Coming Seminars

Jan. 25th, 3:30 PM
Seminar presented by Leonhard Held
A new standard is proposed for the evidential assessment of replication studies. The approach combines a specific reverse-Bayes technique with prior-predictive tail probabilities to define replication success. The method gives rise to a quantitative…
HUB 340
Feb. 1st, 3:30 PM
Seminar presented by Dominik Rothenhäusler
Many traditional statistical prediction methods mainly deal with the problem of overfitting to the given data set. On the other hand, there is a vast literature on the estimation of causal parameters for prediction under interventions. However, both…
JHN 175
Feb. 8th, 3:30 PM
Seminar presented by Daniela Witten
As the pace and scale of data collection continues to increase across all areas of biology, there is a growing need for effective and principled statistical methods for the analysis of the resulting data. In this talk, I'll describe two ongoing projects…
HUB 337

Technical Reports

For large q, does the (discrete) uniform distribution on the set of q! permutations of the vector (1, 2, . . . , q) closely approximate the (continuous) uniform distribution on the (q2)-sphere… more

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

Recent News

On today's increasingly crowded globe, human migration can strain infrastructure and resources. Accurate data on migration flows could help governments plan for and respond to immigrants. Yet… more

We are proud to announce that E. Ashley Steel, an Affiliate Associate Professor of the Department of Statistics and School of… more

Jon Wakefield has been invited to join the Technical Advisory Group (TAG), that advises the United Nations Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UN IGME).

UN IGME was… 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.