Past McGill Statistics Seminar Series
Fall 2011  Winter 2012  Fall 2012  Winter 2013  Fall 2013  Winter 2014  Fall 2014  Winter 2015  Fall 2015  Winter 2016  Fall 2016  Winter 2017 
Fall Term 2011
Date  Event  Speaker(s)  Title  Time  Location  

August 31, 2011 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Johanna Ziegel

Precision estimation for stereological volumes 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


September 9, 2011 
CRMISMGERAD Colloque de statistique

Ed Susko and Aurélie Labbe

Susko: Properties of Bayesian posteriors and bootstrap support in phylogenetic inference Labbe: An integrated hierarchical Bayesian model for multivariate eQTL genetic mapping 
14:0016:30 
UdeM, Pav. AndréAisenstadt, SALLE 1360 



September 16, 2011 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Elif F. Acar

Inference and model selection for paircopula constructions 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


September 23, 2011 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Shaowei Lin

What is singular learning theory? 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


September 30, 2011 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Ioana A. Cosma

Data sketching for cardinality and entropy estimation 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


October 7, 2011 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Nikolai Kolev

Nonexchangeability and radial asymmetry identification via bivariate quantiles, with financial applications 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


October 14, 2011 
CRMISMGERAD Colloque de statistique

Debbie Dupuis and Richard A. Davis

Dupuis: Modeling nonstationary extremes: The case of heat waves Davis: Estimating extremal dependence in time series via the extremogram 
14:0016:30 
McGill TROTTIER 1080 



October 21, 2011 
McGill Statistics Seminar

William Astle

Bayesian modelling of GWAS data using linear mixed models 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


October 28, 2011 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Andrew Patton

Simulated method of moments estimation for copulabased multivariate models 
15:0016:00 
BURN 1205  


November 3, 2011 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Alessandro Rinaldo

Maximum likelihood estimation in network models 
16:0017:00 
BURN 1205  


November 4, 2011 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Martin Lysy

A Bayesian method of parametric inference for diffusion processes 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


November 11, 2011 
CRMISMGERAD Colloque de statistique

Hélène Guérin and AnaMaria Staicu

Guérin: An ergodic variant of the telegraph process for a toy model of bacterial chemotaxis Staicu: Skewed functional processes and their applications 
14:0016:30 
UdeM  


November 18, 2011 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Amparo Casanova

Construction of bivariate distributions via principal components 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


November 25, 2011 
McGill Statistics Seminar

François Bellavance

Estimation of the risk of a collision when using a cell phone while driving 
15:3016:30  BURN 1205  


December 2, 2011 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Alberto Carabarin

Pathdependent estimation of a distribution under generalized censoring 
15:3016:30  BURN 1205  


December 9, 2011 
CRMISMGERAD Colloque de statistique

Giles Hooker

Detecting evolution in experimental ecology: Diagnostics for missing state variables 
15:3016:30 
UQAM Salle 5115 


Winter Term 2012
Date  Event  Speaker(s)  Title  Time  Location  

January 13, 2012 
CRMISMGERAD Colloque de statistique

Yulei He  Bayesian approaches to evidence synthesis in clinical practice guideline development 
15:3016:30 
Concordia, Library Building LB921.04 



January 20, 2012 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Martin Larsson  A concave regularization technique for sparse mixture models 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


January 27, 2012 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Sepideh Farsinezhad

Applying Kalman filtering to problems in causal inference 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


February 3, 2012 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Yeting Du and Daphna Harel

Du: Simultaneous fixed and random effects selection in finite mixtures of linear mixedeffects models Harel: Measuring fatigue in systemic sclerosis: a comparison of the SF36 vitality subscale and FACIT fatigue scale using item response theory 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


February 10, 2012 
CRMISMGERAD Colloque de statistique

Winfried Stute and Jochen Blath

Stute: Principal component analysis of the Poisson Process Blath: Longterm properties of the symbiotic branching model 
14:0016:30 
Concordia  


February 17, 2012 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Annaliza McGillivray and Ana Best

