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Past Seminars (1996-2011)

2014

Oct 27

3:30 pm

Bayesian Models for Integrative Genomics

Marina Vannucci - Rice University

Seminar - SMI  211

2014

Oct 20

3:30 pm

Regular Variation and Extremes in Atmospheric Science

Dan Cooley - Colorado State University

Seminar - SMI  211

2014

Oct 13

3:30 pm

Profile Likelihood Estimation in Semi-Parametric Models

Yuichi Hirose - Victoria University of Wellington

Seminar - SMI  211

2014

Oct 1

1:00 pm

Improving on the Sandwich

James Warren Harmon

General Exam - PDL  C-301

2014

Sep 25

3:30 pm

Joint Biostatistics/Statistics Introduction Seminar

Jon Wakefield & Patrick Heagerty - UW

Seminar - HST  T-639

2014

Sep 4

10:00 am

Topics on factor modelling

Dennis Leung

General Exam - THO  202

2014

Aug 18

3:00 pm

2014

Aug 18

10:00 am

2014

Jul 24

3:00 pm

2014

Jun 2

3:30 pm

Adaptation in Some Shape-Constrained Regression Problems

Adityanand Guntuboyina - UC Berkeley

Seminar - EEB  037

2014

May 19

3:30 pm

Adaptive Piecewise Polynomial Estimation via Trend Filtering

Ryan Tibshirani (Joint with Biostatistics) - Carnegie Mellon University

Seminar - EEB  037

2014

May 12

3:30 pm

2014

May 5

3:30 pm

Accelerating Exact MCMC with Subsets of Data

Ryan Adams (Sponsored by Microsoft) - Harvard University

Seminar - EEB  037

2014

Apr 28

3:30 pm

Bayesian Structured Sparsity for Genetic Association Mapping

Barbara Engelhardt - Duke Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy

Seminar - EEB  037

2014

Apr 21

3:30 pm

XY - Basketball meets Big Data

Luke Bornn - Harvard University

Seminar - EEB  037

2014

Apr 17

3:30 pm

Binomial Models and the Polya-Gamma Distribution

James Scott (Joint with Biostatistics) - UT Austin

Seminar - HST  T639

2014

Apr 7

3:30 pm

Learning and Estimation: Separated at Birth, Reunited at Last

Alexander (Sasha) Rakhlin (Sponsored by Microsoft) - University of Pennsylvania

Seminar - EEB  037

2014

Mar 31

3:30 pm

Probabilistic Topic Models of Text and Users

Dave Blei - Princeton University

Seminar - EEB  125

2014

Mar 20

12:30 pm

Running Markov Chain without Markov Basis

Hisayuki Hara - Niigata University

Seminar - PDL  C-301

2014

Mar 10

3:30 pm

Learning with Lower Information Costs

Sivan Sabato (Joint with CSE) - Hebrew University of Jerusalem/Microsoft Research New England

Seminar - EEB  105

2014

Mar 3

3:30 pm

Feature allocations, probability functions, and paintboxes

Tamara Broderick (Joint with CSE) - UC Berkeley

Seminar - EEB  105

2014

Feb 24

3:30 pm

2014

Feb 13

3:30 pm

Reasoning About Uncertainty in High-Dimensional Data Analysis

Adel Javanmard (Joint with CSE) - Stanford University

Seminar - EEB  105

2014

Feb 3

3:30 pm

Exploring the Structure of Networks and Communities

Jure Leskovec (Sponsored by Microsoft) - Stanford University

Seminar - SMI  211

2014

Jan 30

3:30 pm

Stability

Bin Yu (Joint with Biostatistics) - UC Berkeley

Seminar - JHN  102

2014

Jan 14

2:00 pm

2014

Jan 13

3:30 pm

Exploring dynamic complex systems using time-varying networks

Mladen Kolar (Sponsored by Microsoft) - University of Chicago

Seminar - SMI  211

2014

Jan 6

3:30 pm

2013

Dec 3

5:00 pm

2013

Dec 2

4:00 pm

Flows and Decompositions of Games; Harmonic and Potential Games

Pablo Parrilo - Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Seminar - EEB  125

2013

Nov 18

3:30 pm

2013

Oct 28

3:30 pm

2013

Oct 17

3:30 pm

Log-concave Density Estimation with Applications

Richard Samworth - University of Cambridge

Seminar - HST  T-639

2013

Oct 14

3:30 pm

Topological Inference

Larry Wasserman - Microsoft Distinguished Speaker - Carnegie Mellon University

Seminar - SMI  211

2013

Oct 7

3:30 pm

The Blessing of Transitivity in Sparse and Stochastic Networks

Karl Rohe - University of Wisconsin-Madison

Seminar - SMI  211

2013

Sep 30

3:30 pm

From Data to Decisions

Eric Horvitz - Microsoft Distinguished Speaker - Microsoft Research

Seminar - SMI  211

2013

Sep 26

3:30 pm

Joint Biostatistics/Statistics Introduction Seminar

Departmental Introductions - University of Washington

- HST  T-639

2013

Sep 23

1:00 pm

2013

Sep 12

10:00 am

Restricted Covariance Priors with Applications in Spatial Statistics

Theresa R. Smith - University of Washington

General Exam - PDL  C301

2013

Jul 31

11:00 am

Statistical inference using Kronecker structured covariance

Alex Volfovsky - University of Washington

Final Exam - PDL  C-301

2013

Jul 30

11:00 am

Models and Inference for Network and Attribute Data

Bailey Fosdick - University of Washington

Final Exam - PDL  C-301

2013

Jul 18

9:30 am

2013

Jun 3

3:30 pm

2013

May 13

3:30 pm

Inverse Regression Analysis of Really Big Tables

Matt Taddy - University of Chicago, Booth School of Business

Seminar - THO  125

2013

May 6

3:30 pm

Determinantal Point Processes in Machine Learning

Ben Taskar - University of Washington

Seminar - THO  125

2013

Apr 29

3:30 pm

2013

Apr 22

3:30 pm

Reproducibility of Science: P-values and Multiplicity

Jim Berger-Microsoft Distinguished Speaker - Duke University

Seminar - THO  125

2013

Apr 15

3:30 pm

Structure of Life Distributions

Ingram Olkin - Stanford University

Seminar - THO  125

2013

Apr 8

3:30 pm

Why Do Statisticians Treat Predictors as Fixed? -- A Conspiracy Theory

Andreas Buja-Microsoft Distinguished Speaker - Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Seminar - THO  125

2013

Mar 15

4:00 pm

2013

Mar 14

3:30 pm

Scaling deep learning to 10,000 cores and beyond

Quoc V Le - Stanford University

Seminar - EEB  105

2013

Mar 11

3:30 pm

A nonparametric Bayesian model for legislative voting

Abel Rodriguez - University of California Santa Cruz

Seminar - SAV  260

2013

Feb 27

3:30 pm

The Convex Geometry of Inverse Problems

Ben Recht - University of Wisconsin

Seminar - PCAR  293

2013

Feb 25

3:30 pm

Learning from Big Data in biology

Marc Suchard - University of California Los Angeles

Seminar - SAV  260

2013

Feb 13

12:30 pm

2013

Feb 11

3:30 pm

Statistical Inference on Covariance Structure and Sparse Discriminant Analysis

Tony Cai-Microsoft Distinguished Speaker - University of Pennsylvania

Seminar - SAV  260

2013

Feb 5

3:30 pm

“Insurance” Against Incorrect Inference after Variable Selection

Larry Brown-Microsoft Distinguished Speaker - University of Pennsylvania

Seminar - SMI  211

2013

Jan 14

3:30 pm

2012

Dec 10

3:30 pm

2012

Dec 3

3:30 pm

High-Dimensional Poisson Graphical Models

Genevera Allen - Rice University

Seminar - THO  125

2012

Nov 13

1:30 pm

Estimating coancestry among multiple individuals in populations

Christopher G. Glazner - University of Washington

General Exam - PDL  C-301

2012

Nov 5

3:30 pm

An Conditional Empirical Likelihood Approach to Combine Sampling Design

Sanjay Chaudhuri - National University of Singapore

Seminar - THO  125

2012

Oct 29

3:30 pm

Bayesian Variable Selection for High-Dimensional Genetic Association Studies

Melanie Quintana - University of Southern California

Seminar - THO  125

2012

Oct 22

3:30 pm

2012

Oct 18

8:30 am

2012

Oct 15

3:30 pm

2012

Oct 1

3:30 pm

Bayesian information criterion for singular model

Mathias Drton - University of Washington

Seminar - THO  125

2012

Sep 11

10:00 am

Separable covariance testing and estimating for sociomatrices

Alex Volfovsky - University of Washington

General Exam - PDL  C-301

2012

Aug 14

1:30 pm

Bayesian Modeling of Health Data in Space and Time

Cici Xi Chen Bauer - University of Washington

Final Exam - PDL  C-301

2012

Jul 3

9:30 am

Modeling Heterogeneity Within and Between Arrays

Bailey Fosdick - University of Washington

General Exam - PDL  C-301

2012

Jun 5

2:00 pm

2012

May 21

3:30 pm

Dependence modeling with vine copulas

Eike Brechmann - Technische Universität München

Seminar - THO  125

2012

May 15

9:00 am

2012

May 7

3:30 pm

Regression with noisy and missing covariates:

Martin Wainwright - University of California Berkeley

Seminar - THO  125

2012

May 7

1:30 pm

2012

May 2

3:00 pm

Nonstationary Modeling Through Dimension Expansion

Luke Bornn - University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

Seminar - PDL  C-301

2012

Apr 30

3:30 pm

Split Hamiltonian Monte Carlo

Babak Shahbaba - University of California, Irvine

Seminar - THO  125

2012

Apr 23

3:30 pm

Plug-in Approach to Active Learning

CANCELLED- Stas Minsker - Georgia Tech

Seminar - THO  125

2012

Apr 16

3:30 pm

2012

Mar 14

2:30 pm

2012

Mar 5

3:30 pm

Simulating the Universe in a (large) Computer

Fabio Governato - University of Washington

Seminar - THO  101

2012

Feb 17

3:30 pm

The Nicholson Blowfly Experiments: Some History and EDA

David R. Brillinger - University of California, Berkeley

Seminar - GWN  201

2012

Feb 6

3:30 pm

Second-Order Comparison of Functional Data with Applications to DNA Geometry

Victor M. Panaretos - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

Seminar - THO  101

2012

Jan 9

3:30 pm

Bayesian Nonparametric Methods for Complex Dynamical Phenomena

Emily B. Fox - The Wharton School University of Pennsylvania

Seminar - THO  101

2011

Dec 5

3:30 pm

Regularization For Multivariate Missing Data in Proteomic Studies

Dr. Pei Wang - Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Seminar - THO  125

