Research seminar series

Research seminar series

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Research Seminar Series: 2016

Date and Venue Speaker Title and link to Abstract
4th October, Tuesday, 1pm 1.200 Lecture Theatre AHHDr Emi Tanaka, Centre of Bioinformatics and Biometrics, University of WollongongHow statistics feeds us – applied statistics in agriculture (Abstract)
6th September, Tuesday, 1pm 1.200 Lecture Theatre AHHDr Jennifer Chan, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of SydneyVolatility estimation and forecast using quantile range-based measures and parametric quantile regression (Abstract)
30th August, Tuesday, 1pm 1.200 Lecture Theatre AHHDr Peter Straka, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New South WalesMax-sum stable distributions and Extremes of Intermittent Events (Abstract)
23rd August, Tuesday, 1pm 1.200 Lecture Theatre AHHDr Ningbo Jiang, Office of Environment and Heritage (NSW)Interested in applying your statistical power to real world data? (Abstract)
16th August, Tuesday, 1pm
1.200 Lecture Theatre AHH
Dr Robert Borotkanics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Macquarie UniversityROC analyses in the classification of chemicals that result in hepatocarcinogenesis (Abstract)
31st May, Tuesday, 1pm
1.200 Lecture Theatre AHH

Dr Jennifer Hallinan, Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University

Engineering Bacterial Populations for Pattern Formation (Abstract)
3rd May, Tuesday, 1pm
1.200 Lecture Theatre AHH
Dr Yanan Fan, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New South Wales Bayesian inference for quantile regression (Abstract)
29th April, Tuesday, 1pm
1.200 Lecture Theatre AHH
Prof Matt Wand, School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, University of Technology SydneyFast Approximate Inference for Arbitrarily Large Statistical Models via Message Passing (Abstract)
5th April, Tuesday, 1pm
1.200 Lecture Theatre AHH
Prof Vladimir Gaitsgory, Department of Mathematics, Macquarie UniversityLinear Programming Relaxations of Nonlinear Optimal Control Problems (Abstract)
15th March, Tuesday, 1pm
1.200 Lecture Theatre AHH
Prof Pavel V. Shevchenko, CSIRO AustraliaValuation of Variable Annuities with Guarantees via Stochastic Control Optimization (Abstract)

Research Seminar Series: 2015

Date and Venue Speaker Title and link to Abstract
27th October, Tuesday, 2pm
1.200 Lecture Theatre AHH
Matthew Ames, Department of Statistical Science, University College London Violations of Uncovered Interest Rate Parity and International Exchange Rate Dependence (Abstract)
Tuesday 29 September 2015, Time 2pm
1.200 Lecture Theatre AHH
Dr Garth Tarr, School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, University of Newcastle Visualising model selection stability (Abstract)
8th September, Tuesday, 2pm
1.200 Lecture Theatre AHH
Dr Craig Anderson, School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, University of Technology Sydney Identifying Growth Faltering in Young Children (Abstract)
11th August, Tuesday, 2pm
1.200 Lecture Theatre AHH
Prof John McAneney, Risk Frontiers, Macquarie University Natural Disasters, Property Losses and Climate Change Attribution (Abstract)
2nd June, Tuesday, 2pm
E4A, Room 523
(level 5 seminar room)
Prof Barry Quinn, Department of Statistics, Macquarie University Estimating the parameters of an exponentially damped sinusoid (Abstract)
12th May, Tuesday, 2pm
E4A, Room 523
(level 5 seminar room)
Dr Ivor Cribben, Department of Finance and Statistical Analysis, University of Alberta Two novel methods for estimating connectivity change-point models for brain imaging data (Abstract)
5th May, Time 2pm
E4A, Room 523
(level 5 seminar room)
Dr Artem Prokhorov, Discipline of Business Analytics, Business School, the University of Sydney New aspects of nonparametric copula density estimation (Abstract)
28th April, Tuesday, 2pm
E4A, Room 523
(level 5 seminar room)
A/Prof Xinyuan Song, Department of Statistics, Chinese University of Hong Kong Statistics analysis of a generalized hidden Markov model (Abstract)
24th March, Tuesday, 2pm
E4A, Room 523
(level 5 seminar room)
Dr David Nipperess, Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University The PD-calculus: integrating evolutionary relationships into biodiversity measurement and conservation (Abstract)
10th March, Tuesday, 2pm
E4A, Room 523
(level 5 seminar room)
Dr Bob Carpenter, Department of Statistics, Columbia University Stan: A probabilistic programming language for Bayesian inference (Abstract)
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