McGillivray: A penalized quasilikelihood approach for estimating the number of states in a hidden Markov model Best: Riskset sampling and left truncation in survival analysis 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


March 2, 2012 
McGill Statistics Seminar

James O. Ramsay

Estimating a variancecovariance surface for functional and longitudinal data 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


March 9, 2012 
CRMISMGERAD Colloque de statistique

Hugh Chipman and Mori Jamshidian

Jamshidian: Using tests of homoscedasticity to test missing completely at random Chipman: Sequential optimization of a computer model and other "Active Learning" problems 
14:0016:30 
UQAM, 201 ave. du PrésidentKennedy, salle 5115  


March 16, 2012 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Azadeh Shohoudi

Variable selection in longitudinal data with a changepoint  15:3016:30  BURN 1205  


March 23, 2012 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Jinchi Lv

Model selection principles in misspecified models  15:3016:30  BURN 1205  


March 30, 2012 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Julian Wolfson

A matchingbased approach to assessing the surrogate value of a biomarker  15:3016:30  BURN 1205  


April 5, 2012 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Pengfei Li

Hypothesis testing in finite mixture models: from the likelihood ratio test to EMtest  15:3016:30  ARTS W215  


April 13, 2012 
CRMISMGERAD Colloque de statistique

Longhai Li and Sunil Rao

Li: Highdimensional feature selection using hierarchical Bayesian logistic regression with heavytailed priors Rao: Best predictive estimation for linear mixed models with applications to small area estimation 
14:0016:30 
McGill MAASS 217 


Fall Term 2012
Date  Event  Speaker(s)  Title  Time  Location  

September 21, 2012 
CRMISMGERAD Colloque de statistique

Fang Yao  Regularized semiparametric functional linear regression 
14:3015:30 
McGill, Burnside Hall 1214  


September 28, 2012 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Erica Moodie  The current state of Qlearning for personalized medicine 
14:3015:30 
BURN 1205  


October 5, 2012 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Jacob Stöber  Markov switching regular vine copulas 
14:3015:30 
BURN 1205  


October 12, 2012 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Elena Rivera Mancia  Modeling operational risk using a Bayesian approach to EVT 
14:3015:30 
BURN 1205  


October 19, 2012 
CRMISMGERAD Colloque de statistique

David Madigan 
Observational studies in healthcare: are they any good? 
14:3015:30 
Université de Montréal  


October 26, 2012 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Derek Bingham  Simulation model calibration and prediction using outputs from multifidelity simulators 
14:3015:30 
BURN 1205  


November 2, 2012 
McGill Statistics Seminar

AnneLaure Fougères  Multivariate extremal dependence: Estimation with bias correction 
14:3015:30 
BURN 1205  


November 9, 2012 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Sidney Resnick  The multidimensional edge: Seeking hidden risks 
14:3015:30 
BURN 1205  


November 16, 2012 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Taoufik Bouezmarni  Copulabased regression estimation and Inference 
14:3015:30 
BURN 1205  


November 23, 2012 
CRMISMGERAD Colloque de statistique

Peter Mueller

A nonparametric Bayesian model for local clustering 
14:3015:30 
McGill, Burnside Hall 107 



November 30, 2012 
McGill Statistics Seminar

AnneSophie Charest  Sharing confidential datasets using differential privacy 
14:3015:30 
BURN 1205  


December 7, 2012 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Pierre Lafaye de Micheaux

Sample size and power determination for multiple comparison procedures aiming at rejecting at least r among m false hypotheses 
14:3015:30 
BURN 1205  


December 14, 2012 
CRMISMGERAD Colloque de statistique

Raymond J. Carroll


14:3015:30 
Concordia, Room LB 92104  

Winter Term 2013
Date  Event  Speaker(s)  Title  Time  Location  

January 11, 2013 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Ana Best  Riskset sampling, left truncation, and Bayesian methods in survival analysis 
14:3015:30 
BURN 1205  


January 18, 2013 
CRMISMGERAD Colloque de statistique

Victor Chernozhukov 
Inference on treatment effects after selection amongst highdimensional controls 
14:3015:30 
McGill, Burnside Hall, Room 306.  


