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Summer Term 2013

You are cordially invited to attend the talks in the seminar room of our institute, UZA II, Level 4, 2H415, on Fridays at 9:15am.

April 12

Sonia Petrone (Università Bocconi, Milano):
Bayesian Nonparametric Inference for Hidden Markov Models: An Overview and Some New Insights

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April 26

Peter Stadler (Universität Leipzig):
Discoveries in Genomes and Transcriptomes: Challenges in High Throughput Sequencing Data Analysis
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May 14 - ATTENTION: Tuesday, 1:00pm

Rodney Strachan (Australian National University, Canberra):
Efficient Simulation and Integrated Likelihood Estimation in Non-Linear Non-Gaussian State Space Models

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May 17

John Geweke (University of Technology, Sydney):
Adaptive Sequential Posterior Simulators for Massively Parallel Computing Environments
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May 21 - ATTENTION: Tuesday, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Alan Agresti (University of Florida):
Modeling Ordinal Categorical Data

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May 22 - ATTENTION: Wednesday, 11:00am - 12:30pm

Alan Agresti (University of Florida):
Some Remarks on Latent Variable Models in Categorical Data Analysis

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May 24 - TWO TALKS

9:15am - Cristiano Varin (Università Ca' Foscari Venezia):
The Ranking Lasso

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10:30am
- Alan Agresti (University of Florida):
Good Confidence Intervals for Categorical Data Analyses

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June 14

Alexander McNeil (Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh):
Copula Families that Generalise the Archimedean Class

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June 20 - ATTENTION: Thursday, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Kemal Dinçer Dingeç (Boğaziçi University, Istanbul):
New Control Variates for Levy Processes and Asian Options
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