2011

Nov 28

3:30 pm

Cholesky Stochastic Volatility

Hedibert Freitas Lopes - Chicago Booth

Seminar - THO  125

2011

Nov 21

3:30 pm

2011

Nov 17

11:30 am

2011

Nov 14

3:30 pm

Towards Understanding Behavior and Intent

Tomas Singliar - Boeing Research

Seminar - THO  125

2011

Nov 7

3:30 pm

2011

Oct 31

3:30 pm

Joint Estimation of Multiple Graphical Models

Jian Guo - Harvard University

Seminar - THO  125

2011

Oct 27

3:30 pm

Sparse Bayes Estimation in Non-Gaussian Models via Data Augmentation

Nicholas G. Polson - Chicago Booth School of Business

Seminar - HS4  T-639

2011

Oct 17

3:30 pm

Bayesian model specification: toward a Theory of

David Draper - University of California Santa Cruz

Seminar - THO  125

2011

Oct 12

4:00 pm

Statistical Problems in Large Networks

Persi Diaconis - Stanford University

Seminar - SMI  120

2011

Oct 10

3:30 pm

Bayesian Models for Sparse Regression Analysis of High Dimensional Data

Dr. Leonardo Bottolo - Imperial College, London

Seminar - THO  125

2011

Oct 3

3:30 pm

2011

Aug 10

10:00 am

Parametrizations of Discrete Graphical Models

Robin Evans - University of Washington

Final Exam - THO  202

2011

Aug 9

10:00 am

Statistical Approaches to Analyze Mass Spectrometry Data

Soyoung Ryu - University of Washington

Final Exam - PDL  C-301

2011

Jul 12

2:00 pm

2011

Jun 3

3:30 pm

2011

Jun 2

3:30 pm

Possible Uses of Fictional Sample Sizes

Bruce Lindsay (Joint with Biostatistics) - Pennsylvania State University

Seminar - HST  T-639

2011

Jun 2

3:30 pm

2011

May 25

10:00 am

Relational Models for Contingency Tables

Anna Klimova - University of Washington

General Exam - CDH  223B

2011

May 25

3:00 pm

Nonparametric Mode Estimation via the Log-Concave Shape Constraint

Charles Doss - University of Washington

General Exam - DEN  205

2011

May 17

2:30 pm

2011

May 16

3:30 pm

2011

May 13

1:00 pm

Bayesian Modeling of Survey Data in Space and Time

Cici Chen - University of Washington

General Exam - PDL  C-301

2011

May 2

3:30 pm

Mean and Covariance Models for Tensor-Valued Data

Peter Hoff - University of Washington

Seminar - EEB  045

2011

Apr 25

3:30 pm

Statistical Issues in the Analysis of Flow Cytometry Data and the FlowCAP Competition

Raphael Gottardo - Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Seminar - EEB  045

2011

Apr 11

3:30 pm

On the Use and Misuse of Tests of Significance

Peter Guttorp - University of Washington

Seminar - EEB  045

2011

Apr 4

3:30 pm

New Theory and Software for the Analysis of Microbial Communities

Erick Matsen - Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center

Seminar - EEB  045

2011

Mar 22

1:30 pm

2011

Mar 15

12:30 pm

2011

Mar 7

3:30 pm

2011

Mar 3

12:30 pm

2011

Mar 3

3:30 pm

2011

Feb 11

4:00 pm

Testing the Manifold Hypothesis

Hariharan Narayanan - Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Seminar - THO  125

2011

Feb 4

1:00 pm

2011

Feb 2

8:15 am

Nonparametric Estimation of the Bivariate Survivor Function

Albert Kim - University of Washington

General Exam - PDL  C-301

2011

Jan 31

3:30 pm

Identifiability of Linear Structural Equation Models

Mathias Drton - University of Chicago

Seminar - SMI  304

2011

Jan 28

1:00 pm

2011

Jan 25

12:00 pm

2011

Jan 24

3:30 pm

Querying Probabilistic Data

Dan Suciu - University of Washington

Seminar - SMI  304

2010

Dec 9

8:30 am

Parametrizations of Discrete Graphical Models

Robin Evans - University of Washington

General Exam - PDL  C-301

2010

Nov 29

3:30 pm

From Sexual Behavior to Space Weather – Undergraduate Research in Statistics

J. Morita, A.L-Cook, T. Lerud, & M. Morris - University of Washington

Seminar - SIG  134

2010

Nov 23

11:30 am

2010

Nov 22

3:30 pm

Formula-Based Probabilistic Inference

Vibhav Gogate - University of Washington

Seminar - SIG  134

2010

Nov 15

3:30 pm

Conditional independence and marginal modeling

Tamas Rudas - Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest

Seminar - SIG  134

2010

Nov 10

2:00 pm

2010

Oct 25

3:30 pm

A Framework for Feature Selection in Clustering

Daniela Witten - University of Washington

Seminar - SIG  134

2010

Oct 21

4:00 pm

2010

Oct 11

3:30 pm

Statistics, Temperatures and Climate Change

Peter Guttorp - University of Washington

Seminar - SIG  134

2010

Sep 30

3:30 pm

Introductory Seminar

David Yanez (Joint with Biostatistics) - Department of Biostatistics

Seminar - HST  T-733

2010

Aug 19

12:30 pm

2010

Aug 6

1:00 pm

2010

Jul 30

9:00 am

2010

May 24

3:30 pm

2010

May 17

3:30 pm

2010

May 11

2:00 pm

Convex Analysis Methods in Shape Constrained Estimation

Arseni Seregin - University of Washington

Final Exam - EEB  403

2010

May 10

3:30 pm

2010

May 3

3:30 pm

The Lasso: Some Novel Algorithms and Applications

Rob Tibshirani (Joint with Biostatistics) - Stanford University

Seminar - SIG  134

2010

Apr 19

3:30 pm

2010

Apr 12

3:30 pm

2010

Mar 29

3:30 pm

2010

Mar 8

3:30 pm

Concepts and Methods for Learning from Similarities

Maya R. Gupta - University of Washington

Seminar - SIG  134

2010

Mar 1

3:30 pm

Risk, Uncertainty and Climate Models

Peter Challenor - University of Southampton

Seminar - SIG  134

2010

Feb 22

3:30 am

2010

Feb 10

3:30 pm

2010

Feb 8

3:30 pm

2010

Feb 2

8:15 am

2010

Feb 1

3:30 pm

Two Statistical Vignettes: Simpson\'s Paradox and Shaved Dice

Michael Perlman - University of Washington

Seminar - SIG  134

2010

Jan 11

3:30 pm

2010

Jan 4

3:30 pm

Estimation of Convex-Transformed Densities

Arseni Seregin - University of Washington

Seminar - SIG  134

2009

Dec 14

3:00 pm

2009

Dec 11

9:00 am

2009

Dec 7

3:30 pm

(Bayesian) Statistics with Rankings

Marina Meila - University of Washington

Seminar - MGH  389

2009

Nov 23

3:30 pm

A Primer on Mass Spectrometry Based Proteomics

Dave Goodlett - University of Washington

Seminar - MGH  389

2009

Nov 20

12:00 pm

Density Forecast Combination, Calibration, and Recalibration

Roopesh Ranjan - University of Washington

Final Exam - CMU  120

2009

Nov 16

3:30 pm

2009

Nov 12

1:00 pm

A Comparison of Alternative Methodologies for Estimation of HIV Incidence

Nicole Bohme Carnegie - University of Washington

Final Exam - FSH  108

2009

Nov 9

1:30 pm

2009

Nov 9

9:00 am

Models for Heterogeneity in Heterosexual Partnership Networks

Ryan Admiraal - University of Washington

Final Exam - EEB  403

2009

Nov 9

3:30 pm

Recommender Systems for Fun and Profit

Chris Volinsky - AT&T Research

Seminar - MGH  389

2009

Nov 6

12:30 pm

2009

Nov 2

3:30 pm

Seeking a Predictive Theory for Adaptive Evolution

Paul Joyce - University of Idaho

Seminar - MGH  389

2009

Oct 23

11:00 am

Image Segmentation Applied and Semi-Supervised Learning

Susan Holmes (Joint with EE) - Stanford University

Seminar - EEB  303

2009

Oct 22

3:30 pm

Combining Multidimensional Scaling and Distances Between Trees

Susan Holmes (Joint with Biostatistics) - Stanford University

Seminar - HST  T-747

2009

Oct 19

3:30 pm

2009

Oct 12

3:30 pm

Approximate Bayesian Computation Under Model Uncertainty, with Application to Protein Network Evolution

Sylvia Richardson (Joint with Biostatistics) - Imperial College London

Seminar - MGH  389

2009

Oct 5

3:30 pm

Tail Risk Budgeting

R. Douglas Martin - University of Washington

Seminar - MGH  389

2009

Oct 1

3:30 pm

Departmental Introductions

Statistics/Biostatistics Seminar - University of Washington

Seminar - HST  T-747

2009

Aug 19

1:30 pm

Statistical Models for Social Network Data and Processes

Pavel Krivitsky - University of Washington

Final Exam - LOW  115

2009

Aug 18

1:30 pm

2009

Aug 14

10:30 am

Geostatistical Model Averaging

William Klieber - University of Washington

General Exam - PDL  C-301

2009

Aug 6

1:00 pm

2009

Jul 16

3:30 pm

Meta-Analysis: Statistical Methods for Combining the Results of Independent Studies

Ingram Olkin (Joint with Biostatistics) - Stanford University

Seminar - HST  T-747

2009

Jun 11

3:00 pm

Approximate Inference Algorithms for Graphical Models

Ming Su - University of Washington

General Exam - EEB  M-306

2009

Jun 10

1:00 pm

Modeling Competition in Forest Development

Hil Lyons - University of Washington

General Exam - PDL  C-301

2009

Jun 3

11:00 am

2009

Jun 1

3:30 pm

Parallel Computing at the UW: The Missing User\'s Manual

Hana Sevcikova, Dustin Lennon and Mark Handcock - University of Washington

Seminar - SIG  134

2009

Jun 1

8:30 am

Conditional Tests for Localizing Trait Genes

Yanming Di - University of Washington

Final Exam - THO  119

2009

May 26

10:30 am

2009

May 21

3:30 pm

Communication in Statistics: The Role of Reproducible Research and Dynamic Documents

Deborah Nolan (Joint with Biostatistics) - University of California, Berkeley

Seminar - HST  T-639

2009

May 11

3:30 pm

Bayes Assisted Goodness of Fit

Richard Lockhart - Simon Fraser University

Seminar - SIG  134

2009

May 8

3:00 pm

Probabilistic Weather Forecasting Using Bayesian Model Averaging

J. McLean Sloughter - University of Washington

Final Exam - SMI  105

2009

May 4

3:30 pm

Spatial Modelling Using Gaussian Markov Random Fields: Applied to Seabed Estimation

