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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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