Coming Seminars

Apr. 19th, 3:30 PM
Seminar presented by Chao Gao
I will discuss the problem of statistical estimation with contaminated data. In the first part of the talk, I will discuss depth-based approaches that achieve minimax rates in various problems. In general, the minimax rate of a given problem with…
JHN 175
Apr. 26th, 3:30 PM
Seminar presented by UW CERSE Group
JHN 175
Apr. 29th, 2:30 PM
Seminar presented by Tommy Wright
This talk makes use of Lagrange's Identity to provide a bridge between an insightful motivation and an elementary derivation of the method of equal proportions. The method of equal proportions is the current method for apportioning the 435 seats in the U…
ECE 045

Technical Reports

Smoking is one of the preventable threats to human health and is a major risk factor for lung cancer, upper aero-digestive cancer, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Estimating and…

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…

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…

Recent News

On May 23 and 24, 2019, the Center for Statistics and the Social Sciences (CSSS) will be celebrating their 20th year anniversary by hosting a conference open to everyone who wants…

Are you a statistics undergraduate or (bio)statistics graduate student interested in analyzing real data to help local non-profits better fulfill their missions? UW's Statistics in the Community (…

On February 25th, 2019 the Statistics and Probability Association under the leadership of undergraduate students Annie Wan, Emily Flanagan, Hank Flury, Danni Shi, and Stephanie Wu hosted the first…

Employment Opportunity

We are seeking candidates for one or more Lecturers Part-Time (9-month service period) non-tenure-track in the Department of Statistics at the University of Washington, to begin in June 2019. These would be part-time, multi-year appointments. 

Duties include undergraduate teaching, related department activities such as course coordination and supervision of teaching assistants, and departmental service.