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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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