Johan Lindström - University of Washington and Lund University

Seminar - SIG  134

2009

May 1

12:00 pm

Postulating Monotonicity in Bayesian Nonparametric Regression

Elja Arjas - University of Helsinki and National Institute for Health and Welfare

Seminar - PDL  C-14

2009

Apr 27

3:30 pm

Impact of Climate Change on Pacific Northwest Hydropower

Matthew Markoff & Alison Cullen - University of Washington

Seminar - SIG  134

2009

Apr 20

3:30 pm

2009

Apr 6

3:30 pm

A Survey of Goodness-of-fit Tests for Point Process Models for Earthquake Occurrences

Frederic (Rick) Paik Schoenberg - University of California

Seminar - SIG  134

2009

Mar 30

3:30 pm

Inference in Gaussian Covariance Graph Models

Bala Rajaratnam - Stanford University

Seminar - SIG  134

2009

Mar 9

3:30 pm

2009

Mar 2

3:30 pm

Statistical Issues in the Analysis of Contingency Tables

Adrian Dobra - University of Washington

Seminar - SIG  134

2009

Feb 23

3:30 pm

How a Paper Can Come About

Peter Guttorp - University of Washington

Seminar - SIG  134

2009

Feb 2

3:30 pm

Large-Scale Prediction Problems

Bradley Efron - Stanford University

Seminar - SIG  134

2009

Jan 26

3:30 pm

Testing for Sparse Normal Means: Is There a Signal?

Jon Wellner - University of Washington

Seminar - SIG  134

2009

Jan 12

3:30 pm

Mean, Median, Mode, More

Tilmann Gneiting - University of Washington

Seminar - SIG  134

2008

Dec 2

3:00 pm

Semiparametric Copula Models for Diverse Types of Dependent Data

Xiaoyue Niu - University of Washington

General Exam - PDL  C-301

2008

Dec 1

3:30 pm

Estimation of the Relative Risk and Risk Difference

Thomas Richardson - University of Washington

Seminar - SMI  304

2008

Nov 24

3:30 pm

Two Related Problems Involving Gaussian Markov Random Fields

Håvard Rue - Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Seminar - SMI  304

2008

Nov 13

9:30 am

Estimation of Convex-Transformed Densities

Arseni Seregin - University of Washington

General Exam - PDL  C-301

2008

Nov 10

3:30 pm

2008

Nov 6

1:30 pm

The Theory of Statistics: Some Challenges

Sir David Cox (Joint with Biostatistics) - Nuffield College, Oxford, UK

Seminar - HSA  A-420

2008

Nov 3

3:30 pm

Probabilistic Rainfall Forecasting

Max Little - University of Oxford

Seminar - SMI  304

2008

Oct 27

3:30 pm

Hypothesis Testing in Algebraic Statistical Models

Mathias Drton - University of Chicago

Seminar - SMI  304

2008

Oct 20

3:30 pm

2008

Oct 13

3:30 pm

Philosophy of Probability and its Relationship (?) to Statistics

Krzysztof Burdzy (Joint with Mathematics) - University of Washington

Seminar - SMI  304

2008

Oct 6

3:30 pm

The Role of Statisticians in International Science Policy

Peter Guttorp (Joint with Biostatistics) - University of Washington

Seminar - MUS  213

2008

Sep 29

3:30 pm

Hierarchical Eigenmodels for Pooled Covariance Estimation

Peter Hoff - University of Washington

Seminar - MUS  213

2008

Aug 20

4:00 pm

2008

Aug 18

10:30 am

Estimates and Projections of the Total Fertility Rate

Leontine Alkema - University of Washington

Final Exam - PDL  C-301

2008

Jul 31

10:00 am

Inference in Network-Based Respondent-Driven Sampling

Krista Gile - University of Washington

Final Exam - EEB  403

2008

Jul 28

12:30 pm

Statistical Solutions to Some Problems in Medical Imaging

Larissa Stanberry - University of Washington

Final Exam - PDL  C-301

2008

Jul 22

2:00 pm

2008

Jul 21

2:30 pm

2008

Jun 3

2:00 pm

Combining Probability Forecasts

Roopesh Ranjan - University of Washington

General Exam - PDL  C-301

2008

Jun 2

3:30 pm

2008

May 19

3:30 pm

Robust Quantile Regression with Non-Elliptical Covariates

Matias Salibian-Barrera - University of British Columbia

Seminar - MLR  301

2008

May 12

3:30 pm

2008

Apr 25

1:00 pm

2008

Apr 21

3:30 pm

Towards Causal Inference with Interference

M. Elizabeth Halloran - Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & University of Washington

Seminar - MLR  301

2008

Apr 14

3:30 pm

2008

Apr 7

3:30 pm

The Rarity of DNA Profiles

Bruce Weir - University of Washington

Seminar - MLR  301

2008

Mar 31

3:30 pm

Risk Tuning with Generalized Linear Regression

Terry Rockafellar - University of Washington

Seminar - MLR  301

2008

Mar 18

2:00 pm

Nonparametric Estimation of Multivariate Monotone Densities

Marios Pavlides - University of Washington

Final Exam - PDL  C-301

2008

Mar 11

11:30 am

Conditional Tests for Localizing Trait Genes

Yanming Di - University of Washington

General Exam - PDL  C-301

2008

Mar 10

3:30 pm

Optimal Start of Treatment Based on Time-Dependent Covariates

Judith Lok - Harvard School of Public Health

Seminar - MOR  220

2008

Feb 25

3:30 pm

Sparse Recovery Problems in Statistical Learning Theory

Vladimir Koltchinskii - Georgia Institute of Technology

Seminar - MOR  220

2008

Feb 11

3:30 pm

Envelope Crossing Distributions for Gaussian Fields

Krzysztof Podgorski - Lund University

Seminar - MOR  220

2008

Feb 4

3:30 pm

Second-Order Accurate and Robust Indirect Inference

Veronika Czellar - Group HEC, Paris

Seminar - MOR  220

2008

Jan 28

3:30 pm

Consensus Ranking Under the Exponential Model

Marina Meila - University of Washington

Seminar - MOR  220

2008

Jan 24

3:30 pm

2008

Jan 17

10:30 am

Probabilistic Wind Forecasting Using Bayesian Model Averaging

J. McLean Sloughter - University of Washington

General Exam - PDL  C-301

2008

Jan 14

3:30 pm

2008

Jan 7

3:30 pm

2007

Dec 3

3:30 pm

2007

Dec 3

9:00 am

Probabilistic Projections of Fertility Using a Bayesian Hierarchical

Leontine Alkema - University of Washington

General Exam - PDL  C-301

2007

Nov 26

3:30 pm

2007

Nov 26

1:30 pm

Formation-Dissolution Models for Dynamic Network Processes

Pavel Krivitsky - University of Washington

General Exam - MLR  316

2007

Nov 19

3:30 pm

Statistical Foundations of Distance-Based Phylogenetics

Lior Pachter - University of California, Berkeley

Seminar - SMI  304

2007

Nov 15

3:30 pm

Selecting Covariance Models by Sparse Regression

Pei Wang (Joint with Biostatistics) - Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Seminar - HST  T-639

2007

Nov 8

3:30 pm

Efficient Linear Regression for Time-to-Event Data Under Length-Biased Sampling

Michael Kosorok (Joint with Biostatistics) - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Seminar - HST  T-639

2007

Nov 5

3:30 pm

Structure-Based Characteristics and Time Series Clustering

Catherine Wang - University of Melbourne, Australia

Seminar - SMI  304

2007

Nov 5

9:30 am

Log-Linear Models for Heterogeneity in Bipartite Networks

Ryan Admiraal - University of Washington

General Exam - PDL  C-301

2007

Oct 29

3:30 pm

2007

Oct 23

12:30 pm

Graphs of Climate Change, and How to Read Them

Fred Bookstein - University of Washington

Seminar - ALB  AUD

2007

Oct 15

3:30 pm

Statistics at Google

Jake Brutlag & Mike Meyer - Google

Seminar - SMI  304

2007

Oct 8

3:30 pm

2007

Oct 1

3:30 pm

Survey of Generalized Inverses and Their Use in Stochastic Modelling

Jeff Hunter - Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand

Seminar - SMI  304

2007

Sep 27

3:30 pm

Kick-Off Seminar

David Yanez (Joint with Biostatistics) - University of Washington

Seminar - HST  T-639

2007

Sep 25

3:00 pm

‘Up-and-Down’ and the Percentile-Finding Problem

Assaf Oron - University of Washington

Final Exam - PDL  C-301

2007

Sep 17

1:00 pm

2007

Jul 19

2:00 pm

Bayesian Hierarchical Curve Registration

Donatello Telesca - University of Washington

Final Exam - PDL  C-301

2007

Jul 16

11:00 am

Wavelet Variance Analysis for Time Series and Random Fields

Debashis Mondal - University of Washington

Final Exam - PDL  C-301

2007

Jun 29

10:00 am

2007

Jun 22

4:00 pm

Jump Estimation in Inverse Regression Models

Axel Munk - Georg August Universitaet, Goettingen, Germany

Seminar - PDL  C-301

2007

Jun 15

10:30 am

Probablistic Weather Forecasting with Spatial Dependence

Veronica Berrocal - University of Washington

Final Exam - PDL  C-301

2007

Jun 5

11:00 am

2007

May 31

1:30 pm

Statistical Methods in Medical Imaging: Application to Mammography

Larissa Stanberry - University of Washington

General Exam - PDL  C-14

2007

May 24

3:30 pm

2007

May 21

3:30 pm

Dependence Orderings and Their Applications

Subhash Kochar - Portland State University

Seminar - SAV  249

2007

May 14

3:30 pm

Probabilistic Forecasting in Meteorology

Barbara Brown - National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado

Seminar - SAV  249

2007

May 7

3:30 pm

2007

Apr 30

3:30 pm

A Bayesian Approach to Map Multiple QTL in Pedigreed Plant Breeding Populations

Marco Bink - Wageningen University & Research Centre, The Netherlands

Seminar - SAV  249

2007

Apr 23

3:30 pm

Wishart Distributions for Decomposable Graphs

Helene Massam - York University, Canada

Seminar - SAV  249

2007

Apr 16

3:30 pm

BART: Bayesian Additive Regression Trees

Hugh Chipman - Acadia University

Seminar - SAV  249

2007

Apr 9

3:30 pm

Empirical Process Limits Under Model Misspecification

Hanna Jankowski - University of Washington

Seminar - SAV  249

2007

Feb 26

3:30 pm

2007

Feb 12

3:30 pm

Robust Inference Using Higher Order Influence Function

Lingling Li - Harvard School of Public Health

Seminar - SMI  102

2007

Feb 5

3:30 pm

Random Tomography and Structural Biology

Victor Panaretos - University of California, Berkeley

Seminar - SMI  102

2007

Jan 29

3:30 pm

Statistical Modeling in Setting Air Quality Standards

Jim Zidek - University of British Columbia

Seminar - SMI  102

2007

Jan 9

11:00 am

Statistical Methodology for Longitudinal Social Network Data

Anton H. Westveld - University of Washington

Final Exam - PDL  C-301

2007

Jan 8

3:30 pm

2006

Dec 14

11:30 am

2006

Dec 12

10:00 am

Algorithms for Estimating the Cluster Tree of a Density

Rebecca Nugent - University of Washington

Final Exam - PDL  C-301

2006

Dec 4

3:30 pm

Approximate Bayesian Inference and Optimal Design in the Sparse Linear Model

Matthias Seeger - Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tuebingen, Germany