January 25, 2013 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Mylène Bédard  On the empirical efficiency of local MCMC algorithms with pools of proposals 
14:3015:30 
BURN 1205  


February 1, 2013 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Daniela Witten  Structured learning of multiple Gaussian graphical models 
14:3015:30 
BURN 1205  


February 8, 2013 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Celia Greenwood  Multiple testing and regionbased tests of rare genetic variation 
14:3015:30 
BURN 1205  


February 15, 2013 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Eric Cormier  Data Driven Nonparametric Inference for Bivariate ExtremeValue Copulas 
14:3015:30 
BURN 1205  


February 22, 2013 
CRMISMGERAD Colloque de statistique
CRMSSC Prize 2012 Colloque

Changbao Wu 
Analysis of complex survey data with missing observations 
14:3015:30 
CRM, Université de Montréal, Pav. AndréAinsenstadt, salle 1360  


March 1, 2013 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Natalia Stepanova  On asymptotic efficiency of some nonparametric tests for testing multivariate independence 
14:3015:30 
BURN 1205  


March 15, 2013 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Jiahua Chen  Quantile and quantile function estimations under density ratio model 
14:3015:30 
BURN 1205  


March 22, 2013 
CRMISMGERAD Colloque de statistique

Hélène Massam 
The hyper Dirichlet revisited: a characterization 
14:3015:30 
McGill, Burnside Hall 107  


April 5, 2013 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Éric Marchand  On improved predictive density estimation with parametric constraints 
14:3015:30 
BURN 1205  


April 12, 2013 
CRMISMGERAD Colloque de statistique

Arup Bose

Consistency of large dimensional sample covariance matrix under weak dependence 
14:3015:30 
Concordia  

Fall Term 2013
Date  Event  Speaker(s)  Title  Time  Location  

September 13, 2013 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Theodoros Nicoleris  Bayesian nonparametric density estimation under length bias sampling 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


September 20, 2013 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Orla A. Murphy  Tests of independence for sparse contingency tables and beyond 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


September 27, 2013 
CRMISMGERAD Colloque de statistique

Len Stefanski  Measurement error and variable selection in parametric and nonparametric models 
15:3016:30 
McGill RPHYS 114  


October 4, 2013 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Farhad Shokoohi  Some recent developments in likelihoodbased small area estimation 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


October 11, 2013 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Hela Romdhani  An exchangeable Kendall's tau for clustered data  CANCELLED  CANCELLED  


October 18, 2013 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Shili Lin  Whole genome 3D architecture of chromatin and regulation 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


October 25, 2013 
CRMISMGERAD Colloque de statistique

Luke Bornn  XY  Basketball meets Big Data 
15:3016:30 
HEC Montréal 



November 1, 2013 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Radu Craiu  Bayesian latent variable modelling of longitudinal family data for genetic pleiotropy studies 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


November 8, 2013 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Daphna Harel  The inadequacy of the summed score (and how you can fix it!) 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


November 15, 2013 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Syed Ejaz Ahmed  Submodel selection and post estimation: Making sense or folly 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


November 22, 2013 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Lei Hua  Tail order and its applications 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


November 29, 2013 
CRMISMGERAD Colloque de statistique

Marc Hallin  Signal detection in high dimension: Testing sphericity against spiked alternatives 
15:3016:30 
Concordia MB2.270 



December 6, 2013 
CRMISMGERAD Colloque de statistique

Stephen M. Stigler  Great probabilists publish posthumously 
15:3016:30 
UQAM Salle SH3420 


Winter Term 2014
Date  Event  Speaker(s)  Title  Time  Location  

January 10, 2014 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Raluca Balan  An introduction to stochastic partial differential equations and intermittency 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


January 24, 2014 
CRMISMGERAD Colloque de statistique

Derek Bingham  Calibration of computer experiments with large data structures 
15:3016:30 
Salle 1355, pavillon AndréAisenstadt (CRM)  


