Read out

Winter Term 2011/12

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.

October 14

Gerhard Tutz (Institute for Statistics, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich):
Regularisierung für kategoriale Daten

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October 17 (as an exception on Monday at 2:00pm, PC Lab, UZA II, Level 5)

Peter M. Bentler (Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles):
Reinventing "Guttman Scaling" as a Statistical Model: Absolute Simplex Theory

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November 11 - TWO TALKS (9:15am - 12:30pm)

Hedibert Lopes (Booth School of Business, University of Chicago):
Cholesky Stochastic Volatility
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Anthony Brabazon (College of Business and Law, School of Business, University College Dublin):
Natural Computing and Finance
(Start at 10:30am)
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November 25

Leonhard Held (Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, Division of Biostatistics, University of Zurich):
Introducing Bayes Factors

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December 2

Gilles Celeux (Département de Mathématiques, Université Paris-Sud):
Different Points of View for Selecting a Latent Structure Model
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January 13

Christoph Freudenthaler (Institute of Computer Science, University of Hildesheim):
Matrix and Tensor Factorization from a Machine Learning Perspective
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January 20

Gary Koop (Department of Economics, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow):
Hierarchical Shrinkage in Time-Varying Parameter Models
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