Department of Statistics,
    University of Pennsylvania

        

Spring 2010 Seminars


Time (4:30p.m)

Speaker

Title

Room

January 18 (Monday, 3:00 PM)

Hua Zhou - UCLA

Optimization in Some High-Dimensional Statistical Problems

F60 JMHH

January 19 (Tuesday)

Art Owen - Stanford

Empirical Stationary Correlations for Semi-Supervised Learning on Graphs

G86 JMHH

January 20

Emily Fox - Duke

Bayesian Nonparametric Methods for Complex Dynamical Phenomena

F60 JMHH

January 25 (Monday)

Daniela Witten - Stanford

A Penalized Matrix Decomposition, with Application to Sparse Clustering

F60 JMHH

February 3

Paul Baines - Harvard

Staring at the Black-Box: Statistical Inference in the Physical Sciences

F60 JMHH

February 10

Zongming Ma - Stanford

Sparse Principal Component Analysis and Iterative Thresholding

F60 JMHH

February 15 (Monday)

Guillaume Obozinski - INRIA

From Joint Sparsity to Structured Sparsity

F65 JMHH

February 17

Peter Hall - University of Melbourne

Nonparametric Methods for Estimating Periodic Functions, with Applications in Astronomy

F60 JMHH

February 24

Tony Cai – Wharton

Fuzzy Hypotheses, Hermite Polynomials, and Optimal Estimation of a Nonsmooth Functional

F60 JMHH

March 3

Abraham Wyner - Wharton

A Statistical Analysis of Multiple Temperature Proxies: Are Reconstructions of Surface Temperatures Over the Last 1000 Years Reliable?

F60 JMHH

March 31

Marianna Pensky - University of Central Florida

Estimation of a Regression Function on the Basis of Incomplete Data

F60 JMHH

April 7

Tong Zhang – Rutgers

Mathematical Models for Image Classification

F60 JMHH

April 14

Feng Liang - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaigne

Localized Sliced Inverse Regression

F60 JMHH

April 21

Justin Romberg - Georgia Tech

An Overview of Compressed Sensing and Application to Two Localization Problems

F60 JMHH

April 28

Sayan Mukherjee - Duke

Geometry and Topology in Statistical Inference

F60 JMHH

 

 

 

 

Notes:
Refreshments are served at 4:00pm in 440 Jon M. Huntsman Hall before the 4:30pm seminar.

Questions? Email seminar coordinator Adam Greenberg or Tanya Winder

Related Seminars:

Fall 2009 Seminar schedule

Wharton Research Seminar
Biostatistics Seminar
Econometrics Workshop


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