January 31, 2014 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Hela Romdhani  An exchangeable Kendall's tau for clustered data 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


February 7, 2014 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Taki Shinohara  Statistical techniques for the normalization and segmentation of structural MRI 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


February 14, 2014 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Anand N. Vidyashankar  Divergence based inference for general estimating equations 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


February 21, 2014 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Reza Ramezan  On the multivariate analysis of neural spike trains: Skellam process with resetting and its applications 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


February 28, 2014 
CRMISMGERAD Colloque de statistique

Christian Robert  ABC as the new empirical Bayes approach? 
13:3014:30 
UdM, Pav. RogerGaudry, Salle S116 



March 14, 2014 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Denis Larocque  Mixed effects trees and forests for clustered data 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


March 21, 2014 
CRMISMGERAD Colloque de statistique

Jed Frees  Insurance company operations and dependence modeling 
15:3016:30 
McGill Burnside Hall 107 



March 28, 2014 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Ruodu Wang  How much does the dependence structure matter? 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


April 4, 2014 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Bimal Sinha  Some aspects of data analysis under confidentiality protection 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


April 11, 2014 
CRMISMGERAD Colloque de statistique

Ryan Tibshirani  Adaptive piecewise polynomial estimation via trend filtering 
15:3016:30 
Salle KPMG, 1er étage HEC Montréal 


Fall Term 2014
Date  Event  Speaker(s)  Title  Time  Location  

September 12, 2014 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Fateh Chebana  Hydrological applications with the functional data analysis framework 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


September 19, 2014 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Michael McIsaac

Covariates missing by design 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


September 26, 2014 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Tor Tosteson

Analysis of palliative care studies with joint models for qualityoflife measures and survival 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


October 3, 2014 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Susan R. Wilson

Statistical exploratory data analysis in the modern era 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


October 10, 2014 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Eric Cormier  A marginfree clustering algorithm appropriate for dependent maxima in the domain of attraction of an extremevalue copula 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


October 17, 2014 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Paramita S. Chaudhuri 
Patient privacy, big data, and specimen pooling: Using an old tool for new challenges 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


October 24, 2014 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Karin S. Dorman  PREMIER: Probabilistic errorcorrection using Markov inference in error reads 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


October 31, 2014 
McGill Statistics Seminar

MariePier Côté  A copulabased model for risk aggregation 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


November 7, 2014 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Khader Khadraoui  Bayesian regression with Bsplines under combinations of shape constraints and smoothness properties 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


November 14, 2014 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Mayer Alvo  Bridging the gap: A likelihood function approach for the analysis of ranking data 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


November 20, 2014 
Colloque de mathématiques et de statistique de Montréal

Martin J. Wainwright 
Highdimensional phenomena in mathematical statistics and convex analysis 
16:0017:00 
CRM 1360 (U. de Montréal)  


November 21, 2014 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Martin J. Wainwright 
Estimating by solving nonconvex programs: Statistical and computational guarantees 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


November 28, 2014 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Irene Vrbik  Modelbased methods of classification with applications 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


December 5, 2014 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Julien Roger  Copula model selection: A statistical approach 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


December 12, 2014 
McGill Statistics Seminar

James Sharpnack  Testing for structured Normal means 
15:3016:30 
BURN 708  

Winter Term 2015
Date  Event  Speaker(s)  Title  Time  Location  

January 9, 2015 
McGill Statistics Seminar

James O. Ramsay

Spacetime data analysis: Out of the Hilbert box 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


January 13, 2015 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Ryan P. Browne

Mixtures of coalesced generalized hyperbolic distributions 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


January 15, 2015 
Colloque de mathématiques et de statistique de Montréal

Fang Yao 
Functional data analysis and related topics 
16:0017:00 
CRM 1360 (U. de Montréal)  


January 16, 2015 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Fang Yao 
Simultaneous white noise models and shrinkage recovery of functional data 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


January 30, 2015 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Yuekai Sun

Distributed estimation and inference for sparse regression 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