Seminar - SMI  304

2006

Nov 28

4:00 pm

Learning in Spectral Clustering

Susan Shortreed - University of Washington

Final Exam - THO  235

2006

Nov 20

3:30 pm

2006

Nov 13

3:30 pm

On the Geometry of Log-Linear Models

Alessandro Rinaldo - Carnegie Mellon University

Seminar - SMI  304

2006

Oct 30

3:30 pm

Regularized Covariance Matrix Estimation

Peter Bickel - University of California, Berkeley

Seminar - SMI  304

2006

Oct 23

3:30 pm

De Finetti\'s Ultimate Failure

Krzysztof Burdzy - University of Washington

Seminar - SMI  304

2006

Oct 16

3:30 pm

2006

Oct 9

3:30 pm

Bootstrap and Subsampling for Non-Stationary Spatial Data

Sara Sjoestedt-de Luna - Umea University

Seminar - SMI  304

2006

Oct 2

3:30 pm

Non-Stationary Analysis and Radial Localisation in 2D

Sofia Olhede - Imperial College, London

Seminar - SMI  304

2006

Aug 11

10:30 am

Likelihood Inference for Population Structure, Using the Coalescent

Arindam Roy Choudhury - University of Washington

Final Exam - PDL  C-301

2006

Aug 11

8:00 am

2006

Aug 7

3:00 pm

2006

Jul 26

11:30 am

TBD

Adam Glynn - University of Washington

Final Exam - PDL  C-301

2006

Jun 7

10:30 am

Nonparametric Estimation for Current Status Data with Competing Risks

Marloes Maathuis - University of Washington

Final Exam - PDL  C-301

2006

Jun 6

11:00 am

Goodness-of-Fit Statistics Based on Phi-Divergences

Leah Jager - University of Washington

Final Exam - LOW  111

2006

Jun 6

9:30 am

2006

May 30

9:00 am

2006

May 22

3:30 pm

The PRISM Approach to Climate Mapping in Complex Regions

Christopher Daly (Joint with Atmospheric Sciences) - Oregon State University

Seminar - SAV  249

2006

May 15

3:30 pm

The Multivariate Skew Normal Distribution and Some Extensions

Antonella Capitanio - University of Bologna, Italy

Seminar - SAV  249

2006

May 8

3:30 pm

Reliability Reloaded

Sallie Keller-McNulty - Brown

Seminar - SAV  249

2006

May 1

3:30 pm

Uncertainty and Evidence in Latent Variable Problems

Elizabeth Thompson - University of Washington

Seminar - SAV  249

2006

Apr 24

3:30 pm

Bayesian Mixed Models for Functional Data

Jeffrey Morris - MD Anderson Cancer Center

Seminar - SAV  249

2006

Apr 17

3:30 pm

Probabilistic Forecasts, Calibration and Sharpness

Tilmann Gneiting - University of Washington

Seminar - SAV  249

2006

Apr 10

3:30 pm

Modelling Claim Frequency and Claim Size in Insurance Including Spatial Effects

Claudia Czado - Munich University of Technology, Germany

Seminar - SAV  249

2006

Apr 3

3:30 pm

Bayesian Component Selection in High Dimensional Models

Michael Smith - University of Sydney

Seminar - SAV  249

2006

Mar 6

3:30 pm

2006

Mar 2

9:00 am

TBD

Veronica Berrocal - University of Washington

General Exam - PDL  C-301

2006

Feb 6

3:30 pm

Latent Factor Models for Relational Data

Peter Hoff - University of Washington

Seminar - THO  101

2006

Jan 23

3:30 pm

2006

Jan 9

3:30 pm

The Role of Reversal in Statistics: Two Vignettes

Michael Perlman - University of Washington

Seminar - THO  101

2005

Dec 14

11:00 am

Likelihood Inference for Population Structure, Using Coalescent

Arindam Roy Choudhury - University of Washington

General Exam - PDL  C-301

2005

Dec 9

12:30 pm

2005

Nov 28

3:30 pm

Random Effects Graphical Regression Models for Biological Monitoring Data

Devin S. Johnson - Alaska Fisheries Science Center, NOAA

Seminar - SMI  102

2005

Nov 21

3:30 pm

Robust Covariance Matrix Estimation with Applications in Finance

R. Douglas Martin - University of Washington

Seminar - SMI  102

2005

Nov 14

3:30 pm

2005

Nov 7

3:30 pm

Spatial Statistical Models that Use Flow and Stream Distance

Jay Ver Hoef - National Marine Mammal Laboratory

Seminar - SMI  102

2005

Nov 7

2:00 pm

Alternative Models for Estimating Genetic Maps from Pedigree Data

William Stewart - University of Washington

Final Exam - MLR  302-B

2005

Oct 17

3:30 pm

Some Challenges in Environmental Statistics

Peter Guttorp - University of Washington

Seminar - SMI  102

2005

Oct 10

3:30 pm

Random Effects Models for Social Network Analysis

Marijtje Van Duijn - University of Groningen

Seminar - SMI  102

2005

Jul 28

9:00 am

Robust Estimation of Factor Models in Finance

Heiko Bailer - University of Washington

Final Exam - PDL  C-301

2005

Jul 21

2:30 pm

2005

Jul 15

2:00 pm

2005

Jul 12

1:00 pm

Peptide Sequencing Using Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Qunhua Li - University of Washington

General Exam - PDL  C-301

2005

Jun 30

4:00 pm

2005

Jun 8

3:00 pm

Recovery of Item Rankings Under Nonnormal Fitting Distributions in MML Parameter Estimation

David Dailey (MS Thesis Presentation) - University of Washington

Seminar - PDL  C-14

2005

Jun 7

10:00 am

Analysis of Haplotype Structure: Application to the DARC Gene Region

Ting-Yuan Liu (MS Thesis Presentation) - University of Washington

Seminar - PDL  C-301

2005

Jun 1

9:00 am

Robust Bayesian Analysis of Gene Expression Microarray Data

Raphael Gottardo - University of Washington

Final Exam - PDL  C-301

2005

May 9

3:30 pm

2005

May 5

4:00 pm

2005

Apr 26

3:30 pm

Learning in Spectral Clustering

Susan Shortreed - University of Washington

General Exam - PDL  C-301

2005

Apr 25

3:30 pm

2005

Apr 22

3:00 pm

Variable Selection for Model-Based Clustering

Nema Dean - University of Washington

General Exam - EEB  031

2005

Apr 11

3:30 pm

2005

Apr 4

3:30 pm

Frequency Domain Inference for Seasonally Persistent Processes

David Stephens - Imperial College, London

Seminar - GWN  301

2005

Feb 28

3:30 pm

2005

Feb 25

3:30 pm

A Modification of the EM Algorithm with Applications to Spatio-Temporal Modeling

Stas Kolenikov (Joint with CSSS) - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Seminar - SIG  134

2005

Feb 23

3:45 pm

Combining Individual and Ecological Data - Design and Causality

Adam Glynn - University of Washington

General Exam - THO  202

2005

Feb 14

3:30 pm

Binary Models for Marginal Independence

Thomas Richardson - University of Washington

Seminar - SIG  134

2005

Feb 10

3:30 pm

Alternatives to GMM: Properties of Minimum Divergence Estimators

Giuseppe Ragusa (Joint with CSSS) - University of California, San Diego

Seminar - SIG  134

2005

Feb 7

3:30 pm

Analyzing Gene Expression Data Using Categories

Robert Gentleman - Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Seminar - SIG  134

2005

Jan 31

3:30 pm

Marginal Models for Categorical Data

Tamas Rudas - University of Washington

Seminar - SIG  134

2005

Jan 24

3:30 pm

Fuzzy p-Values and the Detection of Genetic Linkage

Elizabeth Thompson - University of Washington

Seminar - SIG  134

2005

Jan 19

3:00 pm

Clustering with Confidence

Rebecca Nugent - University of Washington

General Exam - PDL  C-301

2005

Jan 18

1:30 pm

2005

Jan 10

3:30 pm

Regularized Spectral Learning

Marina Meila - University of Washington

Seminar - SIG  134

2004

Dec 15

12:30 pm

In Search of the Magic Lasso: The Truth About the Polygraph

Stephan E. Fienberg (Joint with CSSS) - Carnegie Mellon University

Seminar - SAV  209

2004

Dec 11

9:00 am

FDA Workshop

J. O. Ramsay - McGill University

Seminar - NULL  SFU

2004

Dec 10

9:00 am

FDA Workshop

J. O. Ramsay - McGill University

Seminar - NULL  SFU

2004

Dec 9

4:00 pm

From Data to Dynamic Models

J. O. Ramsay - McGill University

Seminar - NULL  SFU

2004

Dec 3

2:30 pm

2004

Dec 1

10:30 am

Probability and Inference for Random Fields

Debashis Mondal - University of Washington

General Exam - PDL  C-301

2004

Nov 22

3:30 pm

Probabilistic Weather Forecasting

Adrian Raftery - University of Washington

Seminar - SIG  134

2004

Nov 18

3:00 pm

Modeling Gene Conversion with the PAC Likelihood

Garrett Hellenthal (MS Thesis Presentation) - University of Washington

Seminar - THO  217

2004

Nov 12

11:00 am

2004

Nov 8

3:30 pm

2004

Nov 5

11:00 am

2004

Nov 1

3:30 pm

Permutation Methods for the Analysis of Variance

Cliff Lunneborg - University of Washington

Seminar - SIG  134

2004

Oct 28

4:00 pm

Robust Statistics in Finance and Robust Factor

R. Douglas Martin - University of Washington

Seminar - BLM  311

2004

Oct 25

3:30 pm

An Introduction to Graphical Markov Models and Model Selection

Michael Perlman - University of Washington

Seminar - SIG  134

2004

Oct 14

4:00 pm

2004

Oct 11

3:30 pm

Statistics in Aviation - Celebrating 100 Years of Flight

Fritz Scholz (Special Statistics Seminar) - University of Washington

Seminar - SIG  134

2004

Oct 7

4:00 pm

2004

Jul 20

11:00 am

Competing Risk Current Status Data

Marloes Maathuis - University of Washington

General Exam - BLM  413

2004

Jun 2

1:00 pm

2004

May 27

10:30 am

2004

May 24

3:30 pm

Boosting Algorithms and Predictive Modeling

Yoav Freund - Columbia University

Seminar - GWN  301

2004

May 24

10:00 am

2004

May 21

3:30 pm

Introduction to Graphical Models

Mathias Drton (Graduate Student Seminar) - University of Washington

Seminar - PDL  C-301

2004

May 18

3:30 pm

Assessing the Detrended Fluctuation Analysis Method of Estimating the Hurst Coefficient

