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 2015

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Date Speaker

Title (click for abstract)

Sep 22 Zhe Chen (University of Florida) Inference for the Number of Topics in the Latent Dirichlet Allocation Model via Bayesian Mixture Modelling  
Sep 24 Ray-Bing Chen (National Cheng Kung University) Particle Swarm Stepwise (PaSS) Algorithm for Variable Selections  
Oct 15 Teng Zhang (University of Central Florida) Sparse precision matrix estimation via lasso penalized D-trace loss  
Oct 22 Ye Luo (University of Florida) L2Boosting in High-Dimensions: Rate of Convergence  
Oct 29 Anuj Srivastava (Florida State University) A Geometric Perspective on Functional Data Analysis  
Nov 5 Andrew Thomas (University of Florida) The March to WAR: Quantifying Player Contributions in Ice Hockey  
Nov 10 Bobby Gramacy (University of Chicago) Local Gaussian process approximation for large computer experiments  
Nov 12 Susmita Datta (University of Florida) Improved Protein Inference from Tandem Mass Spectrometry Data  
Nov 17 Yichao Wu (North Carolina State University) Variable selection via measurement error model selection likelihoods  
Nov 19 Somnath Datta (University of Florida) A nonparametric analysis of waiting times from a multistate model using a novel linear hazards model approach  
Dec 1 Fei Zou (University of Florida) Integrated Statistical Approaches for High-dimensional Genetics and Genomics Data  
Dec 10-11 Jon Wellner (University of Washington) Challis Lectures  

Past Seminars

Fall 2014 Fall 2013
Spring 2013 Fall 2012 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