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Winter Term 2013/14

You are cor­di­ally in­vited to at­tend the talks in sem­inar room D4.0.022 (Build­ing D4, ground level) on Fri­days at 9:00am.

Oc­to­ber 18

Marius Hofert (De­part­ment of Mathem­at­ics, ETH Zürich):
Stat­ist­ical and com­pu­ta­tional aspects of nes­ted Archimedean cop­u­las and bey­ond

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Oc­to­ber 25

Omiros Papaspili­opoulos (ICREA and Uni­versitat Pom­peu Fabra, Bar­celona, Spain):
Op­timal fil­ter­ing and the dual pro­cess

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Novem­ber 8

David Ed­wards (Aar­hus Uni­versity, Den­mark):
Some con­tex­t-spe­cific graph­ical mod­els for dis­crete lon­git­ud­inal data

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Novem­ber 15

Mike Smith (Mel­bourne Busi­ness School, Uni­versity of Mel­bourne):
Es­tim­a­tion of Cop­ula Mod­els With Dis­crete Mar­gins via Bayesian Data Aug­ment­a­tion

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Novem­ber 22

Stochastics, Eco­nom­ics and Ar­chi­tec­ture:
Open­ing con­fer­ence of the In­sti­tute for Stat­ist­ics and Mathem­at­ics at the new WU Cam­pus

Decem­ber 6 - TWO TALKS

Maria Kalli (Busi­ness School, Can­ter­bury Christ Church Uni­versity):
Bayesian Semi­para­met­ric vector autore­gress­ive mod­els
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Jim Griffin (School of Mathem­at­ics, Stat­ist­ics & Ac­tu­ar­ial Science, Uni­versity of Kent):
Mod­el­ling Mac­roe­co­nomic Time Ser­ies us­ing Re­gres­sion Mod­els with Time-vary­ing Sparsity

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Janu­ary 16 - AT­TEN­TION! T h u r s d a y, 4:30 - 6:00pm

Sem­inar room TC.5.02 (Teach­ing Center, level 5)

Roberto Cas­arin (Uni­versity Ca' Fo­scari, Ve­nezia, Italy):
Bayesian Cal­ib­ra­tion and Com­bin­a­tion of Pre­dict­ive Dis­tri­bu­tions

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Janu­ary 30 - AT­TEN­TION! T h u r s d a y, 5:00 - 6:30pm

Uni­versität Wien, Os­kar-­Mor­gen­stern-­Platz 1, 1090 Vi­enna, Sem­inar­raum SR11, 2.OG
(This talk is jointly or­gan­ised with TU Wien and Uni­versität Wien.)

Damir Fili­povic
(Ecole Poly­tech­nique Fédérale de Lausanne):
Lin­ear-Ra­tional Term Struc­ture Mod­els

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