Nathaniel Derby (MS Thesis Presentation) - University of Washington

Seminar - PDL  C-301

2004

May 14

3:30 pm

TBD

Susan Shortreed (Graduate Student Seminar) - University of Washington

Seminar - PDL  C-301

2004

May 10

3:30 pm

Mortgage-Backed Securities Renancing and the Arbitrages in the Swaption Market

Jefferson Duarte - University of Washington Business School

Seminar - GWN  301

2004

May 4

1:30 pm

Nonparametric Probability Density Estimation: Theory, Modeling and Computation

Michael Casey (Joint with Optimization) - University of Puget Sound

Seminar - LOW  111

2004

May 3

8:30 am

Robust Betas and Alphas

Heiko Bailer - University of Washington

General Exam - SAV  341

2004

May 3

3:30 pm

Data Analytic Issues for Mass Spectrometry-Based Proteomic Measurements

Martin McIntosh - Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Seminar - GWN  301

2004

Apr 30

3:30 pm

TBD

Heiko Bailer (Graduate Student Seminar) - University of Washington

Seminar - PDL  C-301

2004

Apr 29

9:00 am

Robust Bayesian Analysis of Gene Expression Microarray Data

Raphael Gottardo - University of Washington

General Exam - PDL  C-301

2004

Apr 26

10:30 am

Iterative Conditional Fitting for Gaussian Ancestral Graph Models

Mathias Drton - University of Washington

Final Exam - SAV  245

2004

Apr 26

3:30 pm

On the Dating of Galileo’s Scientific Documents

Steen Andersson - University of Indiana

Seminar - GWN  301

2004

Apr 23

3:30 pm

TBD

McLean Sloughter (Graduate Student Seminar) - University of Washington

Seminar - PDL  C-301

2004

Apr 16

3:30 pm

A New Goodness of Fit Test: The Reversed Berk-Jones Statistic

Leah Jager (Graduate Student Seminar) - University of Washington

Seminar - PDL  C-301

2004

Apr 9

3:30 pm

Introduction to Model-Based Clustering

Nema Dean (Graduate Student Seminar) - University of Washington

Seminar - PDL  C-301

2004

Apr 5

3:30 pm

Online Customer Behavior: Measurement and Methodology

Andreas Weigend - Formerly of Amazon.com

Seminar - GWN  301

2004

Mar 17

9:00 am

Map Estimation and Genotype Error Detection From Genetic Data on Pedigrees

William C.L. Stewart - University of Washington

General Exam - SAV  245

2004

Mar 8

3:30 pm

Liquidity Risk and Asset Pricing

Ronnie Sadka - University of Washington Business School

Seminar - GWN  301

2004

Mar 3

2:30 pm

Learning the \"Epitome\" of an Image

Brendan J. Frey - University of Toronto

Seminar - PDL  C-301

2003

Dec 8

3:30 pm

What is Algebraic Statistics?

Seth Sullivant - University of California, Berkeley

Seminar - GWN  301

2003

Dec 1

3:30 pm

Bent-Cable Regression for Assessing Abruptness of Change

Grace Chui - University of Washington

Seminar - GWN  301

2003

Nov 24

3:30 pm

Filtering for Point Processes and Its Applications

Zhiyi Chi - University of Chicago

Seminar - GWN  301

2003

Nov 17

3:30 pm

2003

Nov 10

3:30 pm

Approaches to Jointly Modeling Longitudinal and Survival Data

Elizabeth Brown - University of Washington

Seminar - GWN  301

2003

Nov 3

3:30 pm

2003

Oct 27

3:30 pm

Open Problems in the Modeling of Social Networks

Mark Handcock - University of Washington

Seminar - GWN  301

2003

Oct 20

3:30 pm

Some Ideas for Improving Cluster Analysis

Werner Stuetzle - University of Washington

Seminar - GWN  301

2003

Oct 13

3:30 pm

Point Process Models in Ecological and Environmental Sciences

Peter Guttorp - University of Washington

Seminar - GWN  301

2003

Oct 6

3:30 pm

Half-Baked Ideas for Improving Portfolio Construction

Douglas Martin - University of Washington

Seminar - GWN  301

2003

May 19

3:30 pm

Where is Environmental Statistics Going?

Peter Guttorp - University of Washington

Seminar - CMU  120

2003

May 12

3:30 pm

2003

May 5

3:30 pm

Probabilistic Weather Forecasting

Mark Roulston - Oxford University

Seminar - CMU  120

2003

Apr 28

3:30 pm

A Statistician Looks at Meiosis

Terry Speed - University of California, Berkeley

Seminar - CMU  120

2003

Apr 21

3:30 pm

A Recipe for Combining Classifiers

Alejandro Murua - Insightful Corporation

Seminar - CMU  120

2003

Apr 14

3:30 pm

Is Ignorance Bliss?

Jay Kadane - Carnegie Mellon University

Seminar - CMU  120

2003

Apr 11

3:30 pm

Nonparametric Bayesian Classification

Marc Coram - University of Chicago

Seminar - LOW  106

2003

Apr 7

3:30 pm

2003

Mar 10

3:30 pm

Pragmatic Bayesian Designs For Clinical Trials

Lurdes Y.T. Inoue - University of Washington

Seminar - MGH  389

2003

Mar 3

3:30 pm

Stochastic Models That Separate Fractal Dimension and Hurst Effect

Tilmann Gneiting - University of Washington

Seminar - MGH  389

2003

Feb 26

3:30 pm

Numbers and Reasons: Why Some Quantitative Scientific Arguments Seem to Work so Well

Fred L. Bookstein - University of Vienna & University of Michigan

Seminar - BAG  260

2003

Feb 24

3:30 pm

2003

Feb 5

12:30 pm

2003

Feb 3

3:30 pm

2003

Jan 29

3:30 pm

Prediction Error: Covariance Penalties and Cross-Validation

Bradley Efron - University of Washington

Seminar - EEB  105

2003

Jan 27

3:30 pm

Recidivism and Social Interactions

Sibel Sirakaya - University of Wisconsin - Madison

Seminar - MGH  389

2003

Jan 24

3:30 pm

Efficient Semiparametric Estimation of Quantile Treatment Effects

Sergio Firpo - University of California, Berkeley

Seminar - THO  125

2003

Jan 13

3:30 pm

Statistical Estimation From an Optimization Viewpoint

Lisa Korf - University of Washington

Seminar - MGH  389

2002

Nov 25

3:30 pm

Statistical Rules of Thumb

Gerald van Belle - University of Washington

Seminar - SMI  102

2002

Nov 18

3:30 pm

2002

Nov 12

3:30 pm

Accounting for Degree Distributions in Empirical Analysis of Network Dynamics

Tom Snijders - University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Seminar - RAI  121

2002

Nov 4

3:30 pm

2002

Oct 28

3:30 pm

Model-Based Clustering of Magnetic Resonance Data

Ron Wehrens - University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Seminar - SMI  102

2002

Oct 14

3:30 pm

Markov Random Fields and Issues of Computation

Brian Lucena - University of Washington

Seminar - SMI  102

2002

Oct 7

3:30 pm

2002

Jun 3

3:30 pm

Finding Optimal Bayesian Networks with Greedy Search

David Maxwell Chickering - Microsoft Research

Seminar - CMU  120

2002

May 22

4:30 pm

Robust Indirect Inference

Marc Genton - North Carolina State University

Seminar - THO  119

2002

May 20

3:30 pm

Supervised Learning with Measurement and Misclassification Costs

Thomas G. Dietterich - Oregon State University

Seminar - CMU  120

2002

May 13

3:30 pm

Ɛ-Statistics and t-Statistics

Gabor Szekely - Bowling Green State University

Seminar - CMU  120

2002

Apr 29

3:30 pm

Application of Independent Component Analysis in Functional MRI

Dietmar Cordes - University of Washington

Seminar - CMU  120

2002

Apr 22

3:30 pm

On the Toric Algebra of Graphical Models

Chris Meek - Microsoft Research

Seminar - CMU  120

2002

Apr 8

3:30 pm

2002

Mar 11

3:30 pm

Point Process Transformations and Applications to Wildfire Data

Rick Paik Schoenberg - University of California, Los Angeles

Seminar - SMI  205

2002

Mar 11

12:30 pm

2002

Mar 4

3:30 pm

Randomized Kernel Functions

Dimitris Achlioptas - Microsoft Research

Seminar - CMU  120

2002

Feb 28

4:00 pm

2002

Feb 14

4:00 pm

The GoM Model: Latent Class Representation and Implications for Bayesian Estimation

Elena Erosheva (Joint with CSSS) - Carnegie Mellon University

Seminar - CMU  120

2002

Feb 4

3:30 pm

Support Vector Methods for Reinforcement Learning

Thomas Dietterich - Oregon State University

Seminar - SIG  134

2002

Jan 28

3:30 pm

The Covariance Structure of Circular Ranks

Marlos Viana - University of Illinois - Chicago

Seminar - SMI  205

2002

Jan 14

3:30 pm

TBD

R. Douglas Martin - University of Washington

Seminar - SMI  205

2001

Dec 3

3:30 pm

2001

Nov 26

3:30 pm

Mixed Effects Models Using Bayesian Nonparametrics

Peter Hoff - University of Washington

Seminar - CMU  120

2001

Nov 19

3:30 pm

On the Geometry of Generalised Linear Models

Graham Wood - Massey University, New Zealand

Seminar - CMU  120

2001

Nov 5

3:30 pm

Maximum Entropy Discrimination

Marina Meila - University of Washington

Seminar - CMU  120

2001

Oct 29

3:30 pm

The Haplotyping Problem

Matthew Stephens - University of Washington

Seminar - CMU  120

2001

Oct 22

3:30 pm

The Sloan Digital Sky Survey: Results and Challenges

Tom Quinn - University of Washington

Seminar - CMU  120

2001

Oct 11

3:30 pm

Applied Statistics Research and Development At Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Tom Ferryman (Joint with CSSS & Biostatistics) - Pacific Northwest National Labs, Richland, WA

Seminar - HST  639

2001

Jul 26

9:00 am

2001

Jul 16

2:20 pm

2001

Jul 3

12:30 pm

Directed Markov Point Processes

Gopalan Nair (Joint with NRCSE) - University of California, Santa Barbara

Seminar - PDL  C-301

2001

Jun 22

10:00 am

Identification of an Infinite AR Model

Yulia Gel (Joint with CSSS) - St Petersburg State University, Russia

Seminar - PDL  C-301

2001

Jun 21

2:00 pm

Estimation with Bivariate Interval Censored Data

Shuguang Song (Joint with CSSS) - University of Washington

Seminar - PDL  C-301

2001

Jun 20

10:00 am

Is the Classical t-Test of the Slope Really Invalid in Linear Regression Models?

