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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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