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Summer Term 2021

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The Institute for Statistics and Mathematics cordially invites everyone interested to attend the talks in our Research Seminar Series.

Online talks take place via Zoom. A direct link will be posted at each date. 
While it is possible to join a Zoom meeting directly from the browser, it is recommended to download the Zoom desktop or mobile app.
Members of WU may find more information here and download/sign in to Zoom here.

Next talk:

Friday, May 21, 2021
// 09:00-10:15 // online talk
(meeting opens at 8:55 to start on time)zoom link to join

Matthias Scherer (Department of Mathematics, Technical University of Munich):
A Comprehensive Model for Cyber Risk Based on Marked Point Processes and Its Application to Insurance
> Abstract / Paper
[Host: Rüdiger Frey]

Schedule:

  • Wednesday, March 10, 2021
    // 18:15-19:45 // online talk
    Max H. Farrell (Booth School of Business, University of Chicago, USA):
    Deep Neural Networks for Estimation and Inference
    > Abstract / Paper 1 / Paper 2 / Related video / Talk
    [Host: Sylvia Frühwirth-Schnatter]
     

  • Wednesday, March 24, 2021
    // 18:15-19:45 // 
    online talk
    Peter Hoff (Department of Statistical Science, Duke University, USA):
    An Empirical Bayes Framework for Improving Frequentist Multigroup Inference
    > Abstract / Articles & Software / Talk
    [Host: Kurt Hornik]
     

  • Wednesday, April 7, 2021
    // 18:15-19:45 // online talk
    Luitgard A. M. Veraart (Department of Mathematics, London School of Economics and Political Science):
    When Does Portfolio Compression Reduce Systemic Risk?
    > Abstract / Paper / Talk n/a
    [Host: Rüdiger Frey]
     

  • Wednesday, April 14, 2021
    // 18:15-19:45 //
    online talk
    Brad Efron and Balasubramanian Narasimhan (both: Department of Statistics, Stanford University, USA):
    Easy to Use Programs for Bootstrap Confidence Intervals
    > Abstract / Paper / Talk
    [Host: Kurt Hornik]
     

  • Wednesday, April 28, 2021
    // 18:15-19:45 //
    online talk
    Ronnie Sircar (Operations Research & Financial Engineering (ORFE) Department, Princeton University, USA):
    Cryptocurrencies, Mining & Mean Field Games
    > Abstract / Paper / Talk
    [Host: Birgit Rudloff]
     

  • Friday, May 7, 2021
    // 09:00-10:30 //
    online talk
    Ulrike Schneider (Institute of Statistics and Mathematical Methods in Economics, TU Wien):
    On the Geometry of Uniqueness and Model Selection of LASSO, SLOPE and Related Estimators
    > Abstract / Paper / Talk n/a
    [Host: Sylvia Frühwirth-Schnatter]
     

  • Friday, May 21, 2021
    // 09:00-10:15 //
    online talk (meeting opens at 8:55 to start on time)
    zoom link to join

    Matthias Scherer (Department of Mathematics, Technical University of Munich):
    A Comprehensive Model for Cyber Risk Based on Marked Point Processes and Its Application to Insurance
    > Abstract / Paper
    [Host: Rüdiger Frey]


  • Friday, May 28, 2021
    // 09:00-10:30 //
    TC.3.21 Hörsaal (60 U) tbc
    Arne Bathke (Research Group Statistics and Probability, University of Salzburg):
    Synthesizing Information from Multivariate Data: Inference Methods for Global and Local Questions
    > Abstract
    [Host: Kurt Hornik]
     

  • Friday, June 18, 2021
    // 09:00-10:30 //
    TC.3.21 Hörsaal (60 U) tbc
    Arnošt Komárek (Department of Probability and Mathematical Statistics, Charles University in Prague):
    Classification Based on Mixed Type Numeric, Ordinal and Binary Longitudinal Data
    [Host: Bettina Grün]
     

  • Friday, June 25, 2021
    // 09:00-10:30 //
    TC.3.21 Hörsaal (60 U) tbc
    Siegfried Hörmann (Institute of Statistics, Graz University of Technology):
    Preprocessing Functional Data by a Factor Model Approach
    > Abstract / Paper 1 / Paper 2 
    [Host: Sylvia Frühwirth-Schnatter]