on Extra Zeros in Count Data**

**October 13, 2009**

Juerg Huesler

Institute of Mathematical Statistics and Actuarial Science

University of Bern

Title:
**On exceedances of continuous Gaussian processes **

**October 30, 2009**

Susan R. Wilson

Centre for Mathematics and its Applications, Mathematical Sciences Institute, The Australian National University

Prince of Wales Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine, The University of New South Wales

School of Mathematics & Statistics, Faculty of Science, The University of New South Wales

Title:
**Perspectives on Statistical Approaches to Gene Expression Data**

Enquiries about the Statistics Seminar should be directed to
Uri Keich.