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Winter Term 2015/16

You are cor­di­ally in­vited to at­tend the talks in sem­inar room D4.4.008 (Build­ing D4, En­trance A, Level 4) on Fri­days at 9:00am.

Oc­to­ber 2

Marius Hofert (De­part­ment of Stat­ist­ics and Ac­tu­ar­ial Science, Uni­versity of Wa­ter­loo, Canada):
Im­proved Al­gorithms for Com­put­ing Worst Value-at-Risk: Nu­mer­ical Chal­lenges and the Ad­apt­ive Re­arrange­ment Al­gorithm

> Ab­stract   

> Talk

Oc­to­ber 9

Claudia Klüppel­berg (Zen­trum Mathem­atik, Tech­nis­che Uni­versität München):
Mod­el­ling, es­tim­a­tion and model assess­ment of ex­treme space-­time data
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> Talk: Slides n.a.

Oc­to­ber 16

Andreas Hamel(Fak­ultät für Wirtschaft­swis­senschaften, Freie Uni­versität Bozen):
From Mul­ti-Util­ity Rep­res­ent­a­tions to Stochastic Orders and Cent­ral Re­gions - A Set Op­tim­iz­a­tion Per­spect­ive
> Ab­stract
> Talk

Oc­to­ber 23

Nic­olas Chopin (CREST-EN­SAE Par­isTech):
Sequen­tial quasi-­Monte Carlo and ex­ten­sions
> Ab­stract
> Pa­per

> Talk

Novem­ber 13

Chris­tian Brown­lees (De­part­ment of Eco­nom­ics and Busi­ness, Uni­versitat Pom­peu Fabra):
Real­ized Net­works
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> Pa­per
   
> Talk

Novem­ber 20

Martyn Plum­mer (IARC, France):
Cuts in Bayesian Graph­ical Mod­els
> Ab­stract 
> Pa­per   
> R Vign­ette

> Talk

Novem­ber 27

Yee Whye Teh (De­part­ment of Stat­ist­ics, Uni­versity of Ox­ford):
Bayesian Non­para­met­rics in Mix­ture and Ad­mix­ture Mod­el­ling
> Ab­stract
> Pa­per

Decem­ber 4 - AT­TEN­TION!

Room EA.6.026 (Ex­ec­ut­ive Academy, Level 6)
Chris­tian Robert (Ce­remade - Uni­versité Par­is-Dauphine):
Ap­prox­im­ate Bayesian com­pu­ta­tion for model choice via ran­dom forests
> Ab­stract   
> Pa­per

Janu­ary 8

Ivan Mizera (De­part­ment of Mathem­at­ical and Stat­ist­ical Sciences, Uni­versity of Al­berta, Canada):
Bor­row­ing Strength from Ex­per­i­ence: Em­pir­ical Bayes Meth­ods and Con­vex Op­tim­iz­a­tion   
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> Pa­per   
> Talk

Janu­ary 15

Omiros Papaspili­opoulos (De­part­ment of Eco­nom­ics and Busi­ness, Uni­versitat Pom­peu Fabra):
Build­ing MCMC
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> Talk