UF Statistics Seminar Schedule

Seminars are held on Thursdays from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in Griffin-Floyd 100 unless otherwise noted.

Refreshments are available before the seminars from 3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. in Griffin-Floyd Hall 230.

Fall 2012

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Date Speaker

Title (click for abstract)

Sep 13 Sean Meyn (University of Florida) Why is Monte-Carlo estimation difficult for skip-free Markov chains, and what to do about it  
Sep 20 Sanjay Chaudhuri (National University of Singapore) An Conditional Empirical Likelihood Approach to Combine Sampling Design and Population Level Information  
Oct 11 Isabel Molina (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid) Small area estimation of general parameters, with application to poverty mapping  
Oct 18 Mihai Giurcanu (University of Florida) Bootstrap Inference For Misspecified Over-Identified Models  
Oct 25 Babette Brumback (University of Florida) Conditional Pseudolikelihood and Generalized Linear Mixed Model Methods to Adjust for Confounding due to Cluster with Ordinal, Multinomial, or Nonnegative Outcomes and Complex Survey Data  
Oct 30 Alin Dobra (University of Florida) R for Large Scale Data Processing  
Nov 8 David Bristol (Statistical Consulting Services, Inc.) Two Adaptive Procedures for Comparing Two Doses to Placebo Using Conditional Power  
Nov 15 Changbao Wu (University of Waterloo, Canada) Semiparametric Fractional Imputation and Sparse and Efficient Replication Variance Estimation for Complex Surveys  

Past Seminars

Spring 2012 Fall 2011
Spring 2011 Fall 2010 Spring 2010 Fall 2009
Spring 2009 Fall 2008 Spring 2008 Fall 2007
Spring 2007 Fall 2006 Spring 2006 Fall 2005
Spring 2005 Fall 2004 Spring 2004 Fall 2003
Spring 2003 Fall 2002 Spring 2002 Fall 2001
Spring 2001 Fall 2000 Spring 2000 Fall 1999