Gulhan Alpargu (Joint with CSSS) - McGill University, Montreal, Quebec

Seminar - PDL  C-301

2001

Jun 6

3:30 pm

Extended Linear Modeling with Splines

Charles J. Stone - University of California, Berkeley

Seminar - LOW  105

2001

Jun 4

3:30 pm

2001

May 29

11:00 am

The Distribution of Channel Capacity for Transmit/Receive Array Antennas

Kit Withers (Joint with Electrical Engineering) - Industrial Research Limited, New Zealand

Seminar - ART  003

2001

May 17

3:30 pm

Model Based Document Clustering

Jeremy Tantrum - University of Washington

General Exam - ART  003

2001

May 10

3:30 pm

Latent Models for Cross-Covariance

Jacob A. Wegelin - University of Washington

Final Exam - THO  125

2001

May 7

3:30 pm

2001

Apr 30

3:30 pm

Estimating Local Trends in Large Environmental Spatial Temporal Databases

Ernst Linder (Joint with NRCSE) - University of New Hampshire

Seminar - LOW  201

2001

Apr 23

3:30 pm

Probabilities on Pedigrees: What? How? and Why?

Elizabeth Thompson - University of Washington

Seminar - LOW  201

2001

Apr 16

3:30 pm

2001

Apr 10

2:30 pm

Importance Sampling Approaches to Missing Data Problems

Russell Steele - University of Washington

General Exam - DEN  314

2001

Apr 9

3:30 pm

Causal Inference From Graphical Time Series Models

Michael Eichler - University of Heidelberg

Seminar - LOW  201

2001

Apr 5

3:30 pm

2001

Apr 2

3:30 pm

Bayesian Multidimensional Scaling and Choice of Dimension

Adrian Raftery - University of Washington

Seminar - LOW  201

2001

Mar 29

3:30 pm

Molecular and Fossil Estimates of Primate Divergence: A Reconciliation

Oliver Will (Joint with Biostatistics) - University of Southern California

Seminar - HST  T-639

2001

Mar 12

3:30 pm

On Model Determination for Spatial and Spatio-temporal Data

Alan Gelfand (Joint with NRCSE) - University of Connecticut

Seminar - THO  119

2001

Mar 6

3:30 pm

Loss Functions for Estimation of Extremes in Disease Mapping

Hal Stern (Joint with Biostatistics & CSSS) - Iowa State University

Seminar - HST  T-639

2001

Mar 5

3:30 pm

Nonparametric Estimation of the Time to the Discovery of a New Species

Nicolas Hengartner (Joint with CSSS) - Yale University

Seminar - SMI  205

2001

Mar 5

3:30 pm

Pairwise Clustering by Random Walks

Marina Meila - Department of Statistics, University of Washington

Seminar - PDL  C-401

2001

Feb 27

3:30 pm

2001

Feb 26

2:30 pm

Some Functionals of Brownian Motion Connected with Estimation of Montone and Convex Functions

Jon Wellner - Department of Statistics, University of Washington

Seminar - SMI  111

2001

Feb 12

3:30 pm

2001

Feb 5

3:30 pm

The Strength of Evidence Found by Searching a Database

Chris Triggs - University of Auckland, New Zealand

Seminar - SMI  205

2001

Jan 29

3:30 pm

Missing Data in Morphometrics

Fred Bookstein - University of Michigan

Seminar - SMI  205

2001

Jan 22

3:30 pm

Georges Matheron, the Father of Geostatistics

Paul Sampson (Joint with NRCSE) - University of Washington

Seminar - SMI  205

2001

Jan 17

4:00 pm

Markov Equivalence Classes for Bayesian Belief Networks

Steven Gillispie - Department of Mathematics, University of Washington

Seminar - PDL  C-401

2001

Jan 8

3:30 pm

Before-After-Control-Impact Analysis in Ecology

Paul Murtaugh (Joint with NRCSE) - University of Washington

Seminar - SMI  205

2000

Dec 4

3:30 pm

Bikernel Oscillation Analysis for the Mixture Complexity

Guenther Walther - Stanford University

Seminar - CMU  120

2000

Nov 30

10:30 am

Wavelet Based Estimation for Trend Contaminated Long Memory Processes

Peter Craigmile - University of Washington

Final Exam - SWS  032

2000

Nov 29

12:30 pm

2000

Nov 17

3:30 pm

2000

Nov 17

1:45 pm

Contributions to Statistical Literacy

June Morita - University of Washington-Bothell

Seminar - PAR  108

2000

Nov 16

1:30 pm

2000

Nov 13

3:30 pm

Remarks on the Philosophy of Bayesian Decision Making

Krzysztof Burdzy - University of Washington

Seminar - CMU  120

2000

Nov 6

3:30 pm

Markov Models and Data-Generating Processes

Thomas Richardson - University of Washington

Seminar - CMU  120

2000

Oct 31

1:30 pm

2000

Oct 30

3:30 pm

On the Correlation Between U.S. Tornadoes and Pacific Sea Surface Temperatures

Caren Marzban (Joint with NRCSE) - University of Oklahoma

Seminar - CMU  120

2000

Oct 23

3:30 pm

Some Aspects of John Tukey\'s Work in Multivariate Analysis

Werner Stuetzle - University of Washington

Seminar - CMU  120

2000

Oct 18

7:00 pm

On Coincidences

Persi Diaconis - Stanford University

Seminar - KNE  210

2000

Oct 17

4:00 pm

What Do We Know About the Metropolis Algorithm?

Persi Diaconis - Stanford University

Seminar - MLR  301

2000

Oct 17

12:30 pm

Probability by Surprise: The Pleasure of Paradoxes

Susan Holmes - Stanford University

Seminar - AND  022

2000

Oct 17

12:30 pm

Probability by Surprise: The Pleasure of Paradoxes

Susan Holmes - Stanford University

Seminar - AND  022

2000

Oct 16

3:30 pm

Confidence Regions for Phylogenetic Trees

Susan Holmes (Joint with Biostatistics) - Stanford University

Seminar - CMU  120

2000

Oct 16

2:30 pm

2000

Oct 9

3:30 pm

Sharpening Buffon\'s Needle

Michael Perlman - University of Washington

Seminar - CMU  120

2000

Oct 2

3:30 pm

Research Day - Part II

Tilmann Gneiting & Shuguang Song - University of Washington

Seminar - CMU  120

2000

Sep 28

3:30 pm

Welcoming Seminar

Departments of Statistics & Biostatistics - University of Washington

Seminar - HST  T-639

2000

Sep 25

3:30 pm

Research Day - Part I

Jon Wellner & Russell Steele - University of Washington

Seminar - CMU  120

2000

Aug 14

2:30 pm

2000

Jul 31

2:30 pm

Bayesian Inference in Hidden Stochastic Population Processes

Daniela Golinelli - University of Washington

Final Exam - THO  235

2000

Jul 27

2:30 pm

A Model Selection Approach to Partially Linear Regression

Florentina Bunea - University of Washington

Final Exam - THO  325

2000

Jul 14

3:30 pm

Ergodic Limit Laws for Stochastic Optimization Problems

Chris Jennison - University of Bath, UK

Seminar - PDL  C-301

2000

Jul 14

2:00 pm

2000

Jun 28

2:30 pm

Likelihood Inference for Parameteric Models of Dispersal

Beatrix Jones - University of Washington

Final Exam - LOW  101

2000

May 31

12:30 pm

Environmental Standards from a Statistical Point of View

Peter Guttorp (Joint with CSSS) - University of Washington

Seminar - SAV  209

2000

May 26

2:30 pm

Likelihood Ratio Inference in a Class of Non-Regular Problems

Moulinath Banerjee - University of Washington

General Exam - THO  325

2000

May 22

3:30 pm

2000

May 17

12:30 pm

Perspectives on Causal Inference and Longitudinal Interventions

Babette Brumback (Joint with CSSS) - University of Washington

Seminar - SAV  209

2000

May 10

3:30 pm

Inference in Case-Control Studies with Limited Auxilliary Information

Gary King (Joint with CSSS) - Harvard University

Seminar - PAA  A-110

2000

May 4

3:30 pm

Parrondo\'s Paradox: Winning Mixtures of Losing Games

Ron Pyke (Joint with Biostatistics) - University of Washington

Seminar - HST  T-639

2000

May 3

12:30 pm

2000

Apr 24

3:30 pm

Gini Association and the Pseudo-Lorenz Curve

Somesh Das Gupta - Indian Statistical Institute

Seminar - SMI  205

2000

Apr 3

3:30 pm

Ergodic Limit Laws for Stochastic Optimization Problems

Lisa Korf (Joint with Mathematics) - University of Washington

Seminar - SMI  205

2000

Mar 2

3:30 pm

Efficient Unsupervised Learning in High Dimensions with Trees and Mixtures

Marina Meila (Joint with Computer Science) - Carnegie Mellon University

Seminar - SIG  134

2000

Mar 1

12:30 pm

Why Do Model Ensembles Work?

