— A Conference in Honor of Larry Brown’s 70th Birthday


A three-day workshop in honor of Professor Lawrence D. Brown’s 70th Birthday will take place on December 15-17, 2010 at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

The workshop will emphasize areas of statistical research offering

innovative approaches to problems arising in various branches of the sciences. At the same time, the workshop will cover topics of fundamental statistical theory having broad applicability. In addition to the core invited talks, the workshop will feature poster sessions and discussion sessions, providing a forum for participants to interact and exchange ideas.

Scientific topics to be addressed will include (
invited speakers):


¨ Statistical decision theory

¨ Asymptotic theory for high-dimensional inference

¨ Bayes and empirical Bayes analysis

¨ Functional data analysis

¨ High-dimensional covariance matrix estimation and random matrices

¨ Interdisciplinary research


           Selected Pictures from the conference are available now. Thanks for coming!