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Statistics Department Seminar

The Statistics Seminars for Autumn Quarter will be held in Room 115 of McCullough Building at 4:30pm on Tuesdays. Refreshments are served at 4pm in the Lounge on the first floor of Sequoia Hall.

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November 2019
Date/Time Speaker Affiliation Title
Tue 19 Nov
Jonathan Taylor Stanford Statistics Inference after selection through a black box
Tue 12 Nov
Emmanuel Candes Stanford Math and Statistics Reliable predictions? Equitable treatment? Some recent progress in predictive inference
Tue 05 Nov
Audrey Fu University of Idaho Imputation and causal inference in genomics
October 2019
Date/Time Speaker Affiliation Title
Tue 29 Oct
Peng Ding UC Berkeley Sensitivity analyses in observational studies for causal effects
Tue 22 Oct
Ankur Moitra MIT Robustness meets algorithms
Tue 15 Oct
Mark Huber Claremont McKenna College Robust estimators for Monte Carlo data
Tue 08 Oct
Andrea Montanari Stanford EE and Statistics Large neural networks: Insights from linearized models
Tue 01 Oct
David Donoho Stanford Statistics Optimal singular value thresholding in correlated noise
September 2019
Date/Time Speaker Affiliation Title
Tue 24 Sep
Takeru Matsuda University of Tokyo Singular value shrinkage prior: A matrix version of Stein's prior
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