Coming Seminars

Oct. 12th, 3:30 PM
Seminar presented by Andrew Nobel
This talk presents a variational framework for the asymptotic analysis of empirical risk minimization in general settings.  In its most general form the framework concerns a two-stage inference procedure.  In the first stage of the procedure, an average…

Technical Reports

Since the 1940s, population projections have in most cases been pro- duced using the deterministic cohort component method. However, in 2015, for the first time, in a major advance, the United… more

Abstract: Statistical methods are developed for assessing the likelihood of prejudicial bias in agent-assigned permutations, such as the ordering of candidates on an election… more

This report shows how the descent of genome from an ancestor to currently observed descendants results in identity by descent (IBD) in current individuals, and hence similarities in their DNA at… more

Recent News


This has been a great year for Statistics at University of Washington!

Among our many highlights:

Peter Guttorp was elected Vice President of the International… more

The Simons Foundation has named Daniela Witten, Associate Professor in the Department of Statistics and Biostatistics, as a… more

In honor of Endangered Species Day, the National Academy of Sciences features Professor Elizabeth Thompson on their Facebook… more

Upcoming Courses

MATH/STAT 491/8 is a two-quarter course sequence in place of MATH/STAT 491/2 for the B.S. in Mathematics degree option. The sequence provides a relatively complete introduction to core problems in stochastic processes.