Pedro Domingos (Joint with CSSS) - University of Washington

Seminar - SAV  209

2000

Feb 28

3:30 pm

Curve Fitting and Neuron Firing Patterns

Robert Kass - Carnegie Mellon University

Seminar - SMI  205

2000

Feb 25

3:30 pm

Classification by Opinion-Changing Behavior: A Mixture Model Approach

Jennifer Hill (Joint with CSSS) - Harvard University

Seminar - PDL  C-301

2000

Feb 24

11:30 am

2000

Feb 17

12:30 pm

Bayesian Partition Modeling

David Denison - Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine, London

Seminar - KNE  120

2000

Feb 2

12:30 pm

Crack Markets and the Diffusion of Guns Among Youth

Daniel Cork (Joint w/ CSSS, School of Social Work) - Carnegie Mellon University

Seminar - SWS  026/030

2000

Jan 27

12:30 pm

NY School Choice: An Example of the Link Between Observational Studies and Randomized Experiments

Jennifer Hill (Joint w/ CSSS, School of Social Wor - Harvard University

Seminar - SWS  306 A/B

2000

Jan 24

3:30 pm

2000

Jan 13

3:30 pm

2000

Jan 12

12:30 pm

The Marriage Model: A Two Sided Model of Opportunity and Choice

Peter Hoff (Joint with CSSS) - University of Wisconsin - Madison

Seminar - SAV  209

1999

Dec 8

9:00 am

Logic Regression

Ingo Ruczinski - University of Washington

General Exam - PDL  C-301

1999

Dec 6

3:30 pm

An Empirically Accurate Computation Model of Multiparty Electoral Competition

Kevin Quinn (Joint with CSSS) - Harvard University

Seminar - CMU  120

1999

Nov 30

9:00 am

Bayesian Analysis of Deterministic Models

Samantha Bates - University of Washington

General Exam - PDL  C-301

1999

Nov 29

3:30 pm

1999

Nov 22

3:30 pm

Allele Sharing Methods for Estimating Population Size

Hans Skaug - Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, Norway

Seminar - CMU  120

1999

Nov 18

7:30 pm

1999

Nov 17

3:30 pm

Estimating the Size of Populations

Steve Fienberg (Joint with CSSS) - Carnegie Mellon University

Seminar - PAA  A-118

1999

Nov 17

12:30 pm

Trend Estimation Using Wavelets

Peter Craigmile - University of Washington

General Exam - PDL  C-301

1999

Nov 8

3:30 pm

Some Non-Standard Statistical Problems

Beatrix Jones & Michael Perlman - University of Washington

Seminar - CMU  120

1999

Oct 25

3:30 pm

1999

Oct 21

3:30 pm

Picture the Future - Graphical Innovation in Environmental Statistics

Peter Guttorp (Joint with Biostatistics) - University of Washington

Seminar - HST  T-639

1999

Oct 11

3:30 pm

A Likelihood Approach to Control Charts

Moshe Pollak (Joint with NRCSE) - The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Seminar - CMU  120

1999

Oct 4

3:30 pm

Research Day - Part II

R. Douglas Martin, Alejandro Murua, & Jake Wegelin - University of Washington

Seminar - CMU  120

1999

Sep 30

3:30 pm

Biostatistics and Statistics Students and Faculty Introductions

Barbara McKnight - University of Washington

Seminar - HST  T-639

1999

Sep 27

3:30 pm

Research Day - Part I

Elizabeth Thompson, Beatrix Jones, & Peter Craigmi - University of Washington

Seminar - CMU  120

1999

Sep 17

10:30 am

Bayesian Inference in Hidden Linear Birth-Death Processes

Daniela Golinelli - University of Washington

General Exam - THO  335

1999

Aug 5

3:30 pm

1999

Jul 16

1:30 pm

A Direct Search Method for Projection Pursuit Guided Tour Optimization

Jean-Yves Pip Courbois - Oregon State University

Seminar - CMU  120

1999

Jun 23

11:00 am

Modeling Cross-Covariance by Pairs of Latent Variables

Jacob Wegelin - University of Washington

General Exam - BLM  307

1999

Jun 18

10:30 am

Monte Carlo Likelihood Calculation for Identity by Descent Data

Sharon Browning - University of Washington

Final Exam - THO  325

1999

Jun 11

1:30 pm

A Model Selection Approach to Partially Linear Regression

Florentina Bunea - University of Washington

General Exam - THO  334

1999

Jun 4

12:30 pm

1999

Jun 4

12:30 pm

Estimating the Influence of Social Networks on Migration Decisions

Alberto Palloni (Joint with CSDE) - University of Wisconsin

Seminar - SAV  209

1999

May 27

9:15 am

Global Covariance Modeling: A Deformation Approach to Anisotropy

Barnali Das - University of Washington

General Exam - EEB  218

1999

May 17

3:30 pm

Reducing Bias and Variance Using Adaptive Bagging

Leo Breiman - University of California, Berkeley

Seminar - CMU  120

1999

May 10

3:30 pm

Minimizing Downside Risk via Stochastic Dynamic Programming

John Moody - Oregon Graduate Institute of Science and Technology

Seminar - CMU  120

1999

May 4

3:30 pm

Networks and HIV: The Structure of Transmission

Martina Morris (Joint with Sociology) - Pennsylvania State University

Seminar - SAV  209

1999

May 3

3:30 pm

Relative Distribution Methods in the Social Sciences

Mark Handcock (Joint with Sociology) - Pennsylvania State University

Seminar - CMU  120

1999

Apr 19

3:30 pm

1999

Apr 12

3:30 pm

Time Scale Analysis

Guy Nason - University of Bristol

Seminar - CMU  120

1999

Apr 5

3:30 pm

Modern Robust Regression with Applications in Finance

R. Douglas Martin - University of Washington

Seminar - CMU  120

1999

Mar 15

3:30 pm

A Resampling Procedure for Nonparametric Combination of Several Dependent Tests

Fortunato Pesarin & Luigi Salmaso - University of Padova, Italy

Seminar - CMU  120

1999

Mar 11

3:30 pm

Methods for Boosting and Massive Dataset Bayesian Inference

Gregory Ridgeway - University of Washington

General Exam - THO  325

1999

Mar 9

12:30 pm

The Distribution of Robust Distances

Johanna Hardin - University of California, Davis

Seminar - MLR  301

1999

Mar 4

3:30 pm

1999

Mar 1

3:30 pm

Web-Site Management Based on Declarative Specifications

Alon Levy - University of Washington

Seminar - CMU  120

1999

Feb 25

2:30 pm

1999

Feb 22

3:30 pm

Bayesian Inference for Multivariate Categorical Data

Jonathan Forster - University of Southampton

Seminar - CMU  120

1999

Feb 19

3:30 pm

A Framework for Nonparametric Regression Using Neural Networks

Herbert Lee - Carnegie Mellon University

Seminar - CMU  120

1999

Feb 19

1:30 pm

Lifetime and Disease Onset Distributions from Incomplete Observations

Antonio Eduardo Gomes - University of Washington

Final Exam - LOW  102

1999

Feb 18

3:30 pm

Statistical Methods for Shape Analysis

Dean Billheimer - Boeing Phantom Works

Seminar - CMU  120

1999

Feb 12

3:30 pm

The Bayesian Approach To Population Pharmacokinetic Modeling

Jon Wakefield (Joint with Biostatistics) - Imperial College, School of Medicine

Seminar - HST  T-639

1999

Feb 11

1:30 pm

Maximum Likelihood Estimation for Parametric Migration Models

Beatrix Jones - University of Washington

General Exam - GLD  435

1999

Feb 8

3:30 pm

Modeling Inherited Susceptibility to Breast Cancer

Giovanni Parmigiani (Joint with Biostatistics) - Duke University

Seminar - CMU  120

1999

Feb 1

3:30 pm

Statistical Methods for a Cancer Mutagenesis Experiment

Michael Newton (Joint with Biostatistics) - University of Wisconsin - Madison

Seminar - CMU  120

1999

Jan 25

3:30 pm

The Global Pairwise Approach to Radiation Hybrid Mapping

Rob Tibshirani - Stanford University

Seminar - CMU  120

1999

Jan 11

3:30 pm

Modeling Spectrograms for Speech Recognition

Alejandro Murua - University of Washington

Seminar - CMU  120

1998

Dec 7

3:30 pm

1998

Nov 30

3:30 pm

A Semiparametric Method for Two Phase Studies

Nilanjan Chatterjee - University of Washington

Seminar - CMU  120

1998

Nov 16

3:30 pm

1998

Nov 11

4:00 pm

On the Geometry of Graphical Models

Chris Meek - Microsoft Research

Seminar - PDL  C-301

1998

Nov 9

3:30 pm

MCMC Estimation of Stochastic Volatility Models

Eric Jacquier - Boston College

Seminar - CMU  120

1998

Nov 4

4:00 pm

1998

Nov 2

3:30 pm

1998

Oct 30

2:30 pm

Consistent Estimation of Markov Order

Paul Shields - University of Toledo, Ohio

Seminar - CMU  B-004

1998

Oct 28

4:00 pm

1998

Oct 26

3:30 pm

1998

Oct 21

4:00 pm

1998

Oct 14

4:00 pm

Counterfactuals and Bayesian Graphical Models

David Madigan - University of Washington

Seminar - PDL  C-301

1998

Oct 12

3:30 pm

1998

Oct 5

3:30 pm

1998

Oct 2

3:30 pm

Hierarchies of FKG Inequalities

Donald Richards - University of Virginia

Seminar - CMU  120

1998

Aug 17

12:30 pm

Active Mixture Models for Multichannel Image Data

Kingshuk Roy Choudhury - University of Washington

Final Exam - EEB  031

1998

Aug 17

9:30 am

1998

Aug 4

11:00 am

1998

Jul 27

11:00 am

Space-Time Analysis of Forest Fires

Carlos Diaz Avalos - University of Washington

Final Exam - EEB  031

1998

Jul 16

1:30 pm

Assessing Nonstationary Time Series Using Wavelets

Brandon Whitcher - University of Washington

Final Exam - THO  125

1998

Jun 5

10:00 am

Hidden Markov Models for Precipitation

Enrica Bellone - University of Washington

General Exam - JHN  123

1998

Jun 4

3:30 pm

Estimation for Counting Processes with Incomplete Data

Ying Zhang - University of Washington

Final Exam - CMU  326

1998

Jun 1

3:30 pm

Analysis of a Strategy for Sequencing the Human Genome

Richard Karp - University of Washington

Seminar - THO  101

1998

May 21

3:30 pm

Bayesian Exploration of Heterogeneity, With the Aid of Variable Dimension MCMC

Peter Green (Joint with Biostatistics) - University of Bristol

Seminar - HST  T-639

1998

May 20

3:30 pm

Exact Sampling From a Continuous State Space

Peter Green - University of Bristol

Seminar - THO  101

1998

May 18

3:30 pm

1998

May 11

3:30 pm

Independent Component Analysis

Jean-Francois Cardoso - CNRS/ENST

Seminar - THO  101

1998

May 4

3:30 pm

1998

Apr 29

2:30 pm

Perfect Sampling of Harris Recurrent Markov Chains

R.L. Tweedie - Colorado State University

Seminar - THO  202

1998

Apr 27

3:30 pm

Self-Targeting Candidates for Metropolis-Hastings Algorithms

R.L. Tweedie & O. Stramer - Colorado State University & University of Iowa

Seminar - THO  101

1998

Apr 23

12:00 pm

Monte Carlo Likelihood for Identity-by-Descent Data

Sharon Browning - University of Washington

General Exam - BLM  306

1998

Apr 20

3:30 pm

Automated Recognition of Bioacoustic Signals

Alejandro Murua - University of Chicago

Seminar - THO  101

1998

Apr 6

3:30 pm

Statistics at the Boeing Company

Roberto Altschul - Boeing

Seminar - THO  101

1998

Feb 11

2:30 pm

Technology for Teaching and Learning Statistics

David Moore - Purdue University

Seminar - MUE  153

1998

Feb 2

3:30 pm

Assessment of Multi-Dimensional Point Process Models with Applications to Seismology