February 2, 2015 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Liqun Diao  Joint analysis of multiple multistate processes via copulas 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1214  


February 5, 2015 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Yi Yang  A fast unified algorithm for solving group Lasso penalized learning problems 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1B39  


February 13, 2015 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Johannes Lederer  Tuning parameters in highdimensional statistics 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


February 20, 2015 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Martin Lysy  Comparison and assessment of particle diffusion models in biological fluids 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


February 27, 2015 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Lynn Lin  A novel statistical framework to characterize antigenspecific Tcell functional diversity in singlecell expression data 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


March 13, 2015 
McGill Statistics Seminar

David A. Stephens  Bayesian approaches to causal inference: A lackofsuccess story 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


March 20, 2015 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Beate Franke  Testing for network community structure 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


May 7, 2015 
Colloque de mathématiques et de statistique du Québec

Robert Lund  A statistical view of some recent climate controversies 
15:3016:30 
Université de Sherbrooke  


May 14, 2015 
McGill Statistics Seminar

José María Sarabia  Some new classes of bivariate distributions based on conditional specification 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  

Fall Term 2015
Date  Event  Speaker(s)  Title  Time  Location  

September 11, 2015 
McGill Statistics Seminar

AnneLaure Fougères  Bias correction in multivariate extremes 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


September 18, 2015 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Yi Yang

A unified algorithm for fitting penalized models with highdimensional data 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


September 25, 2015 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Yue Zhao

Topics in statistical inference for the semiparametric elliptical copula model 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


October 2, 2015 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Didier Chételat

Estimating covariance matrices of intermediate size 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


October 9, 2015 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Michelle Carey  Parameter estimation of partial differential equations over irregular domains 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


October 16, 2015 
McGill Statistics Seminar

George Michailidis  Estimating highdimensional multilayered networks through penalized maximum likelihood 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


October 23, 2015 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Weixin Yao  Robust mixture regression and outlier detection via penalized likelihood 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


October 30, 2015 
Colloque de mathématiques de Montréal

Emmanuel Candès  A knockoff filter for controlling the false discovery rate 
16:0017:00 
Salle 1360, Pavillon AndréAisenstadt, Université de Montréal  


November 6, 2015 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Lawrence McCandless  Bayesian analysis of nonidentifiable models, with an example from epidemiology and biostatistics 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


November 13, 2015 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Masoud Asgharian  Prevalent cohort studies: Lengthbiased sampling with right censoring 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


November 26, 2015 
Colloque de statistique de Montréal

Richard J. Cook 
Inference regarding withinfamily association in disease onset times under biased sampling schemes 
15:3016:30 
BURN 306  


December 10, 2015 
Colloque de statistique de Montréal

Nicolai Meinshausen  Causal discovery with confidence using invariance principles 
15:3016:30 
UdeM, Pav. RogerGaudry, salle S116  

Winter Term 2016
Date  Event  Speaker(s)  Title  Time  Location  

January 22, 2016 
McGill Statistics Seminar

David Haziza

Robust estimation in the presence of influential units in surveys 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


January 29, 2016 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Annaliza McGillivray 
Estimating highdimensional networks with hubs with an application to microbiome data 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


February 5, 2016 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Denis Talbot  The Bayesian causal effect estimation algorithm 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1214  


February 11, 2016 
CRMSSC Prize Address

Matías SalibiánBarrera  Outlier detection for functional data using principal components 
16:0017:00 
CRM 6254 (U. de Montréal)  


February 19, 2016 
McGill Statistics Seminar

James McVittie  An introduction to statistical lattice models and observables 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


February 26, 2016 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Etienne Marceau  Aggregation methods for portfolios of dependent risks with Archimedean copulas 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


March 10, 2016 
Colloque de mathématiques de Montréal

Gennady Samorodnitsky  Ridges and valleys in the high excursion sets of Gaussian random fields 
15:3016:30 
MAASS 217, McGill  


March 11, 2016 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Han Liu  Nonparametric graphical models: Foundation and trends 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


