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Statistics Department Seminar

The Statistics Seminars for Spring Quarter will be held online via Zoom at 4:30pm on Tuesdays. During this period of restrictions on social gatherings within our community, the Statistics Department remains committed to providing a forum for sharing our research and that of our colleagues as regularly as possible. We hope to see everyone together in a live presentation very soon!

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Seminars are always open to the public! Questions about the series may be sent to seminars@stat.stanford.edu.

April 2020
Date/Time Speaker Affiliation Title
Tue 07 Apr
04:00PM
BSJC via Zoom
Tengyu Ma Stanford CS and Statistics ---
March 2020
Date/Time Speaker Affiliation Title
Tue 10 Mar
04:30PM
Cancellation
Christian Borgs UC Berkeley --- No Seminar ---
Tue 03 Mar
04:30PM
Xiaoquan Wen University of Michigan Statistical challenges in integrative analysis of genetic association data
February 2020
Date/Time Speaker Affiliation Title
Tue 25 Feb
04:30PM
Sourav Chatterjee Stanford Mathematics and Statistics Feature ordering by conditional independence
Tue 18 Feb
04:30PM
Jelena Bradic UC San Diego Causal learning: Excursions in double robustness
Thu 13 Feb
04:30PM
Extra Seminar
Yixin Wang Columbia University The blessings of multiple causes
Tue 11 Feb
04:30PM
Alon Kipnis Stanford Statistics Two-sample problem for high-dimensional multinomials and testing authorship
Tue 04 Feb
04:30PM
Paromita Dubey UC Davis Fr├ęchet change point detection
January 2020
Date/Time Speaker Affiliation Title
Tue 28 Jan
04:30PM
Didong Li Duke University Efficient manifold and density estimation with spherelets
Tue 21 Jan
04:30PM
Jerry Friedman Stanford Statistics Contrast trees and distribution boosting
Tue 14 Jan
04:30PM
Hengrui Luo The Ohio State University Lower dimensional topological information: Theory and applications
Tue 07 Jan
04:30PM
Vishesh Jain MIT From CSPs to the mean-field approximation, and back
November 2019
Date/Time Speaker Affiliation Title
Tue 19 Nov
04:30PM
Jonathan Taylor Stanford Statistics Inference after selection through a black box
Tue 12 Nov
04:30PM
Emmanuel Candes Stanford Math and Statistics Reliable predictions? Equitable treatment? Some recent progress in predictive inference
Tue 05 Nov
04:30PM
Audrey Fu University of Idaho Imputation and causal inference in genomics
October 2019
Date/Time Speaker Affiliation Title
Tue 29 Oct
04:30PM
SBJC
Peng Ding UC Berkeley Sensitivity analyses in observational studies for causal effects
Tue 22 Oct
04:30PM
Ankur Moitra MIT Robustness meets algorithms
Tue 15 Oct
04:30PM
Mark Huber Claremont McKenna College Robust estimators for Monte Carlo data
Tue 08 Oct
04:30PM
Andrea Montanari Stanford EE and Statistics Large neural networks: Insights from linearized models
Tue 01 Oct
04:30PM
David Donoho Stanford Statistics Optimal singular value thresholding in correlated noise
September 2019
Date/Time Speaker Affiliation Title
Tue 24 Sep
04:30PM
Takeru Matsuda University of Tokyo Singular value shrinkage prior: A matrix version of Stein's prior
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