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Winter Term 2012/13

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.

September 7

Rob J Hyndman (Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics, Monash University, Australia):
Demographic forecasting using functional data analysis

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October 19

Ludger Rüschendorf (Abteilung für Mathematische Stochastik, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg):
Risk bounds, worst case dependence and optimal claims and contracts

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November 16

Wolfgang Härdle (C.A.S.E. Center for Applied Statistics and Economics, School of Business and Economics, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin):
Risk Patterns and Correlated Brain Activities. Multidimensional statistical analysis of fMRI data with application to risk patterns

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November 23

Andrea Riebler (Institut für Sozial- und Präventivmedizin, Abteilung Biostatistik, Universität Zürich):
Estimation and extrapolation of time trends in multivariate registry data using Bayesian age-period-cohort models

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December 7

Ralf Wunderlich (Mathematisches Institut, Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus):
Optimal portfolio strategies under partial information with expert opinions

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December 14 - TWO TALKS

9:15am - Karl Bang Christensen (Department of Biostatistics, University of Copenhagen):
Item response theory models for measuring level and change in latent variables

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10:30am
- Wolfgang Runggaldier (Department of Pure and Applied Mathematics, University of Padua):
Variance reduction by conditioning in the pricing problem where the underlying is a continuous-time finite state Markov process

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January 18

Norman Verhelst (Eurometrics, Tiel, The Netherlands):
Profile Analysis: A generalization of DIF analysis

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