Coming Seminars

Apr. 5th, 3:30 PM
Seminar presented by Qiang Sun
Classical multidimensional scaling  is an important tool for data reduction in many applications. It takes in a distance matrix and outputs low-dimensional embedded samples  such that the pairwise distances between the original data points can be…
JHN 175
Apr. 12th, 3:30 PM
Seminar presented by Florentina Bunea
TBA
HUB 340
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

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…

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…

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…

Recent News

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…

The second edition of our undergraduate newsletter, "Student's T time", is edited by Ranjini Grove, our 
faculty undergraduate program coordinator.

This edition of the newsletter…

Undergraduate Statistics majors in Principal Lecturer June Morita’s winter quarter course, STAT 341, took a field trip to visit the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA)…

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.