Seminar

2014 Jan 13

BrownCSSem: Ian W. McKeague

3:30pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Room 245, 121 South Main Street, Providence
Is there a Needle in the Haystack? Marginal Screening and Non-standard Asymptotics
2014 Mar 14

IACS Sem: Raul Jimenez

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Maxwell Dworkin G115
Too Many Data and Too Few Parameters: Mapping and Analysing the Whole Universe, A Challenge in Computational Science
2014 Oct 03

BUStatPrSem: Ronnie Sircar

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

SCI 117
Multiscale Perturbation Methods for Portfolio Choice Problems
2015 Apr 10

IACS Sem: Budhendra Bhaduri

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Maxwell Dworkin G115
Big Data, Geospatial Computing, and My 2 Cents in an Open Data Economy (also part of Harvard GIS Colloquium series)
2015 Sep 30

Our World in Data

6:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Emerson Hall 105

Dr. Max Roser, Research Fellow at the Institute for New Economics at the University of Oxford

With an introduction by Steven Pinker

On my web publication OurWorldInData, I am showing how living conditions around the world are changing. Visualized in graphs and maps, I present the empirical data on global development.

In my talk, I will show how the...

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2014 Jan 30

BUStatPrSem: Oksana Chkrebetii

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

MCS 148
Probabilistic solution of differential equations for Bayesian uncertainty quantification and inference
2017 Jan 31

Seminar: Rajarshi Mukherjee

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Science Center Rm. 705

Sparse Signal Detection with Binary Outcomes

In this talk, I will discuss three examples of sparse signal detection problems in the context of binary outcomes. These will be motivated by examples from next generation sequencing association studies, understanding heterogeneities in large scale networks, and exploring opinion distributions over networks. Moreover, these three examples will serve as templates to explore interesting phase transitions present in such studies. In particular, these phase transitions will be aimed at revealing a difference between studies with...

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2014 Mar 20

BUStatPrSem: Xinyun Chen

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

MCS 148
Perfect sampling and gradient simulation of Queueing Networks

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