Fredric Schoenberg - University of California, Berkeley

Seminar - THO  101

1998

Feb 2

2:30 pm

Empirical Processes and p-Variation

Dick Dudley - Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Seminar - THO  202

1998

Jan 29

3:30 pm

Ridgelets: Theory and Applications

Emmanual Candes - Stanford University

Seminar - THO  134

1998

Jan 29

10:30 am

1998

Jan 26

3:30 pm

Likelihood and Confidence

Tore Schweder - University of Oslo

Seminar - THO  101

1998

Jan 22

3:30 pm

The Art of Data Augmentation

Xiao-Li Meng (Joint with Biostatistics) - University of Chicago

Seminar - HST  T-639

1998

Jan 15

3:30 pm

Compound Poisson Approximation for Occurrences of Multiple Words in DNA Sequences

Gesine Reinert - University of California, Los Angeles

Seminar - THO  101

1998

Jan 12

3:30 pm

The Error Coding Method and Majority Vote Classifiers

Gareth James - Stanford University

Seminar - THO  101

1997

Nov 17

3:30 pm

Data Mining & KDD: So What\'s New?

Usama Fayyad - Microsoft Research

Seminar - THO  101

1997

Nov 10

3:30 pm

Prim-9: The Early Days of Data Visualization

Werner Stuetzle - University of Washington

Seminar - THO  101

1997

Nov 6

3:30 pm

Lifetime and Disease Onset Distributions from Incomplete Observations

Antonio Eduardo Gomes - University of Washington

General Exam - THO  235

1997

Nov 5

3:00 pm

1997

Oct 21

3:30 pm

Variety in Maximum Likelihood Estimation for High Dimensional Models

Susan Murphy - Pennsylvania State University

Seminar - THO  119

1997

Oct 20

3:30 pm

Profile Likelihood Inference in High Dimensional Models

Susan Murphy - Pennsylvania State University

Seminar - THO  101

1997

Aug 19

2:30 pm

Convex Regression and Strange Brownian Functionals

Piet Groenboom - Delft University of Technology

Seminar - CMU  120

1997

Aug 7

10:30 am

Tools for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education

Andrew Schaffner - University of Washington

Final Exam - SAV  211

1997

Jul 23

1:30 pm

1997

Jul 17

1:30 pm

Bayesian Information Retrieval

Michelle Keim - University of Washington

Final Exam - CMU  228

1997

Jul 16

12:00 pm

Statistical Challenges in Analyzing Stratospheric Ozone Data at Mid-Latitude

Wendy Meiring - National Center for Atmospheric Research

Seminar - BAG  422

1997

Jun 13

9:00 am

1997

Jun 10

11:30 am

Bayesian Model Averaging in Censored Survival Models

Christopher Volinsky - University of Washington

Final Exam - THO  335

1997

May 30

12:30 pm

1997

May 29

7:30 pm

Inequality by Design: Cracking the Bell Curve Myth

Michael Hout - University of California, Berkeley

Seminar - PAA  A-110

1997

May 27

3:30 pm

Estimation for Counting Processes Based on Incomplete Data

Ying Zhang - University of Washington

General Exam - CMU  332

1997

May 23

12:30 pm

Recent Advances in Causal Modelling Using Directed Graphs

Peter Spirtes - Carnegie-Mellon University

Seminar - SMI  120

1997

May 22

7:30 pm

Costner and the Structure of the Unobserved

Clark Glymour - Carnegie-Mellon University

Seminar - PAA  A-110

1997

May 16

12:30 pm

1997

May 15

7:30 pm

1997

May 12

12:30 pm

1997

May 9

12:30 pm

Characterizing Selection Bias Using Experimental Data

James Heckman - University of Chicago

Seminar - SMI  120

1997

May 5

3:30 pm

1997

May 2

3:30 pm

Spatial Statistics

Tilman Gneiting - Universitat Bayreuth

Seminar - THO  101

1997

May 1

7:30 pm

Causal Inference in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

Michael Sobel - University of Arizona

Seminar - PAA  A-110

1997

May 1

3:30 pm

1997

Apr 25

12:30 pm

1997

Apr 24

7:30 pm

The Causal Devolution

Andrew Abbott - University of Chicago

Seminar - PAA  A-110

1997

Apr 18

12:30 pm

1997

Apr 17

7:30 pm

From a Century of Statistics to the Age of Causation

Judea Pearl - University of California, Los Angeles

Seminar - PAA  A-110

1997

Apr 4

12:30 pm

1997

Apr 3

7:30 pm

Ability and the American Dream: Has Anything Changed?

Robert Hauser - University of Wisconsin

Seminar - PAA  A-110

1997

Apr 3

3:30 pm

1997

Mar 10

3:45 pm

1997

Mar 3

3:30 pm

Polychotomous Classifiers and PACTS

Trevor Hastie - Stanford University

Seminar - THO  101

1997

Feb 24

3:30 pm

1997

Feb 10

3:30 pm

Markovian Models for Resource Sharing

Florence Forbes - University of Washington

Seminar - THO  101

1997

Feb 3

3:30 pm

The Efficient Use of Conditioning Information in Portfolios

Wayne Ferson & Andy Siegel - University of Washington

Seminar - THO  101

1997

Jan 16

3:30 pm

Regression with a Large set of Carriers

Sylvain Sardy - University of Washington

General Exam - THO  101

1997

Jan 13

3:30 pm

Causal Inference via Markov Chain Monte Carlo

David Draper - University of Bath

Seminar - THO  101

1996

Dec 9

3:30 pm

1996

Dec 2

3:30 pm

1996

Nov 25

3:30 pm

1996

Nov 6

3:30 pm

Application of Ridge Regression in Compartmental Models

Angshuman Saha - University of Washington

General Exam - THO  135

1996

Nov 4

3:30 pm

1996

Oct 28

3:30 pm

The Statistical Analysis of Preference Data

Ross Taplin - Murdoch University

Seminar - THO  101

1996

Oct 21

3:30 pm

The Use of Hidden Markov Models in Scientific Applications

Peter Guttorp - University of Washington

Seminar - THO  101

1996

Oct 14

3:30 pm

Reference Priors in non-Normal Location Problems

Carmen Fernandez & Mark Steel - Tilburg University

Seminar - THO  101

1996

Oct 10

3:30 pm

First Seminar: Academic Year 1996 - 1997

Tom Fleming (Joint with Biostatistics) - University of Washington

Seminar - HST  T-639

1996

Oct 10

11:30 am

Space-Time Analysis of Forest Fires

Carlos Diaz Avalos - University of Washington

General Exam - SWS  032

1996

Oct 7

3:30 pm

On Bayesian Modelling of Fat Tails and Skewness

Carmen Fernandez & Mark Steel - Tilburg University

Seminar - THO  101

1996

Jun 21

11:00 am

Explicit Limit Results for Markov Chains and Other Markov Processes

Valerie Stefanov - University of Western Australia

Seminar - PDL  C-301

1996

Jun 3

3:30 pm

Composite Models for the Distribution of Species

David Newman - Boeing Information and Support Services (Retired)

Seminar - THO  101

1996

May 20

3:30 pm

1996

May 13

3:30 pm

On the Density of the Maximum of Smooth Gaussian Processes

Christian Posse - University of Washington

Seminar - THO  101

1996

May 9

1:00 pm

A Hidden Two-Dimensional Irreversible Stochastic Compartment Model

Sandra Catlin - University of Washington

General Exam - LOW  113

1996

May 6

3:30 pm

Hierarchical Partition Models

Guido Consonni - University of Pavia

Seminar - THO  101

1996

Apr 22

3:30 pm

Split Models - An Extension of Graphical Models

Soren Hojsgaard - Aalborg University

Seminar - THO  101

1996

Apr 15

3:30 pm

Inferences From the Distribution of Variant Alleles in Human Populations

Elizabeth Thompson (Joint with Biostatistics) - University of Washington

Seminar - THO  101

1996

Apr 12

1:45 pm

1996

Apr 8

3:30 pm

1996

Apr 1

3:30 pm

Monte Carlo Meets Quasi-Monte Carlo

Art Owen - Stanford University

Seminar - THO  101

1996

Mar 27

3:30 pm

1996

Mar 25

3:30 pm

The Effect of Trimming in the Central Limit Theorem

Galen Shorack - University of Washington

Seminar - THO  101

1996

Mar 11

3:30 pm

1996

Mar 8

12:30 pm

Local Discriminant Bases and Their Aapplications

Naoki Saito - Schlumberger-Doll Research

Seminar - SMI  102

1996

Mar 7

3:30 pm

Prediction, Intervention and Discovery

Christopher Meek - Carnegie Mellon University

Seminar - SAV  239

1996

Mar 6

3:30 pm

Modeling the Correlation Structure of the TOMS Ozone Data

Dongping Fang - University of Chicago

Seminar - THO  101

1996

Mar 5

2:30 pm

Bootstrapping Functional M-Estimators

Yihui Zhan - University of Washington

Final Exam - THO  211

1996

Mar 4

3:30 pm

Optimal Predictive Selection

Somesh Das Gupta - Indian Statistical Institute

Seminar - THO  101

1996

Feb 12

3:30 pm

1996

Feb 5

3:30 pm

Chemometrics and Statistical Thinking

Nicolaas Faber - University of Washington

Seminar - THO  101

1996

Jan 29

3:30 pm

An Alternative Markov Property for Chain Graphs

Michael Perlman - University of Washington

Seminar - THO  101

1996

Jan 22

3:30 pm

Hazard and Density Estimation for Bivariate Survival Data

Charles Kooperberg - University of Washington

Seminar - THO  101

1996

Jan 8

3:30 pm