March 18, 2016 
McGill Statistics Seminar

William E. Strawderman  Robust minimax shrinkage estimation of location vectors under concave loss 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


April 1, 2016 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Michel Harel  Asymptotic behavior of binned kernel density estimators for locally nonstationary random fields 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


April 8, 2016 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Ruth Heller  Multivariate tests of associations based on univariate tests 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  

Fall Term 2016
Date  Event  Speaker(s)  Title  Time  Location  

September 9, 2016 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Fei Gu

Twoset canonical variate model in multiple populations with invariant loadings 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


September 16, 2016 
CRM Colloque de statistique

Prakasa Rao

Statistical inference for fractional diffusion processes 
16:0017:00 
LB921.04, Library Building, Concordia Univ.  


September 23, 2016 
McGill Statistics Seminar

JeanFrançois Coeurjolly

Stein estimation of the intensity parameter of a stationary spatial Poisson point process 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


September 30, 2016 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Hui Zou

CoCoLasso for highdimensional errorinvariables regression 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


October 7, 2016 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Luc Devroye

Cellular tree classifiers 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


October 14, 2016 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Geneviève Lefebvre

A Bayesian finite mixture of bivariate regressions model for causal mediation analyses 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


October 21, 2016 
McGill Statistics Seminar

ChienLin Su

Statistical analysis of twolevel hierarchical clustered data 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


October 28, 2016 
CRM Colloque de statistique

Jerry Lawless

Efficient tests of covariate effects in twophase failure time studies 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


November 2, 2016 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Tim Hesterberg

First talk: Bootstrap in practice Second talk: Statistics and Big Data at Google 
1. 15:0016:00 
1st: BURN 306 2nd: ADAMS AUD 



November 4, 2016 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Sean Lawlor and Alexandre Piché


15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


November 11, 2016 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Teng Zhang

Tyler's Mestimator: Subspace recovery and highdimensional regime 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


November 18, 2016 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Yoshua Bengio

Progress in theoretical understanding of deep learning 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


November 25, 2016 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Alexandra Schmidt

Spatiotemporal models for skewed processes 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


December 1, 2016 
CRM Colloque de statistique

Richard Samworth

Highdimensional changepoint estimation via sparse projection 
15:3016:30 
BURN 708  


December 2, 2016 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Andrea Giussani

Modeling dependence in bivariate multistate processes: A frailty approach 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  

Winter Term 2017
Date  Event  Speaker(s)  Title  Time  Location  

January 13, 2017 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Victor Veitch

(Sparse) exchangeable graphs 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


January 20, 2017 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Tudor Manole

Order selection in multidimensional finite mixture models 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


January 27, 2017 
CRMSSC Prize 2012 Colloque

Radu Craiu

Bayesian inference for conditional copula models 
15:3016:30 
ROOM 6254 Pavillon AndreAisenstadt 2920, UdeM 



February 3, 2017 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Hua Zhou

MM algorithms for variance component models 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


February 10, 2017 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Zhihua Su

Sparse envelope model: Efficient estimation and response variable selection in multivariate linear regression 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


February 17, 2017 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Joelle Pineau

Building endtoend dialogue systems using deep neural architectures 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


February 24, 2017 
McGill Statistics Seminar

James A. Hanley

The first pillar of statistical wisdom 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


March 10, 2017 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Nima Aghaeepour

Highthroughput singlecell biology: The challenges and opportunities for machine learning scientists 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


March 17, 2017 
CRM Colloque de statistique

Sayan Mukherjee

Inference in dynamical systems 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


March 24, 2017 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Hamid Pezeshk

Bayesian sample size determination for clinical trials 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


March 31, 2017 
McGill Statistics Seminar

Chen Xu

Distributed kernel regression for largescale data 
15:3016:30 
BURN 1205  


April 6, 2017 
CRM Colloque de statistique

Jason Fine

Instrumental Variable Regression with Survival Outcomes 
15:3016:30 
Universite Laval, Pavillon Vachon, Salle 3840  

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