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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

    > Ab­stract     > Talk

April 26

    Peter Stadler (Uni­versität Leipzig):
    Dis­cov­er­ies in Gen­omes and Tran­scrip­tomes: Chal­lenges in High Through­put Sequen­cing Data Ana­lysis
    > Ab­stract     > Talk

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

    > Ab­stract     > Talk

May 17


    John Geweke
(Uni­versity of Tech­no­logy, Sydney):
    Ad­apt­ive Sequen­tial Pos­terior Sim­u­lat­ors for Massively Par­al­lel Com­put­ing En­vir­on­ments

    > Ab­stract     > Talk

May 21 -
AT­TEN­TION: Tues­day, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

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

    > Ab­stract    > Talk

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

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

    > Ab­stract     > Talk

May 24 - TWO TALKS

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

    > Ab­stract     > Talk

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

    > Ab­stract     > Talk

June 14

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

    > Ab­stract     > Talk


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

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