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Speaker: Song Cai (Carleton University) Title: Memory-efficient computing algorithms for L1-type regression estimators based on big data Date: November 28, 2014 Time: 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Room: 4351 HP (Macphail room) ABSTRACT: The L1-based regression estimators, such as those in least absolute... More

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 in Seminars Feed for all posts filed under Seminars

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Probability & Statistics Seminar

Speaker: Chen Xu (The Pennsylvania State University) Title: The Sparse MLE for Ultrahigh Dimensional Feature Screening Date: Thursday, November 27, 2014 Time: 2:30 pm Location: University of Ottawa KED 585 – Room B015 ABSTRACT: Feature selection is fundamental for modeling the... More

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 in Seminars Feed for all posts filed under Seminars

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Probability & Statistics Seminar

Speaker:  Paul Dupuis (Division of Applied Mathematics, Brown University Title: Large deviations and variational representations for infinite dimensional stochastic systems Date:  November 21, 2014 Time:  2:30 pm Location:  Ottawa University KED 585 – Room 2015 ABSTRACT:  We discuss how... More

Friday, November 14th, 2014 in Seminars Feed for all posts filed under Seminars

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Probability & Statistics Seminar

Speaker: Xin Gao (York University) Title: Integrative feature selection on correlated platforms with ultra high dimensionality Date: November 20, 2014 Time: 2:30 pm Location: Ottawa University, KED 585 – Room 2015 ABSTRACT: In this article, we consider the problem of perform feature... More

Friday, November 14th, 2014 in Seminars Feed for all posts filed under Seminars

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Probability & Statistics Seminar

Speaker: Song Cai (Carleton University) Title: Memory-efficient computing algorithms for L1-type regression estimators based on big data Date: November 28, 2014 Time: 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Room: 4351 HP (Macphail room) ABSTRACT: The L1-based regression estimators, such as those in least absolute... More

Thursday, November 13th, 2014 in Seminars Feed for all posts filed under Seminars

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Statistics in Sports

Interested in learning more about the use of statistics in Sports? You are invited to attend a talk by Dr. Michael Schuckers (St.Lawrence University, New York) on Sports Analytics. November 14th at 11 a.m. in 4351 Herzberg Bldg. (This talk will be accessible to a wide audience.) Abstract: Recently... More

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 in Seminar Feed for all posts filed under Seminar

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Probability and Statistics Seminar

Speaker: Masoud Nasari (Carleton University) Title: Pivots for the Mean with Negligible Skewness Date: November 14, 2014 Time: 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Room: 4351 HP (Macphail room) ABSTRACT: In this talk we introduce a broad class of randomized versions of the Student t-statistic, the classical... More

Thursday, October 30th, 2014 in Seminars Feed for all posts filed under Seminars

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Probability and Statistics Seminar

Speaker: Zhe George Zhang (Western Washington University, USA & Simon Fraser University, Canada) Title: Information Effects on Performance of Two-tier Service Systems with Strategic Customers Date: November 7, 2014 Time: 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Room: 4351 HP (Macphail room) ABSTRACT: This talk... More

Thursday, October 30th, 2014 in Seminars Feed for all posts filed under Seminars

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